Neighborhood Conversations

Neighborhood Conversations

The Neighborhood Conversation series will continue this year! Come share what's on your mind with your neighbors and elected leaders.

Thursday, May 2 at 6:15 p.m. at LWSD Resource Center (16250 NE 74th St)
Thursday, June 20 at 6:15 p.m. at Audubon Elementary (3045 180th Ave NE)

Neighborhood Conversation

Past Meetings Recap

Frequently Asked Questions

Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village
March 29, 2018 
It was a beautiful sunny evening, with about 20 community members in attendance. Traffic through and around Marymoor Park was one of the most discussed topics as well as options for affordable housing and the best way to voice concerns to Council.

Audubon Elementary
April 26, 2018
We had one of our largest events ever, with 56 attending. The removal of trees at Idylwood Park was the most discussed topic and we also heard about affordable housing and landscaping concerns on 180th. We also discussed how city governance works and the amount of collaboration that happens with city staff, boards and commissions, committees and City Council before many issues are even voted on.

Ben Rush Elementary
October 5, 2017
We had a great turnout for the last event of 2017 with 34 residents joining City Council. We heard concerns about traffic on 156th Ave NE, how light rail will impact the area, and discussed the delicate balance between economic vitality, growth and traffic congestion.

Einstein Elementary
April 13, 2017
Approximately 12 residents joined City Council at Einstein Elementary and discussed some important issues, including land use permits and council's role in the process.  Lack of affordable housing and commute times from the Redmond Town Center were also discussed.

Rockwell Elementary
March 30, 2017
On March 30, approximately 30 Redmond residents joined City Council for the first Neighborhood Conversation of 2017 at Rockwell Elementary. Councilmembers fielded questions ranging from hotel development and the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center lease to traffic and solutions for enabling residents to remain in Redmond as they age. The topic of Sound Transit was also addressed and included timelines for new stations and how north/south corridor traffic may be impacted.

Horace Mann Elementary
October 3, 2016
On October 3, approximately 70 Redmond residents joined Mayor Marchione and City Council for the third and final Neighborhood Conversation of 2016 at Horace Mann Elementary. Thanks so much to all of you who spread the word, showed up and shared your thoughts and ideas. The councilmembers fielded questions ranging from growth and affordable housing to traffic and safety on the roads for both pedestrian and cyclists.

Redmond Elementary,
May 23, 2016
We had a very engaged and informed group of people at the Redmond Elementary Neighborhood Conversation. The meeting was focused on questions from the residents and included everything from traffic, street improvements and Downtown housing projects to the new community and aquatics center, affordable housing and homelessness.

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Audubon Elementary, School Gymnasium
Thursday, April 28

We had a roomful of people for the inaugural Neighborhood Conversation at Audubon Elementary. The meeting was focused on questions from the residents, and included everything from traffic/street improvements, overcrowding at LWSD, drainage issues and bus service needs to affordable housing, homelessness, improving parking at Idylwood, and keeping single-family residence zoning.

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