Infrastructure

PROGRAM VISION:

A Redmond that is connected, multi-modal, smart, green, and has high value for long-term infrastructure investments that support the future needs of Redmond.

Infrastructure

Objective #1

Invest in infrastructure preservation and replacement across the City to maintain the current level of service, the reliability of capital assets, and provide timely and cost-effective replacement.

Strategies

  • Develop and implement a six-year CIP that results from proactive project prioritization and alignment focusing on flexible and dynamic delivery within our funding and resource capacity.
  • Seek to implement holistic infrastructure projects which address multiple needs at once.
  • Provide excellent stewardship of existing city infrastructure to ensure assets are well maintained and reliable.

Measures

  • Maintenance report card on facility condition, pavement condition, water main breaks, and sewer overflows.
  • Percentage of water quality tests that meet compliance regulations for safe and clean water.
  • Investment in preservation and rehabilitation projects through the City’s Transportation Benefit District.
  • Implement capital project management software.

Actions

Planned projects include:

  • Facilities: completion of the Redmond Senior & Community Center, design and construction of Maintenance and Operations Center (MOC) facilities improvements, and mechanical and electrical improvements to the Public Safety building and seismic retrofit of fire stations.
  • Capital Projects: per actions discussed in the CIP proviso, select and implement capital project management software, enhance Council reporting and improve metrics for CIP outcomes.
  • Utilities: wastewater lift station rehabilitation program, rehabilitation of pump stations, and water pressure reducing valve replacement. 
  • Parks: replacement of synthetic turfs sports fields (Grass Lawn and Hartman Parks).
  • Sidewalks:complete installations and analyze costs of sidewalk clearing policy. 


Objective #2

Continue investments in key opportunity projects that support economic and community vitality.

Strategies

  • Continue to strategically leverage funds for capital investment projects.
  • Use functional plans and Redmond’s Capital Investment Strategy (CIS) as the primary sources of planned capital investment.
  • Fund projects through programmatic constructs allowing for the allocation of CIP dollars to meet emerging needs.
  • Promote economic vitality through the Redmond Partnership Network. 

Measures

  • Percentage of transportation network completed for all travel modes.
  • Ratio of Redmond’s transportation supply to transportation system demands (i.e., concurrency).
  • Zero traffic related fatalities and serious injuries (Vision Zero).

Actions

  • Mobility: Light rail integration, alignment of new bus routes with bike and pedestrian safety projects, North/South Corridor Study, Bel-Red Road bicycle lanes, 156th Avenue NE shared use path, long-term plan to address sidewalk deficiencies (part of TMP development), citywide ADA Compliance Plan, and the Overlake Village Pedestrian Bridge. Analyze curb management, especially around light rail stations and larger destinations for pick-up and drop-off.
  • Maintenance: Sidewalk repair program, major street improvements and pavement management, Water System Comprehensive Plan, and improve coordination of vegetation control.
  • Recovery:  Through the Redmond Partnership Network, continue united and connected recovery activities (i.e., streeteries, Geek Out Gold) to promote community economic development. 
  • Transportation Master Plan: Advance plans for flexible service to address first/last mile transportation needs and bicycle and pedestrian needs in conjunction with the Vision Zero work.

Objective #3

Create a solid platform of internal technology systems that support city business more efficiently and provide improved customer experiences. 

Strategies

  • Maintain a security program that is aligned with business and industry best practices.
  • Implement a data analytics solution which allows for reporting across business environments.
  • Align TIS work plans with city priorities through a shared governance process.
  • Develop and mature a six-to-eight-year technology investment roadmap in alignment with organizational and community needs.

Measures

  • Network uptime.
  • Technology service request response and resolution time.
  • Internal and external customer satisfaction feedback.

Actions

  • Monitor newly implemented D365 financial system.
  • Identify and implement a project management platform for the Capital Investment Program.
  • Implement new payroll and human resources information systems in Workforce Dimensions.
  • Modernize and update collaboration tools, including conference room technology.
  • Upgrade, enhance, or replace the City permitting platform.
  • Design and implement a formal shared governance process.
  • Continue collaboration on Asset Management program.