Celebrate Black History Month, New Redmond Connection Video Series, Shortage of COVID-19 Vaccine, plus more

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Black History

Celebrate Black History Month

Mayor Angela Birney will proclaim February 2021 as Black History Month in the City of Redmond at tomorrow’s Council meeting. Black History Month is an annual observance recognizing the significant history, achievements, and contributions African Americans have made in shaping our country, society, and communities.

Read the proclamation

Mayor Birney introduces new video series

Redmond Connections Showcases Members of our Community

Mayor Birney is launching a new video series in February called "Redmond Connections." Each month, she will connect with various community members to get their thoughts and perspectives on a monthly question. Look out for this month’s video coming soon!

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Vaccine Distribution

Shortage of COVID-19 Vaccine

There is currently not enough COVID-19 vaccine for the number of eligible residents to receive it. The City will continue to work with the county and state and will communicate updates to the community as they become available, including opportunities to receive the vaccine. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine with interactive tools on the Washington State Department of Health’s website.

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Changes for Downtown Parking Begin Today

New payment options and an updated fee schedule for the Downtown Public Parking lot go into effect today, February 1. These changes are recommendations of the Downtown Parking Management Strategic Plan for improved customer convenience and ease of access to Downtown businesses.

  1. Payment by either the Pay-by-Phone or Call-to-Park app
  2. Free parking for 0-2 hours, $1 per additional hour
  3. Purchase of $5 daily on-street parking permits discontinued

Visit redmond.gov/Parking

Redmond 2050

What Should Future Growth in Redmond Look Like?

Tell us what you think new developments should prioritize into their design by taking the Design Principles questionnaire. Your feedback will help inform the Redmond 2050 project and future design standards in our city.

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