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In its review of the county's biennial budget, the King County Council values the input of county residents. Traditionally, public hearings have been held in different regions of the county for the public to attend, learn about the county budget and the challenges being faced at the time, and provide feedback. Because of the pandemic, these meetings have moved online. The public is invited to provide oral comments at one of the meetings below or by email as described further down.

To participate in these meetings except the November 17 meeting, please visit the Council's Budget and Fiscal Management Committee web page for the information needed to join the online meeting: https://www.kingcounty.gov/council/committees/budget.aspx. Information on joining the meeting on November 17 will be provided later.

   • Budget and Fiscal Management Committee (BFM): Wednesday, September 30, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (estimated) 
   • BFM: Wednesday, October 21, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (est.) 
   • BFM: Tuesday, October 27, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (est.) 
   • BFM: Wednesday, October 28, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (est.) 
   • BFM: Tuesday,November 10, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (est.) 
   • BFM: Thursday, November 12, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (est.)  
   • Council: Tuesday, November 17, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (est.)  

Members of the public may also provide input on the county budget by emailing the address below. Please put the following information in your email message. This information is recommended but not required.

In the subject line: please include your King County Council district number [For example, you might write "District 4." Important note: this is different from the Seattle City Council district number or the Congressional district number. Please see below for information on finding this number.]

At the top of your message: write (1) your name and (2) your complete street address. 

Finding your King County Council district number: If you do not know your King County Council district number, please visit the following page to look at the county map or use the search box at the top of the page. In some cases, the search engine is not able to find the district number. It is fine to send your message without this number. 
https://www.kingcounty.gov/council/councilmembers/find_district.aspx

Email to send public comment: budget.council@kingcounty.gov

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