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Bellevue honored for data-driven services

The City of Bellevue has been recognized for using data to improve its services, with Bloomberg Philanthropies putting the city on its honor roll of “What Works Cities.” In announcing the recognition this week, Bloomberg cited Bellevue for incorporating data into its budget process and maintaining…
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Council Roundup: $100M in transportation projects

On Monday, the City Council previewed what is anticipated to be a busy season for transportation construction; more than $100 million worth of projects expected to commence this year in Bellevue. The presentation was part of a broader look at the transportation portion of the city’s capital…

Council Roundup: Progress on year-round shelter

The City Council continued the discussion at Monday’s extended study session on options available to provide temporary year-round men’s shelter services at Lincoln Center. Congregations for the Homeless (CFH) indicated their desire to manage and privately fund necessary tenant improvements to…

Volunteers to help with home maintenance

Residents in need of outside home maintenance can apply for help from a team of volunteers who will tackle yard clean-ups or single-story exterior painting on some 20 Bellevue homes. The “Day of Sharing and Caring” – now in its 12th year – is a partnership of the City of Bellevue and Jubilee REACH…
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Bellevue honored for successful UW partnership

In a partnership with the University of Washington expected to generate out-of-the-box solutions to civic challenges, the City of Bellevue has been named Outstanding Community Partner by a national group of universities. All 31 schools in the Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities…
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Jazz and blues festival May 29-June 2

In its 12th year, the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival will host 40 live shows at venues across the city Wednesday, May 29, through Sunday, June 2. Tickets for the Bellevue Downtown Association event, the Eastside's premier showcase of top national and regional artists, are on the…

Learn how to live greener

Bellevue Utilities is offering a series of classes to help residents try greener living, including avoiding harmful cleaners and reducing food waste. Cosponsored by the King County Library System and King County Local Hazardous Waste Management, the classes will be at Bellevue's libraries…
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Stay Connected: Download the MyBellevue app

Are you looking for an easier way to stay connected with the City of Bellevue? Try the MyBellevue smartphone app! MyBellevue is an excellent resource for residents and workers. The app allows you to request services, access city news, peruse jobs and check social media. It’s easy and convenient.…
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Land Survey team in action

Survey says ... In "Just a Minute TODAY in Bellevue," you can see how Civic Services' Land Survey team sets and maintains boundaries throughout Bellevue, supporting development here. Check out how the gang uses GPS to identify and confirm property boundaries for city departments,…
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Council Roundup: Update on proposed Eastgate shelter work

On Monday, the City Council discussed several topics related to the proposed Eastside Men’s Shelter and Supportive Housing Project in Eastgate. The study session also marked a continuation of a July 10 briefing on the proposed Eastgate Land Use Code Amendments (LUCA). During the meeting,…
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