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Neighborhood Tree Care Workshop – April 18, 2020

Neighborhood Tree Care Workshop – April 18, 2020

The Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood in conjunction with Spokane Urban Forestry will be holding a 3-hour workshop on a variety of topics related to neighborhood trees and care. WHEN: Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 11am-2pm WHERE: Alter Church, 2803 N Lincoln St (map) Workshop Agenda Intro to Spokane Urban Forestry (15 mins) City Tree Permit Processes (15 mins) Homeowner Assisted Street Tree Planting Information (15 mins) Recommended Tree Species + Importance of Species Diversity (15 mins) Break + Prize Drawings (15 mins)…

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Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

The City of Spokane is initiating a short land-use study process regarding the North Monroe Corridor and the residential uses around it which is being led by Kara Mowery and Kevin Freibott at the City Neighborhood and Planning Services Department. At this point, the North Monroe Corridor has been designated and planned, and the City has updated its Comprehensive Plan and Municipal Code policies accordingly.  However, when the City considers the transition between the Corridor and the surrounding Emerson-Garfield neighborhood, as well…

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A Fond Farewell to Jeff Edwards of Corbin Senior Activity Center

A Fond Farewell to Jeff Edwards of Corbin Senior Activity Center

We learned that Jeff Edwards, Executive Director at Corbin Senior Activity Center, has taken a new position with Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels. While we are sad to see him go, we are excited to see him off to his new venture. They are lucky to have him! Jeff is unable to attend the next Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meeting so he asked us to share the following note with the neighborhood: I just wanted to take a quick minute…

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Concert in the Park – Saturday, Sept 14

Concert in the Park – Saturday, Sept 14

The Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council is pleased to present our Annual Concert in the Park, featuring music by Blue Canoe and Starlight Motel. When: Saturday, September 14 from 5-7 pm Where: Corbin Park (map) This free concert is sponsored by these local businesses and organizations: City of Spokane Water Department, Spokane City Credit Union (SCCU), Gene Brake – Realtor, Meet on Monroe aka North Monroe Business District and the Corbin Park Homeowners Association. If you are interested in signing on as…

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Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Clean-Up – May 18, 2019

Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Clean-Up – May 18, 2019

It’s time for our 11th Annual Spring Cleanup, where we provide a free dumpster site to Emerson-Garfield residents (ID required for proof of residency)! When: Saturday, May 18, 9am-12pm Where: Faith Bible Church (600 W Cora) We are accepting: clean green – bagged only refuse – no food items, dry wall, concrete, or nail-embedded wood recycling – any mostly metal item Salvation Army accepts donations of clothing and furniture old electronics accept for e-cycle The City reserves the right to…

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