View Short Films at Downtown Park, Input Requested on Community Strategic Plan Update, Recycle Your Styrofoam from the Doorstep, and more

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Your weekly update from the City of Redmond.

City of Redmond facilities and services will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. 

Film screenings in Downtown Park

View Short Films at Downtown Park

A Redmond Arts Season grantee, Black Cinema Collective, will project two short films outside on the Buoyant Pavilion in Downtown Park every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in September from 8 – 10 p.m. Between the Frames is a film program engaging stories of human connection.

Learn more about the films

Community Strategic Plan

Input Requested on Community Strategic Plan Update

Redmond community members are invited to review the draft Community Strategic Plan 2021 update, and to provide feedback to Mayor Birney and City Council. Please review and complete a short questionnaire by September 26. Your input will be used to finalize this roadmap to the city’s major community-based initiatives. 

Review the plan and provide input

styrofoam recycling

Recycle Your Styrofoam from the Doorstep

Recycling your Styrofoam has never been easier! The City of Redmond is partnering with Ridwell to offer free Styrofoam recycling collection right from your front door. Pickup dates are September 14 and 28 for those residing within Redmond city limits.

Learn more and sign up for Styrofoam recycling

Redmond Zoning Code Rewrite

Join Public Hearing on Redmond Zoning Code Rewrite

The Redmond Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on September 8 at 7:00 p.m. on phase 1 of the Redmond Zoning Code (RZC) Rewrite. This process involves a comprehensive, four-phase enhancement and periodic update of the city’s development regulations. The last significant reformatting and restructuring occurred in 2011.

Learn more about the zoning code project

Overlake Access Ramp project

Overlake Access Ramp Project Begins

Construction on the Overlake Access Ramp has begun and is estimated to be completed in 2023. This Washington State Department of Transportation project provides direct access from eastbound SR 520 to local streets in the Overlake Village neighborhood. 

Learn more about the project


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