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Hugo Garcia, King County Local Services' first Economic Development Program Manager, stands next to a map of King County.

Local Services’ first Economic Development Program Manager looks forward to helping businesses succeed in unincorporated King County

One of our goals at King County Local Services is to help our unincorporated communities thrive. This week, we took a big step in that direction as Hugo Garcia, our … Continue Reading Local Services’ first Economic Development Program Manager looks forward to helping businesses succeed in unincorporated King County

Snow covers a King County road near Enumclaw in February 2019.

County establishes 24-hour helpline, requests help to reach unincorporated residents isolated by winter storms

Swaths of unincorporated King County continue to feel the effects of the unprecedented winter storms, which have left several rural communities buried in snow and without power. The storms have … Continue Reading County establishes 24-hour helpline, requests help to reach unincorporated residents isolated by winter storms

Newly appointed Deputy Director of the Department of Local Services Danielle de Clercq at her desk inside her Seattle office.

“Keeping things simple” with the new Deputy Director of Local Services

The newly appointed Deputy Director of the Department of Local Services adheres to a fundamental rule when working to solve problems. Don’t complicate things. “I like to keep things simple,” … Continue Reading “Keeping things simple” with the new Deputy Director of Local Services

table at Skyway-West Hill subarea plan open house

What adoption of the biennial King County Budget for the new Department of Local Services means for residents of unincorporated King County

The biennial King County Budget adopted this month by the Metropolitan King County Council establishes the new King County Department of Local Services, as proposed by Executive Dow Constantine. Among … Continue Reading What adoption of the biennial King County Budget for the new Department of Local Services means for residents of unincorporated King County