September 2018 Meeting

Aug 7, 2018

The Area Council will hold its next regular monthly meeting on Monday, September 10, 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 will have several guest speakers present to discuss the State and local responses to the State Supreme Court’s Hirst decision (ensure water is both legally and factually available for any proposed use) and their action plan to implement the Legislature’s fix as prescribed in Laws of 2018, Ch 1 (ESSB 6091), Section 203.  We will have presentations and discussions led by the Washington Department of Ecology’s Stacy J. Vynne McKinstry (Unit Supervisor, Streamflow Restoration Program); and King County Department of Permitting and Environmental Review’s Randy Sandin (Product Line Manager – Resource, re Permit Processing under Hirst and ESSB 6091) and Department of Natural Resources and Parks’ Josh Baldi (Division Director, Water and Land Resources Division, re Watershed Restoration Planning).  For more detailed information on the Hirst decision, its impact, and how this matter is being addressed, please visit our Environment Committee webpage: .

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.

You are invited to visit our various Committee webpages and read about other topics of interest to you via the dropdown menus along the top of our Home webpage, in the Current Issues box, and in the important notices and information posted directly on our Home webpage.  Get to know the Council by reading a short biography of each current Council member: GMVUAC Member Bios_07 11 2018 .

Future Council Meetings and Planned Topics/Guest Speakers:

October 1 — King County 2019/20 Biennial Budget — Dwight Dively (Director, KC Office of Management and Budget) —>
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 —>  —> Issaquah-Hobart Road Corridor Study Website  —>
December 3 — Tahoma School District — New Superintendent (Tony Giurado) —>
Fire District 43/MV Fire and Life Safety — Aaron Tyerman (Chief)  —>