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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Raising of Progress Pride Flag on Wed., June 1st at 10am

Pride Month Flag Raising

Pride Month  

City Council recently voted to raise the Progress Pride Flag at several city facilities on June 1st for Pride Month. We will be raising the Progress Pride Flag at City Hall on Wednesday, June 1st at 10am. Community members are invite...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Councilmember Davina Duerr Announces Resignation to Focus on State Legislative Role

Councilmember Davina Duerr

May 18, 2022 – In last night’s City Council meeting, Councilmember Davina Duerr announced her resignation from Bothell City Council effective June 1, 2022.  Per state law, the City Council must appoint someone to serve the rem...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Join us for an online Middle Housing Forum

Corner Lot Duplex

Learn about ways the City is considering to add more housing, in more affordable forms, to single family zones. You'll also have an opportunity to give your input.

Known as “middle housing,” these are structures the same scale ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Community Budget Survey Results

Survey

As Bothell grows and changes, it is important for City Council and staff to solicit feedback from the community and consistently incorporate this input into all decision-making. The City of Bothell recently conducted a statistically valid community budget...
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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Community Listening Sessions for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Survey

We want to hear from you! Join the City of Bothell for a Community Conversation about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB), facilitated by our DEIB consultant Chanin Kelly-Rae. Sign up for one of several virtual Zoom sessions being offered ov...

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Learn more about DEI efforts... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Kyle Stannert to become Bothell’s next City Manager

Stannert, Kyle

The City of Bothell is pleased to announce the selection of Kyle Stannert as its next city manager, following a nation-wide search. 

The City Council is expected to formally approve an employment agreement at their regularly scheduled meeting on T...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Updated 4/6: Community Survey Underway

Survey

As Bothell grows and changes, it is important for City Council and staff to solicit feedback from the community and consistently incorporate this input into all decision-making processes. Specifically, this year City Council will approve the 2023-2024 bie...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Updated 4/1: Meet the Candidates for City Manager

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Save the date and join us virtually on Monday, April 4th at 6 pm for the opportunity to meet the four finalists City Council has selected for City Manager. 

Scott Andrews 

Scott Andrews currently serves as the City Manager for the City of ...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Updated 4/1: Meet the Candidates for City Manager

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Save the date and join us virtually on Monday, April 4th at 6 pm for the opportunity to meet the four finalists City Council has selected for City Manager. 

Scott Andrews 

Scott Andrews currently serves as the City Manager for the City of ...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: March 23, 2022

City of Bothell Welcomes New Board, Commission and Committee Members

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In their meeting on March 15th, 2022, Bothell City Council appointed several new members to Boards and Commissions. Board and Commission members serve a vital advisory role to City Council and staff. They help formulate new ideas, hear and receive public ...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: March 21, 2022

City Hall Lobby Reopens to In-Person Service

City Hall Lobby

As many county and state COVID restrictions have lifted, the City Hall Lobby has reopened to in-person services.   Masks are optional.  

Monday: ?By appointment only 

Tuesday: ?8:00am - 5:00pm 

Wednesday: ?8:00am - 5:00pm&...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: March 18, 2022

The Mighty Miss Helen DeVoe: Bothell's First Teacher

Miss Helen DeVoe

 Helen Godwin DeVoe was born in Verona Township, New York in 1856 or 1857, the daughter of a physician and a “homekeeper.”  She attended Oberlin College and as of the 1880 census was working as a music teacher and living with her parents...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Grant Funding for Local Businesses

Grants

Are you a Bothell Business who has been financially impacted by the pandemic? You may be eligible for City of Bothell’s Small Business Stabilization Grant or Commercial Rent Relief Grant. 
Applications will be accepted March 7 &ndash...
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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Black History Month, The Life of Benjamin McAdoo

Benjamin McAdoo

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the extraordinary contributions Black Americans have made in our nation's history. This month, we are honored to share the story of Benjamin McAdoo, Washington State's first licensed Black architect who at one po...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: December 8, 2021

City Manager Recruitment Process

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1/22/2022: The search continues for our next City Manager. If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for public service and a vision for a vibrant future, than consider joining the City of Bothell team. Applications will be accepted through February 2...

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

Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

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Are you looking for ways to give back this holiday season and beyond? The following local agencies help our community all year round by providing essential services like food, supplies, housing, clothing and other resources. You can give directly to these...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Join the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee

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The City of Bothell is seeking community members to serve on a new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee. 

Those interested should apply by January 10, 2022.

