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Welcome to the City of Maple Valley's Emergency Management information page. This page contains emergency management information, resource links for businesses and residents. 

The Maple Valley City Council Municipal Code established the Emergency Management plan under the direction of the City Manager. The Emergency Management Director has been designated by the City Manager and is designated to coordinate emergency preparedness and management activities within the City of Maple Valley.

The Emergency Management team of the City of Maple Valley is responsible for the following:

  1. Coordinate the maintenance and exercising of the City's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan [PDF], which provides the framework for organizational activities during disaster operations.

  2. Provide a community education and preparedness program for the residential, school, and business communities to assist them in developing self-sufficiency.

  3. Provide assistance to City departments in training activities for the development of contract-responder capabilities. Foster an atmosphere of interagency cooperation within the City of Maple Valley and with community support groups, adjacent jurisdictions as well as county, state, and federal agencies.

During a disaster such as a major windstorm, flooding, or earthquake, all official radio communication channels within the City could potentially be jammed with emergency traffic. Recognizing the uncertain nature of emergency communications, individuals and families need to develop a degree of self-reliance for the first week. To help prepare for a disaster, the City of Maple Valley encourages citizens to:

  • Assemble a Disaster Supply Kit
  • Develop a Family Emergency Preparedness Plan
  • Learn CPR and First Aid
  • Determine a central contact (preferably out of the area)
  • Determine a central meeting point outside your home
  • Find out how to shut off the water, gas, and electricity
  • Attend an Disaster Preparedness Class

 

Emergency Alerts

There are no incident-specific emergency events at this time.  During an emergency the Maple Valley Emergency Operations Center will be activated.  The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) phone number is 425-413-5991, this number is only active during an EOC activation.

Media and Public Information Contact

Shaunna Lee-Rice
Emergency Public Information Officer (PIO)

Email:   shaunna.leerice@maplevalleywa.gov  
Office:   425-413-8800 ext 621
Mobile:  206-391-2481

News Releases

Utility Disruptions

No reports of utility disruptions have been reported at this time.  

In the event of an emergency, please visit Puget Sound Energy's website for more information.

Road Closures

SE 240th Road Closure 4th Update (03/21/2018):
In the interest of public safety, a final closure of S.E. 240th will occur effective midnight, March 21, until mid-day March, 22, 2018 to complete the stamped center island concrete work.  Please exercise caution while using the detour route.  Daytime closures will continue until improvements to the sidewalks, utilities, final paving and road striping have been completed.  Thank you for your continued patience. 

SE 240th Road Closure 3rd Update (03/12/2018):
For the safety of the traveling public while the contractor pours the center concrete traffic island for the new round-a-bout, the 2nd of the planned 24-hour road closure begins the morning of Monday, March 12th and will be closed until mid-day on Tuesday, March 13th.  Please use caution when travelling the detour routes in the area.  Thank You for your patience.

SE 240th Road Closure 2nd Update (03/05/2018 - Afternoon):
The road closure of SE 240th from Maple Valley Highway to 231st SE has been revised to be closed on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 night through Thursday, March 8, 2018.

SE 240th Road Closure 1st Update (03/05/2018 - Morning):
ROAD CLOSURE: SE 240th from Maple Valley Highway to 231st SE will be closed Tuesday March 6, 2018 night through Wednesday, March 7, 2018 

The project contractor will close S.E. 240th from Maple Valley Highway to 231st S.E. the night of Tuesday, March 6th; specifically, the road closure is needed for safety reasons and to expedite the construction schedule.  We would like to remind drivers to be cautious and slowdown in the construction zone especially while the lanes are narrowed. Staff is anticipating additional future nighttime road closures will be required to complete the center island and for road paving activities.  We will send an updated notice on the future work, as the details are set.  Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.  The contractor and the City are working diligently to get this completed as soon as possible.

For any questions, please feel free to call the City of Maple Valley Construction Inspector Tom Bowen at 206-391-8160.

News Release

Shelters

During adverse weather conditions the King County winter shelter information is maintained by the 2-1-1 Crisis Clinic at http://www.cehkc.org/scope/shelters.aspx.

King County Sheriff's Office

The City of Maple Valley contracts for police services with the King County Sheriff's Office.  In the event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.  For non-emergencies please call the non-emergency number 206-269-3311. For more information visit the King County Sheriff's Office website.

Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety

The City of Maple Valley is located in the Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety Fire District.  In the event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.  For information please call 425-432-0200 or visit the Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety website. 

Tahoma School District

In the event of an emergency, please visit the Tahoma School District’s website for up-to-date information.

 

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