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Posted on: April 1, 2021

"Back on Track" Bench Warrant Removal Program

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Bench Warrant Removal Program - Helping Defendants Get Back on Track

For a limited time, persons with bench warrants in a municipal court within King County can quash a qualified warrant through the Back on Track warrant amnesty program.  This pro...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Condemning Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against AAPI Community

AAPI Proclamation

Mayor Olsen has signed a proclamation to affirm that hate, violence and bias are not accepted here and calls on all of us to support the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.  Each of us has a personal responsibility to prevent the sprea...

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Official Proclamation... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Survey

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Survey 

Last summer city staff began taking a closer look at our internal processes and how we approach diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Staff and City Council discussed Bothell demographics, which ...

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Go to survey.... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Bothell Public Works Awarded Accreditation

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The City of Bothell Public Works Department was recently awarded full accreditation by the American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation Council and was formally presented with the honor at the March 2nd City Council meeting. The City of Bothell ...

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Learn more about Public Works... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Bothell City Manager Announces Retirement

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Bothell City Manager Announces Retirement 

The Bothell City Council and City Manager Jennifer Phillips announce that an agreement to separate her employment will be on the agenda for the Tuesday, February 9th City Council meeting. The Council is e...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

SMART Investigation Update

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This morning, the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART) released a significant update to their investigation of an officer-involved shooting involving Juan Rene Hummel on July 29, 2020. 

On January 12, 2021, attorneys for the fami...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Apply for a Board or Commission by February 12th

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Want to serve your community and weigh in on important government decisions?  City Council is seeking members for several different Board and Commission volunteer positions. Board and Commission members serve a vital advisory role to City Council...

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Learn more and apply... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Spammer Sending Fake City of Bothell Emails

Email Attention

This morning a spammer used a City of Bothell staff email account to send out several fake emails to other agencies and some members of the public. The email may look similar to this image below, asking you to “View Encrypted Message” ...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Gov Inslee issues travel advisory for Washington

WA State Travel Advisory

November 13, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a travel advisory for Washington today, recommending a 14-day quarantine for interstate and international travel and asks residents to stay close to home. Inslee joined California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Oregon Gov. K...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Furloughs Ending

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Furloughs Ending

Several months ago, the City took several actions to address an estimated deficit resulting from COVID-19 closures. Concerned for our 2020 budget and how COVID might impact an already challenging 2021/22 budget, we instituted layoffs, hiri...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: September 17, 2020

COVID Emergency Financial Assistance for Residents

Grants Newsflash

Updated 9/30/20 - Application deadline has been extended to November 15th, 2020, or until funds have been depleted.  Attention all Bothell residents! We know many of you have been financially impacted due to COVID-19.  The Northshore Sen...

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Apply now... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Canyon Park Subarea Plan Update - Virtual Open House Aug 6th

Canyon Park

Please join us for an online open house! The draft Canyon Park Subarea Plan update is out and we want your thoughts. What have we missed? What actions are most important to make happen?  This draft plan is the result of more than two years of pub...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Bothell CARES Small Business Grants

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The City of Bothell will accept applications for grants from Monday, August 3rd through Friday, August 7th.  

We are providing emergency financial support for qualified small businesses negatively impacted by the mandatory closing of non-...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Call for Artists for Fire Station #42

Fire Station 42 for Press Release

The City of Bothell Arts Commission has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for artists specializing in Public Art to design and incorporate artwork into the rebuild of Bothell’s Fire Station #42. The artist selected to work with the des...

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Read the RFQ here City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Business Reopening Kits & Local Survey

Reopening Kits

Bothell City Council approved utilizing King County Council’s Economic Development Relief Funds to purchase and distribute Phase 2 Reopening Kits to 150 Bothell businesses. The kits will help minimize the reopening costs of businesses hardest hi...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Bothell Bridge is Now Online!

Bridge newsflash

The Summer Bothell Bridge newsletter has been published. You can now find it online at www.bothellwa.gov/Bridge. To save costs and go green, we will discontinue mailing a full printed Bridge out each quarter.  

