1200 King County  
Courthouse  
516 Third Avenue  
Seattle, WA 98104  
King County  
Meeting Minutes  
Government Accountability and  
Oversight Committee  
Councilmembers:  
Pete von Reichbauer, Chair;  
Dave Upthegrove, Vice Chair;  
Claudia Balducci, Reagan Dunn  
Lead Staff: Melissa Bailey (206-263-0114)  
Committee Clerk: Blake Wells (206-263-1617)  
9:30 AM  
Tuesday, June 11, 2024  
DRAFT MINUTES  
Hybrid Meeting  
1.  
2.  
Call to Order  
Roll Call  
Chair von Reichbauer called the meeting to order at 9:32 AM.  
4 - Upthegrove, von Reichbauer, Balducci and Dunn  
Present:  
3.  
Approval of Minutes  
Vice Chair Upthegrove moved approval of the May 14, 2024 meeting minutes. There  
being no objections, the minutes were approved.  
Discussion and Possible Action  
4.  
A MOTION confirming the executive's appointment of Anna Peterson, who resides in council district  
one, to the King County board of appeals and equalization.  
Gene Paul, Council staff, briefed the committee and answered questions from the  
members. Michelle Geiger, Executive Director/Clerk, Board of Appeals and  
Equalization, and Anna Peterson, appointee, also answered questions from the  
members.  
This matter was Recommended Do Pass Consent  
Government Accountability and  
Oversight Committee  
Meeting Minutes  
June 11, 2024  
Briefings  
5.  
Zero Emissions: Metro Transit Working to Mitigate Risks to County‚Äôs Ambitious 2035 Goal  
Mary Bourguignon, Council staff, Ben Thompson, Audit Director, King County  
Auditor's Office, Luc Poon, Principal Management Auditor, King County Auditor's  
Office, and Elise Garvey, Principal Management Auditor, King County Auditor's  
Office, briefed the committee.  
This matter was presented.  
6.  
Vanpool: Improved Monitoring Could Help Achieve Strategic Goals and Reduce Program Risk  
Ben Thompson, Audit Director, King County Auditor's Office, Basil Hariri,  
Performance Auditor, King County Auditor's Office, and Mia Neidhardt, Senior  
Principal Auditor, King County Auditor's Office, briefed the committee.  
This matter was presented.  
Other Business  
There was no other business to come before the committee.  
Adjournment  
Councilmember Balducci adjourned the meeting at 10:17 AM.