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Community Investment Budget Committee creates framework for participatory budgeting process, divides funds among five urban unincorporated areas
The group reached this milestone after months of meeting online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Members had to build trust, create structure, establish values, and immerse themselves in King County’s Equity and Social Justice strategies.


King County Executive, Local Services meet with White Center community to discuss public safety
Executive Dow Constantine recapped the county’s efforts to date to help businesses hurt by a string of recent fires in the urban area’s commercial core. He also outlined next steps the county will take to improve public safety.


King County Executive pays tribute to Mukai family during honorary street designation ceremony on Vashon Island
Executive Dow Constantine said during Friday’s dedication that “Mukai Way” should be a reminder of the contributions Japanese Americans made to the island in the years before World War II.


Community project organizers in unincorporated King County can now apply for 2022 “Alan M. Painter Grant Program”
The grants—formerly known as Community Service Area grants—fund community projects that allow residents of the unincorporated areas to participate in, and be more connected to, their communities.


County seeks public input on draft subarea plans for Skyway-West Hill and North Highline
The 20-year plans express and establish policies for each community’s vision of the future. Over the next month, residents can also get updated on King County’s Anti-Displacement Strategy Report for these two urban unincorporated areas.