City Manager Archived News

c
King County RASKC Logo

Get pet licensing information at two Bellevue parks in August

08/17/2017
Staff from Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) will be on location in Bellevue parks.
Read Full Article about Get pet licensing information at two Bellevue parks in August
clear
On the set at BellevueNOW

BellevueNOW now showing

07/27/2017
City issues explored with the experts
Read Full Article about BellevueNOW now showing
clear
clear

Training the next generation of firefighters

01/11/2017
Local fire departments need to know whether recruits can rush into a smoke-filled building while wearing 70 pounds of protective gear and hauling a heavy hose -- before they hire them.
Read Full Article about Training the next generation of firefighters
clear

Teen crunch on Lake to Lake

01/11/2017
Between video games, social media and junk food, teenagers may be distracted from getting and staying in shape.
Read Full Article about Teen crunch on Lake to Lake
clear

It was a great year for Bellevue

01/05/2017
Check out the January episode of the city's Lake to Lake television show.
Read Full Article about It was a great year for Bellevue
clear

Council Roundup: Salary commission delivers decision

12/14/2016
The Independent Salary Commission presented its decision on establishing an updated salary level for the City Council.
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Salary commission delivers decision
clear
clear

Council Roundup: City budget work continues

11/23/2016
Staff briefed the City Council Monday on details of the city's proposed 2017-18 Operating Budget and 2017-23 Capital Investment Program plan.
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: City budget work continues
clear

Ready for snowflakes ... and Snowflake Lane

11/21/2016
On this month's Lake to Lake television show, see how city crews use toy trucks to prepare for inclement weather.
Read Full Article about Ready for snowflakes ... and Snowflake Lane
clear

11/09/2016
Plus, Human Services funding recommendations and winter weather preparedness
Read Full Article about
clear

Accessible voting at City Hall

11/03/2016
While most people in King County now vote by mail, voters with disabilities can go to accessible voting centers equipped with assistive audio and visual technology
Read Full Article about Accessible voting at City Hall
clear

Diversity milestone and more in It's Your City

10/21/2016
For the first time, Bellevue's population is evenly split between non-Hispanic whites and people of a minority race or ethnicity, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Read Full Article about Diversity milestone and more in It's Your City
clear

Bellevue hits diversity milestone

10/18/2016
For the first time, Bellevue's population is evenly split between non-Hispanic whites and people of a minority race or ethnicity, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Read Full Article about Bellevue hits diversity milestone
clear

10/15/2016
The worst of a predicted windstorm missed Bellevue Saturday evening, passing farther north and west than expected
Read Full Article about
clear

It's your business on Lake to Lake

10/13/2016
Catch up on the some great news for Bellevue business and residents on this month's Lake to Lake television show
Read Full Article about It's your business on Lake to Lake
clear

Council Roundup: Salary commission appointed

10/13/2016
Also, critical areas code changes, proposed Bridle Trails park amenities and next steps for Grand Connection
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Salary commission appointed
clear

Nathan McCommon named deputy city manager

10/11/2016
Nathan McCommon has been appointed as Bellevue's deputy city manager by City Manager Brad Miyake. McCommon comes to the city from Tonganoxie, Kan., where he served as city manager since 2012.
Read Full Article about Nathan McCommon named deputy city manager
clear

Council Roundup: City primed for major transportation loan

10/06/2016
Also, marijuana regulations and international recognition for adaptive signal system
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: City primed for major transportation loan
clear
clear

Council Roundup: Outreach begins for new fire station

09/14/2016
Also police strengthen drug disposal program and critical areas ordinance update hearing set
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Outreach begins for new fire station
clear

Council Roundup: Affordable housing strategy in next phase

09/08/2016
In their first council meeting back from the August recess, City Councilmembers were given an update on the affordable housing strategy
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Affordable housing strategy in next phase
clear

Downtown sculptures bring people, ideas together

09/01/2016
The Bellwether Sculpture Exhibition, featured in this month's Lake to Lake television show, showcases sculptures and installations that "bring people together" downtown
Read Full Article about Downtown sculptures bring people, ideas together
clear

MyBellevue app gets new look

09/01/2016
The City of Bellevue's MyBellevue mobile app has a new look to make it easier to find
Read Full Article about MyBellevue app gets new look
clear

Online open house for Grand Connection visioning

08/11/2016
To get your input regarding the vision for a "Grand Connection" across downtown
Read Full Article about Online open house for Grand Connection visioning
clear

