Tag: City of Bellevue

City of Bellevue Hires New Role; Homelessness Coordinator

The City of Bellevue recently responded to the issue of homelessness by hiring its first homelessness outreach coordinator. Stephanie Martinez will provide direct assistance to those experiencing homelessness, respond to related community issues, coordinate efforts by departments within the city like Police, Fire and Development Services, as well as with […]

City of Bellevue Looks to Update Sustainability Plan through Community Feedback

Since 2007, Bellevue has strengthened its commitment to the environment and sustainability  through the establishment of the Environmental Stewardship Initiative. The initiative leads local and regional environmental efforts and facilitates better environmental citizenship by the municipality, residents and businesses to enhance and protects our natural resources, water, air, climate, parks […]

City of Bellevue to Remove NE 12th Bridge

The Northeast 12th Street Pedestrian Bridge, that first went up in 1969, is set to come down this spring. The bridge, which runs along 108th Street and 110th Avenue Northeast, was originally constructed as a safe walking path to the old Ashwood Elementary School. The 386 foot-long arch overpass was […]

Surrey Downs Park Now Open in Bellevue

Surrey Downs Park is now open in Bellevue along 4th Street. The park features several great spaces that cater to families, including a “Great Lawn,” walking path, playground, sport court, picnic shelters, restroom, and parking. The property is 10.5-acre, largely occupied by a grassy field. The property was originally the […]

City of Bellevue Hosting BelRed Transformation Event on March 26

On Tuesday, March 26th, the City of Bellevue will be hosting an event, “BelRed Transformation: Coffee and Conversation”, to help residents keep track of all of the rapid changes that are happening in the BelRed area. The event will include city staff from the Transportation, Community Development and Development Services department, […]

East Link Light Rail Nears 50% Completion

Earlier this week the Bellevue City Council received an update from Sound Transit that the East Link Light Rail project has neared 50 percent completion. Some of the highlights from the project progress include: tunnel excavation work under 110th Ave NE that has recently been completed, significant progress on the […]