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Upcoming highlights of the week for King County Council | April 23-27

King County Ferry District– 1:30 p.m.

The Board of Supervisors are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:
  • A resolution authorizing the purchase of excess marine liability coverage for the purpose of providing insurance for the King County Ferry District, and authorizing the chair of the Board of Supervisors to take actions necessary to accomplish the purchase of insurance (Resolution No. FD2012-04).
  • A resolution relating to the King County Ferry District’s Maintenance and Moorage Barge and approving a lease with the Washington State Department of Transportation for the District’s use of Pier 48 (Resolution No. FD2012-05).
Metropolitan King County Council – Immediately following meeting of King County Ferry District
Councilmembers are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:
  • An ordinance making willful violation of wage payment requirements a basis for debarment or suspension from consideration for the award of contracts with the county (Substitute Ordinance 2011-0493.2).
  • A motion related to the establishment of a veterans internship program in King County, requesting the department of executive services human resources management division, to prepare and submit, for council review and acceptance, a report that evaluates the feasibility and implementation of a veterans internship program in King County (Motion 2012-0122).
King County Flood Control District Executive Board—3:00 p.m. ***Special meeting location*** Committee will meet in the Southwest Conference Room, 12th Floor, King County Courthouse
Committee members will discuss and possibly recommend to the full Flood Control Board of Supervisors:
  • A resolution adopting a revised 2012 budget, capital budget, operating budget, and six year capital improvement program for 2012-2017.
  • A resolution authorizing an agreement with the city of Snoqualmie on behalf of the Flood Control Zone District to provide the City funding for the purpose of acquiring properties from willing landowners consistent with flood protection and control purposes.
Tuesday, April 24

Government Accountability, Oversight and Financial Performance Committee – 9:30 a.m.

Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full council:

  • An ordinance relating to King County District Court Electoral District Boundaries for 2012 (Ordinance 2012-0138).

 

Briefing:

  • King County Auditor’s Office 2011 Accomplishments (Briefing No. 2012-B0071).
Law, Justice and Health and Human Services Committee – 1:30 p.m.
Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full council:
  • Accepting mental illness and drug dependency fourth annual report (Motion 2012-0130).
Briefings:
  • Status of the Community Corrections Programs and Initiatives (Briefing No. 2012-B0067).
  • Legislative Session Impacts: Mental Health (Briefing No. 2012-B0070).
  • King County Sheriff’s Office Zone Patrol Implementation (Briefing No. 2012-B0068).
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Levy Task Force Update (Briefing No. 2012-B0069).

 

Wednesday, April 25

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

Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full council:

  • An ordinance implementing the September 2012public transportation service changes for King County (Ordinance 2012-0141).

     

Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee – 6:00 p.m. ***Special Meeting*** The meeting will be held atthe Tahoma Jr. High School Commons, 25600 Summit Landsburg Road, Ravensdale, WA

 

The committee will be briefed on:
  • The 2012 King County Comprehensive Plan (Briefing No. 2012-B0045).
--After the briefing, the committee will take public testimony.
For more information on the 2012 Comprehensive Plan Update, or to leave on line testimony, go to:http://kingcounty.gov/council/issues/comprehensive_plan.aspx
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