Keep summer rockin' with Lake to Lake

08/08/2016
On this month's Lake to Lake television show, we're highlighting lots of summer fun with:
Read Full Article about Keep summer rockin' with Lake to Lake
clear

Highland Village apartment complex to stay affordable

08/08/2016
The King County Housing Authority has reached an agreement with local builder Intracorp to preserve the Highland Village apartment complex as affordable housing.
Read Full Article about Highland Village apartment complex to stay affordable
clear
clear

Council Roundup: Wording for ballot measures refined

07/19/2016
On Monday, the City Council reviewed and fine-tuned the language of two ordinances to place measures on the Nov. 8 ballot
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Wording for ballot measures refined
clear

Groundbreaking episode of Lake to Lake

07/12/2016
This month, Lake to Lake brings you information about the recent groundbreaking for the Bellevue Downtown Park
Read Full Article about Groundbreaking episode of Lake to Lake
clear

Extra! Extra! Summer It's Your City online

06/22/2016
he dog catcher likes dogs. That's the first thing you should know about an animal control officer featured in the summer issue of It's Your City,
Read Full Article about Extra! Extra! Summer It's Your City online
clear

Council Roundup: Council still studying marijuana regulations

06/22/2016
Also, Mount Rainier view corridor vote and Bellevue Rotary check for Inspiration Playground
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Council still studying marijuana regulations
clear

City, Rotary launch Downtown Park improvements

06/21/2016
City representatives joined the Bellevue Rotary at Downtown Park on Tuesday to kick off construction of the highly-anticipated last segment of the circular promenade
Read Full Article about City, Rotary launch Downtown Park improvements
clear

Ballot measures proposed for neighborhood safety

06/21/2016
The city is considering possible ballot measures to fund safety improvements to the neighborhood transportation system
Read Full Article about Ballot measures proposed for neighborhood safety
clear

Council Roundup: Sound Transit studies TOD in BelRed

06/15/2016
Also, water rates reviewed and moment of silence for Orlando shooting victims
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Sound Transit studies TOD in BelRed
clear

See inspiring beauty on BTV

06/08/2016
This month's Lake to Lake television show explores the Ebony Fashion Fair exhibit at the Bellevue Arts Museum,
Read Full Article about See inspiring beauty on BTV
clear

06/08/2016
Also, Bellevue Youth Theatre wins award
Read Full Article about
clear

Ride along with Bellevue Television

05/05/2016
It's Bike Everywhere Month in the area and this month's Lake to Lake television show features the return of Bellevue police bike patrol and some helpful bicycle safety tips
Read Full Article about Ride along with Bellevue Television
clear

Council Roundup: Briefing on marijuana regulations

05/04/2016
Also, Bellevue recognizes 'Older Americans Month' and low-impact development outreach
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Briefing on marijuana regulations
clear

'A global hub of innovation and dynamism'

05/03/2016
"We're at the dawn of a new chapter in our city's growth, a chapter that has Bellevue poised to be a global hub of innovation and dynamism and the economic, educational and cultural center of the greater Eastside
Read Full Article about 'A global hub of innovation and dynamism'
clear

Council Roundup: Council sets bold agenda with 2-year priorities

04/27/2016
The City Council Monday adopted priorities for this year and next that include transportation projects in downtown, BelRed and Wilburton
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Council sets bold agenda with 2-year priorities
clear

Council Roundup: Briefing on ST3

04/21/2016
Also, board and commission reappointments and "Stand against racism" proclamation
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Briefing on ST3
clear

Council Roundup: In-depth look at 2017-18 budget process

03/29/2016
At an extended study session on Monday, the City Council dove deep into the details of the 2017-18 budget process.
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: In-depth look at 2017-18 budget process
clear

New online maps tell stories

03/11/2016
Bellevue's comprehensive plan is a foundational document, packed with detailed information about the city and guidance for its future development
Read Full Article about New online maps tell stories
clear

Dialogue with our Muslim neighbors

03/11/2016
A panel of six Muslim residents will share their experiences living on the Eastside on March 16, 7 p.m., at City Hall, in the Council Chamber.
Read Full Article about Dialogue with our Muslim neighbors
clear

Council Roundup: Parking regs updated

03/09/2016
Also, Vision Zero in Comp Plan and hearing on light rail maintenance facility
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Parking regs updated
clear

