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 #81 (SE corner of SE 231st St & SR-169)

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GMVUAC
PO Box 111
Maple Valley WA 98038

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Announcements

October 2018 Meeting

The Area Council will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, October 1, from 7:00 to 9:30 PM at the Maple Valley Fire Station–SE corner of SE 231st St & SR-169. We will have as our guest speaker Dwight Dively, Director, King County Office of Management and Budget, to present and discuss with us the King County 2019/20 Biennial Budget and its impact on our rural area and services. The Area Council will discuss other local issues of importance. Future Council Meetings and planned topics and guest speakers are presented as information becomes available. We invite you to visit our various Committee and informational webpages to see all in which your Council is and has been involved. Get to know your Council by reading a short biography of each current member.

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September 2018 Meeting

The Area Council will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, September 10, from 7:00 to 9:30 PM at the Maple Valley Fire Station–SE corner of SE 231st St & SR-169. We will have several guest speakers from WaDOE, KC DPER, and KC DNRP present to discuss the Hirst decision and the manner in which State and local agencies plan to address this Court decision and the Legislature’s fix. The Area Council will discuss other local issues of importance. Future Council Meetings and planned topics and guest speakers are presented as information becomes available. We invite you to visit our various Committee and informational webpages to see all in which your Council is and has been involved. Get to know your Council by reading a short biography of each current member.

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August 2018 Meeting

The Area Council will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, August 6, from 7:00 to 9:30 PM at the Maple Valley Fire Station–SE corner of SE 231st St & SR-169. 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. David Morris and Barry Kombol for Pacific Coast Coal Company will be present to discuss this project, together with representatives from the King County DPER, State Dept of Ecology, and Puget Soundkeeper Alliance. Although no representative from the State Dept of Natural Resources is able to attend our meeting, we received from the State Geologist/Division Manager a very important statement regarding the DNR’s regulatory position relating to surface coal mining in our State. The Area Council will discuss other local issues of importance. Future Council Meetings and planned topics and guest speakers are presented as information becomes available. We invite you to visit our various Committee and informational webpages to see all in which your Council is and has been involved. Get to know your Council by reading a short biography of each current member.

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2019 GMVUAC Survey/Election

Calendar of Events

2018

The Area Council holds its monthly meeting at the Maple Valley Fire Station #81 (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 the start up of coal mining at the John Henry #1 Mine north of Black Diamond?

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Maple Valley

We serve the residents of unincorporated King County living in the Tahoma School District No. 409 (outside 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