Martin Luther King County Council President Larry Gossett will speak at 6 p.m. at the Jan. 9 Community Coalition for Contracts and Jobs meeting at the Central Area Motivation Program, 722 18th Ave. in Central Seattle.
Gossett recently was elected by King County Council members as the legislative body's leader for 2007.
The coalition's agenda includes an update on the legislative effort to revise the state construction bid/procurement law RCW 39, Sound Transit's upcoming meetings and related Sound Transit issues, the city of Seattle initiative and the trucking consortium.
Due to the holidays, the coalition will meet on Jan. 9 and 23 at the Central Area Motivation Program's headquarters. For information, call 206-353-5770.