King County Council meeting highlights | Aug. 18-22

This week at the County Council: Meeting highlights

August 18-22, 2014


Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers,

Room 1001, King County Courthouse, 516 Third Ave, Seattle, WA

Monday, August 18

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 will discuss and possibly send to the full Board of Supervisors:

  • A resolution authorizing the expenditure of District funds for projects and activities in Water Resource Inventory Areas (WRIA) 7 (the King County portion), 8, 9, and 10 (the King County portion).


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

Councilmembers are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:

  • An ordinance authorizing the execution of an interlocal agreement for public defense services between the County and city of Seattle (Substitute Ordinance 2014-0186.2)
  • An ordinance authorizing the County Executive to execute a funding agreement by and among the King County flood Control Zone District. The contributing parties identified in the funding agreement and King County in order to provide funding for the implementation and completion of the countyline levee setback project (Ordinance 2014-0277).
  • An ordinance authorizing the County Executive to execute interlocal agreements between King County and the cities in King County, the Port of Seattle, the University of Washington, Metro and Sound Transit for electronic fingerprint capture services (Substitute Ordinance 2014-0307.2)
  • Motions confirming the appointment of members of the King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) Citizens’ Committee on Independent Oversight (Substitute Motion 2014-0323.2, Motions 2014-0324, 0325, 0327, 0328, and 0329).


Tuesday, August 19

Budget and Fiscal Management Committee – 9:30 a.m. ***Special Meeting***

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

  • An ordinance approving the sale of surplus Metro transit division property located in council district six (Ordinance 2014-0128).
  • An ordinance providing a supplemental appropriation of $604,000 to the building repair and replacement fund and amending the 2014 Annual Budget Ordinance (Ordinance 2014-0279).



  • County Fiscal Sustainability (Briefing No. 2014-B0132).


Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee – 1:30 p.m. ***Special Meeting Location*** The committee will meet at 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living, 13701 NE 171st Street, Woodinville

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).
  • An ordinance approving and adopting an update to the Rural Economic Strategies Plan (Ordinance 2013-0408).



  • Bellevue Transit Master Plan (Briefing No. 2014-B0136).
  • Local Economic Development (Briefing No. 2014-B0137).
  • Regional Economic Development (Briefing No. 2014-B0138).


Wednesday, August 20

Committee of the Whole – 9:30 a.m.

The agenda will be available Monday, August 18, at:


Thursday, August 21

King County Forecast Council – 10:00 a.m. ***Special meeting location*** The Council will meet in the Southwest Conference Room, 12th Flr., King County Courthouse

Councilmembers will discuss and possibly act on:

  • A resolution adopting the final 2015 economic forecast for King County (Resolution No. KCFC2014-04)



“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


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