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Posted on: May 12, 2021

City Manager Recruitment Survey - Open Until June 1st

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City Manager Recruitment Survey -  Open Until June 1st

Bothell Community - we need your input!  As we launch the recruitment process to find our next City Manager, we need to better understand your needs.

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Bothell Seeks Advisory Committee Members for Pop Up Retail Program

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May 11, 2021 - Bothell City Council has recently approved a new Pop Up Retail Incubator Program designed to support the creation of new small businesses and provide more opportunities for minority and woman-owned businesses.  

Funded in part by th...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

City of Bothell Welcomes New Board and Commission Members

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In their meeting on April 20th, 2021, Bothell City Council expressed their gratitude for Board and Commission members coming to the end of their tenures and welcomed new members.   

Board and Commission members serve a vital advisory role...

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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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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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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Apply for a Board or Commission by February 12th

Boards - Newsflash

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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