Gardening tips on BTV

03/03/2016
This month on the Lake to Lake television show, Master Gardener Jim Olson shares some helpful growing tips and information about free King County Master Gardener Workshops.
Read Full Article about Gardening tips on BTV
clear

Registration now open for youth conference

03/02/2016
Bellevue Youth Link will host the all-city Youth Involvement 2016 Conference on March 25, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at the Meydenbauer Center, 11100 NE Sixth St.
Read Full Article about Registration now open for youth conference
clear

New It's Your City online

02/27/2016
"I'm really excited and pleased to be in this role," said John Stokes after the City Council elected him mayor earlier this year
Read Full Article about New It's Your City online
clear

Council Roundup: City considers parking code update

02/24/2016
Also, Willowmoor flooding prevention project and Land Use Code amendments for new projects
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: City considers parking code update
clear

Civil rights hero featured on BTV

02/12/2016
This month, the Lake to Lake television show shares the inspirational visit of Terrance Roberts, a historic figure at the center of school integration in the 1950s.
Read Full Article about Civil rights hero featured on BTV
clear

Bellevue launches open data portal

02/12/2016
Today, the City of Bellevue launched its open data portal, which is intended to help the city share its progress in achieving intended results with residents and other stakeholders.
Read Full Article about Bellevue launches open data portal
clear

More funding for Eastside shelters

02/12/2016
The Eastside women's and men's winter shelters in Bellevue have received $50,000 each in additional funding from King County to expand capacity.
Read Full Article about More funding for Eastside shelters
clear

Council Roundup: City OKs $75,000 for Music Works NW

02/02/2016
Also, Transportation and Utilities departments recognized for best practices and upcoming budget process brief
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: City OKs $75,000 for Music Works NW
clear

Weigh in on website redesign

01/28/2016
The city is in the process of redesigning its website and we want your feedback
Read Full Article about Weigh in on website redesign
clear

Mayor congratulates photo contest winner

01/26/2016
For a great job behind the camera, a Bellevue resident got to stand in front of one with the mayor Tuesday.
Read Full Article about Mayor congratulates photo contest winner
clear

Seahawks rally at Downtown Park Friday

01/13/2016
People who live and work in Bellevue will have a chance to show their support for the Seattle Seahawks at a rally in Downtown Park on Friday
Read Full Article about Seahawks rally at Downtown Park Friday
clear
clear
clear

Bellevue selected to participate in "What Works Cities" initiative

12/10/2015
Today, the City of Bellevue announced it was selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies' "What Works Cities" -- one of the largest-ever philanthropic efforts to enhance the use of data and evidence in the public sector.
Read Full Article about Bellevue selected to participate in "What Works Cities" initiative
clear

Council Roundup: Council adopts mid-biennium budget amendments

12/09/2015
Also, saving the historic Burrows cabin, parks grant for Inspiration Playground and Vision Zero
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Council adopts mid-biennium budget amendments
clear

Council Roundup: Council OKs arts funding

11/25/2015
Also, reviewing transportation impacts fees, Vision Zero and storm and surface water plan update
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Council OKs arts funding
clear

Lake to Lake holiday edition is a wrap

11/25/2015
The holiday episode of the Lake to Lake television show celebrates some great things in Bellevue, including:
Read Full Article about Lake to Lake holiday edition is a wrap
clear

Council Roundup: Bike cops coming back?

11/18/2015
Also, electrical facilities, winter weather and transportation plan
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Bike cops coming back?
clear

World squash championship in Bellevue

11/13/2015
The city of Bellevue welcomes the first Professional Squash Association Men's World Squash Championship ever in the United States at the Meydenbauer Center, Nov. 15-22.
Read Full Article about World squash championship in Bellevue
clear

Adam Smith to keynote Bellevue Essentials graduation

11/03/2015
On Nov. 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the city of Bellevue will honor the 2015 graduating class of 34 emerging leaders from the civic engagement program, Bellevue Essentials.
Read Full Article about Adam Smith to keynote Bellevue Essentials graduation
clear

Council Roundup: Bellevue program helps launch 66 new businesses

10/27/2015
Thanks to the efforts of Bellevue's "Next Generation Bellevue" program, entrepreneurs in the city have launched 66 new businesses at Impact Hub Bellevue alone in 2015, leading to 89 new jobs
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Bellevue program helps launch 66 new businesses
clear

Bellevue continues to receive high marks from residents

10/22/2015
Ninety-two percent of residents say the quality of services provided by the city of Bellevue exceed expectations
Read Full Article about Bellevue continues to receive high marks from residents
clear

