• Classes and Events

    Bellevue's Neighborhood Outreach Team offers a variety of events and classes for residents who want to learn more about their neighborhoods, community and city government.

    Neighborhood Leadership Gathering

    Neighborhood Leadership Gatherings

    Come join the discussion! These semi-annual gatherings are open to anyone who has a passion for investing in their community and a willingness to share their heart, vision, priorities and best practices with other like-minded leaders across Bellevue.

    Bellevue Essentials

    Bellevue Essentials

    Bellevue Essentials is a ten-week course on city government in action.  This class provides an overview of the structure and daily operations of the City of Bellevue, as well as, hands on activities to address current challenges facing the city. Class runs from September thru November and space is limited to 35 participants. Applications are due on July 23rd.


    Neighborhood Forums

    These are offered each year to provide educational opportunities for neighborhood leaders and residents. Classes either focus on a current topic of community interest or on a set of skills and tools that are useful to residents and/or neighborhood associations. Times and topics vary.

    Neighborhood Conference

    Neighborhood Conferences

    The Bellevue Neighborhoods Conference provided Bellevue residents the opportunity to attend workshops hosted by speakers on a variety of topic

    Neighborhood Leadership Gathering: Parks and Open Spaces

    Michael Shiosaki, Parks and Community Services Director, and parks planning staff provided an overview of Bellevue's Parks and Community Services, as well as, the Parks and Open Space System plan (updated every 6 years) which provides guidance on the acquisition, development and management of parks and open spaces citywide.   Presentation materials found at the Neighborhood Leadership Gathering 2021 archive.

    Your can still provide your input for the Parks and Open Space System Plan until November 8, 2021.