There seems to be a new found sense of urgency and a can-do energy at city hall. The City Council approved the 11 million dollar purchase of the Bergsma Property for the preservation of the forested hillside above Talus. The city brought multiple partners to the table, researching grants that, if acquired, will lower our net expense to approximately 3.8 million dollars. Our hope is that moving forward, the Council turns this same energy and enthusiasm towards other unmet need
Issaquah was recognized for the dramatic transformation of the utility boxes from function to finesse, changing the cultural landscape of the community while reinforcing the cultural exchange with each of our sister cities.
These new utility boxes are enjoyed daily by pedestrians and vehicle traffic. In addition, Issaquah’s outdoor art collection has increased, and the community landscape has been beautified.
This project also provides a dialog about the sister cities, t