10/20/2015
Also, update on Bellevue's economic strategy and latest steps in adopting permanent marijuana ordinance
Read Full Article about
clear

10/14/2015
This month, the Lake to Lake television show showcases plenty of style with:
Read Full Article about
clear

Council Roundup: New fields coming to Robinswood Park

10/07/2015
Also, parking code adopted in Old Bellevue and joining Regional Green Business Program
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: New fields coming to Robinswood Park
clear

Bellevue TV wins three national awards

09/15/2015
Bellevue Television is the recipient of three 2015 National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors Government Programming Awards announced Sept. 11 in San Diego, Calif.
Read Full Article about Bellevue TV wins three national awards
clear

Pianos in the Parks on Lake to Lake

08/05/2015
The August edition of the city's television news show, Lake to Lake features the beautiful sights and sounds of "Pianos in the Parks."
Read Full Article about Pianos in the Parks on Lake to Lake
clear

Bellevue hosts Tsinghua University alumni in celebration of GIX

07/24/2015
Bellevue has been selected as the future home for the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX), an institute for technology and a partnershi
Read Full Article about Bellevue hosts Tsinghua University alumni in celebration of GIX
clear

Summer is rolling on Lake to Lake

07/10/2015
With trucks, bikes, water and new ideas, this month's Lake to Lake features plenty of summer excitement in Bellevue.
Read Full Article about Summer is rolling on Lake to Lake
clear

06/30/2015
Bellevue's new East Link pact with Sound Transit, the city's emergence as a tourist destination and the hiring of police and fire chiefs are featured in the June issue
Read Full Article about
clear
clear

Raising the bar (chart) on performance

06/11/2015
The City of Bellevue has long been committed to transparency and accountability, presenting annual performance data and resident survey results on its website. Now the city is raising the bar, displaying live data in easy-to-read bar charts.
Read Full Article about Raising the bar (chart) on performance
clear

Lake to Lake show going to the dogs

06/11/2015
If you like dogs, the latest edition of Lake to Lake is for you. It features two segments on four-legged friends that provoke different questions: what can we do for our dogs, and what can they do for us?
Read Full Article about Lake to Lake show going to the dogs
clear

City moves in Nextdoor

05/29/2015
More than 9,000 residents from 97 neighborhoods in Bellevue are already using Nextdoor. The new partnership will expand the city's ability to communicate with residents about issues of concern to specific neighborhoods.
Read Full Article about City moves in Nextdoor
clear

Council Roundup: District Court poised for change of venue

05/28/2015
An aging, former elementary school at Surrey Downs Park has been the "temporary" home of Bellevue District Court for nearly 30 years, but that arrangement is about to change
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: District Court poised for change of venue
clear

Council Roundup: East Link agreement approved

04/21/2015
Also, transmission line, comp plan amendments, economic development update
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: East Link agreement approved
clear

Gov. Inslee praises Bellevue as 'Solar Community'

04/08/2015
Gov. Jay Inslee today proclaimed the cities of Bellevue, Edmonds, Kirkland, Mercer Island and Seattle "Northwest Solar Communities," acknowledging their various initiatives that have increased residential solar installations by nearly 200 percent since 2013.
Read Full Article about Gov. Inslee praises Bellevue as 'Solar Community'
clear

Sound Transit, Bellevue set to finalize details of East Link partnership

04/06/2015
Sound Transit and City of Bellevue leaders today announced a proposed agreement to move ahead with construction of the voter-approved East Link light rail line
Read Full Article about Sound Transit, Bellevue set to finalize details of East Link partnership
clear

Canvassers going door to door in support of pet licensing

04/01/2015
Canvassers with Regional Animal Services of King County, in coordination with the City of Bellevue, will go door to door on weekends in Bellevue neighborhoods starting Saturday, April 4.
Read Full Article about Canvassers going door to door in support of pet licensing
clear

Promotion for mobile app earns award

03/26/2015
When the City of Bellevue introduced a mobile app last year, it launched a sophisticated promotion that included a survey on social media and gift cards to local restaurants and park attraction
Read Full Article about Promotion for mobile app earns award
clear

Risen named fire chief

03/24/2015
City Manager Brad Miyake has appointed Interim Fire Chief Mark Risen as the permanent fire chief, effective immediately.
Read Full Article about Risen named fire chief
clear

