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March

28
MAR

Public Invited to Discussion of “The Forgotten King”
Exploring the last years of the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

27
MAR

Position Open on King County Conservation Futures Citizens Committee
Committee members recommend the allocation of funds to purchase or preserve open space lands in unincorporated King County and its cities

26
MAR

Council approves upgrading regional emergency system
Enhancing 911 to improve link to public safety providers

26
MAR

Balducci selected Vice Chair of County Council
Also to lead new Mobility Committee

26
MAR

Council approves upgrading emergency system that serves East King County
Enhancing 911 to improve link to public safety providers

26
MAR

Council approves upgrading emergency system that serves Redmond
Enhancing 911 to improve link to public safety providers

26
MAR

Council approves upgrading emergency system that serves South King County
Enhancing 911 to improve link to public safety providers

26
MAR

Council approves upgrading emergency system that serves Issaquah
Enhancing 911 to improve link to public safety providers

26
MAR

Council approves upgrading emergency system that serves Enumclaw
Enhancing 911 to improve link to public safety providers

22
MAR

Bill focused on preventing newborn abandonment signed into law
King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn and Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles worked with the legislation’s sponsors, Senators Guy Palumbo, Joe Fain, and Sharon Nelson, to advocate for passage of legislation aimed at preventing newborn abandonment.

20
MAR

Crisis Pregnancy Centers in National Spotlight
Supreme Court Hearing Today on California Law that Differs from King County’s Recently-Adopted Board of Health Regulation

19
MAR

Councilmembers: 4Culture vote “Micromanaging a nationally-recognized organization”
“It’s simply not necessary for the Council to micromanage an organization that has been nationally recognized for the work it has done on behalf of artists throughout the region.”

19
MAR

County Council joins young people in calling for end to gun violence
Members endorse national March for Our Lives

19
MAR

Leanne Guier appointed to the King County Flood Control District Advisory Committee
Guier’s appointment is for a term to expire on December 31, 2019.

19
MAR

Rosella Mosby appointed to the King County Agriculture Commission
Mosby’s appointment is for a partial term to expire on February 28, 2020.

12
MAR

Council sends Levy for Automated Fingerprint Identification System to Ballot
This database helps identify arrested individuals through fingerprint matching, solve crimes by identifying “latent” prints left at crime scenes, and establish criminal history.

12
MAR
7
MAR

Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff joins local leaders to discuss South King County projects
Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff shared ST3 plan details and the current status of projects in the south sound region at King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer’s March “Good Eggs” breakfast.

6
MAR

Baby Kimball Tragedy Spurs Newborn Surrender Legislation
Legislation seeking to prevent newborn abandonment has been approved by the Washington State Legislature

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