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Contents

  1. July Meeting Schedule
  2. Wastewater Contract Vote Results
  3. Announcements

1. July Meeting Schedule

  July  3   Wastewater Contract Vote - Ballots Due 12pm
            (results are shown below)
  July  9   Transit Arbitration Subcommittee
  July 11   Board Meeting, KSC, 4G
  July 18   July Membership Meeting, KSC - 5B C
  July 24   Grievance Committee

2. Wastewater Contract Vote Results

On June 18th, TEA received a draft Contract Proposal from the County for the Staff and Supervisor Bargaining Units in the Wastewater Treatment Division. Copies of the proposal were distributed to Wastewater members in an email dated June 18th. A special meeting was held on Wednesday, June 20th in the 8th floor conference center of KSC to review the Contract Proposal. Ballots were distributed at a meeting of the Council of Representatives on Thursday, June 21st. Ballots were collected on Tuesday, July 3rd at noon.

Results of the vote by those in the Staff Bargaining Unit:

  Number of ballots distributed ... 231
  Number of ballots received ...... 188
  Number of ballots disqualified ..   1

137 voted to accept King County's Contract Proposal;
49 voted against King County's Contract Proposal

The Staff Bargaining Unit voted to accept the contract


Results of the vote by those in the Supervisor Bargaining Unit:

  Number of ballots distributed ... 12
  Number of ballots received ...... 11
  Number of ballots disqualified ..  0

4 voted to accept King County's Contract Proposal;
7 voted against King County's Contract Proposal

The Supervisor Bargaining Unit voted to reject the contract

The vote counters were: Robin Robinson, Terry Brown, Sue Michaud, Eric Davison, Rebecca Moore and Ken Madden.


3. Announcements

Grievance Committee Seeks Transit Members: The Grievance Committee meets once a month to review, discuss and make recommendations to the Board on formal grievances filed by TEA members. You can contribute to this important function by serving on the committee. The retirement of Marc Dallas has led to a vacancy for a member from Transit D C. If you are interested in serving or have any questions about the duties and responsibilities, please contact the existing Transit committee members: Don Marable, Barbara Fariss-Bateman, Ken Madden, or Committee Chair Ade Franklin.