July 26, 2021 - Health officers from across the Puget Sound region are recommending facial coverings for everyone in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccine status. COVID-19 rates are increasing across the region largely due to the spread of the more contagious delta variant. Learn more
The City of Bothell has started a phased reopening for returning employees and opening city facilities. Meetings will continue to be virtual throughout July and August. In early August, in-person appointments can be made for service and no later than September 7th, the City Hall lobby will reopen to walk-ins on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8am to 5pm.
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All city buildings are closed to the general public, but we continue to provide many services remotely. Please give us a call at 425-806-6100 instead of coming to City Hall. Staff can help you conduct your business over the phone or online! Please see full list of service changes across departments.
Cancellations and Closures
- All in-person events, classes and community meeting rooms have been canceled until further notice.
- Most city Boards and Commission meetings will be held virtually until further notice.
Parks & Recreation
Effective June 30, in accordance with the State of Washington and public health, park amenities are open to the general public at full capacity with the following exceptions:
Facility rentals for Lytle House, North Creek Schoolhouse, Park at Bothell Landing Amphitheatre, and picnic shelters are suspended for the remainder of 2021. Picnic shelters are available on a first come, first served basis for informal use only. Gatherings of 100+ in parks and public spaces require a Special Event Permit.
We are saddened to announce that the Fourth of July Parade, Fire Department Pancake Feed, Music in the Park, Just Kidding Around concert series, and Blyth Park Family Campouts are canceled for 2021. For more information about this decision, please read the May 27th update from Erin Leonhart, Interim City Manager.
City Manager Updates
April: City Manager Jennifer Phillips addresses financial impacts of COVID-19