COVID-19 Resources & City Reopening Plan
The City is actively preparing for the reopening of facilities on Thursday, July 1. In preparation to welcome customers and staff back to city buildings, we have created a Stay Safe Reopening Plan to guide our efforts. Read reopening plan here Version OptionsCovid-19 (Coronavirus) InformationHeadline Stay Safe Reopening Plan Stay Safe Reopening Plan Stay Safe Reopening Plan Stay Safe Reopening Plan Stay Safe Reopening Plan Stay Safe Reopening Plan Stay Safe Reopening Plan Stay Safe Reopening Plan .
This 5-stage plan provides a general framework and guidelines for all city services and departments, in accordance with guidance provided by the State of Washington. This plan is the basis for how the City will continue to:
• Provide services and programs, and continue field operations
• Conduct public events and meetings
• Manage the timeline for reopening facilities
• Implement staffing schedules
• Apply CDC recommendations
• and maintain sanitation and janitorial services
The City will continue to follow Washington State’s guidelines for the suspension of the in-person requirement for the Open Public Meetings Act until the suspension is lifted (anticipated June 30) after which time:
- Council meetings are scheduled to resume in Council Chambers beginning on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, or later consistent with Washington State guidelines.
- Once Council Chambers is open, the City will follow Washington State guidelines for open public meetings.
Redmond Parks & Recreation
Parks and Recreation have outlined the "Play Safe, Stay Safe" plan to reopen park amenities, facilities and activities. In addition to outdoor in-person summer camps and classes, virtual recreation resources and classes will continue until further notice.
Mayor Birney has joined other Mayors across the country to sign the Mayors Challenge to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations. See the latest vaccine rates on the King County COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
On May 13, Governor Inslee announced a statewide reopening date of June 30 and short-term statewide move to Phase 3. Visit www.governor.wa.gov for more information.
Quick links to COVID-19 resources: