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King County Executive will meet today with flood victims as record river flows recede

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King County Executive Ron Sims will travel to Snoqualmie and Pacific this afternoon to meet with city leaders and residents as river waters recede, and the amount of damage becomes more clear. The difficult clean up effort is underway for people in flooded communities as they are able to get back to their homes.

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Snoqualmie resident checks to see if water is entering the cab of his truckKing County Executive Ron Sims will travel to Snoqualmie and Pacific this afternoon to meet with city leaders and residents as river waters recede, and the amount of damage becomes more clear. The difficult clean up effort is underway for people in flooded communities as they are able to get back to their homes.

"The personal and financial losses flood victims have suffered are extensive," said Executive Sims. "While no words can effectively ease the pain that so many people feel now, King County is ready to support clean up efforts and provide resources for residents to report damages."

Approximate times of Executive Sims' scheduled visits

City of Snoqualmie

City of Pacific

1:00 p.m. at Emergency Operations Center
37600 S.E. Snoqualmie Parkway

2:30 pm or 3:00 pm at Emergency Operations Center
133 3rd Ave. S.E.

To help with clean up, cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend have established collection programs for flood damage material and King County is finalizing plans to provide free debris disposal sites by the end of next week for interested cities and unincorporated King County.

King County will open a preliminary damage reporting hotline early next week for individual property and business owners to report losses. Specific telephone numbers, dates and times will be released within the next couple of days.



King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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