Redmond's First "Streatery", Help Shape City Budget, Expanded Face Covering Requirements, plus more

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City News

Your weekly update from the City of Redmond.

Stay Informed on COVID-19

Visit for helpful resources, updates, recommendations and status of City services. Redmond and King County remain in Phase 2 of the Safe Start plan. Governor Inslee has extended the statewide eviction moratorium until Oct. 15.

Streatery Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Joins Community to Celebrate First “Streatery”

Mayor Birney joined the GRTMA, OneRedmond and the community to celebrate Redmond’s first outdoor streatery at Redmond’s Bar and Grill last Friday. Redmond businesses that apply for a free temporary use permit can utilize public space to maximize customer seating capacity during Washington’s Safe Start Plan.

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Budget Priorities

Help Shape the Next City Budget

Every two years the City of Redmond develops a plan for funding key City services based on priorities expressed by the community. Weigh in on the 2021-2022 budget priorities by taking our questionnaire.

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Adults wearing face masks

State Expands Face Covering Requirements

The statewide face covering mandate has now been expanded to all common areas such as elevators, apartment and condominium hallways, assisted living shared spaces, and other similar areas.

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Redmond Zoning Code

Periodic Code Clean Up Underway

The City is recommending minor amendments to the Redmond Zoning Code as part of the annual code cleanup. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the recommended amendments in the fall.

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SR 520 Off-Ramps

Overnight Paving on SR 520 Off-ramps

The eastbound and westbound offramps of SR 520 at Westlake Sammamish Parkway will be closed overnight between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. from July 27 through 30 to complete a paving overlay.

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