Opportunities Announced to Guide Redmond’s Future

Press Release

Opportunities Announced to Guide Redmond’s Future

August 17, 2021

Jill E. Smith
Communications Manager

Redmond, WA – A series of community workshops and a new questionnaire are available for Redmond community members to help decide what Redmond will look like in 2050. Current topics include policy updates for housing, economic vitality, and transportation, equity in our built environment, and Overlake neighborhood updates.

Workshop dates and topics are currently scheduled through October. Upcoming topics include:

  • Wednesday, August 18: Transportation and economic vitality policy updates
  • Thursday, August 19: Equitable, sustainable, and resilient transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • Wednesday, August 25: Housing policy updates
  • Thursday, September 2: Accommodating growth in Overlake, zoning, and land-use changes
  • Wednesday, September 8: Inclusive / Universal design

These in-person events are at noon in the Redmond City Hall Council Chambers (15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond) or by joining virtually via web browser or phone. The content will be repeated virtually in the evening from 6 - 7 p.m. Contact Redmond2050@redmond.gov or 425-556-2750 to RSVP and receive a link or phone number to join remotely.

The community is also encouraged to complete a questionnaire to share preferences on the topics of housing, economic vitality, and transportation at www.LetsConnectRedmond.com/Redmond2050.

For more information and ways to participate in planning for the future of Redmond, visit www.redmond.gov/Redmond2050. In addition to the workshops and questionnaire, comments and questions can be emailed to Redmond2050@redmond.gov.

For questions and more information, contact Communications Manager Jill Smith at jesmith@redmond.gov or 425-556-2448. This press release is available on www.redmond.gov/PressReleases.