1200 King County  
King County  
516 Third Avenue  
Seattle, WA 98104  
Meeting Agenda  
Transportation, Economy, and  
Environment Committee  
Rod Dembowski, Chair;  
Teresa Mosqueda, Vice Chair;  
Claudia Balducci, Jorge Barón, Pete von Reichbauer,  
Lead Staff: Sherrie Hsu (206-477-7253)  
Committee Clerk: Angelica Calderon (206 477-7470)  
9:30 AM  
Tuesday, April 16, 2024  
Hybrid Meeting  
Hybrid Meetings: Attend King County Council committee meetings in person in Council  
Chambers (Room 1001), 516 3rd Avenue in Seattle, or through remote access. Details on how  
to attend and/or provide public comment remotely are listed below.  
Pursuant to K.C.C. 1.24.035 A. and F., this meeting is also noticed as a meeting of the  
Metropolitan King County Council, whose agenda is limited to the committee business. In this  
meeting only the rules and procedures applicable to committees apply and not those  
applicable to full council meetings.  
HOW TO PROVIDE PUBLIC COMMENT: The Transportation, Economy and Environment  
Committee values community input and looks forward to hearing from you on agenda items.  
There are three ways to provide public comment:  
1. In person: You may attend the meeting and provide comment in the Council Chambers.  
2. By email: You may comment in writing on current agenda items by submitting your email  
comments to kcccomitt@kingcounty.gov. If your email is received before 8:00 a.m. on the day  
of the meeting, your email comments will be distributed to the committee members and  
appropriate staff prior to the meeting.  
3. Remote attendance at the meeting by phone or computer: You may provide oral comment  
on current agenda items during the meeting’s public comment period by connecting to the  
meeting via  
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You have the right to language access services at no cost to you. To request these services,  
please contact Language Access Coordinator, Tera Chea at (206) 477 9259 or email  
Tera.chea2@kingcounty.gov by 8:00 a.m. at least three business days prior to the meeting.  
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If you do not have access to the ZOOM application, you can connect to the meeting by calling 1  
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ability to be unmuted to speak.  
HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN TO THE MEETING REMOTELY: There are several ways to watch or  
listen in to the meeting:  
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Watch King County TV Channel 22 (Comcast Channel 22 and 322(HD), Wave Broadband  
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Listen to the meeting by telephone – See “Connecting to the Webinar” above.  
To help us manage the meeting, if you do not wish to be called upon for public comment  
please use the Livestream or King County TV options listed above, if possible, to watch or  
listen to the meeting.  
Call to Order  
Roll Call  
Approval of Minutes  
Minutes of March 19, 2024 meeting.  
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Metro General Manager Briefing  
Michelle Allison, Director, Metro Transit Department  
Public Comment  
Public comment will be limited to 45 minutes. The time allotted per person may be reduced to  
accommodate as many speakers as possible.  
Discussion and Possible Action  
A MOTION related to the transfer of retired vanpool vans to nonprofit organizations and local  
governments to meet the needs of low-income, seniors or young people or people with disabilities.  
Mary Bourguignon, Council staff  
AN ORDINANCE establishing an hourly minimum wage for employees of employers in unincorporated  
King County, employees of certain county contractors, and county employees; amending Ordinance  
17909, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.18.010, Ordinance 17909, Section 5, as amended, and  
K.C.C. 3.18.020, and Ordinance 17909, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.18.030, adding a new  
chapter to K.C.C. Title 12, and repealing Ordinance 17909, Section 8, and K.C.C. 3.18.050, Ordinance  
17909, Section 9, and K.C.C. 3.18.060, and Ordinance 17909, Section 11, as amended, and K.C.C.  
3.18.080, and establishing an effective date.  
Zahilay, Dembowski, Kohl-Welles, McDermott and Barón  
Andrew Kim, Council staff  
Other Business  
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