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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:


Joint Statement on I-976 Supreme Court Ruling
King County Councilmembers Jeanne Kohl-Welles and Rod Dembowski issued a statement regarding today’s court ruling overturning Initiative 976.


Council Chair Balducci Issues Statement on I-976 Ruling
King County Council Chair Claudia Balducci responded to the news Thursday morning that Initiative 976 was overturned by the state Supreme Court.


Councilmember McDermott denounces last week's hate-filled attacks on fellow councilmember, Skyway during Zoom meeting
King County Councilmember Joe McDermott made the following statement Tuesday in response to a hacked Zoom meeting last week:


Poor Community Dialogue and ‘Lightning Speed’ Public Process: Councilmember Dunn Votes ‘No’ on New Sales Tax
After the King County Council passed a 0.1% sales tax to fund housing for homeless individuals on Tuesday, Councilmember Reagan Dunn responded with the following statement.

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