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February

27
FEB

King County Council approves motion to direct the preservation of area around the North Hylebos Watershed
“It was George Weyerhaeuser who said that sometimes the recreational value exceeds the value of any other land use, and sites with historic interest should be preserved for the public to enjoy.”

24
FEB

Projects in unincorporated communities to receive county grants
Five community projects in unincorporated communities in District 9 will receive funding from the King County Community Service Area program.

22
FEB

Washington State Department of Agriculture Director Derek Sandison to Headline Panel Discussion
A conversation will be held on the important role agriculture plays in South King County.

22
FEB

Fairwood community projects to receive county grants
“We are pleased to partner with King County and accept this as an encouragement to continue developing strong communities.”

22
FEB

Mirrormont community project to receive county grant
“The Mirrormont community is grateful for King County’s CSA Grant Award enabling us to take on a project that would otherwise not happen”

22
FEB

Greater Renton Area community projects to receive county grants
“Thank you to the King County CSA Grant Program and Councilmember Dunn”

21
FEB

County Council remembers 75th Anniversary of Exec. Order 9066
Nearly 10,000 King County Residents Were Among the Incarcerated

15
FEB
14
FEB

Upthegrove calls for free, expanded late night public transportation on Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve holidays
King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove introduced legislation to advocate for free and expanded public transportation service on the Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve holidays to reduce drunk driving.

13
FEB

Recognizing history, challenges, and contributions of African-Americans
King County Council honors Black History Month.

13
FEB

Lands that Doreen Johnson worked to protect will now carry her name
Council gives unanimous support to renaming parcels in Southeast King County in honor of community leader Doreen Johnson.

13
FEB

Council Adopts the Eastside Rail Corridor Trail Master Plan
When completed, the Eastside Rail Corridor is expected to be the most heavily used recreational corridor on the eastside of King County.

13
FEB

South King County soccer fans join others in saluting Decatur’s Sierra Shugarts as a nominee for “Seattle Female Athlete of the Year”
Decatur High School graduate Sierra Shugarts nominated for “Seattle Female Athlete of the Year.”

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