City Beat Updated 5-15-18

Black Diamond

Mayor Carol Benson presided over the Thursday, May 3, City Council meeting with all Councilmembers present.

Resolution No. 18-1247, relating to Compliance with the Public Records Act, specifically, adopting Public Records Act Rules and Fees. Passed 5-0


Resolution No. 18-1246, authorizing the Mayor to execute a Professional Services Agreement with AHBL Inc. for Shoreline Management Program review and update. Passed 5-0


Proclamation: That the week of May 14-18, 2018 be declared as Affordable Housing Week. The City endorses the goals, objectives, and purposes of Affordable Housing Week, and in doing so, recommits itself to ensuring that our community thrives with opportunity, and that all people in it live with dignity in safe, healthy, and affordable homes.

Metropolitan King County Council

Monday, May 7– By a 7 to 2 vote (Dunn, Lambert voting no), the Council approved legislation providing an appropriation to the Department of Elections for postage paid return envelopes for election ballots.


Councilmembers unanimously took the final step in removing gendered terms wherever possible in the King County code to make it gender-neutral.


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