Executive Constantine outlines top priorities for 2021

King County Executive Dow Constantine has shared the top priorities he is focused on in 2021 and beyond.

“While 2021 has begun with new challenges, it is crucial that we continue to push ahead with our priorities and solutions with a sense of renewed urgency and action,” Executive Constantine said. “I am proud of everything we have accomplished together, and I am excited about what’s possible and what’s needed on our path ahead.”

Executive Constantine listed his top priorities as:

  • Health through Housing
  • COVID-19 Response & Vaccination
  • COVID-19 Recovery
  • Anti-racism and pro-equity
  • Environment
  • Law & Justice
  • Metro’s COVID-19 Recovery
  • The Future of Work at King County
  • The Sheriff’s Office transition
  • Best Starts for Kids renewal.

To advance these priorities, Executive Constantine has appointed a sponsor to lead each of them who is responsible for ensuring the delivery of these initiatives and escalating issues to him, as necessary.

“We have much work ahead of us and I am grateful that I can count on you as we advance solutions that will help our communities recover and our people thrive,” Executive Constantine said.