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Elected by the citizens every four years, the mayor works closely with city staff to assure that your voice and priorities are central to the decision making process. The mayor presides over City Council meetings and works with Council Members to develop ordinances and resolutions that respond to the needs and concerns of citizens.


Mayor Matthew R. Larson
425-888-5307 (office)
425-281-3333 (cell)

Snoqualmie City Hall
38624 SE River St.
PO Box 987
Snoqualmie, WA 98065

Term Expires 12/31/2017

Mayor Matt Larson is currently serving his third term as Snoqualmie's mayor. He has held many offices in Snoqualmie in the past including Mayor Pro-Tem, City Council member, chair of the Planning Commission, and Parks Board member.

As an Advanced Certified Municipal Leader -- a certification earned through the Association of Washington Cities --Mayor Larson enjoys serving in leadership roles in local and regional capacities. For two years he held the position of president of the Snoqualmie Valley Governments Association. He currently serves on the King County Flood Control District Advisory Board and was recently elected Vice President of the Sound Cities Association Board of Directors.

Mayor Larson takes an active role toward environmental sustainability. In November 2007, he joined colleagues from across America for the 2007 Mayors Climate Protection Summit held by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The Seattle summit was the largest-ever meeting of American mayors devoted solely to climate protection. He actively applies his knowledge and enthusiasm for sustainability to City initiatives and programs. (Read more about the Mayors Climate Protection Center.)

As the Mayor of Snoqualmie, his highest priority is to protect and maintain a high quality of life for Snoqualmie citizens by providing responsive, comprehensive, and sustainable city services. 

Photo above courtesy of Genuine Image Photography.


2012 Elected Official of the Year
Mayor Matt Larson was named the 2012 Elected Official of the Year by the Alliance of Eastside Agencies (AEA), an association of more than 50 health and human-services organizations and governments serving East King County. The award was made on Wednesday, June 13, at the AEA luncheon at the Bear Creek Country Club in Woodinville.

Speaking to more than 90 people attending the AEA luncheon, Mayor Larson said he is grateful that Snoqualmie has been able to increase its funding for human services in recent years to create “healthy minds, hearts and souls” in the community.

From left: Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson; Gregory Malcolm, Encompass Executive Director; Bob Larson, Snoqualmie City Administrator; and Encompass leaders Nela Cumming, Rochelle Clayton Strunk, Katherine Ross, and Kerry Beymer.

For more information about the AEA, visit

Photo above courtesy of Clay Eals, Encompass 

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