A Budget Update from the Mayor, Virtual Resource Center, Share Thoughts on Accessibility and Utilities Strategic Plan, plus more

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Your weekly update from the City of Redmond.

Stay Informed on COVID-19

Visit redmond.gov/COVID-19 for helpful resources, updates, recommendations, and status of City services. King County remains in Phase 2 of the Governor's Safe Start Re-opening Plan.

  • Governor Inslee extended 26 proclamations regarding COVID-19 to October 1, including proclamations suspending portions of the Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act.
  • Bloodworks Northwest will test all donations for COVID-19 antibodies through September 30. Learn more and register to donate at www.bloodworksnw.org
Budgeting by Priorities

A Message from Mayor Birney: 
2021-2022 Budgeting by Priorities Update

As I prepare to present the City Council with the proposed 2021-2022 budget on October 6, the City continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented challenges the Redmond community and organization are facing. Guided by the feedback that we have gathered from you through our Civic Results Team, our community stakeholders, online and direct mail questionnaires, and a budget hearing, the proposed budget includes reallocations and preliminary reductions. These are based on identifying programs impacted by the pandemic, declining revenues, and reprioritizations of organizational and community needs...

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Virtual Resource Center PDF

Get the Help You Need at the Virtual Resource Center

Find help with employment, training, education, housing, healthcare, legal assistance, mental health, substance abuse, and food assistance. All are welcome, Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3 p.m., and Wednesdays 2 - 4:30 p.m.

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Share Your Experiences With Accessibility in Redmond

Redmond is developing an ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) Transition Plan to identify, prioritize, and remove accessibility barriers in City facilities. Please complete the questionnaire by September 30 to help us improve access to City programs and services.

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Tell Us What You Think of the Utilities Strategic Plan

Take the Utilities Strategic Plan questionnaire to weigh in on what actions the City should take to balance service and sustainability. The City's Public Works Department provides reliable, safe, and resilient utilities while protecting and sustaining our natural environment.

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Welcoming Week

Welcoming Week Starts September 12

Redmond is committed to being a welcoming community. Join Welcoming America for a streaming event featuring exciting global music and dance performances and inspiring personal stories. Watch online, September 12, 12 - 1 p.m.

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