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King County Council meeting highlights | May 19-23

Monday, May 19

King County Flood Control District Executive Committee – 9:30 a.m. ***Special Meeting Location*** The Committee will meet in the Southwest Conference Room, 12th Flr. King County Courthouse

 

Committee members are schedule to discuss and possibly recommend to the full Board of Supervisors:

• Resolution regarding amendments to 2014 budget.

Briefings:

• Response to 2014 budget special program direction on billing invoice detail.

• Green River System-Wide Improvement Framework (SWIF) update.

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

Members will recognize and welcome Moon Duk-ho, Korean Consul General.

Council members are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:

• A motion adopting the Council’s Equity and Social Justice work plan for 2014 (Motion 2014-0179).

• A motion addressing income inequality with the establishment and implementation of a living wage policy for King County (Motion 2014-0058).

 

King County Flood Control District—Immediately following meeting of the Metropolitan King County Council  ***Special Meeting***

The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:

• A resolution adopting a revised 2014 sub-regional opportunity fund allocation (Resolution No. FCD2014-05).

• A resolution authorizing the chair of the Board of Supervisors of the King County Flood Control Zone District to execute a funding agreement by and among the King County Flood Control Zone District, King County and the contributing parties identified in the funding agreement in order to provide funding for the implementation and completion of the Countyline Levee Setback Project (Resolution No. FCD2014-07).

 

Tuesday, May 20

 

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

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

 

• An ordinance adopting public transportation service reductions in September 2014, February 2015, June 2015 and September 2015 scheduled service changes (Ordinance 2014-0169).

• A motion confirming the membership for the task force to review the executive's low‑income fare program implementation plan (Motion 2014-0178).

• A motion related to petroleum transport by rail through King County; an updated incident response plan to specifically address the risk from increased transport of Bakken formation petroleum transport by rail; and railroad company partnership to identify and mitigate risks, and to jointly plan and train for an emergency response (Motion 2014-0164).

• A motion related to the transfer of retired vanpool vans to nonprofit organizations and local governments to meet the needs of low‑income, elderly, disabled and young county citizens (Motion 2014-0184).

 

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

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

• An ordinance setting the 2015 Sewer Rate and Capacity Charge (Ordinance 2014-0168).

Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee – 6:00 p.m. (Sign in starts at 5:30 p.m.)***Special Meeting Location*** The Committee will meet at

Renton Pavilion Event Center 233 Burnett Ave. S., Renton

The public will have the opportunity to give public comment to committee members on:

 

• An ordinance adopting public transportation service reductions in September 2014, February 2015, June 2015 and September 2015 scheduled service changes (Ordinance 2014-0169).

Wednesday, May 21

 

Regional Transit Committee – 3:00 p.m.

Briefing:

 

• Transit Service Reductions (Transit Financial Background, Proposed 4‑Phase Service Reductions) (Briefing No. 2014-B0086).

 

“This Week at the Council” is a summary of highlights for upcoming council and committee agendas.

To read complete agendas and the full text of legislation,

 

please visit the King County Council’s LEGISEARCH system at http://kingcounty.legistar.com/Legislation

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