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How King County works with the community

King County works with the community to provide project information and identify potential impacts. Stay informed, stay involved as we share information through:

  • Individual meetings with community groups, organizations and leaders
  • Briefings to local community groups, agencies and jurisdictions
  • Community meetings
  • Project newsletters and fliers
  • Project Web page
  • News releases

1602_community-meeting-1_500Community members learn about the project during a community meeting in February 2016. View more photos.

Resources

To sign up for project text alerts, text KING REDMONDSEWER to 468-311 

Glossary of terms : King County Wastewater 101

View calendar (below) for meeting locations and materials.

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Contact us

Contact Kelly Foley Kruse at:

Kelly.FoleyKruse@kingcounty.gov
206-477-8621

If you’d like to receive email or text updates on the Lake Hills and NW Lake Sammamish sewer upgrade:

Public meetings

Join us for a virtual neighborhood meeting

Thursday, September 30, 2021
5:30 – 7pm
RSVP: bit.ly/KCredmondsewer

In 2019, King County started a process to acquire permits for this project from the City of Redmond. We recently submitted updated project plans to the City for their consideration. We invite you to join King County and the City of Redmond for at a virtual neighborhood meeting to get the latest information on:

  • Project schedule
  • Sammamish River Trail detours
  • Road closures and detours
  • Fish and wildlife protection

At the meeting, we will provide closed captioning and interpretation in American Sign Language, Arabic, Cantonese, Hindi, Mandarin, Russian and Spanish. We’ll also post a recording of the meeting to our website afterwards.

Greater Redmond Transportation Management Association Briefing

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
12 p.m.
GRTMA Offices 

Resources

Online open house

October 29, 2019 – January 31, 2020

The online open house provided an opportunity for people who live, work, and recreate in the project area to review the latest project plans at a time and place convenient to them. While the online open house is now closed, you can still view an archived version of the site.

Resources

Friends of Marymoor Park Briefing

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 
7p.m.
Marymoor Park, Art Barn 

Resources

You’re invited! 

In Fall 2019, King County hosted two community open houses to share the latest information about the project. We would like to continue the conversation with you as the project seeks to acquire permits from the City of Redmond:

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Redmond City Hall, Council Chambers
15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond, WA 98052

Stop by to:

  • Learn about the project
  • Ask King County and City of Redmond staff questions
  • Provide input prior to the City taking action on the project’s permits

People of all abilities are welcome at these events. Please let us know how we can welcome you by contacting Kelly Foley Kruse at kelly.foleykruse@kingcounty.gov or 206-477-8621.

Resources

You’re invited! 

King County is hosting two open houses this month to share the latest information about the Lake Hills/NW Lake Sammamish Sewer Upgrade Project:

WTD staff meet with community members 

Tuesday, October 22, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Audubon Elementary School Auditorium
3045 180th Ave NE, Redmond, WA

Thursday, October 24, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village, Room 202
6505 176th Ave NE, Redmond, WA

People of all abilities are welcome at these events. Please let us know how we can welcome you by contacting Kelly Foley Kruse at kelly.foleykruse@kingcounty.gov or 206-477-8621. View postcard.

Resources 

Friday, May 17, 2019
6-9 a.m.
North corner of West Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E. and Leary Way/SR 520 Trail

Materials

Thursday, March 7, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Redmond Parks and Trails Commission
Redmond City Hall – Council Conference Room
15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond, WA 98052

Materials

Monday, October 8, 2018
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Redmond Pedestrian Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Redmond City Hall - Room 130
15670 NE 85 Street, Redmond, WA 98052

Materials

Walk-and-talk
August 28, 2018
5:30 p.m.
Intersection of 177th Ave N.E. and West Lake Sammamish Parkway

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GoGreen Night 2018
July 11, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Marymoor Park - MacNair Field

At GoGreen Night at Marymoor Park, project staff engaged with booth visitors about wastewater education, King County’s Loop biosolids and the Lake Hills and NW Lake Sammamish sewer upgrade project.

Materials:

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
7 p.m.
Eastside Audubon Office
308 4th Ave S., Kirkland

Materials

Monday, April 9, 2018
7 p.m.
Lake Washington School District Resource Center
16250 NE 74th Street, Redmond

Materials

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
7 – 8 p.m.
Tam o’Shanter Golf and Country Club
1313 183rd Ave NE, Bellevue, WA

Tam o’Shanter Briefing

Materials

Online Open House

November 14, 2017 – January 31, 2018

Stop by the online open house to review and comment on the latest project designs! The online open house for the Lake Hills/NW Lake Sammamish Sewer Upgrade Project will be open until Jan. 31. Stop by to review:

  • The latest maps of the sewer alignment
  • Trail closure and detour information
  • What to expect during work on West Lake Sammamish Parkway
  • Environmental considerations
  • How your feedback has informed project design

Materials

Marymoor Park Drop-In Session
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017
8 – 11 a.m.
Marymoor Park
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Along the Sammamish River Trail near the West Lake Sammamish Parkway entrance

Redmond Library Drop-In Session
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017
3 – 6 p.m.
Redmond Library
15990 NE 85th St.
Outside the front doors, or in Conference Room 1 if it’s rainy

Please join us at upcoming drop-in sessions near you to learn more about this project.

  • Review design concepts
  • Learn more about the what you can expect during project design and construction
  • Share your feedback and ask questions

Materials

South Idylwood Sidewalk Meeting
Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Intersection of NE 21st St and 177th Ave NE

North Idylwood Sidewalk Meeting
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Intersection of 179th Ave NE and NE 34th St

Please join us at upcoming community sidewalk meetings near you to learn more about this project.
  • Meet the project team
  • Review early design concepts, alternatives we considered, and information about costs and how projects are paid for regionally
  • Learn more about the what you can expect during project design and environmental review
  • Share your feedback and ask questions

Materials

Saturday, September 23, 2016
4:30-7:00 p.m.
Audubon Elementary
3045 180th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Back to School BBQ

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July 13, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Marymoor Park

Go Green Night

Materials

Thursday, June 16, 2016
10-11 a.m.
Audubon Elementary
3045 180th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Audubon PTSA Co-presidents Briefing and Audubon Elementary Back-to-School BBQ Planning Meeting

Briefing and planning meeting with Audubon staff and PTSA board members.

Materials

Friday, May 20, 2016
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Velo Bike Shop
2151 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

Velo Bikes Bike to Work Day After Party. Bicycle community celebration.

Come learn about the how the project will affect Redmond and the Sammamish River Trail.

Materials

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Art Barn, Marymoor Park

Friends of Marymoor Park briefing

Materials

Thursday, March 31, 2016
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Lake Washington School
District Administration Building
16250 NE 74th Street, Redmond, 98052

Sammamish Waterway Condominium owners briefing

Materials

Wednesday March 23, 2016
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Audubon Elementary
3045 180th Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Lake Washington School District Facilities and Transportation briefing

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South Idylwood
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Presentation at 6 p.m.
Audubon Elementary,
3045 180th Ave. N.E., Redmond, WA 98052

North Idylwood
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Presentation at 6 p.m.
Audubon Elementary,
3045 180th Ave. N.E., Redmond, WA 98052

Community meeting

Learn about the recommended alternative, upcoming field work to inform design, and project elements that are still being defined. Bring your questions and thoughts to share with us!

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