King County Executive
Executive proposes market-based tool that better protects wetlands while providing regulatory certainty for developers
Builders would have the option to offset the impacts of their developments to streams and wetlands by paying a fee instead of doing individual mitigation projects, using a market-based approach proposed by King County Executive Dow Constantine that is the first of its kind in the state.
Executive praises council for funding King County Aerospace Alliance work
King County Executive Dow Constantine today praised the Metropolitan King County Council for their fast work to pass funding to support the work of the King County Aerospace Alliance (KCAA).
Agencies reaffirm King County’s high credit ratings ahead of bond sale
Two national credit ratings agencies have reaffirmed King County’s high marks ahead of a planned $21 million bond sale expected to go to market on November 7.
Executive praises partnership of King County and federal law enforcement in White Center arrests
King County Executive Dow Constantine today praised the partnership of King County and federal law enforcement that led to dozens of arrests and seizures of guns and drugs at two alleged hubs of criminal activity in White Center:
King County Executive shocked and saddened by sudden death of State Senator Scott White
Scott White was a colleague and a friend, a rising star in the Legislature, and a champion for his district and for King County.
Executive launches King County Aerospace Alliance to promote regional economic recovery and jobs
King County Executive Dow Constantine today joined with leaders in business, labor, education, and local government to launch a new regional effort to strengthen the local aerospace industry and position King County as the premier location to build the re-engined Boeing 737 MAX
Second half of 2011 property taxes now due
King County property owners have until Monday, October 31 to pay the second half of their 2011 property taxes. After October 31, interest charges and penalties will be added to the tax bill. To make the process easier, King County provides several ways for property owners to pay their taxes quickly and conveniently.
King County and Sound Transit land $14.4 million in federal grants for buses, facilities
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today awarded King County $6 million in grants that will enable Metro to improve facilities and enhance its ability to monitor and track the efficiency of its transit assets.
Remarks to jobs rally at Westlake Park
“Like you, I am drawn here today by a commitment for jobs, a passion for equal opportunity, and a belief that the collective voice of ‘We The People’ can still make an impact.”
King County Executive presents first-ever countywide Small Business Awards
King County Executive Dow Constantine celebrated the importance and the accomplishments of small businesses throughout the county by presenting the first annual King County Executive's Small Business Awards at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue today.
Statement on the passing of former Washington Governor Albert D. Rosellini
King County Executive Dow Constantine today expressed sadness at the passing of Washington State’s 15th governor
King County Executive opens Administration Building for interim SHARE Safe Haven homeless shelter use during October
King County Executive Dow Constantine has authorized the temporary use of a ground-floor room in the King County Administration Building for use as a homeless shelter during the month of October by SHARE Safe Haven, in response to a request received from the organization late last week.