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May

29
MAY

Jack Sikma Recognized for Basketball Hall of Fame Induction
As a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, Jack was selected to seven consecutive All-Star Games, from 1979 to 1985, averaging a double-double of 16.8 points and 10.8 rebounds

24
MAY

House Majority Leader Discusses Business Development and Homelessness in South King County
House Majority Leader and Representative Pat Sullivan provided an update on the recently concluded legislative session at the May "Good Eggs" breakfast.

24
MAY

Statements by King and Snohomish County Council Chairs on First Legislative District Appointment
King County Council Chair Rod Dembowski and Snohomish County Council Chair Terry Ryan are releasing the following statements concerning the appointment process to fill the newly-vacant State Senate seat following the resignation of Sen. Guy Palumbo (D-Maltby) earlier today.

22
MAY

County Council recognizes history, heritage of Asian Pacific Americans
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

22
MAY

Dembowski transfers surplus vans to local nonprofits
“I am honored to secure a retired King County van for each of these recipients, to help support their work with youth and folks with disabilities.”

16
MAY

Robert Elwell Appointed to WaterWorks Grant Ranking Committee
The WaterWorks Grant Ranking Committee provides funding for projects that improve water quality in the service area for King County's regional wastewater system.

15
MAY

Councilmember Kohl-Welles to transfer surplus vanpool vans to organizations serving District 4 and King County
“The van retirement program is a creative way for us to support people who are actively working to make our County a better place for all.”

15
MAY

Organizations to receive surplus County vanpool vans
“This is a program that understand the difference these vans can make in the lives of the people who use them, and I look forward to seeing how they are put to good use”

15
MAY

In Remembrance of Service and Sacrifice, County Council Recognizes National Peace Officers Memorial Day
“Everyday men and women put on the badge, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to keep our communities safe.”

15
MAY

Council Approves New Layer of Accountability for Special Districts
This legislation follows news reports and expressed concerns by local citizens of alleged illegitimate practices within multiple special purpose districts.

15
MAY

County employees sent into “working retirement”
Council approves transfer of surplus vanpool van to organizations throughout King County

9
MAY

Upthegrove successfully removes Dicks Drive-in site from consideration
“As an elected official, it is my duty to speak on behalf of and act upon the interests of the people I represent.”

9
MAY

Seattle City CM Juarez Confirmed to Sound Transit Board
Juarez brings nearly three decades of experience working on capital projects with regional impacts to the Sound Transit Board.

8
MAY

Recognizing need for affordable housing
Council declares May 13-17 as Affordable Housing Week

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