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Seattle Municipal Archives
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The most current available compilation of city ordinances.
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King County Archives
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King County Code
Compilation of ordinances that are permanent or general in nature.
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Puget Sound Regional Council
Source of data and publications on growth, transportation, and economic development for cities, towns, counties, ports, and state agencies in the four-county central Puget Sound region.
Municipal Research and Services Center
Information about and for counties and cities in Washington state. Excellent source on policy issues and governance. Includes
data sources by county
County and City Data for Washington
From the Washington State Office of Financial Management. Search by county, or by topic--economy, fiscal analysis, human services, population.
The Performance Center
From the Office of the Washington State Auditor, a database of program evaluations, case studies, trainings, and best practices for local governments.
International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Professional association that provides resources, data, and publications on best practices for local government management.
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