Bellevue Blitz Roundup: City Appoints Finance Director; Bellevue Way SE Project Open House; Foul Weather Traffic Updates

Jan 11, 2017

City of Bellevue Appoints Finance Director

City Manager Brad Miyake appointed Toni Call as Bellevue Finance Director in December. Ms. Call has been briefing Public Affairs Committee members on the City’s proposed 2017-18 Operating Budget and 2017-23 Capital Budget. She also provided a deep dive into the financial assumptions behind recently adopted ballot measures Bellevue Proposition One and Proposition Two.

After over five and half years with the Bellevue Finance Department, we congratulate Toni Call on her new position. We look forward to more briefings as the City embarks on a 2017-18 mid-biennium review.

Bellevue Way SE Project Open House Scheduled for January 19, 2017

As reported in the last issue of Bellevue Blitz, the City of Bellevue is moving forward with the Bellevue Way SE project and is ready for additional public input.

Here’s what is on the calendar for this month:

  • Thursday, January 19, 2017 – Community Open House, 5 – 7 PM, City Hall Concourse
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017 – Briefing before Chamber Transportation Committee (7:30 AM)

Keeping people moving on Bellevue Way SE has long been a top priority of the Bellevue Chamber. We urge all Chamber members to attend the Community Open House. For those unable to attend, please fill out an online survey regarding project alternatives – open January 12 – 31.

Foul Weather Driving Advisory and Construction Update

As winter weather conditions continue, please be careful while driving and look out for snow and ice on local roads and sidewalks. Sign up today for foul weather traffic alerts from City Emergency Services.

As reported earlier, 114th Ave. SE between SE 6th & SE 8th will be closed between SE 6th St. and Main St. from December 23rd through January 20th.

Similarly, the right lane (westbound) on SE 8th will remain closed between 114th SE and 112th SE until approximately mid-January 2017. For additional information, consult the City’s traffic alert page for frequent updates.


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