We are proud Angela Birney has received the endorsement of the Progressive Voters Guide. Here is their recommendation: “Redmond Mayor Angela Birney is running for re-election this year. First elected in 2019, Birney was previously the president of the Redmond City Council and served as chair of the Redmond Parks and Trails Commission. Prior to running for office, she was a math and science teacher and an active community volunteer. During her first term as mayor, Birney oversaw a period of rapid growth and development as Redmond prepares for the arrival of light rail next spring. She was also a...
Redmond became the first city in King County to have its draft Housing Element updates for the comprehensive plan, known as Redmond 2050, reviewed and recognized by the King County Affordable Housing Committee (AHC). In a unanimously approved letter, the AHC highlighted strengths, including the Housing Element’s inventory and analysis and its focus on mitigating displacement as the city grows.
As a selected participant, Redmond will receive a $15,000 grant to advance the support of small businesses and entrepreneurs, along with five-month coaching from NLC. https://original.newsbreak.com/@washington-updates-1665642/3118382309209-redmond-secures-national-league-of-cities-grant-to-boost-small-businesses-and-entrepreneurship