King County's budget for next year includes more funding for deputies and social services.
The budget provides 120,000 for the Orion Center, an overnight shelter in Seattle's Capitol Hill area that houses homeless teenagers.
The King County Sheriff's Office will get eight new deputies to patrol in unincorporated south King County.
But the budget offers no new funding to prevent cuts in Metro Transit service. The King County Council's hands are tied, waiting for state legislators to pass a transportation budget that gives them authority to raise money for transit.