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Dow Constantine



Executive Constantine and King County Metro announce launch of Metro Flex combined on-demand transit services
King County Executive Dow Constantine and Metro Transit today announced the March 6 launch of Metro Flex, an on-demand neighborhood transit service that will unite three current services — Community Ride, Ride Pingo to Transit, and Via to Transit.


Executive Constantine announces Veterans, Seniors & Human Services levy renewal: continued focus on veterans, seniors, and strengthening resilient communities to ensure community-centered programming and connection to resources
The six-year Veterans, Seniors & Human Services levy renewal builds on previous funding and ensures a wide range of programming and resources for veterans, military service members, and their families, as well as individuals and families in need.


Executive Constantine to co-chair National Association of Counties Commission on Mental Health and Wellbeing
New initiative brings together county leaders to drive action on nation’s mental health crisis.


Executive Constantine and Local Services launch Economic Alliance Program to help unincorporated King County businesses thrive
Local Services has partnered with community organizations to co-create the Economic Alliance Program, which is one of several steps Executive Dow Constantine is taking to help the region’s businesses – particularly in the unincorporated areas - emerge from the pandemic.


King County and City of Seattle announce updates to employee vaccine mandate
Following updated public health guidelines, King County and the City of Seattle will no longer require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.


King County announces $24.67 million in affordable housing funding for construction, preservation, and acquisition of nearly 1,000 housing units throughout King County
Funding for eight affordable housing projects totaling $24.67 million will generate nearly 1,000 new units throughout King County. The projects support the development of affordable housing options for individuals and families including people experiencing homelessness, veterans, seniors, and persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Executive Constantine launches Re+, reinventing the region’s waste system to cut carbon emissions, transition to a sustainable economy
King County is launching a new initiative, Re+, to return valuable materials to the economy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions created by the region’s waste system. Re+ aims to recover nearly 70% of materials that are currently being sent to the landfill that could avoid becoming waste in the first place by being reused, recycled, or composted.

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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