August 2018 Meeting
The Area Council will hold its next regular monthly meeting on Monday, August 6, from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM at the KCFD #43 Maple Valley Fire & Life Safety Station public conference room (22225 SE 231st Street, Maple Valley, WA 98038 — SE corner of intersection of SE 231st St & SR-169 (Renton-Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road SE)).
We plan to have several guest speakers to present and discuss the renewal of coal mining operations at the John Henry #1 Mine near Black Diamond. We will post the speakers’ names and affiliations as soon as this information is available.
The GMVUAC will hear from citizens in attendance and conduct business regarding and relating to current and future issues of concern to area residents. Keep watch on this space for any special guest speakers and/or new issues to be presented and discussed at this meeting. All members of the public are invited to attend. During the Public Comment period at the start of each meeting, members of the public can address the Area Council on any local issue.
Future Council Meetings and Planned Topics/Guest Speakers:
September 10 — Hirst Decision and Dept of Ecology schedule and program to address Laws of 2018, Ch 1 (ESSB 6091), Section 203 — Stacy J. Vynne McKinstry (Unit Supervisor, Streamflow Restoration Program) —> http://gmvuac.org/environment/
October 1 — King County 2019/20 Biennial Budget — Dwight Dively (Director, KC Office of Management and Budget) —> https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/executive/performance-strategy-budget/budget/2019-2020.aspx
November 5 — WSDOT I-90/Front Street Interchange Justification Report/Study and the Issquah-Hobart Road Corridor Study — Adam Emerson (WSDOT Project Manager), KCDOT, City of Issaquah, JTI/UACs —> http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/planning/studies/i-90-front-street-interchange-justification-study —> Issaquah-Hobart Road Corridor Study Website —> http://gmvuac.org/transportation/
December 3 — Tahoma School District — New Superintendent (Tony Giurado) —> http://www.tahomasd.us/pages/Tahoma_School_District_409/About_Us/Superintendent/Superintendent
Fire District 43/MV Fire and Life Safety — Aaron Tyerman (Chief) —> https://pugetsoundfire.org/psfra/contract-between-departments-approved/