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Cleaning from the Corridor – Saturday, April 29th from 9am – 12pm

Cleaning from the Corridor – Saturday, April 29th from 9am – 12pm

Spring is around the corner and so is the city’s annual volunteer event, Cleaning from the Corridor (CFTC). This year the event CFTC will be focusing on the Monroe corridor and the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood with some satellite projects north and south along the corridor. CFTC aspires to create projects that leave a lasting impression and impact for those who live, work and play in the area we focus on. In addition to volunteering, CFTC is holding a month long donation…

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Open Houses Announced for Transportation Chapter of the City’s Comprehensive Plan

Open Houses Announced for Transportation Chapter of the City’s Comprehensive Plan

The last major update of the City’s long range / 20 year transportation plan occurred as part of the development of the 2001 Comprehensive Plan. The first steps of the 2017 update were to review the adopted plan and the implementation of strategies it recommended over the past 16 years. Overall, the theme and guiding values of the draft update to the transportation plan has largely stayed the same. In order to achieve a vision that lives within a future with limited…

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City Accepting Online Feedback on the North Monroe Corridor Project

City Accepting Online Feedback on the North Monroe Corridor Project

Want to know more about the North Monroe Corridor Project? The City has provided a detailed presentation that addresses many questions. If you would like to provide feedback to the City about this project, scroll through the entire presentation and click the link at the end of the presentation. The City of Spokane is seeking input from citizens on the elements of a project to improve North Monroe Street that’s planned for construction in 2018. The project runs from just…

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Apply Now for Spokane Arts Grants

Apply Now for Spokane Arts Grants

Spokane Arts just launched a brand new grants program called the Spokane Arts Grant Awards (SAGA). Individuals, neighborhood groups, organizations, heritage groups or collectives—in all arts disciplines—are invited to apply for grants of up to $10,000 each. Multiple grants will be awarded. Applications and additional information are available at this page. The application deadline is Wednesday, February 1. Awards will be announced on March 1 of this year. Need help with the grant application forms? Sign up here on Brown Paper Tickets…

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Infill Development Open House Results And Continued Discussion

Infill Development Open House Results And Continued Discussion

On August 30, the City of Spokane held an open house to discuss the infill development project. You may now view the results of the open house discussions. The City invites continued discussion about the concepts presented in the comment section on their blog: my.spokanecity.org/news/stories/2016/08/30/infill-development-open-house-is-today/ For more information, and to participate in the online survey by Monday, September 12, please visit the project webpage: my.spokanecity.org/projects/infill-housing-strategies-infill-development/

Shaping Spokane – 2017 Update to the Comprehensive Plan

Shaping Spokane – 2017 Update to the Comprehensive Plan

The City of Spokane has launched a new website, Shaping Spokane, to share information about the updates they are making to the Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is a 20-year vision for the City and a roadmap for Spokane’s future that sets the framework for physical, social, and economic development of the City. As such, it provides guidance for city development – the major land uses, transportation systems, parks, open spaces, and centers for shopping and employment, as well as…

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Update on the TJ Meenach IO-3 Control Facility

Update on the TJ Meenach IO-3 Control Facility

Pictured in this post is an updated artist’s rendering of what the IO-3 Control Facility located next to TJ Meenach Drive will look like when it’s completed. Click here for the high-resolution drawing. Underground there will be a stormwater collection tank, which is the basis for the project as a whole. Aboveground there will be trees and native landscaping, trails for biking and walking, and an overlook over Pettet Drive (aka Doomsday Hill) and the Spokane River below. It will also provide improved connectivity…

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