Vision Statement:
Our community’s Rural Character will be supported by facilitating strong local ties and communication between the public, organizations, and government; promoting locally owned businesses and supporting quality education; protecting the environment, and maintaining landowners’ rights and responsibilities; promoting controlled and well-planned growth with appropriate infrastructure; ensuring proper representation for rural interests and needs; and supporting the health and safety and the privacy of our vibrant community.

Calendar of Events

2018

The Area Council holds its monthly meeting at the Maple Valley Fire Station (SE corner of SE 231st St & SR-169)

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GMVUAC
PO Box 111
Maple Valley WA 98038

2017 GMVUAC Survey

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Announcements

May 2018 Meeting

The Area Council will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, May 7, from 7:00 to 9:30 PM at the Maple Valley Fire Station–SE corner of SE 231st St & SR-169. Guest speakers include (1) Larry Baumgart with the Maple Valley Farmer’s Market who will present to, and discuss with, the Council the inclusion of the GMVUAC as a stakeholder/member of the MVFM’s Board; and (2) Department of Ecology’s Madeline Wall to discuss the public outreach program relating to the Reserve Silica Mine site cleanup. Please Read More. The Area Council will discuss other local issues of importance.

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Upcoming Important Events

KING COUNTY WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL TOWN HALL/OPEN HOUSE on May 15 at the Hobart Church from 7 – 9 PM. Read More for additional details.

The State Board of Health is commencing a review and amendment of the State Onsite Sewage Systems Rules. Your interest and participation is important.

King County is commencing work on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan Update — for details, go to: https://www.kingcounty.gov/council/CompPlan/2018compplan.aspx

SR 169 Asphalt Facility Moratorium is now in the hands of the King County Council as to the future course of action to take regarding this site and proposed project. IF YOU WISH TO DO SO, please contact the members of the King County Council and tell them your position on this matter, and why their decision matters to you, your family, and your neighbors.

CURRENT ISSUES: See Current Issues box for timely information.

READ MORE: For additional details and links.

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Franchise Compensation Rule Update

IMPORTANT NOTE: King County adopted the Final Franchise Compensation Rule effective January 29, 2018. King County and several Special Purpose Districts are currently engaged in litigation to determine the validity and/or applicability of this new Rule. King County Superior Court Case No. 18-2-02238-0. Specific information, including links to agency reports and applications, is available on this website in the Current Issues box.

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News

KC Exec Proposes New Dept of Local Services

PLEASE TAKE IMMEDIATE NOTICE THAT the KC Executive has introduced legislation to create a new DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL SERVICES that will include the DPER together with various functions of the KCDOT, KCDNRP, and the PH-SKC On Site Septic Systems Program. Harold Taniguchi, Director of KC Transportation attended our April 2 meeting and provided more current information and answered many questions about the proposal to create this new Department to improve services to rural areas as well as the remaining urban unincorporated areas of King County. More discussion will be had at the King County Town Hall/Open House scheduled for May 15. Read More for updates.

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Marijuana Processing and Growing

March 13, 2018 – Washington Court of Appeals, Division 2, issues decision in Emerald Enterprises v Clark County affirming County’s authority to enact zoning ordinance banning retail sale of marijuana in unincorporated areas. Read more to see Published Opinion.

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2016 King County Comprehensive Plan Update

King County continues its responsibility to update the King County Comprehensive Plan (KCCP) -- the planning document required under the State's Growth Management Act that guides residential, commercial, and industrial development and growth and zoning in our rural...

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2017 GMVUAC Survey

Calendar of Events

2018

The Area Council holds its monthly meeting at the Maple Valley fire station (SE corner of SE 231st St & SR-169)

Drop us a line

GMVUAC
PO Box 111
Maple Valley WA 98038

Quick Vote

Do you favor a possible mini casino where the Maple Valley Market is now located?

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Maple Valley

We serve those that live in the Tahoma School District, but not in the city limits of Maple Valley (below is a map of the GMVUAC Service Area and the four Community Areas):

Service Area Stats

Established: 1977
Population: 16,100 (2010 Census)
Area: 116 sq mi