: 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.
Greater Maple Valley Area Council Members
(See Responsibilities for details)
Chair: Steve Hiester
Vice-Chair: Les Dawson
Recording Secretary: Rob Morris
Correspondence Secretary: Peter Rimbos
Treasurer: Tara Mahoney
The GMVAC service area is broken into the four Community Areas (see Service Area Map) and their respective voting precincts, as shown below. Members are elected for four-year terms within their Community Area.
1) Francis: Atkinson, Francis, Dorre Don, Shadow Lake, Sweeney, and portions of Lake Youngs
2) Hobart: Hobart, McCoy, Tahoma, and portions of Cedar River, Preston, Hutchinson, and Rattlesnake
3) Ravensdale: Bitterroot, Kangley, Lund, Ravensdale, Selleck and portions of Pipeline, Crow, Falcon, Phoebe, and Plains
4) River Heights: Cedar Park, Milwaukee, Riverside, Spring Lake, and portions of Morris, Elliot, Daniel, and Valencia