Bellevue is a caring community where all residents enjoy a high quality of life. People from around the world are welcomed by people from around the corner. People in Bellevue know that they are an important part of their community. Achieving Human Potential Performance
Our residents feel connected to each other and invested in their community. People connect to each other through a variety of organizations. Bellevue is an intellectual community that values education. We have an array of excellent educational opportunities for life-long learning, from one of the nation’s best K-12 school districts to a variety of secondary and higher educational opportunities including technical and trades education, college, and graduate programs at a top international research university.
We enjoy access to high-level medical services that attract top providers from around the region. We serve our entire community regardless of address, ethnicity, age or capability.
Three-Year (2018-20) Priorities
18. Leverage the higher education institutions in Bellevue to benefit our residents and businesses.
The Global Innovation Exchange and its partners present the opportunity to dramatically grow human potential in technology innovation. The city should support GIX and take advantage of the financial and human benefits that will come from it.
Bellevue College is an important partner in providing workforce development. The city should support the college, the faculty and students in the city’s transportation and affordable housing plans. The city should implement the TechHire initiative to benefit the region’s technology companies
19. Continue to implement the Diversity Advantage Plan, including the availability of and need for multicultural programming in the city.
20. Work toward an Eastside solution for a permanent location for a men’s winter homeless shelter.