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King County Council meeting highlights | July 28-Aug. 1

Monday, July 28

Budget and Fiscal Management Committee – 10:00 a.m***Special Meeting***

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

  • An ordinance authorizing a lease agreement with U.S. Bank National Association, as tenant, for the Ninth and Jefferson Building located on the Harborview Medical Center campus in Council District 8 (Ordinance 2014-0196).
  • An ordinance authorizing a ground lease agreement with Neighborcare Health, as tenant, to construct and operate a new facility on the site of the North District Multiservice Center located in Council District four (Ordinance 2014-0239).

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

--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 authorizing a lease agreement with U.S. Bank National Association, as tenant, for the Ninth and Jefferson Building located on the Harborview Medical Center campus in Council District 8 Contingent on Committee Action(Ordinance 2014-0196).
  • An ordinance relating to a sublease for King County emergency medical services Contingent on Committee Action(Ordinance 2014-0266).

Tuesday, July 29

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

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

  • An ordinance relating to the operation and maintenance of the Seattle Streetcar on behalf of the city of Seattle; adopting an amended and restated agreement between King County and the city of Seattle (Ordinance 2014-0216).

Briefing:

  • Transit Financial Plan Update based on Forecast (Briefing No. 2014-B0124).

Discussion only:

  • An ordinance addressing income inequality through a requirement that a living wage be paid to county employees and to the employees of certain county contractors (Ordinance 2014-0299).

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:

  • Ordinances confirming the appointment of members of the King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) Citizens’ Committee on Independent Oversight (Motions 2014-0323, 0324, 0325, 0326, 0327, 0328, and 0329)

 

Briefing:

  • What you can do at Home in Case of an Emergency (Briefing No. 2014-B0129).

Wednesday, July 30

King County Flood District Executive Committee—9:00 a.m. ***Special Meeting Time and Location*** The Committee will meet at Renton City Hall, 1055 S. Grady Way, Room 702, Renton, WA

Briefing:

  • Cedar River Corridor Planning Process.

THE COUNCIL BEGINS ITS SUMMER RECESS ON AUGUST 4. THE NEXT “THIS WEEK”

WILL BE ON AUGUST 15.

 

 

 

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