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    More artists wanted for utility box wraps

    Utility box beautification expanded to downtown The City of Bellevue is looking for more Eastside artists to design artworks for utility and signal boxes in the city, after a successful round of art…
    A utility box in BelRed features a wrap with art by Vikram Madan, an image called "An Utterance Ineffable."

    Coho salmon released in Coal Creek

    Spawning salmon have returned to Coal Creek! In partnership with the Muckleshoot Tribe’s Fisheries Department and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, the City of Bellevue celebrated the…
    Salmon have been released in Coal Creek.

    Council Roundup: Smart debt management

    Plus, legislative priorities and cricket in Bellevue discussed On Monday, the City Council received a report with details about refinancing certain bonds held by the city, which could result in…
    Washington State Capitol Building

    Affordable housing in It's Your City

    To meet the great need for affordable housing here, the city is implementing its strategy to add more units.
    Cover of October 2021 It's Your City

    Council Roundup: Mid-biennium budget work begins

    Plus, Affordable housing and transportation Comprehensive Plan Amendments and council advances Land Use Code Amendment to align with state law On Monday, the City Council received an annual fee…
    Building Inspector

    Holiday gift card drive

    The city is sponsoring a children’s holiday gift card drive through Nov. 30 for Bellevue families in need of additional support, with Bellevue Parks & Community Services and the Bellevue…

    Council Roundup: Regional aquatic center site affirmed

    Plus, continued East Main land use code discussion and Environmental Stewardship report On Monday, the City Council voted unanimously to affirm Airfield Park as the preferred site for a regional…
    Working concept for the new Bellevue Aquatic Center, not intended to be representative of how the facility will actually look.

    Free master naturalist training

    Do you have a passion for the environment and Bellevue’s parks, trails and open space? Applications are being accepted for a free master naturalist training program, designed to develop a group of…
    Kelly Gode, a Bellevue master naturalist, plants trees at Wilburton Hill Park.

    Vaccine verification required at recreation facilities beginning Oct. 25

    Visitors to Bellevue’s indoor recreation facilities – as well as performance/conference venues, bars and restaurants – will soon be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative…
    The South Bellevue Community Center offers a variety of recreational programs.

    Council Roundup: Highlighting affordable housing wins

    Plus, national roadway safety award and fish passage projects On Monday, the City Council received its twice-yearly progress report on Bellevue’s Affordable Housing Strategy, including code and…
    A chinook salmon swims in the West Tributary of Kelsey Creek in Bellevue.
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