In late 2022, Bothell City Council adopted a new goal to "Pursue ...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Join North-End Cities for the Winter Porch Light Parade

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The cities of Bothell, Kenmore, Lake Forest Park and Shoreline have partnered to celebrate communities shining bright with the 2021 Winter Porch Light Parade December 1 through December 31, 2021. These four cities invite their communities to create light ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

City Unveils Veterans Memorial Drive

Parl Guthrie, Councilmember Tom Agnew and Jim Morrison at Veterans Memorial Drive Event

On the morning of Wednesday, November 10, City of Bothell Councilmembers, staff and veterans, humbly gathered at the corner of Pop Keeney Stadium's parking lot near downtown Bothell to celebrate the official unveiling of Veterans Memorial Drive.

Veterans M...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Save the Date for Grand Opening of Pop Shops on Main

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The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening of Pop Shops on Main, a unique and inclusive retail marketplace where community members can visit, shop and explore, all year round.

The Grand Opening will take place Thursday, November 18 from 3-4 p.m. loc...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Bothell Fire Stations 42 and 45

Photo of city council breaking ground for the fire stations rebuild project

On Thursday, October 28, City of Bothell councilmembers, leaders, design-build team members and community partners, came together to celebrate the official groundbreaking of Fire Stations 42 (Downtown) and 45 (Canyon Park). 

"I want to recogn...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

City Seeks Advisory Committee Volunteers to Help “Tell Bothell’s Full Story”

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The City of Bothell Landmark Preservation Board has been awarded a special grant to fund a "Telling Bothell's Full Story," project and we need help from the community! Inspired by an initiative launched by the National Trust for Histori...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: September 20, 2021

City of Bothell Advances Downtown Vision with Sale of Two Properties

Block D Sale

The City of Bothell has made a significant step toward fully achieving its downtown redevelopment plan. The City of Bothell and Trammell Crow Residential have just completed the sale of a key downtown development site, Block D, located at the intersection...
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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: August 31, 2021

City of Bothell Selects Four Businesses for Pop Shops on Main

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The City of Bothell has selected four successful applicants for Bothell’s new retail incubator program. Bothell City Council approved a pop up incubator program to support the creation of new small businesses and provide more opportunities for m...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: August 31, 2021

COVID Update - City Hall Reopening Delayed

City Hall

As you know, City Hall and some other facilities have been closed for quite some time. We are planning for hybrid meetings and hoped to reopen City Hall to walk-ins in early September, but have now delayed a full reopening as Delta cases are on the rise. ...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Now Hiring! City Manager Application is Live

We Are Hiring

Now hiring! City of Bothell Government is looking for a City Manager who is a strategic thinker and effective communicator. The successful candidate will have a background in strategic planning and be a creative problem solver. Learn more and apply at htt...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City Hall Expects Reopening in Early Sept

City Hall

As you know, City Hall and some other facilities have been closed since March 2020 and we all worked together to successfully deliver key services online. During this time, Staff has reimagined what city services should and could look like post-COVID, hav...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Apply for Pop-Up Retail Business Incubator by July 25th

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The City of Bothell is accepting applications from qualified businesses to participate in a new Pop-Up Retail Incubator Program.  Learn more and apply by July 25th at  www.mercycorpsnw.org/bothellpopup.  

Bothell City Council rec...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: July 7, 2021

City Manager Recruitment Survey Results

Survey

Bothell Community - thanks to all who completed the City Manager Recruitment Survey!  A few weeks ago, we asked the community to provide input to help inform the recruitment process for our next City Manager.  We received more than 500 r...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Bothell City Council Issues Temporary Order Prohibiting Fireworks for 2021

Fireworks Prohibited

Bothell City Council has just issued a temporary order to immediately prohibit the sale, possession, and use of consumer fireworks effective through July 5, 2021. 

Pursuant to Bothell City Code 8.37.215, City Council made this decision based on sa...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Extreme High Temps Forecasted: Stay Cool. Stay Hydrated.

Extreme Heat Alert

Record-breaking heat is expected across our area Friday into early next week. Hot temperatures and dry conditions mean we all need to think about personal safety and increased fire risks. Older adults, young children, and people with mental illne...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Online Services - Take Survey by Jun 19

Survey

The City of Bothell needs your input on City online services. We are currently reimagining what city services look like post-Covid, having learned that many of you prefer convenient online services and the option to attend meetings virtually.  

Yo...

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Take Survey... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Summer, Health Guidance, and Planning for Reopening

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As the number of vaccinations increase and we learn of changing public health requirements, we wanted to provide a city update on summer activities,?current staff policies,?and what we know about reopening.??? 

Many of you have heard the news of t...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: May 12, 2021

City Manager Recruitment Survey - Open Until June 1st

City Hall

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.

Please take 5 - 10 minutes to comp...

