City of Maple Valley Seeks Applicants for Parks & Recreation Commission

The City of Maple Valley is recruiting one (1) voting member to serve on the City’s Parks & Recreation Commission. The seven-member Commission meets at least bi-monthly, on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm at the Lake Wilderness Lodge.

Appointment to the Commission shall be made by the Mayor, with confirmation by the City Council. Applicants must be residents of the City of Maple Valley. Appointees shall serve three-year terms expiring on December 31, 2019.

The volunteers selected to serve on the Commission will work with City staff as it studies matters pertaining to parks, open space, natural areas, trails, and recreational facilities and programs for the purposes of informing, advising, or recommending certain actions to the City Council.

If you are interested in serving your community through this unique opportunity, download the application from the City’s website at or stop by City Hall, 22017 SE Wax Road, Suite 200, or the Maple Valley Parks & Recreation Department (located at the Lake Wilderness Lodge), 22500 SE 248th St. to fill out an application.

The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. November 18, 2016. Applicants will be requested to meet with the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and Parks & Recreation Director for a short interview. The first meeting for a new Commissioner is tentatively scheduled for January 25, 2017.