38 Cities. A Million People. One Voice.

Representing 38 cities of King County & providing 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.

Partnership. Leadership. Results.

SCA Vision Statement: Capitalizing on the diversity of our cities to lead policy change to make the Puget Sound region the best in the world.

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!

Thank you to all our SCA Partners

Check out what's happening inside our organization.


Now Hiring: SCA Policy Analyst

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to sca@soundcities.org to the attention of David Hoffman, Executive Director. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning on June 10, 2024.ABOUT THE SOUND CITIES ASSOCATION (SCA): The Sound Cities Association...

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2024 City Legislative Agendas

Bellevue Bothell Black Diamond Burien Carnation Clyde Hill Covington  Enumclaw Issaquah Kenmore Kirkland Maple Valley Mercer Island Redmond Sammamish SeaTac Shoreline Woodinville SCA@soundcities.org

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SCA Cities Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride and Juneteenth

See below to learn about how SCA cities are celebrating Pride and Juneteenth. In addition to these events, many cities have raised Pride flags for the month of June, made proclamations in honor of Juneteenth, and organized social media campaigns to spread awareness...

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A Conversation on Compost Procurement

A Conversation on Compost Procurement SCA and Cedar Grove Present: Washington’s New Organics Management Law on Compost Procurement – A Conversation on Implementation February 15, 2023

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Our Mission

SCA provides leadership through advocacy, education, mutual support, and networking to cities in King County as they act locally and partner regionally to create livable vital communities.

Our Vision

SCA will lead policy change to make the Puget Sound region the best in the world for our diverse communities.

Our Values

SCA is committed to creating an environment that fosters mutual support, respect, trust, fairness, and integrity for the greater good of the association and its membership. SCA operates in a consistent, inclusive, and transparent manner that respects the diversity of our members and encourages open discussion and risk-taking. SCA acknowledges the systemic racism and inequities in our society and continues its commitment to the work needed to address them.