About SCA

Partnership. Leadership. Results.


The Sound Cities Association (SCA) represents 37 cities of King County and provides a voice for over one million people.


SCA was founded in the 1970s to help cities act locally and partner regionally to create vital, livable communities through advocacy, education, leadership, mutual support and networking.


The vision of the SCA is to be the most influential advocate for cities, effectively collaborating to create regional solutions. We provide leadership on economic and community development, transportation, land use, health, government operations, environment, education, public safety, social welfare and other public policy issues.


We are proud of our collaboration with King County, Washington State, the Puget Sound Regional Council, Association of Washington Cities and other regional organizations.


We invite your participation and support!  





In the News:


Kent Neighborhoods featured by Comcast


City of Snoqualmie Honored with Municipal Excellence Award


Nancy Backus elected President of the Sound Cities Association


Amy Walen elected Treasurer of the Sound Cities Association


Bill Allison elected Member-at-Large of the Sound Cities Association


SCA Board Member and Lake Forest Park Deputy Mayor Catherine Stanford named President of PSRC Economic Development District Board


SCA Mayors Pledge to Support Sexual Assault Awareness Month


Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus appointed to Sound Transit Board of Directors - Auburn Reporter


Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus appointed to Sound Transit Board of Directors - King County Press Release


2016 SCA Appointments to Regional Boards and Committees


Tukwila Neighborhoods featured by Comcast


Renton Neighborhoods featured by Comcast


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