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The Council's Community, Health and Housing Services Committee considers and makes recommendations on policies relating to:

  • health and housing services provided to the community by county agencies and branches, including, but not limited to, domestic violence facilitators, court navigators and community courts
  • public health programs, including those related to the protection, promotion, and provision functions of the Department of Public Health, including the structure of the public health centers
  • affordable housing, including therapeutic and low-income housing
  • human services programs, including review of human services-related levies
  • economic development including equity and pay disparity

In the areas within the committee's purview, the committee tracks state and federal legislative action and develops recommendations on policy direction for the biennial budget. 

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Community, Health and Housing Services Committee meetings will be held virtually until further notice. To help prevent the spread of the COVID 19 virus, the chambers will be closed and all committee members and staff will be participating in the meeting remotely.

HOW TO PROVIDE PUBLIC COMMENT: The Community, Health and Housing Services Committee values community input and looks forward to hearing from you on agenda items.

The Committee will accept public comment on agenda items in writing. You may do so by submitting your written comments to If your comments are submitted before 8:00 a.m. on the day of the meeting, your comments will be distributed to the committee members and appropriate staff prior to the meeting.

HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN TO THE MEETING: There are several ways to watch or listen in to the meeting:

1)       Stream online via this link:, or input the link web address into your web browser.

2)       Watch King County TV Channel 22 (Comcast Channel 22 and 322(HD), Wave Broadband Channel 22)

3)       Listen to the meeting by telephone.

Dial: 1 253 215 8782

Meeting ID: 950 5261 4927

Password: 100982

To help us manage the meeting, please use the Livestream or King County TV options, if possible, to watch or listen to the meeting.

Chair: Kathy Lambert
Vice Chair: Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Members: Reagan Dunn, Joe McDermottDave Upthegrove, Girmay Zahilay

Committee Staff:
Lead Staff: Clifton Curry
Committee Assistant: Marka Steadman

Meeting Materials for the Community, Health and Housing Services Committee

Listed below are the meeting materials for the Community, Health and Housing Services Committee. The meeting materials available before each meeting are combined into one PDF document and posted below under Meeting Agendas and Materials. On occasion, not all materials will be available before the meeting. Additional materials for the meeting are posted as they become available.

Please help us save paper by selecting only the section(s) of the document you need to print.

(If links are not displaying below, you may access agenda materials at

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