Vision: Sustainable and livable communities and a clean and healthy natural environment that support a prosperous and resilient economy.
Mission: Provide regional parks and trails, protect the region's water, air, land, natural habitats and historic properties, and reduce, safely dispose of and create resources from wastewater and solid waste.
Goals: 1. Environment: Minimize waste and emissions, maximize resource re-use and recovery, foster environmental stewardship, promote conservation, and protect and restore habitats, ecological functions and aquatic conditions. 2. People and Communities: Protect and improve human health and safety, foster community-building and healthy living, and preserve and enhance historic properties. 3. Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Vitality: Support King County's prosperity and ensure ratepayer value through effective, efficient and equitable programs. 4. Quality Workforce: Develop and empower our most valuable asset - our employees; build internal capacity for excellence, equity and fairness in service delivery.