Metropolitan King County
Council Approves $2.2M for Emergency Childcare for First Responders and Other Essential Workers During COVID-19 Crisis
The King County Council on Tuesday approved a measure approving $2.2 million in funding for emergency childcare for first responders and other essential workers in King County during the COVID-19 pandemic.
King County Council Passes Legislation to Support First Responders and Essential Workers
Today, the King County Council unanimously passed legislation appropriating $2.2 million in funding to provide emergency childcare for first responders and other essential workers who live or work in King County. The ordinance was co-sponsored by von Reichbauer.
Council Approves Dunn’s Program to Engage Community in Region’s COVID-19 Response
The King County Council on Tuesday approved a program brought forward by Councilmember Reagan Dunn to help connect volunteers and resources with those who need them during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Councilmember Dunn Issues Statement in Support of Gov. Inslee’s ‘Stay at Home’ Order
Councilmember Dunn issued a statement supporting Gov. Jay Inslee's 'stay at home' order issued Monday evening.
Councilmember McDermott Issues Statement on Closure of West Seattle Bridge
Councilmember McDermott issued a statement after it was announced Monday that the West Seattle Bridge would close after cracks were discovered in the concrete.
Councilmember Dunn Issues Statement in Response to News that Potentially Infected Person Fled Kent Quarantine Facility
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn issued a statement after news Friday morning that a person experiencing homelessness who was awaiting COVID-19 test results while isolating at the Kent motel facility left the facility against county advice.
Council Approves Expansive Package, Including $28.2M in Funding, for COVID-19 Response
The King County Council approved a package of legislation to help with the county response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Councilmember Kohl-Welles Issues Statement on Funding for COVID-19 Quarantine Sites
After the King County County Council approved emergency funding for COVID-19 response, Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles issued a statement.
King County to Boost Volunteer Opportunities for People to Aid in the Region’s Coronavirus Response
Councilmember Reagan Dunn introduced a program to help identify volunteer opportunities for people to help with the COVID-19 response.
4Culture Call for South Sound Artists and Muckleshoot Tribal Members
4Culture, the cultural funding agency for King County, is looking for artists to help create site-specific or site-integrated artwork for the new South County Recycling and Transfer Station located in Algona, Washington. The deadline is Monday, March 16 at 4:00 p.m. PST.