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February

27
FEB

Reverend James N. McEachran’s lifetime of service to the Eastside community recognized by Balducci with MLK Medal of Distinguished Service
“Pastor Jim’s leadership has helped make a very real difference in the lives of so many residents of our Eastside communities”

27
FEB

Amina Ahmed recognized by Councilmember Dave Upthegrove with MLK Medal of Distinguished Service
“She is sorely missed but her legacy of trailblazing impact will live on in our South King County community.”

27
FEB

Human rights activist Cindy Domingo receives MLK Medal of Distinguished Service
“Cindy Domingo epitomizes public service with her tireless dedication and long string of accomplishments in representing communities so often left from the table”

27
FEB

Councilmember McDermott presents Renèe Hopkins MLK Medal of Distinguished Service for efforts on responsible gun ownership
“With a network of grassroots volunteers, Renèe spends her days behind the scenes honoring the voices of everyday people who want our communities safe from gun violence”

27
FEB

Amy Biggs receives MLK Medal of Distinguished Service for leading Snoqualmie Valley Transportation
After stepping in as Director, Biggs worked with Metro Transit to secure a contract making SVT part of Metro’s fledging alternative services program, which was championed by Councilmember Lambert.

27
FEB

Eddie Rye, Jr.’s lifetime of community activism recognized with MLK Medal of Distinguished Service
“Eddie continues to be a persistent and consistent voice for equity in our region, and his impact on this region is felt every time you drive along Martin Luther King, Jr Way, visit El Centro de La Raza, or walk into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Courthouse.”

27
FEB

King County residents receive Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished Service
This is the fourth year Councilmembers have recognized individuals in their districts that have answered the question asked by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “What are you doing for others?”

27
FEB

Federal Way Human Service Advocate Peggy LaPorte receives MLK Medal of Distinguished Service
“Peggy has been steadfast in her commitment to homeless families in Federal Way and her positive impact on their lives cannot be understated”

27
FEB

Enumclaw Resident Christine Williams Awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service
Williams has overseen the Neighbors Feeding Neighbors (NFN) senior hot meals program in Enumclaw since its inception in 2012, coordinating the delivery of over 47,000 hot meals

26
FEB

Dunn Urges President to Approve National Designation for Mountains to Sound Greenway
“I strongly urge the President to sign this bill into law, and conserve this wealth of public land for generations to come.”

22
FEB

Funding for senior housing along light rail
Gossett, Dembowski present funds for housing complex near future light rail stop

21
FEB

Kohl-Welles to lead King County Board of Health
New Chair to focus on domestic violence, missing and murdered indigenous women, and gun violence reduction

20
FEB

DUNN: UW Medicine Data Breach Must Be Investigated by County
Dunn responds to UW Medicine's potential breach of patient health records.

20
FEB

King County Solid Waste Seeks Public Input
Algona Transfer Station is in Design Phase

20
FEB

Bellevue Resident Heather Trescases reappointed to 4Culture Board
County Council unanimously confirms 3-year term

14
FEB

Dembowski and Kohl-Welles to host joint Town Hall
Human Services, transit on agenda

13
FEB

Federal Way Panther Lake Trail Extension to open February 26
The project includes a new 50-foot pedestrian footbridge, adjacent 26-stall parking lot and interpretive sides as well as the 1-mile loop trail.

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206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Email:
council@kingcounty.gov