King County Council May 10-14

Monday, May 10, 2010

Shoreline and Lake Forest Park are represented on the King County Council by Bob Ferguson. He can be contacted by phone at 206-296-1001 or email.

Monday, May 10
Metropolitan King County Council – 11:00 a.m.
  • Councilmembers will recognize the state-award winning Kentridge High School Chatelaines Dance Team
  • Councilmembers will recognize Team Seattle Racing and Patrick Dempsey for raising funds for Seattle Children’s Hospital (This recognition will take place at 1:30 p.m.)

Councilmembers are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:
  • A motion accepting the recommendations of the Executive and Superior Court as presented in the report to the King County Council (Motion 2010-0264).
  • A motion supporting the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Motion 2010-0221).
  • A motion requesting the Executive develop an implementation plan calling for creating and managing community gardens on County-owned property (Motion 2010-0266).
  • An ordinance regulating wheelchair accessible taxicab licenses (Ordinance 2010-0214).

Tuesday, May 11
Environment and Transportation Committee – 9:30 a.m.
Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full council:
  • An ordinance for the October 2010 and February 2011 public transportation service improvements for King County (Ordinance 2010-0277).
  • An ordinance authorizing agreements with cities for the disbursement of Conservation Futures Tax Levy funds (Ordinance 2010-0265).

Discussion only:
  • An ordinance relating to adopting the shoreline master program (Ordinance 2009-0609).

Law, Justice and Health and Human Services Committee – 1:30 p.m.
  • Preparing for the Next Flood Season—King County Office of Emergency Management’s efforts to prepare for Green River Valley Flooding (Briefing 2010-B0092).
  • State Budget Review: Health and Human Services Budget (Briefing 2010-B0093).

Wednesday, May 12
Committee of the Whole – 9:30 a.m. ***Special Meeting Location***
The Committee will meet at the Seattle Labor Temple—Hall One, 2800 First Avenue, Seattle

Representatives from the labor community will meeting with members at the Council's annual Labor Summit.

King County Ferry District Executive Committee – 1:30 p.m. ***Special Meeting Location*** Committee will meet in the Southwest Conference Room, 12th flr., King County Courthouse

Agenda TBA

Regional Policy Committee – 3:00 p.m.
  • Regional Model for Animal Services developed by the Joint Cities-County Work Group on Animal Services (Briefing 2010-B0094).
  • A motion requesting the U.S. Congress allocate one of the three retiring space shuttles to the Museum of Flight (Motion 2010-0299).

Thursday, May 13
Budget and Fiscal Management Committee – 3:30 p.m. ***Special Meeting***
Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full council:
  • An ordinance that would submit to voters a proposal authorizing an additional two-tenths of one percent sales tax for criminal justice and other general governmental purposes (Ordinance 2010-0273). The Committee will take public testimony on this item.

To read complete agendas and the full text of legislation, visit the King County Council’s LEGISEARCH system.


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