Please take a moment and complete our 2035 Comprehensive plan survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Y65QM5D - Posted 12/30/15
Target Zero Team Calendar - Posted 12/8/15
***Include a Safe and Sober Ride in Your Holiday Festivities***
WTSC and Uber Join Forces to Help End Traffic Deaths and Serious Injuries as Part of the Target Zero Program
King County, WA – The holiday season is nearly upon us, and the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) would like to remind Washingtonians to plan ahead and use alternative transportation after drinking alcohol or using marijuana during celebrations. This year, WTSC is partnering with Uber to help end traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030 as part of the Target Zero initiative.
Bars and restaurants across the state will be featuring anti-DUI materials and encouraging patrons to take a safe ride home. In areas where Uber is available, the company will also be offering riders $20 off their first trip as part of the effort, with the promo code RIDESAFEWA. Additionally, Uber has recently launched UberEVENTS, which will enable companies to arrange safe rides for their employees throughout the holiday party season and beyond.
Preliminary Fatality Analysis Reporting (FARS) data shows over 500 traffic deaths so far in 2015, nearly 100 more reported deaths than this time last year.
“We have seen an unfortunate increase in traffic deaths this year,” said Darrin Grondel, WTSC director, “By encouraging people to plan ahead over the holiday party season, and to ensure a sober ride home, we hope our state will experience zero traffic deaths in December and through the New Year.”
“We’re committed to providing safe, reliable transportation for Washingtonians year-round, and we’re proud to join forces with WTSC to help prevent traffic casualties this holiday season,” said Brooke Steger, General Manager of Uber Washington. “We want to make it easy for people to leave their keys at home and also give them the peace of mind that they’re not putting others at risk.”
Extra DUI enforcement patrols statewide began November 26 and will end January 1.
In King County, the Algona, Auburn, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Burien, Clyde Hill, Covington, Des Moines, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Lake Forest Park, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Normandy Park, Pacific, Port of Seattle, Redmond, Renton, Sammamish, SeaTac, Seattle, Shoreline, Snoqualmie, and Tukwila Police Departments, the Washington State Liquor Control Board and the Washington State Patrol will be teaming up and participating in the extra patrols, with the support of the King County Target Zero Task Force.
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission embraces Target Zero—striving to end traffic deaths and serious injuries in Washington by 2030, but we can’t get there without you. Driver Sober and be part of our Target Zero Team. Remember, drunk, drugs or high, it’s a DUI. For more information, visit www.targetzero.com.
Meeting Notice - Black Diamond Water Quality Review Committee at Black Diamond Elementary Gym on Tuesday December 1, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. - Posted 11/30/15
Approved Final Stormwater Report - Posted 11/24/15
Press Release - Mayor Carol Benson elected Vice Chair of the South County Area Transportation Board - Posted 11/20/15
Christmas Tree lighting with Santa! Flyer - Posted 11/12/15
Share the Joy and Holiday Food Bank donations - Black Diamond Community Center Flyer - Posted 11/12/15
2011-2014 Stormwater, Baseline and Groundwater Monitoring Report - Posted 11/10/15
General Facility Charges (GFC) Attorney Memo - Posted 11/10/15
Fire Ad Hoc Committee Report- Posted 09/18/15
City of Black Diamond Court/Council Chambers has an updated look. Check out the Court page for the new picture - Posted 09/09/15
MPD 2011-2014 Stormwater, Baseline and Groundwater Monitoring - Posted 03/24/15
**Important Business Hour Changes to the Community Development Department - NOTICE - Posted 07-11-14
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|Seasonal influenza vaccine recommendations for the 2012-2013 flue season. Influenza spreads readily from person to person in schools, workplaces and homes. Everyone over 6 months of age should get the annual flu vaccine to prevent sickness, unnecessary healthcare visits, hospitalizations and deaths from influenza. Visit King County Public Health - Seattle & King County website for updates and more information.
Flu vaccine provides protection against three strains of influenza—the H1N1 strain that caused the illness in 2009 and later seasons, and 2 other flu viruses that caused illness last season. People should get vaccinated now, as soon as the vaccine is available from their healthcare provider or pharmacy – protection lasts throughout the flu season. - Information provided by King County
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