CCUD to hold hearing on sewer connection charges

February 7, 2012

NEW — 2:50 p.m. Feb. 7, 2012

The Coal Creek Utility District Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the CCUD office at 6801 132nd Place S.E. in Newcastle on the proposed adoption of sewer connection charges related to the Lake Boren Sewer Improvements Project.

The public is invited to attend and address the board regarding the proposed sewer connection charges.

Learn more about the proposed sewer connection charges at the district’s website www.ccud.org or by call CCUD General Manager Robert Russell at 235-9200.

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February 7, 2012

Dow Constantine emphasizes partnerships, prosperity in State of the County address

February 7, 2012

NEW — 10:25 a.m. Feb. 7, 2012

King County is akin to the Oakland A’s depicted in the film “Moneyball” — nimble and unconventional — County Executive Dow Constantine declared Monday.

Constantine, in the annual State of the County address, used the baseball team to illustrate a recent effort to streamline county government.

“The county used to be a little like the New York Yankees. Its first response to a problem was to throw money at it,” he said. “Now we’re more like the 2002 Oakland A’s depicted in ‘Moneyball’ – smart and scrappy. Finding inefficiencies in the established system – seeking out the highest performance at the lowest-possible cost. Getting the best value.”

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