New hillside theater featured on Lake to Lake show

03/06/2015
"It's not only a theater," Director James McClain recently said of the just-completed Bellevue Youth Theatre, "It's very environmentally sound, built into a hillside with a green roof."
Read Full Article about New hillside theater featured on Lake to Lake show
clear

Council Roundup: Working to recover Chinook salmon

02/24/2015
Big Chinook salmon still swim up Kelsey Creek, through the backyards of Bellevue residences, and the city is doing its part to make sure the threatened species continues returning to its native stream.
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Working to recover Chinook salmon
clear

Lake to Lake: 2014 highlights

01/22/2015
The January edition of Lake to Lake, a video news show about Bellevue, features highlights from 2014.
Read Full Article about Lake to Lake: 2014 highlights
clear

Council Roundup: Implementing economic development plan

01/14/2015
The city's recently-hired economic development director was part of a staff team that provided a quarterly update on efforts to implement an economic development plan the City Council adopted last July.
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Implementing economic development plan
clear

Mini City Hall, Tateuchi Center in It's Your City

10/27/2014
In 1994, opening a "mini" city hall in the Crossroads area may have seemed odd.
Read Full Article about Mini City Hall, Tateuchi Center in It's Your City
clear

City manager honored

10/20/2014
City Manager Brad Miyake was recently honored by two Asian-American organizations in Seattle.
Read Full Article about City manager honored
clear

Bellevue TV receives national recognition

10/09/2014
A series of short videos promoting the Bellevue Zip Tour, produced by Bellevue Television and two other videos received recognition at the annual National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) awards ceremony on October 3 in St. Paul, Minn.
Read Full Article about Bellevue TV receives national recognition
clear

Lake to Lake ramps up

10/08/2014
David Palazzese, a 16-year-old participant at the recent EZ Rocks Skate for the Cure skateboarding competition in Bellevue, described the first super ramp in the Northwest as "super fun."
Read Full Article about Lake to Lake ramps up
clear

Bellevue snags another performance management award

09/09/2014
The city continues to garner recognition for its work in the area of performance management. The International City/County Management Association recently awarded Bellevue a certificate of excellence from the organization's Center for Performance Analytics.
Read Full Article about Bellevue snags another performance management award
clear

Spreading the love, one bite at a time

09/05/2014
"We just love to get out there and spread the love through food,"
Read Full Article about Spreading the love, one bite at a time
clear

Council Roundup: Planning how to best serve a diverse population

09/03/2014
Also, Environmental Stewardship update, smarter traffic lights and commendation for former mayor
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Planning how to best serve a diverse population
clear

Bellevue to host Tech Hive event Sept. 2-3 at City Hall

08/15/2014
The City of Bellevue will welcome Beijing's popular Tech Hive by hosting its first-ever stop in the United States.
Read Full Article about Bellevue to host Tech Hive event Sept. 2-3 at City Hall
clear

Environmental horse sense in Bridle Trails

08/07/2014
Bridle Trails is not your typical city neighborhood. It has about 300 properties where horses are stabled. Taking care of them, while protecting the water quality of nearby streams, is important.
Read Full Article about Environmental horse sense in Bridle Trails
clear

Council Roundup: Improvements to 120th NE

08/05/2014
Also, shoreline hearing, fiber connectivity inventory and East Link committee appointments
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Improvements to 120th NE
clear

Bellevue wins award for performance dashboard

07/21/2014
The City of Bellevue has won a national award for adopting a single database for all performance metrics that can be presented to staff and residents in easy-to-understand dashboards.
Read Full Article about Bellevue wins award for performance dashboard
clear

Parkour 101 on Lake to Lake

07/09/2014
"I love that now I can get around stuff without any hassle," said Aidan Jammer, a participant in a new parkour class at South Bellevue Community Center.
Read Full Article about Parkour 101 on Lake to Lake
clear

06/24/2014
Also, more work on SMP Update
Read Full Article about
clear

06/13/2014
"Every single one is such an adventure," says artist Miguel Edwards about his work, which will be featured in Bellwether 2014, Bellevue's biennial sculpture exhibition.
Read Full Article about
clear

Video: City staff discuss their experiences at Oso landslide

05/23/2014
The Bellevue City Council recently recognized 21 staff members who joined other regional partners to help out with the emergency response to the March 22, 2014, landslide in Oso.
Read Full Article about Video: City staff discuss their experiences at Oso landslide
clear

