Bellevue Blitz Roundup: Eastside Business Alliance Candidate Endorsements; Bellevue Way SE Construction Update

Nov 3, 2017

Eastside Business Alliance Candidate Endorsements

As a possible national economic slowdown appears around the corner, the Eastside Business Alliance is supporting candidates who will focus on preserving core services, while limiting spending on new initiatives and keeping both the cost of government and tax rates low.

The Eastside Business Alliance has endorsed the following candidates for Bellevue City Council, which offered the strongest statements in support of business-friendly public policies:

Bellevue City Council, Position 2: Conrad Lee
Bellevue City Council, Position 4: Jared Nieuwenhuis
Bellevue City Council, Position 5: Phil Yin
Bellevue City Council, Position 6: Steve Fricke

EBA has also offered endorsements in these other local races:

Sammamish City Council, Position 1: Mark Boughman
Sammamish City Council, Position 3: Karen Moran
Sammamish City Council, Position 5: Chris Ross
Kirkland City Council, Position 5: Amy Walen
Redmond City Council, Position 2: Steve Fields
Port of Seattle Commission, Position 1: John Creighton
Port of Seattle Commission, Position 3: Stephanie Bowman

Thanks to all Chamber members who have made contributions to the Eastside Business Alliance in 2017!

Bellevue Way SE Construction Update

After a series of construction closures on Bellevue Way SE over the last six months, relating to Sound Transit’s East Link light rail project, expect a hiatus to begin soon. There will be no weekend closure November 11th- 12th and a final weekend closure relating to utility relocation is scheduled for the weekend of November 18th -19th.

Phase 2 of construction to build the guideway adjacent to Bellevue Way Southeast is expected to begin in January. For additional details, visit the East Link construction webpage.

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