Services for rural residents
King County, Washington
This website provides quick access to the variety of county services important to rural residents and links to rural towns and cities, community events and other resources.
Whether it is maintaining roads and bridges, providing flood protection, preserving farms from development or working on regulations to allow home businesses to thrive, King County is working to protect rural quality of life and provide the services people need and want.
Community Service Areas
The Community Services Area (CSA) program was created to meet the King County Strategic Plan goal of promoting public engagement that informs, involves, and empowers people and communities in King County and implements the public engagement framework ordinance passed by King County in 2011. The County will produce a community work plan of ongoing services and projects in each of the seven community service areas, and provide residents the opportunity to meet with elected officials and key County leadership to learn about and offer insights on services that are under way or planned in their community. For more information, contact CSA Program Manager Alan Painter, at 206-477-4521.
Rural county news
- King County continues levee work along Green River
- Work along Green River levees helps ensure community’s safety
- LED lighting upgrade at Petrovitsky Park means less glare, more energy efficiency
- Ongoing Green River levee work helps ensure safety for public, businesses
- Expanded, improved recycling services at King County’s Vashon Recycling and Transfer Station
- King County’s Carnation Treatment Plant earns prestigious environmental award
- King County’s South Treatment Plant earns coveted “Outstanding Performance Award”
- King County’s Vashon Treatment Plant recognized for perfect permit compliance
- Summertime fun awaits at King County Parks
- New grant funding available to support grassroots water quality projects in King County
- Land preservation: Leaders celebrate Vashon-Maury Island’s most-valued open spaces
- Fish and wildlife will benefit from habitat improvements along Cedar River
Green A.C.R.E. Radio
Introducing a new KBCS Public Affairs program. Bringing you the Agricultural, Conservation, Resource, and Environmental information you need.
Green A.C.R.E. Radio is a co-production of the King Conservation District, King County Agriculture, and KBCS. It is an hour-long talk show focusing on local agricultural, environmental and natural resource issues.
Host: Martha Baskin
Engineer: Moe Provencher
Produced at Jack Straw Studios in Seattle.
Unincorporated Area Community News
A monthly newsletter designed to provide valuable information about the services King County provides to unincorporated areas and how residents can be engaged in King County's programs and planning.