|ph credit - Janet Way|
King County Council
Clmbr Joe McDermott, Bob Ferguson, Jane Hague, Council Pres Larry Gosset,
Larry Phillips, Julie Paterson, Kathy Lambert, and Pete VonReichbauer
Korean Consul General
welcomed to celebrate
Korean Independence Day
But then things got interesting and then well....rather tedious. Councilmember Reagan Dunn asked for a 10 minute recess. That ended up taking several hours.
People in the gallery were very patient. There were dozens of transit supporters, staff and others who filled the room. But many had to leave finally and resume their lives. As did we.
|Patient members of the public waited for hours|
to find out what would happen to Metro Service
First District Councilmember Bob Ferguson was quoted as saying he's never seen anything like this day at the Council since he's been there.
While the $20 fee will be a hardship for some, the passage of this deal will be a great relief to those who depend upon Metro for vital transportation services.
Publicola stayed with the process to the end. Here is their account of what transpired.