King County is updating its 20-year plan for how to manage garbage and recycling – tell us what you think 

King County, together with its 37 partner cities, has developed a long-term plan that presents strategies for managing waste. Public review and comment is now being sought on the draft Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan (draft plan) and draft Environmental Impact Statement (draft EIS). Public comments on these two far-reaching documents will inform policy maker…

Video of Executive Dow Constantine at King County’s 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

King County Executive Dow Constantine delivers the keynote address during King County’s 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at The Sanctuary in downtown Seattle. Click here to read a full transcript of the Executive’s prepared remarks.   View the entire King County 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration below.

Construction on Water Taxi’s future home hits milestone, on track for fall 2018 completion 

Crossposted from the Captain’s Blog  This year will be a big one for King County Water Taxi as we inch closer toward operating out of a new, weather-protected facility on the Seattle waterfront.  But first things first – we need to build it.  Our contractor reached a milestone last month when they installed the final pile under…

Executive Constantine names Casey Sixkiller as Chief Operating Officer 

In naming Casey Sixkiller to his senior leadership team, King County Executive Dow Constantine added an experienced leader and public policy expert with strong ties across the region. Sixkiller is founder and managing partner of his own public affairs firm in Washington, D.C.  “I am thrilled to have Casey join our team. His background and experience will bring a…

Michael Bennett – Real man, real mentor, real inspiration

This article is shared from the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention’s In Depth column and is featured courtesy of Linda Robson, Communications Specialist with the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention. Moments with the Seattle Seahawks star at Juvenile Detention that ESPN didn’t show There’s no doubt that two-time Pro Bowl Defensive End Michael Bennett…

Featured Job: E911 Program Manager 

Closing Date/Time: Wed. 02/21/18 12:00 AM Pacific Time  Salary: $112,070.40 – $142,064.00 Annually   Job Type: Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week  Location: E911 Program Office, 20811 84th AVE S Kent, WA 98032, Washington  Department: King County Department of Information Technology  Description: King County’s Information Technology Department (KCIT) is seeking an E-911 Program Manager who is responsible for leading and managing the strategic…