King County Council meeting highlights | April 1-5

Monday, April 1

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

Councilmembers are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:

  • An ordinance adopting the revision of voting precincts of King County for the year 2013 (Ordinance 2013-0148).
  • A motion related to council adoption of the 2013 work program for the county auditor's office (Motion 2013-0146).



Tuesday, April 2


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

Discussion only:


  • A motion relating to the King County Metro Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011 2021 and Service Guidelines accepting the King County Metro Transit 2012 Strategic Plan Progress Report (Motion 2013-0161).


  • Transit Fare Briefing #1 (Briefing 2013-B0038).


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

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

  • An ordinance making supplemental appropriations of $583,000 to the limited general obligation bond redemption fund and $8,280,000 to the conservation futures fund for the purpose of buying a conservation easement, and paying related debt service costs, over the King County portion of the White River Tree Farm (Ordinance 2013-0156).
  • An ordinance providing for the submission to the qualified electors of King County at a special election to be held in King County on August 6, 2013, of a proposition authorizing a property tax levy in excess of the levy limitation contained in chapter 84.55 RCW for a period of six consecutive years, at a total rate of not more than $0.1891 per one thousand dollars of assessed valuation in the first year with annual increases by the percentage increase in the consumer price index or the limitation in chapter 84.55 RCW, whichever is greater in years two through six, for the purpose of maintaining and safely operating King County's parks system; improving parks, recreation, and mobility by acquiring open space and continuing to develop regional trails; repairing, replacing, and improving local parks and trails in King County's cities; funding environmental education and conservation programs at the Woodland Park Zoo (Ordinance 2013-0112).




Wednesday, April 3





Committee of the Whole – 9:30 a.m.

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


·         A motion adopting the council's equity and social justice work plan for 2013 (Motion 2013-0160).

Discussion only:

·         An ordinance approving the organization and operations of the department of public defense within the executive branch with a department of public defense advisory board to support the director of the department of public defense and the independence of the legal practice of public defense (Ordinance 2013-0108).



Regional Water Quality Committee – 3:00 p.m.

Discussion only:


·         AN ORDINANCE relating to combined sewer overflow control policies (Ordinance 2013-0147).


·         Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Cleanup (Briefing 2013-B0037).

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