Happy Thanksgiving, Share Ideas on Redmond's Future, Senior Center Demolished, plus more

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Your weekly update from the City of Redmond.

Stay Informed on COVID-19

On November 15, Governor Inslee announced new four-week statewide restrictions and on November 13, he issued a travel advisory for Washington, recommending a 14-day quarantine for interstate and international travel.

Mayor Birney recently announced that City facilities will remain closed through March 2021. Essential services will continue to be provided and staff that can work remotely, will do so.

Visit redmond.gov/COVID-19 for helpful resources, updates, recommendations, and status of City services.

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Wishing You a Safe and Happy Holiday

We are grateful for all of the sacrifices the Redmond community has made throughout this unprecedented year. While Thanksgiving may look a little different in 2020, we wish you a safe and happy holiday. City facilities and services will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. Public safety services will continue as usual.

Let’s give thanks to our local restaurants! Save time and show your support of Redmond businesses by ordering Thanksgiving takeout from one of these participating Redmond restaurants.

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We Need Your Help to Inform Redmond’s Future

If you missed last week’s virtual community meeting to plan for the next 30 years in Redmond, you can still join the conversation online. We can’t stop growth but we can decide where it should go and how it should look. Share your ideas.

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Redmond Senior Center Building Demolished

Demolition began last week of the Redmond Senior Center building, which closed in September 2019 due to structural damage. The City has recently selected an architect to design a new Redmond Senior and Community Center, and the community will soon be asked to provide input on the design.

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Reduce Wasted Food and Compost the Rest

Learn how to store food to make it last longer, read dates on food, and cook parts of veggies like carrot tops. We’ll also discuss the City’s compost cart collection program. Register for a free class on Nov 23, Dec 3, or Dec 9.

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Learn About Sound Transit’s East Link Extension

Sound Transit has launched a virtual engagement booth to share project updates regarding the East Link Extension, which will open in 2023. East Link includes ten stations in the 14 miles between Seattle’s International District and the Redmond Technology Station in Overlake.

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