Get Involved

Active and involved residents enhance the quality of life in Bellevue and have a deeper connection to the places where they live, work, and play. The city benefits from having an engaged citizenry who are motivated to improve their communities, and citizens experience personal growth, learn new things, establish lasting friendships, and have enriched lives.

Boards and Commissions

The City of Bellevue is committed to citizen participation and promoting diversity in the city’s boards and commissions.  Commissions include the Arts, Civil Service, Environmental Services, Human Services, Parks & Community Services, Planning, and Transportation.  Other groups include the Library Board, Network on Aging, Special Events Committee and the Youth Link Board. Please see Board and Commissions for vacancies and to access the application. 

Bellevue Diversity Advisory Network

The Bellevue Diversity Advisory Network's goal is to improve outreach and relationships with isolated residents, provide culturally responsive feedback on City programming, and broaden civic engagement to include diverse communities.

Volunteer Bridge

Join this six-week class to better understand the numerous ways you can give back to your community.  This cohort model emphasizes group learning and participation. Topics will include understanding community needs, exploring nonprofit organizations, discovering ways to give of your time and civic participation opportunities.


Meetings are wheelchair-accessible. Captioning, American Sign Language and language interpreters are available upon request. Please call Blayne Amson, ADA/Title VI administrator, at least 48 hours in advance 425-452-6168 (voice). If you are deaf or hard of hearing, dial 711 (TR). Assisted-listening devices are available upon request.


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