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Go to survey now ... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Bothell Seeks Advisory Committee Members for Pop Up Retail Program

Open

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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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

Survey

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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Additional Info... City of Bothell News (Home page)
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 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

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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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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Additional Info... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Furloughs Ending

City Hall

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: 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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Additional Info... 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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Additional Info... City of Bothell News (Home page)
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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Additional Info... City of Bothell News (Home page)

News Flash

Posted on: March 23, 2022

City Appoints Members to DEI Public Advisory Committee

Survey

Several months ago, the City solicited volunteers to serve on a new temporary Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) advisory committee.  Committee members will help a DEI consultant and city staff draft a long-term DEI Action Plan for City Counci...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Virtual Open House - Sept 22

Survey

We have been moving forward with some exciting internal Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work and we’d like to share some updates! Join our consultant, Chanin Kelly-Rae and city staff at a virtual Open House. 
September 22, 2021Wednesday&...
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Raising of the Pride Flag on Monday at 10am / Other Updates

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Pride Month  

On June 1st, City Council issued a Pride Proclamation to honor and celebrate our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers. We were honored to have Ginger Chien accep...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Staff Evaluating Merits of Consultant

April 5th, 2021 - Hello! Late last year, City Council prioritized Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and added some funds to our budget for a part-time coordinator.

As we talk with other cities and consultants, we’re learning that hiring a part-time...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Community Survey on DEI

March 16, 2021 - 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 show a beautiful, growing, and changing c...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2021

DEI Update

May 13, 2021

Hello! Just wanted to give a quick DEI update.  

Consultant and Staff Timing

As many of you know, we’ve spent the last few months doing a lot of DEI research.  After meeting with other cities and area consultants, sta...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

News Flash

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Report & Help Prevent License-Plate Theft

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Have you checked your vehicle's license plates, lately?  Between January and May of 2022,  Bothell Police recovered or investigated the theft of at least 40 vehicle license plates.  

 “When we pull over vehicles with no ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Warning about Phishing, Fraud and Scam Calls

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Bothell Police Dispatchers want to warn residents about some new scams, and some that never go away.  They're reminding residents to be vigilant and wary of ANY phone call or text message that mentions payments or financial information. ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Bothell Police Seeks Information About Suspect in Case that Triggered Amber Alert

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Three year old Faith Collins is unharmed and doing well, after surviving quite an ordeal.  Just after midnight, on Tuesday, April 5, the little girl was asleep in her car seat when a thief stole her mother's car from the parking lot of t...

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Police News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Why Suspects Get Away, How Quick Calls to 911 Help

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On March 22,  a woman in the 22900 block of 15th Ave SE flagged down a Bothell Police officer.  The woman had just witnessed a catalytic-converter theft.  She could describe the suspect and his vehicle (an older model, Black BMW...

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Police News
Posted on: March 17, 2022

K9 Allegro Passes Test, Achieves State Certification

Watch Allegro's official swearing-in ceremony at Bothell Police. 

"K915 in service!  Ro and Officer Jordal are on patrol, serving the Bothell community.” Operations Captain Susy Johnson shared the good news at Bothe...

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Police News
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Bothell Police Fights Catalytic Converter Theft, Joining Newly Formed Task Force

Cartoon of cat wearing mask holding sign, mug-shot style. Sign says Project CatCon I.D.

 On Tuesday, March 2,  Bothell Police Department announced its partnership in the CAT CON Task Force, a newly-formed partnership aimed at fighting rising catalytic converter thefts. 

The Cat Con Task Force combines the efforts of...

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Police News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

March 25 Event Offers Free Vaccines and Microchips to Bothell Dogs and Cats

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Update: Free Vaccine and Microchip Event was a HUGE Success!  Thank you to our community partners; Bothell Pet Hospital and Rainier Animal Fund for helping hundreds of local cats and dogs get microchipped and caught up on vaccinations.  ...

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Police News
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Bothell Police Officers Awarded Life Saving Medal

Police Chief Ken Seuberlich hands Officer Coby Russell a life saving medal.

Police Chief Ken Seuberlich awarded two of his officers Life Saving medals. 

In a brief January 26 ceremony,  Chief Seuberlich took a moment to honor and thank one of those officers;  Coby Russell.

Russell was recognized for heroi...

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Police News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Bothell Police Detectives Arrest Suspect in Bothell High School Threat

Detective stands in front of Bothell Police patrol vehicle.

On Wednesday, January 12, Bothell Police detectives arrested one suspect in a November 30 threat against Bothell High School that was posted online.

The threat prompted a campus-wide security search, the cancellation of athletic games and practices, and th...

