Metropolitan King County
Cleaning records, creating opportunities
County Council approves funding to help individuals clean criminal records
King County Announces New Grant Opportunities for Unincorporated Area Projects
Total of $90,000 available in 2019
Upthegrove, Lambert, Dembowski and Kohl-Welles to direct council budget deliberations
The committee will spend the next six weeks analyzing all aspects of the spending plan
Bottom Line: Lack of diapers is a comfort AND health issue
County Council recognizes Diaper Need Awareness Week
KidsQuest receives a financial boost from County Council
Building for Culture funds benefit museum
Annual Federal Way and Auburn Boys and Girls Club Breakfast Raises a Record Breaking $71,470
The breakfast raises funds to support the important services the Boys and Girls Club provides to youth
Puget Sound Regional Developer Joins Local Leaders to Discuss Business Opportunities and Challenges Ahead for South King County
Wallace provided an overview of the current business and real estate climate in the region.
Dunn delivers retired Metro Van to Enumclaw School District Special Needs Transition Program
Metropolitan King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn provided students in the Enumclaw School District’s Special Needs Transition Program with a vital step in their independence by presenting a retired Metro Vanpool van to the district to assist in transporting students to and from their internship programs.
Upthegrove Statement on Safeco Funding
The decision to give $135 million in taxpayer funds to benefit the Mariners Corporation represents everything wrong with politics in America today.
Joint Statement on Passage of Safeco Funding
The ordinance we voted on today has been called a compromise. Make no mistake, this is not a compromise.
Safe Storage, Other Gun Measures Pass Committee
The Law & Justice Committee sends gun safety measures to full Council for consideration.
Lasting tribute for first King County Executive
King County Renames Administration Building after Gov. John Spellman
King County Flood Control District grants to go toward Vashon Beach restoration projects to protect WRIA 9 Duwamish and Green Rivers
The King County Flood Control District has approved $15,000 in grants going toward Vashon beach restoration efforts to coordinate a comprehensive citizen science program that monitors beach restoration projects and forage fish on up to five different beach sites on Vashon-Maury Islands. These funds were part of $4.6 million the District approved as part of the Cooperative Watershed Management Grant Program.
Kohl-Welles Statement on Stadium Funding Vote
Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles' statement concerning stadium funding legislation that passed out of the Committee of the Whole on Sept. 5.
Upthegrove Statement on Stadium Funding Vote
Councilmember Upthegrove's statement concerning stadium funding legislation that passed out of the Committee of the Whole on Sept. 5.
McDermott-Balducci Compromise Passes Council Committee
Stadium Compromise Reached - $661M for Housing, Homeless Youth. Housing Increase of $165M, Stadium Reduction of $50 Million.
Statement from Councilmember von Reichbauer
Compromise measure designating the allocation of future revenues from the lodging tax passes Committee of the Whole with von Reichbauer's support.
Charles Murrell Appointed to King County Veterans Citizens Oversight Board
The Metropolitan King County Council confirmed the appointment of Charles Murrell of Auburn to the King County Veterans Citizens Oversight Board (VCOB).