King County Council meeting highlights | April 16-20

This week at the County Council: Meeting highlights


April 16-20, 2012

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers,


Room 1001, King County Courthouse, 516 Third Ave, Seattle, WA

Monday, April 16


Committee of the Whole – 9:30 a.m.


  • Arena Review Panel Report (Briefing No. 2012-B0064).
  • International Trade as an Economic Driver for King County (Briefing No. 2012-B0066).
  • State Legislative Update (Briefing No. 2012-B0065).
  • A motion related to supporting economic vitality and community priorities through sustainable transportation (Motion 2012-0140).
Metropolitan King County Council – 1:30 p.m.
Councilmembers are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:
  • An ordinance submitting to voters in August 2012 a proposition authorizing a property tax levy to fund costs of replacing the Children and Family Justice Center located at 12th and Alder in Seattle (Ordinance 2012-0094).
Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee – 6:30 p.m. ***Special Meeting Time and Location*** The meeting will be held at the Sound Transit’s Board Room at Union Station 401 S. Jackson Street, Seattle
Committee will be briefed and take public testimony on:
  • An ordinance implementing September 2012 public transportation service changes for King County (Ordinance 2012-0141).
Tuesday, April 17


Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee – 9:30 a.m.


  • 2012 King County Comprehensive Plan: Chapters 2, Section 3 (Housing), 6, 8, and 9 (Briefing No. 2012-B0045).The Committee is expected to hear public testimony on this item at the meeting.


For more information on the 2012 Comprehensive Plan Update, or to leave on line testimony, go to:

Budget and Fiscal Management Committee – Canceled


Wednesday, April 18

Regional Transit Committee – 3:00 p.m. ***Special Meeting Location*** Committee will meet at King Street Center, 8th Floor Conference Center, 201 S. Jackson St., Seattle

  • Five-Year Implementation Plan for Alternatives to Traditional Transit Service (Briefing No. B2012-0060).
Thursday, April 19
Board of Health – Canceled


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