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February e-Newsletter Out Now

February e-Newsletter Out Now

The February e-newsletter for Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood was just sent out and should be arriving in inboxes shortly. You can click here to read it — or better yet, sign up and have it conveniently delivered right to your own inbox. It comes out just once per month (at most) and is full of useful neighborhood-related events, announcements, updates, news and more. This month’s newsletter has info on upcoming volunteering opportunities with the North Monroe Business District, Spokane COPS, the Emerson-Garfield…

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Recap of the April 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the April 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) meeting that took place on April 13, 2016. Cindy Kinzer and Kyle Twohig from the City of Spokane spoke about the new sewer and combined stormwater overflow (CSO) tank location east of TJ Meenach Drive and north of Pettet Drive known as CSO I-03. Spokane is comprehensively updating its wastewater system in order to have less sewer waste in the rivers due to overflow. The Environmental Protection Agency would fine…

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Recap of the May E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the May E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meeting that took place on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The guest speakers for the month were Julie Oliver and Lisa Woodard of the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency. The agency has been around since 1967. It is responsible for issuing permits, performing on-site inspections, responding to citizen complaints regarding issues such as outdoor burning, and regulating asbestos safety. Julie and Lisa reported that the main air pollutants in Spokane are particulate matter (PM) and ozone. Inhalable coarse particles…

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Recap of the April E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the April E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Here’s a brief recap of what took place during the April 8, 2015 meeting of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC). In addition to the 26 voting members in attendance, five new voting members were confirmed at the start of the April meeting. The sign-in sheet showed around another 25 first-timers or guests. A representative from Spokane Transit Authority spoke about the details of Prop 1, the sales tax referendum on the upcoming April 28 special ballot. More info about the scope and ramifications…

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Materials for the Apr 8 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Materials for the Apr 8 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

The Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meets tomorrow (April 8) starting at 6pm in the Corbin Senior Center (827 W Cleveland). Please note that E-G residents interested in claiming their two free tree vouchers as part of the City’s Free Tree Weekend (April 17 and 18) can do so at this meeting. This month’s guest speaker is the STA. They’ll be addressing Prop 1, the sales tax funding measure on the upcoming special election ballot. This digital booklet has more info so you can come…

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Upcoming Events and Sales at Petunia’s Marketplace

Upcoming Events and Sales at Petunia’s Marketplace

Petunia’s Marketplace (2010 N Madison) — a favorite neighborhood business and cornerstone vendor at the Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market — announced at the February meeting of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council that the shop would be starting a seed lending library. A seed lending library operates on the same basic principle as a book library. That is, you check out the types of available seed that you would like to plant, and you return some of that same type of seed in the autumn. And, like…

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Emerson Community Garden Dinner (Apr 11)

Emerson Community Garden Dinner (Apr 11)

The Emerson Community Garden is holding a  dinner meeting tomorrow (Friday, April 11) at 1304 W Fairview starting at 6pm. This barbecue and planning event is open to all returning and new members of the Emerson Community Garden. The garden’s directors will take this opportunity to share their vision for the ECG as it enters its third year and offer you the chance to participate. They’ll explain how the ECG is different from other community gardens, and you’ll also learn how…

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