King County Executive
Executive Constantine: King County to continue welcoming refugees
Last week King County Executive Dow Constantine reaffirmed to the U.S. State Department that King County will remain a welcoming place for refugees.
Seattle and King County create new unified regional homelessness authority: evidence-based, accountable, and equitable
King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today signed a ground breaking Interlocal Agreement approved by the Metropolitan King County Council, Regional Policy Committee, and the Seattle City Council creating a new King County Regional Homelessness Authority to oversee a coordinated and unified response to homelessness.
Executive Constantine statement on passage of regional homelessness governance authority
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on the passage of a regional homelessness governance authority:
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with free rides on King County Metro
King County Metro will help riders safely usher in 2020 with free bus rides from 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve through 4 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Free rides on Metro service are sponsored in part by Seattle Center, which draws thousands of people for New Year’s Eve festivities. In addition to Metro buses, rides are also free on Via to Transit Southeast Seattle, DART, Seattle Streetcar, Community Van, Community Ride, and Access paratransit.
Executive Constantine statement on new overtime rules from Department of Labor and Industries
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on the new overtime rules for salaried workers adopted today by the Washington Department of Labor and Industries:
King County launches new Conservation Corps to clean up urban unincorporated areas
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a six-month pilot with the Millionair Club Charity to hire crews to pick up garbage and clean-up in White Center, Skyway, Fairwood, and East Federal Way.