Check out this edition that includes...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Lime Returns Scooters to Bothell

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Lime returned to the streets of Bothell on June 17, providing affordable, safe and sustainable options as the city reopens. The return of scooters coincides with the opening of one block of Main Street to pedestrians and active transportation. The street ...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: June 18, 2020

July 4th Porch Parade and Fireworks Safety

Social Square 2020 Porch Parade

Porch ParadeThe City of Bothell Fourth of July Parade has always been a celebration of people, events, and traditions, bridging communities in Bothell and beyond. Unfortunately, due to social distancing requirements and budget impacts from COVID-19, the C...

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Learn more.... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: June 11, 2020

City Hall Furlough Closures

City Hall Closures

Starting June 12th, city offices will be closed and not providing service every other Friday.  

To address a forecasted budget shortfall of $5.4 M in 2020 resulting from COVID-19 and to continue savings into 2021-22, we had to make the very diffic...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Bothell Teams Up with NWIRC for Catalyst Competition

Bothell Competition

The NW Innovation Resource Center (NWIRC) announced on Monday a new Amazon Catalyst competition to discover and reward residents in the City of Bothell with big ideas around Applied Life Sciences products, services and processes.  The contest is ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Bothell Businesses Added to #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz Map

News Flash - Open Map

The City of Bothell has partnered with twenty other cities and counties in the Puget Sound region to launch the new #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz map, which helps residents find small businesses providing takeout or delivery in their neighborhood.  ...

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Go to the map.... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: April 21, 2020

City Plans for COVID-19 Financial Impacts

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Bothell Community,

We know that many of you are financially, physically, and emotionally impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is such a difficult time for our community and families, but we will get through it together.  Here at the city, we we...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Join Us April 29 for Chat With the Chief: A Bothell Community Conversation

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Our next gathering on Zoom is scheduled for Thursday, April 29 from 7-8:00pm. Bothell Police Chief Ken Seuberlich is looking forward to talking with you and listening to what you have to share. 

Register early, to ensure you receive the Z...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Putting an End to Hate Crimes

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Bothell Police takes hate crimes very seriously. 

A hate crime is one that is motivated by prejudice on the basis of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation, or other factors.  Nationally, and in Washington state, there has been a re...

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Police News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Investigation Update

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UPDATE:  Bothell Police Complete Investigation into Jan. 30 Incident:  Case Forwarded to Prosecutor for Review

We appreciate the community’s patience, as we thoroughly investigated this incident.   The unusual duration ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

UPDATE: Bothell Police Complete Investigation into Jan. 30 Incident: Case Forwarded to Prosecutor f

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We appreciate the community’s patience, as we thoroughly investigated this incident.   The unusual duration was due to a number of factors, including the number of vehicles, people involved, high number of potential witnesses, multiple ...

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Police News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

2020 Officer of the Year

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This year's Officer of the Year award is announced with pride, and also some sadness.  

Bothell Police Chief Ken Seuberlich named Ivy Jacobsen it's 2020 Officer of the Year.  

Jacobsen is well known by the community of Bo...

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Police News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Join Us April 29th for Chat with the Chief

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Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 29th 7-8:00 PM, for Chat with the Chief; A Bothell Community Conversation.  Join Bothell Police Chief Ken Seuberlich on Zoom. 

It's been a long time since we've gathered in person, so come say hello,...

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Police News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

A Message from Chief Seuberlich

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"I understand that people have questions after a collision during a march in Bothell on Saturday. Some have stated, incorrectly, that we talked with the driver, then "just let her go." This is not true. After responding within thirty second...

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Police News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

SMART Investigation Update

07-13-20 SMART investigation update-1

This morning, the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART) released a significant update to their investigation of an officer-involved shooting involving Juan Rene Hummel on July 29, 2020. 

On January 12, 2021, attorneys for...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

The Next-Best Thing to Coffee with a Cop? Chat with the Chief - on Zoom!

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Call us eternal optimists, but ever since the start of the Covid-19 outbreak, we've remained hopeful that it wouldn't be too much longer before our in-person gatherings could resume, like Coffee with a Cop. Needless to say, things haven&...

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Police News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Hunt for Bothell Man's Stolen Bike Leads to Recovery of Stolen Firearms. Illegal Drugs

Stolen firearms recovered

Officers just wanted to help a Bothell man get his stolen bicycle back. But when the investigation pointed to a much larger case, Bothell Police stayed on it; recovering several stolen firearms, pounds of methamphetamine, almost four thousand fentanyl pil...

