King County Council meeting highlights | June 23-27

Monday, June 23

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

--Councilmembers will recognize King County Sheriff K9 Frodo and the members of the Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit


--Councilmembers will hear public testimony during their monthly public comment period. Speakers will have two minutes to address Councilmembers on matters relating to county government.


Councilmembers are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:

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

• An ordinance authorizing the Executive to execute the fourth amendment to the 40-year use agreement with the Eastside Football Club (Ordinance 2014-0238).

• 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).


Tuesday, June 24


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


• An ordinance relating to for‑hire transportation, including taxicabs, for‑hire vehicles, for‑hire drivers and transportation network companies (Ordinance 2014-0187).


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:

• Motions confirming the appointments of the members of the King County public defense advisory board (Motions 2014-0251, 2014-0255, 2014-0256 and 2014-0260).


• Children and Family Justice Center Update (Briefing No. 2014-B0105).




Wednesday, June 25

King County Ferry District Executive Committee—Canceled




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