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In support of guidance from Public Health – Seattle & King County to limit activity in public places, the King County Conservation Corps has suspended operations through the end of March.

King County is partnering with the Millionair Club to offer dignified employment to people experiencing homelessness and poverty, while at the same time helping to clean up unincorporated communities.

A clean-up crew getting started in White Center.

The county’s Department of Local Services and Solid Waste Division entered into a contract with the Millionair Club Charity   to create a six-month pilot program. The program, which will continue through mid-April 2020, provides garbage removal and other clean-up services five days a week in White Center and Skyway.

Similar services are in the planning stage for unincorporated communities in Fairwood and East Federal Way.

After the pilot program ends, the county will evaluate its performance and consider customer feedback as it assesses the viability of this concept. If it’s a success, the county will consider extending the program into other unincorporated areas—and including it in future budgets.

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Hugo Garcia
Economic Development Program Manager

Relay 711

News release (Dec. 3, 2019):
King County launches new Conservation Corps to clean up urban unincorporated areas

We want people who have been struggling to have steady employment and the satisfaction of a job well done, and to improve neighborhood quality of life for everyone.

King County Executive Dow Constantine