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Monday, October 23, 2006

Upcoming MH $$ Hearings; First One is Tuesday

Here are upcoming public budget hearings for the city of Seattle and King County where you can make your views known on the $150,000 contribution by each government to the Maritime Heritage Initiative. The first hearing is Tuesday! Note the city for each one; the county hearings are in Kirkland, Kent, Shoreline and Seattle. The listings are from the MHN Calendar.
  • 10/24/2006: Meeting, Budget Hearing (King County), King County Council, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Price: FREE, King County Regional Justice Center, 401 - 4th Avenue N. Courtroom 3F, Kent, 206-296-0100.
  • 10/25/2006: Meeting, Budget Hearing (King County), King County Council, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Price: FREE, Shoreline Conference Center, 18560 First Ave. NE, Shoreline, 206-296-0100.
  • 10/30/2006: Meeting, Budget Hearing (City of Seattle), Seattle City Council, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Price: FREE, City Hall, 600 - 4th Ave., Second Floor, Seattle, 206-684-8888.
  • 11/1/2006: Meeting, Budget Hearing (King County), King County Council, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Price: FREE, Kirkland City Hall, 123 - 3rd Ave., Kirkland, 206-296-0100.
  • 11/2/2006: Meeting, Budget Hearing (King County), King County Council, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Price: FREE, Council Chambers, 516 - 3rd Ave., Seattle, 206-296-0100.
BTW, you don't have to live in Seattle or King County to tell elected officials what you think. I know from feedback that there's interest in this across the country. Your views are welcome, too! Here's links to webpages with contact info: Seattle City Council; King County Council. If you prefer to post your thoughts here, click the Comments link below.

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