Bellevue Blitz Roundup 9.26.16

Sep 23, 2016

Bellevue’s Proposed Budget is on its way

The City Manager’s proposed budget is tentatively scheduled for transmission to Council on October 17. Let us know if you would like to serve on the Chamber’s budget review task force and stay tuned for announcements.

On October 13, Bellevue Utilities will brief Public Affairs on proposed rates and capital expenditures. Additional sessions will be scheduled to review the City’s operating budget and general 2017-23Capital Improvement Program.

Community Meetings on Proposed Men’s Homeless Shelter

For many years, Congregations for the Homeless has quietly gone about the business of providing both emergency services and a day shelter for homeless adult men living on the Eastside. However, the existing Eastside Winter Shelter needs a new home and a potential site on public land has been identified in Eastgate.

Two community meetings have been scheduled for Thursday, September 29 and Thursday October 27 7-9 PM at Champions Centre, right near the entrance to Bellevue College. Don’t miss the opportunity to support this important initiative and shape the site selection process for a new emergency shelter and transitional housing.

Jobs for Washington’s Graduates

Would you like to support a youth job skills training program with proven results? The “Getting to Graduation and Beyond” luncheon is set for November 2. Each year, Jobs for Washington Graduates serves over 1500 at-risk youth struggling with homelessness, learning disabilities or foster care status through specialized training and career skills development. Over 80% of program participants obtain part-time employment and post-secondary education.  

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