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    Applications due soon for '21 Bellevue Essentials

    Apply by July 23 for civic engagement course  If you have a passion for learning more about your local city and how its government operates and want to connect with others interested in civic…
    A park ranger meets with the Bellevue Essentials class of 2019 at Lewis Creek Park.

    Council Roundup: Affordable housing capital funding approved

    Plus, transportation projects update, support for Best Starts for Kids Levy, and Interim Official Controls enacted On Monday, the City Council voted unanimously to use $8 million in existing city…
    Illustration of Eastgate Men's Shelter

    Bellevue among top cities using data to improve services

    City achieves What Works Cities certification Bellevue has been recognized with the 2021 What Works Cities certification, the national standard of excellence in data-driven city governance. Bellevue…
    Bellevue's Leadership Team poses at City Hall with the What Works Cities plaque.

    Police Chief Mylett leaving for new job

    City Manager commends leadership, announces nationwide search for top police position   Police Chief Steve Mylett, who’s served as Bellevue’s top cop for over six years, announced Thursday that he…
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    Bellevue TV lens on city's homelessness outreach

    In this month's Lake to Lake, Bellevue TV profiles the city's Homelessness Outreach program, which helps people get off the streets into stable housing. In addition, viewers get to explore the…
    Clarke, who got off the streets, speaks with homelessness outreach coordinator Stephanie Martinez.

    Council Roundup: Housing affordability tax incentive adopted

    Plus, Arts Commission and Parks Board appointments and East Main Station Area discussion  On Monday night, the City Council unanimously approved altering Bellevue’s multifamily housing property tax…

    No lifeguards at Clyde and Chesterfield beaches

    Chism lifeguarded until Newcastle reopens Due to a regional lifeguard shortage, Clyde and Chesterfield beaches will not have lifeguards as the swimming season begins this summer. Visitors who do…
    Boys swim at Enatai Beach Park.

    Winning battle against pandemic featured in It's Your City

    "The spread of COVID-19 in the state was steadily slowing in May and June, as more and more people got vaccinated against the deadly disease. Bellevue firefighter-paramedic mobile teams are helping,…
    front page of the June It's Your City

    City Hall to reopen July 6

    With the spread of the coronavirus continuing to slow here and many state restrictions lifting today (June 30), Bellevue City Hall will reopen to the public with limited hours and services beginning…
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    COVID-19 Updates: Inslee confirms June 30 reopening

    In concert with county and state public health officials, the city is taking actions and making recommendations to help protect residents from the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more on our COVID-19…
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