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Dembowski and Kohl-Welles to host joint Town Hall


Human Services, transit on agenda


Metropolitan King County CouncilmemberJeanne Kohl-Welles will join County Council Chair Rod Dembowski in hosting a joint Town Hall meeting on Thursday, February 21.


Thursday, February 21
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle, WA


“Town hall meetings are a critically important component of a healthy representative democracy,” said Kohl-Welles. “They allow us to update the public on what we have been working on and provide for constituents the opportunity to share their priorities and concerns about issues important to the community. I look forward to this exchange every year.”

“I am pleased to co-host another town hall meeting with my colleague, Councilmember Kohl-Welles. We have a terrific panel of subject matter experts joining us to engage with King County residents on the important issues facing our region,” said Dembowski. “Bring your questions and suggestions for how King County can help achieve our community’s shared goals for affordable housing, transit, our environment, criminal justice, and human services. We look forward to seeing you.”

The Town Hall, which will be moderated by North Seattle College President Dr. Warren Brown, will feature representatives of county agencies who will discuss and answer questions about their areas of expertise:

Housing, Homelessness and Human Services
• Leo Flor, Deputy Director, King County Department of Community & Human Services,
• Sheila Capestany, Director of Child, Youth and Families Division, King County Department of Community & Human Services,
• Kelly Rider, Government Relations Officer, King County Department of Community & Human Services.

Parks, Wastewater Treatment, and Environment
• Christie True, Director, King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks.

Transit and Transportation
• Terry White, Deputy General Manager, King County Metro Operations.

Arts and Culture
• Brian Carter, Executive Director, 4Culture.

For more information, email Councilmember Dembowski  or call 206-477-1001 Councilmember Kohl-Welles can be reach at 206-477-1004 or by email.  

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