Community Health

Bellevue is a community that cares for and nurtures all of its people. The city plays an active role in shaping and supporting a system of human services which not only assists people in times of need, but also promotes the development of healthy individuals and families. The city is a recognized leader in engaging both public and private partners throughout the region to respond to the changing needs of its people, including youth and seniors and individuals with special needs.

What is your BEST IDEA for assuring the health and well-being of our entire community?

Community Health

Remove Fluoride toxins from our drinking water

The city of Bellevue receives their water from the Seattle City Water system. Something our annual water quality report does state. Taking on the topic of Fluoride toxin in our water system would require the city of Seattle to cease the use of Fluoride toxins. We deserve the right to choose what is in our water. We deserve the right to choose how we care for our dental health. Why does the government need to spend the ...more »

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What is your name? : Gwen Nagano

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-3 votes
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Community Health

No Smoking

No public smoking in Bellevue! The 25 foot away from the door rule is not enough. My children and I still have to walk through clouds of smoke. It's not right that people can blow second hand smoke in the faces of others (including children) who want to live healthy lives.

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What is your name? : MO

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7 votes
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ADA &Mental Health

Celebrate Mental Health and ADA in Bellevue with a bike and run in the city. Help raise awareness with police, fire and the community. We need speakers and a demonstration to work a wheelchair. Bring in the Military, veterans to help raise the awareness, share their stories. Improve area's with more "Disability" signs in area's that need them.

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What is your name? : Mike

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2 votes
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Ensure Crucial Early Intervention for Children!

80% of a child’s brain development occurs by age three. With the rising demand for special education services, the Bellevue community needs to devote more support for early intervention and special education of our ever-diverse and growing community of children with special needs. Bellevue should be committed to the mission that children should receive the early help they need to grow and thrive!

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What is your name? : Kindering

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24 votes
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Community Health

Support the Bellevue Aquatic Center

The Bellevue Aquatic Center on 143rd Ave and NE 8th is indispensable for seniors and the handicapped. This is the only facility in this area that has a nice sloping ramp for wheelchair users and those who have trouble walking to get into the pool, and the warmer water is better for those in frail health also. People come from Kirkland, Duval, and all over to use the Aquatic Center to keep up their strength and health. ...more »

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What is your name? : Joan Pasch

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6 votes
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Community Health

project to increase gratitude & happiness

The new field of positive psychology has proven that increased gratitude leads to more happiness, compassion and empathy. Children with more compassion and empathy lead to are much less likely to bully or be bullied. Everybody wants to be happier.

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What is your name? : Kevin Higgins

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10 votes
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