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Police News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

New Recruit Welcomed, Thanks to Community Donors, Council Vote

Allegro with Officer Jordal in front of patrol car

Bothell Police welcomes patrol-K9-in training,  Allegro ("Ro")!   

Ro still has hundreds of hours of testing, training and hard work ahead. The eager pup shows a lot of promise and loves to learn.

On July 20, 2021, Bothe...

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Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Officers Recover Stolen Car (and much more) - Thanks to Alert Neighbor

four Bothell Police officers standing near patrol cars

 On Tuesday, January 4, in the 22000 block of 18th Ave SE, Bothell Police recovered a stolen vehicle, along with a stolen credit card, a broken safe and a credit card reader. The devices are often used by thieves to duplicate stolen debit cards, ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

North Sound RADAR Adds Three Full-Time Navigator Positions

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The RADAR Navigator program is taking a major step forward, adding three full-time positions. 

RADAR Navigators work alongside officers in response to in-progress law enforcement calls that involve individuals in crisis, who have behavior...

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Police News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Holiday Shopping Online? Be Alert for Porch Pirates

Package-theft suspect picking up package on apartment front porch

The final months of the year are often marked with an increase in package thefts.  "Porch pirates" know that more people are shopping for holiday gifts online,  and they've learned how to take advantage of the trend.

Bu...

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Police News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Bothell Police Arrest Home-Burglary Suspect, Investigate Possible Links

Officer Brooks and Officer Jordal in front of patrol car

On Tuesday, September 28 - Bothell Police Officers Brooks and Jordal responded to an in-progress residential burglary, and arrested one suspect, who is now in custody. 

When the officers responded, the suspect was still inside the home, in a neigh...

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Police News
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Bothell Police Investigate Residential Burglaries, Remind Homeowners to Secure Windows, Lock Doors

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Bothell Police is investigating four daytime residential burglaries and one attempted break-in in the Canyon Park and Queensborough neighborhoods since August 30.

Officers are conducting extra patrols, but remind residents that the best way to prevent home...

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Police News
Posted on: August 14, 2021

Bothell Police Arrest Suspect, Warn Residents About Sham Moving-Companies

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On Thursday, August 12, Bothell Police recovered a stolen rental truck and arrested the driver. 
Inside the truck: a lot of moving boxes and furniture that will now get to their rightful owners. 

This may be part of a much larger moving-co...

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Police News
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Bothell Police Collecting School-Supply Donations at August 13 Summer Concert

Two smiling officers, male and female, holding red donation bin and red backpack

Are you coming to the Friday, August 13 Summer Concert at the City Hall Plaza?  Bring school supplies to donate to the Northshore Schools Foundation "Backpacks for Kids" drive!  

Look for the red bins and Bothell Police...

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Police News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Bothell Police Investigate Skimming Devices Found on Gas Pumps

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On Monday, June 21, Bothell Police responded to a gas station/convenience store in the 20800 block of Bothell-Everett Highway – where skimming devices were found on gas pumps.  Officers gathered evidence including the devices, and are n...

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Police News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Bothell Police Investigates Abduction; Suspect in Custody

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Bothell Police is investigating an abduction involving a firearm - in the early-morning hours of June 15 in the 239000 block of 41st Drive, SE.  A 32-year old female victim told investigators that a man she knew forced her at gunpoint into his ca...

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Police News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Bothell Police Seeks Community Input on Aerial Imaging Technology and New Policy

Bothell Police is proposing the addition of a remote operated aerial system (drone).  This technology would be used in collision investigations, search and rescue missions and criminal investigations.  We would like the community to help...

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Police News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Officer Recovers Stolen Birthday Package... and Much More

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Soon after his shift began on Tuesday morning, May 25, Officer Sands made an extra patrol loop behind a shopping center in the 22600 block of Bothell Everett Highway… and noticed a few things that just weren’t right:  A truck...

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Police News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Scam Alert: Callers Impersonating Bothell Police

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Bothell Police is warning residents to be on alert for callers fraudulently claiming to work for Bothell Police.

As we investigate these suspected scammers, please remember: Bothell Police will never call you and demand that you make a payment over the pho...

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Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Investigation Update

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Our detectives continue to actively investigate the murder of 29-year-old John Huynh.  The King County prosecutor has charged 25-year-old Ian Williams with second-degree murder in the case. 

We are working closely with the prosecutor, pro...

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Police News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Six Bothell Police Officers Recognized With Lifesaving Award

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As part of National Police Week, May 9-15, many of our officers were recognized for exceptional service.  Among them; six Bothell Police officers – received the Lifesaving Award:  Officers Sukhi Kaur, Kayla Cooke, Daniel Wiseman, Jenna S...

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Police News
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...

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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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