Community engagement is well underway. Read the Mid-project Engagement Report.
♦ The Comprehensive Plan Update will continue with 2014 Planning Commission briefings, Vision events and policy development. Stay tuned!
Read about objectives, strategies, and tools presented to the City Council in May, 2013.
Residents and businesses suggesting changes to help the Comprehensive Plan remain relevant
Bellevue's Best Ideas Forum was a successful pilot of a new outreach technique conducted over the spring and summer. The online community forum let people share their thoughts on how Bellevue should grow over the next twenty years. The Best Ideas Campaign resulted in 126 ideas, 164 comments on ideas and 1,770 votes from 346 different people. Quality Neighborhoods, Improved Mobility and Economic Development were discussed most frequently. Notably, ten ideas for improved facilities for cyclists and pedestrians were entered, garnering a total of 134 votes.
What do you value most in your community and neighborhood?
Read the report here when a January 24, 2013 joint forum of Bellevue Boards and Commissions discussed the 2014 CPU and shared their visions for Bellevue's future.
Read the report here when East Bellevue Community Council hosted a January 29, 2013, public event to discuss the 2014 CPU forresidents and stakeholders to share their visions for Bellevue's future.
Milestones in Public Engagement
♦ Vision Workshop at Interlake High School, December 3, 2013
♦ Joint Commissions Forum: Environmental Stewardship and the Comprehensive Plan Update, Tuesday November 19, 2013
♦ Community Discussions on the City's Vision November 12, 2013 and December 3, 2013
♦ Joint Boards and Commissions Forum, January 2013
♦ Community Forum hosted by the East Bellevue Community Council, January 2013
♦ Bellevue's Best Ideas campaign, May through July 2013
♦ Ongoing review by the Planning Commission and other city boards and commissions, 2012-2013
♦ Bellevue Chamber of Commerce December 12, 2012
How can I take part in the Comprehensive Plan update, and who should I contact?
The city's boards and commissions are continuing to review city policies and the plan for the future. Get involved in this important update of the city's long-range plan. Ask to be put on the update email contacts list, and subscribe to page alerts. Send your thoughts and comments to:
• Paul Inghram AICP, Comprehensive Planning Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 425 452-4070
• Nicholas Matz AICP, Senior Planner email@example.com 425 452-5371
• The Bellevue Planning Commission PlanningCommission@bellevuewa.gov