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    4th of July fireworks return to Bellevue

    Fireworks once again will light up the sky over downtown Bellevue for Independence Day, at 10:05 p.m. on Sunday, July 4.  This year’s show, the first public event in the city since March 2020, will…

    Council Roundup: New “Neighborhood Data Dashboard”

    Plus, Bellevue All-America City highlight, exploring potential local eviction moratorium and Library Board appointment On Monday, the City Council received a report on the 2021 State of Our…
    Bellevue being announced as a winner of the All-America City Award

    Deadline extended for Youth Link Board applications

    Bellevue Youth Link is seeking seven high-school aged candidates and two adult Bellevue residents for vacancies on its board. Applications, initially due by June 14, are now due by 5 p.m., Wednesday…

    Opening on Transportation Commission

    The City Council is seeking candidates for a vacancy on Bellevue’s Transportation Commission. Interested residents can apply online. Applications are due by Friday, June 25.

    Bellevue wins All-America City award

    Bellevue last received this national award recognizing community engagement in 1955 Bellevue was among 20 cities nationwide picked as finalists for the All-America City Award, and this week was…
    All America City shield logo for Bellevue

    Council Roundup: 2020 budget performance better than expected

    Plus, new Downtown Park entry takes shape and Spring Boulevard takes home multiple engineering awards On Monday, the City Council unanimously voted to accept federal funding through the American…
    Councilmembers in front of Downtown Park's NE Gateway entrance

    Downtown Park’s Northeast Gateway unveiled

    Downtown Park features a new Northeast Gateway, a pedestrian entrance with a plaza, water feature and seating areas that strengthens the connection between the park and Bellevue’s commercial district…
    Kelli Lagerquist with Plumb Signs puts the finishing touches on the signage at Downtown Park’s new Northeast Gateway.

    Lake to Lake offers 'State of City' snapshot

    On the latest edition of Lake to Lake, take a look back at some of the challenges and triumphs of the past year. Also, Mayor Lynne Robinson and Deputy Mayor Jared Nieuwenhuis talk about recovery in…
    Mayor Lynne Robinson and Deputy Mayor Jared Nieuwenhuis on State of the City

    Council Roundup: Affordable housing incentive program update heads to public hearing

    Plus, Bellevue voted Best City as it continues economic support activities On Monday, the City Council unanimously voted to move forward with updates to Bellevue’s Multifamily Tax Exemption (MFTE)…
    Aerial image of Bellevue's downtown

    Bellevue’s civic engagement course coming soon

    Bellevue Essentials info sessions June 2 and 3 for program starting in September If you have a passion for learning more about your local city and how its government operates and want to connect…
    A park ranger meets with the Bellevue Essentials class of 2019 at Lewis Creek Park.
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