The Meydenbauer Bay Waterfront Park Plan
- On December 13, 2010 the Bellevue City Council approved Resolution No. 8182, adopting the Meydenbauer Bay Park and Land Use Plan and Implementation Principles.
- The Plan will be executed in three major phases and includes features such as: multiple and varied views to and from the water, pedestrian promenade and pier, marina, new activity building, renovation of the historic Whaling Building, beach and shoreline restoration, stream daylighting, playground and picnic areas, multiple opportunities for access to and enjoyment of the water, improvements to street frontage to strengthen connections to the lake and connections to neighboring parks.
- Anticipated cost of the Plan is in excess of $41m funded primarily through local, county, state, federal and private sources to be developed as funding is available.
- MBNA welcomes a Waterfront Park, supports a phased development, and commits to maintain an agreed-upon collaborative partnership with the City throughout Park implementation
- MBNA objects to closing 100th Avenue SE
- MBNA wants a formal resident approval for the planned activity building planned on 99th Avenue & Lake Washington Blvd NE
- MBNA wants to protect existing residential views of the Bay and Park by ensuring no new structures obstruct these views
- MBNA supports new visitor moorage and wants to retain or increase the number of leased/visitor boat slips
- MBNA wants to maintain the character and charm of Meydenbauer Bay and its neighborhood communities
- MBNA wants the Bellevue Park Department and Bellevue City Council to adhere to the Implementation Principles included in the Plan