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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:


McDermott secures critical investments in approved County budget
Councilmember Joe McDermott joined his colleagues Tuesday in securing funding to promote anti-racist programs and build community, create much-needed housing, keep public transit moving and accessible to all, and plan for an uncertain future.


Council Chair Balducci: County investments to support mental health, childcare ‘key to healthy communities’
The King County Council on Tuesday approved the 2021-22 King County Biennial Budget, the second significant budget passed in the past two weeks by the Council to provide relief for childcare and mental health services.


Upthegrove Secures Funding for Burien LEAD Program
King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove announced that King County Council has voted to ensure the Burien Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program will be funded in the 2021-22 biennial county budget.


Upthegrove secures $250K for pre-apprenticeship program at Highline School District
King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove has secured $250,000 in funding for pre-apprenticeship programs in the Highline School District laying the groundwork for young people to get into high-demand, high-paying trades careers.

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