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November 22, 2022

2022-0412 - AN ORDINANCE declaring a one-year moratorium prohibiting the acceptance of applications for the establishment of new or expansion of existing wineries, breweries, distilleries and remote tasting rooms, as primary or accessory uses or as home occupations or home industries; and prohibiting temporary use permits for wineries, breweries, distilleries and remote tasting room; and establishing a work plan to evaluate the next steps for the regulations regarding these uses.

December 6, 2022

2021-0451 - AN ORDINANCE modifying the public benefit rating system for open space and the agricultural current use assessment provisions; amending Ordinance 4461, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.22.060, Ordinance 1076, Section 1 as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.010, Ordinance 15137, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.015, Ordinance 1076, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.020, Ordinance 1076, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.030, Ordinance 1076, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.040, Ordinance 1076, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.050, Ordinance 1076, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.060, Ordinance 4462, Section 8, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.080, Ordinance 1886, Section 10, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.090, Ordinance 10511, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.100, Ordinance 1886, Section 11, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.120, Ordinance 1886, Section 12, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.130, Ordinance 10511, Section 6, and K.C.C. 20.36.160, Ordinance 10511, Section 9, and K.C.C. 20.36.180 and Ordinance 15137, Section 10, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.190 and repealing Ordinance 4462, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.070 and Ordinance 10511, Section 8, as amended, and K.C.C. 20.36.170.

Judicial Vacancy: December 26, 2022

The Metropolitan King County Council hereby gives notice of judicial vacancy in the Shoreline Electoral District of the King County District Court. The Council currently intends to fill this vacancy pursuant to state law and county code. To be eligible to serve as a district court judge in this position, an individual must be a registered voter and legal resident of the Shoreline Division’s electoral district and a lawyer admitted to practice law in Washington State.  RCW 3.34.060; K.C.C. 2.68.075.  The election precincts that make up the Shoreline Division’s electoral district are set forth in Section 1.C.4 of King County Ordinance 19421.  Pursuant to K.C.C 2.70.020, to be considered for appointment, a candidate must have a current rating of, at a minimum, “qualified” for a district court judicial position from the King County Bar Association and at least one other bar association operating in King County with an eligible judicial candidate evaluation process, as defined in K.C.C 2.70.020.F.2.  Under the County Code, ratings are “current” until the expiration date stated in the rating communication or until three years after the date the rating communication was issued if no expiration date is stated. Any individual wishing to be considered for appointment must deliver to the clerk of the council, in electronic form, the following application materials:

1.  A letter of interest, which must specify the division of the district court to which the applicant is requesting appointment and should explain why the individual wishes to serve as a district court judge, how the applicant is qualified to do so and specify the division of the district court to which the applicant is requesting appointment;

2.  The individual’s resume;

3.  A copy of the completed responses to questionnaires submitted to the King County Bar Association to obtain its rating;

4.  A copy of the communication from the King County Bar Association and from at least one bar association defined in K.C.C 2.70.020.F.2 informing the individual of the individual's rating for appointment to the district court; and

 5.  Any supporting information the individual would like the council to consider.

 

These application materials must be received by the clerk of the council, in electronic form, not later than 4:30 p.m., December 26, 2022.  The clerk's email address is: clerk@kingcounty.gov


For questions, regarding the KCBA evaluation process, contact Tom Lockyear at TomL@kcba.org or (206)267-7034.


Metropolitan King County Council

King County, Washington

Melani Pedroza

Clerk of the Council




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