Winter Weather Resources, Happy New Year, Sign Up for Free Recycling Pick-Up, Get Help with Utility Payments, and more

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Your weekly update from the City of Redmond.

Winter weather

Winter Weather Resources

With snow this past weekend and low temperatures forecasted this week, be sure you stay informed of winter weather resources available and any changes to regularly scheduled services. Today, Dec. 27, there will be a warming center at City Hall (15670 NE 85th St.) from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Other important updates will continue to be posted at

View the weather webpage

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

The City of Redmond wishes you a very happy and healthy new year. In observance of the holiday, city facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 3. Fire, Police, and other critical services will remain fully operational. City Hall will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free Recycling Pick-up

Sign Up for Free Recycling Pick-Up

The City is partnering with Ridwell to offer all Redmond residents free doorstep pick-up of Styrofoam, holiday lights, plastic bags, and plastic film on Jan. 15 and 29. This offer is open to all residents living in houses, condos, and apartments. Current Ridwell members in Redmond, please visit to schedule your free pick-up.

Learn the details, what’s accepted, and sign up

Utility Payment Assistance

Get Help with Utility Payments

If you cannot pay your past-due balance, please contact the City’s utility billing office by Dec. 31 to set up a payment plan and avoid a disruption of service after Jan. 1, 2022. If you meet the income guidelines, you may be eligible for bill assistance through Hopelink Energy & Water Assistance Program.

More information about utilities

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Seeks New Members

The City of Redmond has three openings to serve four-year terms on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC). In alignment with the Washington state RCW 67.28.1817, the City is recruiting candidates interested in tourism-related activities. There is no deadline, but interested individuals are encouraged to apply by 5 p.m. on Jan. 14, 2022.  

Learn more and apply

Committee Meeting Schedule Updates

Update to the Committee of the Whole Meeting Schedule

Beginning in 2022, schedules for Committee of the Whole City Council meetings will be restructured to improve overall efficiencies. The meetings inform and educate the Council on existing city programs and issues. Meetings begin at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in City Hall Council Chambers and can also be viewed virtually on Facebook Live.

View the 2022 meeting schedule


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