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City awarded more than $4.5 million

The City of Bothell will receive nearly $4.54 million in federal funding from the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) for three road and trail projects that help keep people and vehicles moving. Projects include:

  • Bothell Way Widening
  • Juanita-Woodinville Way - NE 160th Street Overlay
  • North Creek Trail

Election results official

Public safety measures pass 

King and Snohomish Counties officially certified election results on Nov. 27. Both the Public Safety Levy and Bond passed with overwhelming support. The levy received more than 60% approval and the bond received nearly 65% approval. Get election result details We greatly appreciate your support!

Santa Food & Toy Drive

Bothell firefighters will help Santa out this year, driving a fire engine through local neighborhoods to collect food and toys to donate to Hopelink. Buy a few extra groceries or a toy or two and watch for them! Get more details.

Balanced budget (scales)

Council approves budget

On Nov. 27, the City Council approved the 2019-2020 budget, a balanced budget of approximately $277 million. Watch the Council meeting to see City Manager Jennifer Phillips' presentation and learn more. 

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NE 188th project 

The City of Bothell is preparing to deliver on one of the highest-ranked projects on a list of sidewalk needs. The City is designing a project to add sidewalks, bike lanes and curb ramps to NE 188th Street from just west of Pop Keeney Stadium to 92nd Ave NE. Construction is scheduled to begin this spring, with completion by the end of 2019. 

Tree Lighting Highlights

We loved meeting so many of you at the Tree Lighting last night!

CIty Council approves settlement with Bothell Hotel LLC

The Bothell City Council approved a settlement agreement with Bothell Hotel LLC for repurchase of property next to Bothell City Hall. The City will repurchase the property for $1.27 million, the original sales price. The property will be returned to the City by the end of the year, so the City can pursue environmental cleanup, sale and development.

Read the full media release.

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Girl watering Christmas tree
Be safe, water your tree daily.

Tree fire safety tips

  • Choose a tree with fresh, green needles that do not fall off when touched.
  • Make sure the tree is at least three feet away from any heat source, like a fireplace, heat vents or candles.
  • Remember to water your tree daily. 
  • Get more tree safety tips.

Winter break camp

Sketch & Friends – Underwater Explorers

(Ages 5-12)  Underwater exploration comes to life in this three-day workshop with Young Rembrandts!  Follow our four characters as they explore the deep blue sea, and learn cartooning techniques like expression, sequencing and more with these hilarious lessons.

W-F 12/19 – 12/21
1-4 p.m.
Lytle House
Register now!

Sponsorship opportunities

Is your business looking for a way to give back in 2019 and increase your visibility at the same time?  Check out our sponsorship opportunities and see how you can get involved in some of our great programs, sports leagues, and summer events! 

Stormwater Management Program

We want you to weigh in!

We update our Stormwater Management Program annually and ask Bothell residents and businesses to review the plan and give us your feedback. We value your suggestions and consider them when we’re planning our programs each year. It’s also a great way for you to learn about what we’re doing and how you can get involved.

Check out our current plan.

Would you like to share your comments or ask us questions about the plan? Please fill out our online form or just send an email to Christi Cox, Surface Water Program Coordinator.

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The winter edition is here!

Full of City news, fun Parks & Recreation classes, sustainability tips and more, the winter edition has probably already arrived in your mailbox. Didn't get one? You can get it online. Sign up for those January classes today, so you don't forget! 

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