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Police News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Tips on Preventing Mail Theft

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Nearly every city in the United States is seeing an increase in mail theft, and Bothell is no exception. Prevention isn’t as easy as it used to be.  Gone are the days when mail arrived at the same time, every day.  What can you do to kee...

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Police News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

SMART Investigations: Do You Know Bothell Residents Can Apply to Become a Community Representative?

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Community Representatives are a very important part of the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team.

Did you know Bothell residents can apply?

SMART is an independent team of trained investigators, evidence technicians, records specialists, and public...

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Police News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Bothell Police Get Hard Drugs Off Streets

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On Monday, January 4, alert employees at a store on 120th Avenue Northeast immediately notified us of a theft in progress.  Officers got to the area in time to stop suspects in a vehicle, leaving the scene. 

  A third suspect was...

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Police News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Captain Keller: Four Decades of Dedication

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When Captain Bryan Keller first reported for duty with Bothell Police on December 1, 1980, the city looked a little different. 

"There was one traffic light," said Keller.  "Just one. "

His duties were a little...

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Police News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Join Bothell Police on Nextdoor

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Did you know there are already more than 10,000 Bothell community members active on Nextdoor?

If you’re already familiar with the neighborhood-networking website and app, you know Nextdoor is a place where neighbors can connect, and public agencies like ou...

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Police News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Bothell Police Welcomes New Community Engagement Coordinator

Community Engagement Coordinator Cam Johnson with Chief Seuberlich

Bothell Police Welcomes Cam Johnson as New Community Engagement Coordinator  

 

We are proud to announce the hiring of our voter-approved, levy funded Community Engagement Coordinator, Cam Johnson.  With this hire, the City of Bothell is f...

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Police News
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Police Arrest Woman for Criminal Trespass

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We are aware of a video circulating that shows a Bothell Police Officer taking a female into custody.  In most of the social media posts, the wording used to describe the video includes language claiming the “Bothell Police arrest women...

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Police News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Statement from Chief Seuberlich - Serving with Professionalism, Compassion, and Equity

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Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with many community members to discuss a wide range of topics.  As a result, I feel that it is important for me, as the Chief of Police, to reaffirm our department’s co...

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Police News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

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Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2020

CONTACT: Julie Moore, Public Affairs Officer, City of Lynnwood, 425-551-8444

SMART Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting Smart Incident 20-04

BOTHELL, Wash. –...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Message from City Manager on SMART Investigation Update

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The City of Bothell has just reviewed the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team’s (SMART) latest release on the shooting death of Bothell Police Officer Jonathan Shoop and injuries to Bothell Police Officer Mustafa Kumcur. Release can b...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team Investigation Update

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Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team Investigation Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2020 

CONTACT: Officer Aaron Snell, Everett Police Department, 425-508-8854 

SMART continues investigation in the shooting death of a Bothel...

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Additional Info on SMART... Police News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Bothell Police Releases Name of Fallen Officer – Officer Jonathan Shoop

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Bothell Police Releases Name of Fallen Officer – Officer Jonathan Shoop

It is with a very heavy heart that we identify our fallen officer. Officer Jonathan Shoop was shot while attempting to stop a violator vehicle on July 13th at around 9:40 PM....

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Police News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

County Team Investigating Shooting Death of Bothell Police Officer

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Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2020

CONTACT: Officer Aaron Snell, Everett Police Department, 425-508-8854

SMART investigating the shooting death of a Bothell Police Officer

Smart Incident #20-3

King Coun...

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Police News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Message from Chief Seuberlich, Bothell Chief of Police

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To our Bothell Community,

This past week we witnessed the needless death of Mr. George Floyd, after being taken into custody by Minneapolis police officers.  I watched the video of Mr. Floyd lying cuffed on the ground, with an officer’s ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Police Arrest Suspect Liquor Thieves

Bottles of Liqour

On April 13, 2020 at approximately 1200 hours, officers responded to a convenience store located in the 19200 block of Bothell Way NE to investigate a theft of liquor. The suspect was an adult male driving a silver minivan with a female passenger. A few m...

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