Installation of new mechanical System in a 1929 KCIA Terminal Building  

This article is featured courtesy of Project Manager Milton Huertas, King County International Airport, Department of Transportation As directed by the Green Building Ordinance and Strategic Climate Action Plan Green Building Goal Area, King County-owned buildings and infrastructure will be built, maintained and operated consistent with the highest green building and sustainable development practices. Thanks to the…

Michael Jacobson named Chair of the ASPA’s Center for Accountability and Performance

Michael Jacobson, Deputy Director for Performance and Strategy with the County’s Office of Performance, Strategy and Budget, has been named to a three-year board term and one-year chairmanship of the American Society of Public Administration’s Center for Accountability and Performance. During his term, Michael is working to advance awareness about the importance of performance and…

Kudos! King County CIO shares County successes in magazine article  

King County Chief Information Officer Bill Kehoe was recently featured in StateTech Magazine talking about the importance of rolling out a robust communications platform for organizations. StateTech spotlighted KCIT’s efforts to roll out a comprehensive communications software that enables King County employees to stay connected via instant message (IM), phone call, and conduct meetings with…

New employee discount for US Bank 

Receive up to 0.25% off your loan amount and deduct it from your closing costs, up to a maximum of $1,000. This offer is available to all King County employees and retirees plus their families. To learn more, please contact Eric Scofield at 855-257-4391 or eric.scofield@usbank.com and mention King County Employee Discount Program or visit…

Understanding the role of an Appraiser 

King County Assessor John Wilson has put together a video that helps residents understand how property tax values are determined. “While your property value might change, the greatest driver in how much you pay in property tax is actually voter-approved ballot measures,” Wilson said. “Each local government can only increase property tax revenues by 1%…

Featured Job: Fiscal Specialist III

Closing Date/Time: Sun. 07/09/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time Salary: $22.99 – $29.28 Hourly Job Type: Special Duty Assignment or Term Limited Temp (TLT) Location: King Street Center – 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, Washington Department: Department of Natural Resources & Parks – Wastewater Treatment Division Description: This position is offered as a special duty opportunity…

PRIDE is coming Sunday, June 25 

“Whether you arrived here last week or whether you’ve lived here for five generations, you belong here.” – King County Executive Dow Constantine Please join King County Executive Dow Constantine and other colleagues, friends and family as we walk in the Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25. To walk with the King County group, meet…

KOMO News recently featured a King County Metro driver for his upbeat and positive attitude 

Walid Underwood, a regular driver for the D-Line bus, was recently featured in a KOMO News exclusive. Host Eric Johnson and a camera crew tagged along for a ride, chatting with Walid and several of his passengers. ‘Walid doesn’t just drive a bus. He’s a singing, laughing, joke-telling tour guide, throwing out old-school references and…

Summer is here: heat advisory issued

Crossposted from Emergency News The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Heat Advisory in effect through 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 25. Temperatures are expected to soar above 90 degrees this weekend. Because this is the first real summer-like heat in our region this year, residents should use extra caution especially during outdoor activities…

King County awarded for commitment to clean transportation 

Crossposted from Inside Transportation King County’s efforts to address climate change and promote cleaner transportation were recognized this month with the “2016 Clean Cities Sustainable Commitment Award” from our partners at Western Washington Clean Cities. This is the Clean Cities most prestigious annual award, reserved for organizations that go above and beyond in their commitment…