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Effective 3/18/2020. Due to the recent COVID 19 cases linked to the King County downtown campus and until further notice, the King County Council Clerk is no longer accepting service of process against King County in person. Summons and complaints may be either emailed to the Clerk’s Office at or mailed to the attention of the King County Council Clerk at 516 3rd Ave, Room 1200, Seattle, WA 98104 by first-class USPS mail, postage prepaid. For tracking purposes, you may want to consider using USPS “Priority Service, ” which will allow you to track delivery. Claims for damages, which are accepted by Risk Management, should be emailed to or mailed to: King County Office of Risk Management Services, 500 Fourth Avenue, Room 320, Seattle, WA 98104. If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please call 206-477-1025 and leave a message.

Council News:


Council approves new leadership, committee structure and assignments
The King County Council on Tuesday approved 2022 leaders and membership for the seven council committees, three regional committees, the Board of Health and the Flood Control District Board of Supervisors and Executive Committee.


Councilmember Perry outlines priorities, celebrates first Council meeting
Newly sworn-in King County Councilmember Sarah Perry on Tuesday outlined her top priorities and attended her first Council meeting, where she also received her committee assignments.


City Hall Park land swap agreement approved by Council, awaits Seattle Council approval
The King County Council on Tuesday approved legislation to turn over City Hall Park to the County in exchange for several County-owned properties within Seattle.


Council approves unique public-private partnership to construct key Eastrail/520 Trail Corridor connector in Bellevue
Today the King County Council authorized an agreement between King County and the nonprofit community-based organization Eastrail Partners for the funding, design, and construction of a 400-footlong trail connection between the 520 Trail Corridor and Eastrail in Bellevue.


Cancelled Homeless Population Count Spurs Dunn to Ask for Reconsideration
King County Council Vice Chairman Reagan Dunn issued a letter calling on the King County Regional Homelessness Authority (KCRHA) to re-instate the 2022 Point in Time Count.

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