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‘Don’t Blow It, Cut The Fuse’: For the first time, the use and/or sale of consumer fireworks is prohibited in unincorporated King County
With fireworks now banned in unincorporated King County, Local Services is focusing on educating residents about the new rules, starting with a community summer safety event in Skyway.


The People’s Budget – Your Voice, Your Choice: Residents can learn about proposed community projects at pair of virtual meetings May 23-24
King County is holding a pair of meetings on the dozens of project ideas it received via its Participatory Budgeting process. The meetings will help prepare residents for the larger “Community Vote” scheduled for June, when they will vote on which projects receive funding.


King County Local Services awards 2022 Community Engagement Grants
Forty-five volunteer-led community events and projects will be supported in unincorporated King County communities with Community Engagement Grants of up to $4,000.


King County accepting public comment on proposed fireworks enforcement rules through April 10
Local Services is accepting public input on a proposed ordinance that establishes a complaint-based process for warnings and citations for fireworks violators. This is the first year that consumer fireworks are banned in unincorporated King County.


“The People’s Budget - Your Voice, Your Choice”: Public can now submit ideas for how to spend public funds in urban unincorporated areas
King County is asking people who live, work, play, go to school, or worship in its five urban unincorporated communities to decide how to spend $10 million in county funds in those communities. Residents can learn more and submit ideas at through March 5, 2022.