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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Stay Home, Stay Healthy - Message from Mayor Olsen

Mayor Olsen

Stay Home, Stay Healthy 

As we enter what might be the toughest few weeks of COVID-19, I want to let the community know how proud the City Council is of your actions and the community strength and spirit you have displayed. We know it is difficult...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Community COVID-19 Update

Making Calls

Many of you have heard about Governor Inslee’s new March 16th directive and parallel local county health officer orders affecting events and restaurant dining-in closures. We encourage everyone to follow these directives to keep our community he...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

City of Bothell Proclaims Local Emergency in Response to COVID-19

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BOTHELL, WA –  On March 5th, City of Bothell Mayor Liam Olsen issued a Proclamation of Local Emergency to support county and regional efforts to mitigate COVID-19. The City of Bothell falls within King and Snohomish Counties, both with ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resource Links

Coronavirus Resources

City of Bothell continues to work closely with lead agencies, King County Public Health and Snohomish Health District, to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak. City staff are meeting on a regular basis to streamline communication and prepare, should conditions c...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Bothell Arts Commission’s Strategic Cultural Plan Adopted by City Council

Picture of Cultural Plan Team at work

BOTHELL, WA –  At their February 18th meeting, Bothell City Council adopted a Strategic Cultural Plan submitted by the City of Bothell Arts Commission.  

The plan identifies four strategic directions to guide the Bothell Arts Co...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Bothell City Council Approves Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan

Park

On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020, the Bothell City Council unanimously adopted the 2020 Parks, Recreation, and Open Space (PROS) Plan.  The PROS Plan is a guiding document for the City’s Parks Department to manage existing park amenities ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

City Seeking Youth Applicants for Parks & Recreation Board and Arts Commission

Seeking Youth Members

The City of Bothell is currently accepting applications for four new youth voting members to join the Parks and Recreation Board (two members) and Arts Commission (two members). Youth living in the City of Bothell between the ages of 14-17 are eligible fo...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Bothell City Council Holds First Meeting of the Year

Bothell City Council 2020

Bothell City Council held their first meeting of the year on January 7th. Three councilmembers were sworn in, Mayor and Deputy Mayor positions were decided, and committee roles were filled.

New to council, Councilmember Mason Thompson (Position 2) was swor...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Judge Mara Rozzano Named New Municipal Court Judge

Judge Rozzano Swearing In

Bothell City Council has confirmed the appointment of Mara Rozzano to the Municipal Court Judge position. Judge Rozzano was ceremonially sworn in by Superior Court Judge George Appel during the Bothell City Council meeting on December 3, 2019.  &...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

City Council Approves Contract for Two New Fire Stations

Fire Station 42 for Press Release

BOTHELL, WA – On Tuesday, November 12, Bothell City Council authorized a Progressive Design Build Agreement with BN Builders/Miller Hull Partnership to complete the voter-approved replacement of Fire Station 42, our Downtown Headquarters, and Fi...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Finance Department Receives Budget Presentation Award

Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Government Finance Officers Association announced in an October 2019 media release that the City of Bothell has received GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. 

The award represents a significant achievement by the enti...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Officer Muro Recognized with Lifesaving Award

Muro Life Saving Award 2019 copy

On November 12, 2019, Bothell Police Department presented Officer Louise Muro with the Bothell Police Department Lifesaving Award. During a City Council meeting, Chief Seuberlich, Bothell Police Chief, recognized Officer Muro for her recent actions while ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Bothell City Council’s Regional Engagement Garners Major Financial Investment in State Budget

Over the past three years, the Bothell City Council has made regional and state engagement a priority and their efforts paid off this week with passage of the State’s budget.  In fall 2018, the City adopted legislative priorities and hired a lobb...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

City names Kellye Mazzoli Assistant City Manager

Kellye Mazzoli

Kellye Mazzoli will become the City of Bothell’s new Assistant City Manager starting May 20. A Certified Public Manager with more than 13 years of experience in municipal management, Mazzoli comes to Bothell from the City of Woodinville where she served a...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Come enjoy the new gallery exhibition at Bothell City Hall

The Cow Ate My Homework by Dennis Wunsch

The City of Bothell Arts & Festivals Commission invites you to explore visual art at the new gallery exhibition at City Hall, 18415 101st Ave NE in Bothell. The exhibition features award-winning illustrator and Bothell resident Dennis Wunsch. His work...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

City Council preserves entire Wayne Golf Course in City’s largest parkland acquisition

Wayne Back 9

Deal saves more than $6 million from earlier purchasing proposals

At tonight’s regular Bothell City Council meeting, the Council approved the purchase of the Wayne Golf Course Back 9 for about $400,000. Together with last month’s action...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Mathew Pruitt becomes City of Bothell’s new Human Resources Director

Mathew Pruitt

Mathew Pruitt, a Kirkland resident with nearly 14 years of experience in human resources at a variety of levels of government, will become the City of Bothell’s new Human Resources Director effective Dec. 27.

“Matt has a passion for loc...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Bothell City Council approves purchase of Wayne Golf Course Front 9

Wayne Golf Course

At Tuesday night’s regular City Council meeting, the Bothell City Council authorized the City to buy 49.9 acres of the Wayne Golf Course, known as the “Front 9,” by the end of this year for an estimated $3.4 million. The Coun...

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