Council Roundup: Hearing on marijuana; moratorium rejected

05/13/2014
Also, shoreline regulations reviewed, concerns overs proposed power line and capital projects planning
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Hearing on marijuana; moratorium rejected
clear

Lake to Lake marks kickoff for music studio

05/08/2014
The Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue recently opened a new music studio at its Teen Center on Lake Hills Boulevard.
Read Full Article about Lake to Lake marks kickoff for music studio
clear

Noted in 425 magazine

05/01/2014
We are happy to report that Bellevue has won the title "best city" in 425 Magazine's annual "Best of 425" publication. The awards are based on months of online voting. Magazines hit mailboxes recently and will be on newsstands in the next week.
Read Full Article about Noted in 425 magazine
clear

City interviews candidates for city manager

04/01/2014
The city of Bellevue announced Tuesday, April 1, the four finalists for the city manager position.
Read Full Article about City interviews candidates for city manager
clear

03/31/2014
New app puts the city in the palm of your hand
Read Full Article about
clear

Oso landslide relief effort

03/28/2014
It is in times of disaster when the greatness of humanity is shown.
Read Full Article about Oso landslide relief effort
clear

Canvassers to go door to door for pet licensing

03/26/2014
In coordination with the City of Bellevue, two canvassers with Regional Animal Services of King County will go door to door in Bellevue neighborhoods beginning April 5.
Read Full Article about Canvassers to go door to door for pet licensing
clear

Council Roundup: Shoreline Management Program Update

03/11/2014
After several years of work by residents, Planning Commission members and staff, the City Council on Monday approved a process to finalize the city's Shoreline Master Program Update.
Read Full Article about Council Roundup: Shoreline Management Program Update
clear

City manager to represent Bellevue in Japan

03/07/2014
Brad Miyake, Bellevue's acting city manager, will travel to Japan March 7-15 as part of a delegation of 10 prominent Japanese Americans building "people-to-people" connections with Japanese leaders.
Read Full Article about City manager to represent Bellevue in Japan
clear

Lake to Lake show: work or jail?

03/06/2014
A new program by Bellevue's Probation Services offers work in lieu of jail.
Read Full Article about Lake to Lake show: work or jail?
clear

New mayor, light rail committee and pot regs in newsletter

02/20/2014
When residents weigh in on the design of East Link stations next week and next month, the Bellevue Light Rail Permitting Citizen Advisory Committee will be there with them. The new group, appointed by the City Council in September, is profiled in this month's issue of It's Your City, which landed on doorsteps last week.
Read Full Article about New mayor, light rail committee and pot regs in newsletter
clear

02/12/2014
Four of Bellevue's most scenic spots are highlighted this month in a feature produced by Comcast.
Read Full Article about
clear

Vacancy on Library Board

01/28/2014
The Bellevue Regional Library Board currently has a vacancy.
Read Full Article about Vacancy on Library Board
clear

Year of the lion

01/02/2014
In 2013, a pair of guardian lion statues from sister city Hualien, Taiwan took up residence at City Hall, a farmers market moved downtown and City Councilman Don Davidson bid farewell.
Read Full Article about Year of the lion
clear

She preaches preparedness in danceable ditty

12/05/2013
Who knew emergency preparedness comes with a backbeat and catchy lyrics?
Read Full Article about She preaches preparedness in danceable ditty
clear

Anatomy of a 911 call

11/05/2013
A man jogging alone in Bellevue Downtown Park staggers to a stop and collapses.
Read Full Article about Anatomy of a 911 call
clear

10/30/2013
Bill Pace now has a produce shop at the Newport Hills Shopping Center. He's set up a café there too, with his wife Marianne baking the pastries on offer.
Read Full Article about
clear

Paperless permitting showcased on Lake to Lake

10/07/2013
Mariko Kydd, an interior designer with JPC Architects in Bellevue, says the city's new online paperless permitting system "probably cuts our time and printing costs in half."
Read Full Article about Paperless permitting showcased on Lake to Lake
clear

West Lake Samm nears completion

09/05/2013
Improvements to a stretch of West Lake Sammamish Parkway, including a new multi-use path and pedestrian crossings, are set to be completed in October.
Read Full Article about West Lake Samm nears completion
clear

08/23/2013
In celebration of National Day of Service and Remembrance on Wednesday, Sept. 11, Bellevue's senior residents are invited to enjoy a complimentary breakfast.
Read Full Article about
clear

