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March

28
MAR

Rotary Club of Auburn Receives Scholarship Grant
“I commend the Rotary Club of Auburn for their continued support of our region’s youth”

27
MAR

Responding to the rise of Islamophobia
County Council condemns intolerance, supports religious freedom

26
MAR

Hearing on youth solitary confinement raises questions
The independent monitor’s report found that youth continue to be held in solitary confinement at King County’s adult detention facilities, despite the prohibition that went into effect over six months ago.

20
MAR

“Dave Reichert Day” Proclaimed in King County
In recognition of former Congressman Dave Reichert’s decades of public service, the King County Council declared March 20, 2019 as Dave Reichert Day.

15
MAR

Enumclaw Area Community Projects Awarded County Grants
Today, Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn announced that four community projects in the Enumclaw area will receive a grant from King County’s Community Service Area (CSA) program to help fund their efforts. CSA grants provide matching funds to projects that foster community involvement in unincorporated King County.

15
MAR

Fairwood Area Community Projects Awarded County Grants
Today, Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn announced that five community projects in the greater Fairwood area will receive a grant from King County’s Community Service Area (CSA) program to help fund their efforts. CSA grants provide matching funds to projects that foster community involvement in unincorporated King County.

15
MAR

Greater Maple Valley Area Community Projects Awarded County Grants
Today, Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn announced that seven community projects in the greater Maple Valley area will receive a grant from King County’s Community Service Area (CSA) program to help fund their efforts. CSA grants provide matching funds to projects that foster community involvement in unincorporated King County.

15
MAR

Greater Renton Area Community Projects Awarded County Grants
Today, Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn announced that nine community projects in the greater Renton area will receive a grant from King County’s Community Service Area (CSA) program to help fund their efforts within the East Renton Highlands and Fairwood. CSA grants provide matching funds to projects that foster community involvement in unincorporated King County.

15
MAR

Council on American-Islamic Relations and County Council Chair Issue Statements on New Zealand Terror Attack
The Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) and King County Council Chair Rod Dembowski are releasing the following statements and information regarding the tragic shooting in New Zealand.

13
MAR

Immigrant and Refugee-Focused Commission Appointed
The members of the commission will focus on a number of issues including: achieving fair and equitable access to county services for immigrant and refugee communities, improving opportunities for civic engagement, setting annual goals, and participating in important dialogue on County policies and practices that impact the community

13
MAR
13
MAR

Maple Valley resident Amy Blue appointed to serve on King County Landmarks Commission
The Landmarks Commission represents the County’s many heritage foundations.

13
MAR

Public to have opportunity to comment on potential expansion of Cedar Hills Regional Landfill at special meeting of County Council
The council is holding the meeting in Renton to make it easier for local residents to attend the meeting and share their perspective on the landfill’s future.

12
MAR

President Approves Massive 1.5M Acre National Heritage Area
Councilmember Dunn's statement on the designation of the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area.

8
MAR

Gossett: Manafort Judge ignored the content of his “criminal character”
“It’s ironic that Paul Manafort will be serving less time than many brothers whose only crime was stealing a six-pack of beer instead of an election.”

4
MAR

Attorney General Meeting with South King County Community Leaders Focused on Consumer Protection Efforts
The Attorney General discussed his views about his role overseeing the largest law firm in the state of Washington

1
MAR

South King County community leaders gather for annual leadership reception
The purpose of the event is to find common ground on issues facing our community, county and country.

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