Tag: Bellevue City Council

Wilburton Plan Advances

Bellevue Advances Wilburton Vision, Seeks Community Input

On Tuesday, the City Council unanimously endorsed a comprehensive plan amendment aimed at transforming the west side of Wilburton into a walkable, sustainable, mixed-use neighborhood. The amendment, recommended for adoption by the Planning Commission, is slated for formal action at an upcoming council meeting. It establishes a new vision and […]

Bellevue's Grand Connection Crossing over I-405

Bellevue City Council Gives Update on Grand Connection Project

Progress continues on Bellevue’s Grand Connection Crossing project, an initiative enhancing city connectivity and the trails in the area. This project spans across Interstate 405, linking downtown Bellevue to many trails across the Eastside region. The crossing’s design process began with refining earlier studies and analyzing possible crossing locations. Factors […]

The Spring District

Bellevue City Council to Extend Spring District Development Deal

In a decisive move during Monday’s session, the City Council signaled strong backing for the extension of the development agreement with Seattle-based developer, Wright Runstad & Company. This is an important step toward the continued advancement of the Spring District catalyst project in BelRed. Dating back to 2009, the city’s […]

Rainbow Colors

City of Bellevue Looking for Artist to Design Art for LGBTQ+ Pride Intersection

The City of Bellevue is asking for artists across King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties to participate in a unique creative project. The mission is to design an inspiring pavement treatment that celebrates LGBTQ+ pride at a prominent downtown intersection. The call for entries is now open, and the application […]

Downtown Bellevue, Meydenbauer Bay Park

Bellevue 2044: Shaping the Future Through Community Engagement

After 18 months of extensive outreach efforts involving over 5,000 individuals who live, work, and play in the city, planners are now in the process of drafting an updated Comprehensive Plan, aptly named Bellevue 2044. This comprehensive plan will serve as a guide for how the city will evolve and […]

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Bellevue Expands Wireless Connectivity with Small Wireless Facilities

The City of Bellevue achieved a significant milestone this Tuesday as it celebrated the expansion of wireless connectivity within the city. The occasion was marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by members of the City Council, community partners, and key figures in the telecommunications industry. This development signals a leap […]

Silver Certification Bellevue

Bellevue Receives Silver Certification for 3rd Time for Data-Driven Governance

Bellevue has once again demonstrated its commitment to data-driven governance by achieving What Works Cities silver certification for the third time in five years. This prestigious national recognition highlights the city’s exemplary use of data and evidence in decision-making processes, placing Bellevue among a distinguished group of cities leading the […]

Bellevue City Skyline from Vuecrest

Bellevue City Council Approves Funding for Housing Projects

Bellevue City Council has unanimously voted to support seven affordable housing projects on the Eastside and fund four other projects through its Housing Stability Program. The projects will create or preserve over 800 units of affordable housing through the 2022 Housing Trust Fund, with a total investment of $7.6 million […]

Bike Bellevue Program

“Bike Bellevue” Program Launches to Improve Mobility Options

At the most recent Bellevue City Council meeting, staff discussed the idea of a new program to improve mobility options in Bellevue. “Bike Bellevue” aims to implement bicycle network improvements in the urban core area of downtown, Wilburton, and BelRed. According to the City of Bellevue, the goal of “Bike […]

Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue Increases Patrols after Burglaries Escalate

According to the Bellevue Police Department, they have made a decision to increase patrols after a series of home burglaries have occurred in Bellevue and surrounding areas. Detectives are currently investigating at least 16 Bellevue Burglaries tha tthey believe to have been committed by the same group of suspects. The […]