After a number of you took issue with the exclusivity of Bellevue’s focus groups for its Downtown Livability Initiative, the City responded by adding a new session geared at downtown employees. While the addition doesn’t make the target audience entirely exhaustive of everyone who will be affected by the plan, it is a big step toward including many who spend a lot of time in downtown Bellevue but don’t necessarily live there.
The new focus group will be held from 4pm to 6pm next Tuesday, March 19th, at Bellevue City Hall. There’s only one other focus group (for residents) left for tomorrow evening, so if you’re interested in attending, be sure to RSVP at DowntownLivability@bellevuewa.gov. Again, the City is more concerned with taking your input than it is which group you end up attending, so if you don’t fit in either remaining category (resident or employee), it’s really not a big deal.