King County Executive
Executive Constantine statement on I-976
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on I-976
Executive Constantine on the passing of William Ruckelshaus: "a legacy of integrity"
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on the passing of William Ruckelshaus
Harborview Hall expands shelter to offer 24/7 enhanced services and onsite case management
King County is expanding the current overnight shelter in Harborview Hall on Seattle’s First Hill to add onsite counseling and case management, showers and laundry facilities, meals and other services through an enhanced 24/7 shelter model that will help 85 men and women begin a pathway out of homelessness.
Protected forestland will serve as a new scenic gateway to Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park
A partnership led by the City of Issaquah, along with The Trust for Public Land and King County, permanently protected forestland that had been slated for development but will instead serve as a gateway to Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park.
Local governments, transit agencies and others join in lawsuit against I-976
Plaintiffs including the Washington State Transit Association, Garfield County Transportation Authority, King County, Association of Washington Cities, and the City of Seattle filed a lawsuit in King County Superior Court alleging that I-976 violates various aspects of the state Constitution. In a separate action, the parties also seek an immediate injunction to prevent I-976 from taking effect.
I-976 impacts to Seattle and King County: if no replacement funds, major cuts to Metro service
King County Executive Dow Constantine outlined possible consequences of I-976, the $30 car-tab initiative that failed in King County but passed statewide in the Nov. 5 election.