NEP coming to Northeast Bellevue with April 3rd Kickoff Meeting
Northeast Bellevue residents- Join your neighbors and City of Bellevue staff to kick off the Neighborhood Enhancement Program, a city-funded, capital improvements program that allows you to propose and select small to moderate enhancement projects for your neighborhood.
- Wednesday | April 3, 2024 | 6:30-8 p.m. - VIRTUAL PUBLIC Meeting (ZOOM)
- Come learn about the program, share your ideas with City project managers and connect with your neighbors!
- RSVP to NeighborhoodOutreach@bellevuewa.gov to receive Zoom Link
West Lake Sammamish NEP now in scoping phase
West Lake Sammamish residents – The project submission stage for NEP in the West Lake Sammamish neighborhood area closed on February 29th. City staff will now evaluate the ideas that residents submitted against NEP criteria and will present the eligible projects to be included on a ballot at an Open House on Thursday, June 13th at Vasa Park. Watch your mailbox for meeting information to arrive in early June.
The Neighborhood Enhancement Program empowers residents to propose and select modest, city-funded capital projects to enhance their neighborhoods. The program rotates through the city's 14 NEP neighborhood areas over the course of seven years, serving two areas each year. The $7 million program allocation is distributed among each of the neighborhood areas, according to the number of households in each area.
Hear what your neighbors have to say about NEP and learn about the process from the video "What is NEP?"
When NEP comes to your neighborhood area, it follows a sequence.
- Solicitation: Residents submit project ideas (mail, website or kick-off meeting).
- Scoping: Staff review project ideas using screening criteria and generate ballot projects.
- Preview: Residents review ballot projects at public open house.
- Voting: Households in the neighborhood area receive ballots in the mail to vote for three projects of their choice.
- Implementation: The city implements projects that receive the most votes within five years.