King County Executive
Executive honors former Burien Mayor Joan McGilton
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the following statement after the passing of former Burien Mayor Joan McGilton
Executive announces departure of deputy, promotes member of leadership team
King County Executive Dow Constantine announces the departure of Deputy Executive Sung Yang to the private sector and the promotion of Rachel Smith as new Chief of Staff.
King County, City of Seattle to DOJ: We will follow our values
The U.S. Department of Justice on July 25 announced a series of requirements attached to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (Byrne grants). Executive Dow Constantine and Mayor Ed Murray rejected the conditions and said local policies towards immigration enforcement will continue.
Executive Constantine counters Trump ban on transgender people in military
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the following statement pledging assistance to any veteran discharged from the military as a result of President Trump’s policy of exclusion.
Executive thanks vets, seniors and their advocates for helping craft Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy replacement
The King County Council today voted to place the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy on the November ballot. The 6-year funding and implementation plan would replace the existing levy, which expires this year.
King County Fire Marshal issues burn ban
With continued dry conditions in the forecast, the King County Fire Marshal has issued a Phase 1 burn ban in unincorporated King County starting July 15. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.
Executive Constantine to Council: Support our seniors, housing and vets
The King County Council is scheduled to vote on the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services levy on July 17. Executive Constantine urges councilmembers to pass a complete package that meets the needs of our growing region.