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About North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Unincorporated Area Councils provide the County with community input on behalf of citizens living within the geographic boundary of the UAC, including but not limited to the following issues, programs and policies: More...

 


New service levels for King County Roads - What you should know as a resident of North Highline


King County Roads has implemented new criteria for determining maintenance on existing roads in unincorporated King County. The following link describes the 5 tiers of service levels. When you check the map you will see that many of the roads in North Highline are Tier 5.

Tier 5 — Least reliable access
Tier 5 roads carry 10% of the County road system's total daily trips. Features: Local residential roads that have alternative routes available for travel in case of road closures.
Service: Will receive virtually no storm and snow response. Maintenance will be limited and based on factors such as life safety and risk, resulting in a growing number of deteriorating roads. Users can expect to see some closures, which may result in longer detours and difficulty accessing property. These roads may also be downgraded to a gravel surface, restricted to one lane, and have load limits and lower speed limits.
For more information go to the following link.



Unincorporated King County to see few snowplows this winter

King County will plow only 10 percent of its road miles during snowfalls this winter, a casualty of a continuing decline in the county roads budget .

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2022037835_roadssnowplowxml.html




North Highline Graffiti Management Program

Graffiti is a crime. It is costly and destructive and sends a message that the community is not concerned about the appearance of its neighborhoods. It generates neighborhood fear, causes instability, signals an increase in crime, lowers property values, hurts business revenue, it s economically detrimental to our community, and is a sign of urban decay.

By covering the graffiti as soon as possible, you rob the vandal of the effort and time it took to do the tag, and most likely they will move on to another location. You can prevent your property from becoming a "know tag site" by removing graffiti immediately.

The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council provides paint and paint supplies for free to residents and business owners. We can also paint out the graffiti on your property free as a community service. You must be the property owner or authorized to sign a release waiver.

If you have questions concerning NHUAC's Graffiti Management Program please contact us at graffiti@northhighlineuac.org.

  

NEXT MEETING:

 

When:      Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7 pm
Where:     North Highline Fire Station at 1243 SW 112th    Street in White Center
  (parking and entrance in the back of the station)
                                                    

The Opportunity to Be Informed, Be Involved and Be Heard!

November’s NHUAC meeting confirmed that North Highline has more than its fair share of retail cannabis businesses.  This month, we will learn more about the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth and what it is doing to help create a safe and healthy environment for our young people and community.  Our guests will be the coalition’s Coordinator, Rudy Garza, and Sheshana Mahmood, Prevention and Intervention Specialist at Cascade Middle School and Evergreen High School.  We will also learn about new challenges facing the coalition. This is our chance to support an organization that supports our community!

Have you taken a bus lately?  As more people are moving to our area, public transit is becoming more important and crowded.  Alex Kiheri, RapidRide Program Manager, and Jenna Franklin of King County’s Department of Transportation’s Community Relations and Public Engagement, will share information about the future of transit in White Center, including:  the proposed Route 120 upgrade, potential benefits of the project, and opportunities to improve access to transit.  Could more sidewalks be in our future? 

We’ll also be welcoming back KCSO Deputy Bill Kennamer who will share crime updates, answer our questions, and increase our awareness of what is happening on the streets of North Highline.

Then, the floor will be yours!  Do you have an announcement or something of community import on your mind?  Join us and share at NHUAC’s last meeting of 2017!

See you Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7 pm

Because Knowledge and Community Are Power

 

 

 PUBLIC SAFETY

The White Center Storefront Deputy has proven to be essential for public safety for residents, businesses and anyone who visits the White Center Community. 

Deputy William Kennamer has served in this position for the last several years. He has proven to be a wonderful asset to our community. Deputy Kennamer attends all NHUAC meetings and provides updates on general safety concerns.  He can also be reached by email:  William.Kennamer@kingcounty.gov

Important Contact Information:

Sheriff John Urquhart:  
Address:         King County Courthouse
                        516 Third Ave.
                        Room W-150
                        Seattle, WA 98104

Email:              sheriff@kingcounty.gov
Phone:                        206-296.4155 

King County Executive:  Dow Constantine
Address:         King County Chinook Building
                        401 5th Ave Suite 800
                        Seattle, WA 98104

Email:              kcexec@kingcounty.gov
Phone:                        206-296-4040 

King County Representative District 8:  Joe McDermott
Address:         516 Third Ave. Rm 1200
                        Seattle, WA 98104 

Email:              joe.mcdermott@kingcounty.gov
Phone:                        206-296-1008 

 

COMMUNITY MATTERS – STAY INVOLVED – BE INFORMED
See questionable activity? Call 911
IMPORTANT NUMBERS:
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 296.3311
State Liquor Control Board (to report violations): 888.838.3956

King County Regional Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)

AFIS provides criminal identification services to officers, investigators, prosecutors, and corrections staff.  Program staff fingerprint and identify all inmates booked into county jails.  This helps to identify possible wanted or dangerous offenders before they are released, even if they provide false names and incorrect information.  Staff also recover and process fingerprints from major crime scenes.  The AFIS Program’s existence aids in solving crimes throughout King County, and contributes to the safety of both officers and citizens. 

The AFIS website is www.kingcounty.gov/afis and includes the annual report, videos, and other information.


KC Metro Zone Boundary Line

The NHUAC has requested that KC Metro review it's policy regarding the southern Zone Boundary, currently SW Roxbury (SW96th). The northern Zone Boundary is at 145th North. We have requested that they move the southern boundary to the Burien Park and Ride (148th SW) which would make a trip from North Highline to Seattle a one zone ride. Click here to see our letter. And this is their response.