Tag: City of Bellevue

New Bellevue Fire Station Available for Virtual Tour

From now until July 6th, a seven-minute virtual tour will be available of Fire Station 10 in order for Bellevue residents to be a part of the design of the new station that is slated to have construction take place in 2020-2021. Fire Station 10 will be located at 112th […]

Bellevue City Council Pledges to Review Police Safety Practices

The City Council is looking at the police department’s public safety practices and evaluating how they can better serve the community, according to the City of Bellevue.  The new pledge was signed by Mayor Lynne Robinson. It includes four different actions; review police use of force policies, engage the community […]

Bellevue Declares State of Emergency, Enforces Curfew

Bellevue Mayor Lynne Robinson has declared a civil emergency in the city of Bellevue. This is a result of looters in the downtown area damaging property and stealing merchandise. The city has also requested additional law enforcement support from the country and the state. According to the City of Bellevue, […]

Protests in Bellevue Turn into Riots and Looting

Protesters planned to gather in Bellevue this afternoon at 3 p.m. to rally against the death of George Floyd. While the protest began as peaceful, it has turned into a riot. Up to this point, protesters have been at Bellevue Square, The Shops at The Bravern, Bellevue Connection (formerly Bellevue […]

Washington Square Master Plan and Timeline Reconfigured

According to a Master Development Plan submitted to the City of Bellevue, the previous plan for the Washington Square Expansion, including an office tower and hotel has been canceled and now reconfigured. Instead, a smaller project has been planned with a 2-phase mixed-use project. The project, which spans about 1.8 […]

Bellevue Family 4th Event at Bellevue Park Canceled

Bellevue Family 4th of July, the largest event on the Eastside celebrating the patriotic holiday, has been canceled. According to the City of Bellevue, the decision was made due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order extension, and Washington’s phased plan for eventually allowing gatherings over […]

Eastside Program Offers Resources and Assistance to Small Businesses During Pandemic

Supporting Bellevue, Kirkland, Issaquah, Redmond, and Renton, (re)STARTUP425 is making a collaborative effort to connect Eastside small business owners, nonprofit leaders and sole proprietors with available business resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the City of Bellevue, (re)STARTUP425, an initiative of five communities on the Eastside to support creativity, […]

New Bellevue Program Provides Support for Restaurants and Healthcare Workers

The Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club has put together a program, RestaurantsforResponders.org, to provide support for healthcare workers and restaurants, simultaneously. The program provides restaurant-prepared meals to our overworked local responders, doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers. They are partnering with Overlake and Evergreen Hospitals, the City of Bellevue and surrounding areas, to […]

Bellevue Police Develop Tool to Report Violators of “Stay Home” Order

According to a release from the City of Bellevue, the Bellevue police have created an easy way for residents to report violations following Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Residents logged into the MyBellevue app will generate a heat map showing where there are potentially illegal gatherings or business […]