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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 chooses Chris Villasenor to fill Newcastle City Council vacancy
The King County Council on Monday appointed Chris Villasenor to fill a vacant seat on the Newcastle City Council by a unanimous vote.


Councilmembers award nine community members with Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished Service
The King County Council on Tuesday completed its sixth year of awarding the Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished Service to members of the community who responded to Dr. King's question: "What are you doing for others?"


Human Trafficking Prevention Effort Passed by King County Council
Legislation reaffirming King County Council’s commitment to combatting human trafficking passed unanimously Tuesday.


King County Council approves review of home occupation regulations in light of the rise of remote work
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn’s motion asking for a review and update of home occupation regulations in King County was approved Tuesday by a unanimous vote of the King County Council.

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