Regional Leadership and Influence Performance

Bellevue’s relationships leverage state and federal funding, shape regulatory decisions and lead to fulfilling many regional goals, including the build-out of Interstate 405, East Link and Eastrail. Survey data show that the vast majority of residents enjoy an excellent quality of life and believe the city does a good job of meeting regional challenges. Nearly eight in ten businesses believe that Bellevue is a better place to operate a business than other jurisdictions. Likewise, the city’s financial condition remains competitive with other municipalities in the region. 

The below indicators were collected by staff subject matter experts, after an examination of the strategic target area description, desired outcomes, the identification of relevant performance metrics and an analysis of year-over-year data trends and performance against target. For more information about Bellevue's vision for Regional Leadership and Influence, click here.

Key Performance Indicators 2017 Actual 2018 Actual 2019 Actual 2019 Target
6-Year General Fund forecast growth factors are within 1% of regional jurisdiction average 0.73% 0.6% 0.98% 0%
Key Community Indicators: Regional Leadership and Influence 2016 Results 2017 Results 2018 Results 2019 Results
Percent of residents who rate the overall quality of life in Bellevue as exceeding or greatly exceeding expectations 94% 91% 93% 94%
Percent of residents who somewhat or strongly agree Bellevue is doing a good job of looking ahead to meet regional challenges 78% 65% 70% 71%
Percent of businesses that believe Bellevue is a somewhat or significantly better place to operate a business than other cities  N/A 75% N/A 77%