5 Things – April 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019

5 Things


1. Chamber and Greenway Enter Partnership
Bellevue Chamber CEO Joe Fain and Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust ED Jon Hoekstra signed a historic MOU launching its Corporate Champions program. This pioneering partnership will continue the long history of business support for the Greenway while providing Bellevue businesses a visible way to show their employees and customers that they value livable communities and our natural environment.
2. Making an Impact in Bellevue – May 2
Hazelden Betty Ford Ribbon Cutting & Reception 3-6pm: this new outpatient center will, once fully operational, serve over 50 patients daily receiving treatment for opioid addiction.
Belle Harbour Memory Care and Assisted Living Community Demolition Party and Fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association 3-6pm: now under development, the campus will be over 142,000 square feet, offering 140 apartments set to open in 2021.
3. Men’s Shelter Closes Today
On Monday the Chamber Board heard from Bellevue’s Assistant Chief of Police and Deputy City Manager about the City’s ongoing response to Eastside homelessness. The temporary men’s homeless shelter in Bellevue is set to close for the season today. Join fellow community and business leaders now who share the vision for a year-round shelter.
4. State Budget Increases B&O, Property Taxes
The Legislature adjourned just before midnight on Sunday, ending a 105-day Session. Before leaving town they raised the B&O tax on professional services, adopted a graduated real estate excise tax and lifted the lid on local school property tax levies.
5. Membership Survey
How can the Bellevue Chamber better serve your business and employees? We need your help to better understand the needs of the business community we serve. Please take our survey – we value your feedback!
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