King County Council meeting highlights | Jan. 14-18

Monday, January 14

Metropolitan King County Council – 1:30 p.m.


Councilmembers will proclaim January 11, 2013 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day in King County.

--The Council will honor the vision and work of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by proclaiming the month of January as Rev. Dr. Martin

Luther King, Jr. month in King County.



--Councilmembers will recognize Bob Ferguson for his service to King County as the Councilmember for District 1


Councilmembers are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:

Ordinances authorizing contract agreements between King County and School Districts for school resource officer law enforcement services:

·       Northshore School District No. 417 (Ordinance 2012-0428).

·       Lake Washington School District No. 414 (Ordinance 2012-0429).

·       Tahoma School District No. 409 (Ordinance 2012-0430).

Tuesday, January 15


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

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

·       A motion confirming membership to the Advisory Committee on Mobility as an element of the health and human services agency safety net to assist in the development of new regional public transportation fare programs (Motion 2013-0032).

·       An ordinance relating to King County’s long-term combined sewer overflow control plan and authorizing the County Executive to sign and fulfill the obligations in a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Washington state Department of Ecology (Ordinance 2012-0459).




·       Update on Strategic Plan for Public Transportation (Briefing No. 2013-B0001).


Budget and Fiscal Management Committee – 1:30 p.m.

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

·       An ordinance approving a new public health clinic lease to provide continuing public health services in the Renton area (Ordinance 2013-0011).


Wednesday, January 16

Regional Transit Committee – Canceled



Thursday, January 17

Board of Health – 1:30 p.m.

Board members are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:


·       A resolution calling on lawmakers to take meaningful action to address gun violence and committing to supporting efforts to reduce gun violence and supports a strong mental health system which includes prevention and early intervention services (Resolution No. 13-02).



·       Annual Report to the Board of Health (Briefing No. 13-B01).

·       Update on work of Board of Health Secure Medicine Return Subcommittee (Briefing No. 13-B02).


Legislative Update (Briefing No. 13-B03).



26th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration –12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.


5th Avenue Theater, 1308 5th Avenue, Seattle


King County and its employees invite the public to join the celebration honoring the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his vision of an America of opportunity for all.




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