Lake to Lake show features dedication event

08/12/2013
When visiting guest from Bellevue's Sister City -- Hualien, Taiwan -- joined local, state and U.S. elected officials recently to dedicate two new Guardian Lion statues at City Hall Plaza, Bellevue TV was there.
Read Full Article about Lake to Lake show features dedication event
clear

07/29/2013
With a grand celebration Monday featuring Asian folk dancers, firecrackers and the first lady of sister city Hualien, Taiwan, Bellevue's Fu Dogs or guardian lions were "awakened."
Read Full Article about
clear

Fu Dogs at City Hall to attract global guests

07/22/2013
In honor of Bellevue's long-running sister city relationship with Hualien, Taiwan, two recently installed Fu Dog statues will be dedicated during a festive ceremony July 29 at City Hall.
Read Full Article about Fu Dogs at City Hall to attract global guests
clear

City earns performance measurement program award

07/03/2013
Bellevue has again won national recognition for its work in using performance measures to reduce costs and increase the quality of its operations.
Read Full Article about City earns performance measurement program award
clear

Farmers market moves downtown

07/03/2013
From sunflowers to sourdough, live music to local produce, the Bellevue Farmers Market in its new location in the heart of downtown Bellevue (Northeast Sixth Street and 106th Avenue Northeast) offers treats for just about everyone.
Read Full Article about Farmers market moves downtown
clear

Innovative website engages residents on sustainable living

06/12/2013
A new website launched today by the city, in partnership with Bellevue College and other community partners, is helping residents chart a path to sustainability by putting local resources and features on the map -- literally.
Read Full Article about Innovative website engages residents on sustainable living
clear

New book showcases Bellevue

06/05/2013
Two truths about Bellevue: the name means "beautiful view" in French, and the city has transformed in the past quarter century.
Read Full Article about New book showcases Bellevue
clear

New residents have someone to call

06/05/2013
Just over a year ago Bellevue grew by more than 5,400 residents with the annexation of the Eastgate, Horizon View and Tamara Hills neighborhoods in south Bellevue.
Read Full Article about New residents have someone to call
clear

Post your bucket list here

05/08/2013
People in Bellevue can post their most essential aspirations for all to see at a "Before I Die" Wall at the corner of Bellevue Way and Main Street
Read Full Article about Post your bucket list here
clear

Bellevue hires new Human Resources director

05/08/2013
The City of Bellevue announced today it has hired Kerry Sievers to replace retiring Human Resources Director Yvonne Tate. Sievers is the current HR director for the City of Redmond.
Read Full Article about Bellevue hires new Human Resources director
clear

New president steers college to bright horizon

04/08/2013
Bellevue College's new president rides a motorcycle and prefers "Dave" to "David."
Read Full Article about New president steers college to bright horizon
clear

04/02/2013
City Manager Steve Sarkozy announced today that he will resign effective May 15
Read Full Article about
clear

Online dashboard showcases city's progress cutting greenhouse gases

03/13/2013
As part of Bellevue's Environmental Stewardship Initiative, the city has completed an analysis of its progress in reducing greenhouse gas pollution and created an online display, or dashboard, to share the data with the public.
Read Full Article about Online dashboard showcases city's progress cutting greenhouse gases
clear

Bellevue volunteers receive national recognition

02/26/2013
Last Friday during the President's Volunteer Service Award ceremony, the City of Bellevue honored 102 citizens for their exceptional volunteer service.
Read Full Article about Bellevue volunteers receive national recognition
clear

Deadline extended for performance survey responses

02/19/2013
The city has extended the deadline for residents who want to have a say on the 2013 annual community survey
Read Full Article about Deadline extended for performance survey responses
clear
clear

New playground would inspire Lucy

02/04/2013
For children with disabilities, going to most playgrounds can be more frustrating than fun. "Inspiration Playground," to be built at Bellevue Downtown Park, is intended to serve kids of all abilities.
Read Full Article about New playground would inspire Lucy
clear

Annual performance survey now open to all residents

01/31/2013
The city has initiated its 16th annual survey to assess residents' satisfaction with municipal services, but this year it comes with a twist.
Read Full Article about Annual performance survey now open to all residents
clear

Annexation highlights eventful year

01/04/2013
With the annexation of four neighborhoods, Bellevue welcomed more than 5,400 new residents to the city in 2012.
Read Full Article about Annexation highlights eventful year
clear
c
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now

×