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    Council Roundup: Progress continues on affordable housing

    Plus, state lawmakers on hand for recap of productive legislative session  On Monday, the City Council received an update on the city’s progress within the Affordable Housing Strategy adopted in…
    Cerasa Housing Complex - 31 affordable units

    Council Roundup: Changes to noise code to support events

    Plus, possible changes to arts grants guidelines and commission and board appointments  On Monday, the City Council reviewed a proposed city code amendment to expand days and hours for amplified…
    A performance for the Bellevue Blues and Jazz Festival at Bake's Place. Photo by Daniel Sheehan of Visit Bellevue

    Council Roundup: Planning for development

    Plus, meeting protocols for council, boards and commissions On Monday, the City Council received an update on the 2022-2023 Community Development and Development Services Land Use Planning…
    Construction site downtown

    Council Roundup: Regional housing partnerships

    Plus, local holiday for Juneteenth and eviction prevention On Monday, the City Council considered changes to the interlocal agreement with A Regional Coalition for Housing, or ARCH, along with ARCH…
    August Wilson Place features some affordable housing units.

    Council Roundup: Budget process begins

    On Monday, the City Council received a report detailing the current considerations, timeline and forecasts for the 2023-2024 operating budget and the 2023-2024 capital investment program (CIP) as the…
    City skyline 2021

    Council Roundup: City kicks off long-term planning update

    Plus, sound amplification code update supports economic development On Monday, the City Council voted to initiate work on a Periodic Update of the City’s Comprehensive Plan for the city’s long-term…
    Illustration of neighborhood planning

    Council Roundup: Planning for future curb and safety improvements

    Plus, apprenticeship program research and 80th anniversary of Japanese American exclusion  NOTE: The next Bellevue City Council meeting will take place on Monday, Feb. 28. There will be no meeting…
    Small Business COVID-19 support

    Council Roundup: City supports county growth planning

    Plus, council vote on opting out of water meter upgrades On Monday, the City Council voted to ratify at a future meeting the 2021 King County Countywide Planning Policies (CPPs) and the 2021 Urban…
    Image of a smart water meter

    Council Roundup: Supportive housing funds for domestic-violence survivors

    Plus, report on Human Services Needs Update  The City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve up to $1.6 million in affordable and supportive housing capital funding for LifeWire’s "Hope Starts…

    Council Roundup: Police policy reform, body-worn camera program

    Plus, I-405 project update, preview of major road closures and accessible changing tables coming to a park near you On Tuesday, the City Council unanimously passed a resolution to approve the use of…
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