King County Executive
King County Executive 'serves up' nomination period for second-annual Executive’s Small Business Awards
King County Executive Dow Constantine today celebrated the “sweet” success of the Executive’s Small Business Awards by opening the nomination period for the 2012 countywide awards at the Queen Anne Hill location of last year’s winner, Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream.
Countywide officials back renewal of levy for crime-fighting Automated Fingerprint Identification System
Voters would be asked to keep the successful Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) in operation for another six years, under a proposal to place a property-tax levy renewal on the November general election ballot.
More aerospace job training, housing, and counseling services for veterans proposed by Constantine and Ferguson
An innovative aerospace employment training initiative, more trauma and family counseling, and new investments in housing and homelessness would be funded with $6.7 million from the voter-approved Veterans and Human Services Levy, under a proposal from King County Executive Dow Constantine and Councilmember Bob Ferguson.
Officials express dismay at FEMA denial of reimbursement for cost of Green River Valley flood protection
King County Executive Dow Constantine and King County Flood Control District Chair Julia Patterson today expressed disappointment at a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to deny reimbursement for work done to protect the people of the Green River Valley from the flood threat posed by the federal Howard Hanson Dam.
Executive mourns passing of Margaret Ceis
King County Executive Dow Constantine today mourned the passing of Margaret Ceis, a West Seattle activist and former president of the Harborview Medical Center Board of Trustees:
Employee-inspired efficiencies spark a new crop of King County ‘Energy Heroes’
King County Executive Dow Constantine today distinguished six employees as Energy Heroes for going the extra mile to improve energy efficiency and cost effectiveness in County operations.
Executive, Mayor and Chris Hansen reach agreements that govern financing for multi-purpose arena in Seattle’s Stadium District
King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, joined by private investor Chris Hansen, today announced agreements between the City, County and ArenaCo to govern the financing of a proposed new state-of-the-art, multi-purpose arena in the Stadium District of Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood.
Executive lauds career of State Senator Lisa Brown
King County Executive Dow Constantine today lauded the career of Washington State Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown, following her announcement that she will not seek re-election.