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The County Council functions through the work of its standing committees and regional committees, which scrutinize proposed legislation prior to consideration by the full Council. Regional committees include elected officials from other jurisdictions. View meeting agendas and our calendar for the time and place of specific committee meetings, or call 206-477-1000. 

Meetings are carried live on King County Television on Cable Channel 22, and streamed live through the King County TV website. Council meetings are scheduled for replay on King County TV on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. Archived videos of Council meetings are available anytime.

Council Meetings and Standing Committees

Special purpose government

Under legislative authority to counties provided by the state Legislature, members of the King County Council also serve as ex-officio members of the Board of a special purpose government created to provide funding and policy oversight for flood protection projects and programs in King County.

The Board of Health sets county-wide public health policy, enacts and enforces local public health regulations, and carries out other duties of local boards of health specified in state law. These duties, which are enumerated in RCW 70.05.060, include enforcing state public health statutes, preventing and controlling the spread of infectious disease, abating nuisances and establishing fee schedules for licenses, permits and other services.

The regular meeting time of the Board of Health is the third Thursday of each month from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The meetings are held in King County Council Chambers unless otherwise specified. Meeting packets are provided below.

Staff: 
Board Administrator: Serena Galaviz

Board of Health meeting packets

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The King County Flood Control District is a special purpose government created to provide funding and policy oversight for flood protection projects and programs in King County. The Flood Control District's Board is composed of the members of the King County Council. The Water and Land Resources Division of the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks carries out the approved flood protection projects and programs under an interlocal agreement. Meeting packets for the board and executive committee meetings are listed below. Please visit the King County Flood Control District website for more information. 

Staff: 
Executive Director: Michelle Clark

Flood Control District meeting packets

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Flood Control District Executive Committee meeting packets

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The King County Forecast Council consists of the County Executive, two members of the County Council, and the Director of the Office of Performance, Strategy and Budget. To view the most recent economic forecast, click here.

Staff:
Chief Economist: David Reich

King County Forecast Council meeting packets

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External committees, boards, and commissions

Individual Councilmembers serve on a variety of external committees, boards, and commissions. Some of these activities are listed on the website of each Councilmember. Links to all of the Councilmembers' websites are available here.

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Email:
council@kingcounty.gov