More Park Amenities to Reopen, Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Volunteer with King County’s Solid Waste Division, 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. King County remains in Phase 2 of the Governor's Safe Start Re-opening Plan.

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More Park Amenities To Reopen

The City is reopening more park amenities, including playgrounds, sports fields, volleyball courts, basketball courts, and picnic shelters. Please #PlaySafe and #RecreateResponsibly. Practice physical distancing, avoid group gatherings and crowding, wear a face covering, and stay home if you are sick.

See reopening schedule

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

At last week’s City Council meeting, Mayor Birney proclaimed September 15 through October 15 as National Hispanic Heritage Month in Redmond. This year’s celebration is themed, “Hispanics: be proud of your past, embrace your future.”

Read the proclamation

King County Solid Waste Division

King County Seeks Volunteers For Advisory Committee

King County’s Solid Waste Division plans to site, design, and build a new recycling and transfer station on the Eastside by 2027 to replace the aging Houghton Transfer Station and improve existing services. Apply to serve on an advisory committee to help find a new location.

Learn more

Census 2020

Only One Week Left to Complete the Census

The 2020 Census will finish counting on September 30. Over $1.5 trillion dollars for schools, roads, and public health are distributed to communities based on their Census population. Show your community you care and be counted. Complete the Census!

Learn more

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Expect Night Work In Redmond

City of Redmond contractors will be replacing stop-bars and crosswalk markings across the City through October 8. Crews will be working between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Roads will not be closed, but flaggers may reroute traffic. Notices will be sent to nearby properties regarding elevated levels of noise.

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