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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Bothell Firefighters Deploy to Kincade Fire in California

Image of Kincade Fire in California

Three Bothell firefighters deployed to Sonoma, CA early Monday morning to help battle the Kincade Fire that has rapidly spread across 75,415 acres and is 15 percent contained.

Firefighters John Deaver, Cody Barwell and Hugh Moag, are part of a Wildland Eng...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Bothell City Council Extends Lime Scooter Pilot Program

City Hall Lime Scooter

On October 15th during their regular meeting, City Council received a presentation about the 90-day Lime Scooter pilot program.  Council directed staff to update Bothell's ordinances to incorporate e-scooters and to create a program to manage mul...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Bothell Firefighters Go Above And Beyond

Seattle Fire Department Executive Leadership Academy

Two City of Bothell firefighters recently went above and beyond in completing the Seattle Fire Department’s newly launched Executive Leadership Academy (ELA). Over a 10-month period starting October 12, 2018, Deputy Chief Doug McDonald and Batta...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Bothell City Council’s Regional Engagement Garners Major Financial Investment in State Budget

Over the past three years, the Bothell City Council has made regional and state engagement a priority and their efforts paid off this week with passage of the State’s budget.  In fall 2018, the City adopted legislative priorities and hired a lobb...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

City names Kellye Mazzoli Assistant City Manager

Kellye Mazzoli

Kellye Mazzoli will become the City of Bothell’s new Assistant City Manager starting May 20. A Certified Public Manager with more than 13 years of experience in municipal management, Mazzoli comes to Bothell from the City of Woodinville where she served a...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

City of Bothell names Chris Bothwell as Finance Director

Chris Bothwell

A Bothell native, Chris Bothwell will take the helm as the City’s Finance Director on April 29. Bothwell brings nearly 20 years of experience in accounting and finance. He currently serves as the Director of Finance and Administrative Services a...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

City buys last five acres of “Back 9” on former Wayne Golf Course

Apple orchard on the "Back 9"

Completes preservation of 89-acre open space

The City of Bothell, with significant help from King County, has purchased the last five acres of the former Wayne Golf Course from Forterra, completing the preservation of the entire 89-acre property. The five ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

City awarded more than $4.5 million for three priority projects

Woman with baby walking on side of road

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 will improve local and regional mobility. The PSRC has approved the funding; final approval by the...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

City Council approves settlement agreement with Bothell Hotel LLC

City Hall Block Property

At tonight’s City Council meeting, 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 ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

New art exhibit open at Bothell City Hall Gallery

Blue Bike

Come enjoy the latest exhibition at the Bothell City Hall Gallery featuring Eric Demattos' stunning photographs titled, "Forgotten Spaces," based on desolate objects long forgotten by others.

Demattos’ work will be on display through Ja...

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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

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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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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