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Infill Housing Online Q&A (Nov. 16)

Infill Housing Online Q&A (Nov. 16)

The City of Spokane is currently focusing on “infill housing,” which means that planners and policymakers are working on revisions to regulations that will enable additional housing development on vacant lots and parcels in already built-up areas. Here in Emerson-Garfield, infill is the kind of development that we’re most likely to see over the next 20 years, so it’s important to see what code changes are being proposed and why. Informing yourself now and shaping policy accordingly is the best…

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North Monroe Project Public Meeting – Sept 20

North Monroe Project Public Meeting – Sept 20

City of Spokane staff working on this project will be updating the public about the North Monroe Project and welcome your comments. WHEN: Wednesday, September 20 from 6-7pm WHERE: Knox Presbyterian Church, 806 W Knox Ave For more details, view this flyer.

Upcoming TJ Meenach Drive Summer Street Closure

Upcoming TJ Meenach Drive Summer Street Closure

It’s that time again, schools are wrapping up their year, the sun is shining, and construction crews are working hard to improve, revitalize, and restore our communities infrastructure. On the East most boundary of Emerson-Garfield, work began in May on another exciting project that is taking form in a 1.4 million-gallon concrete, underground storage tank in park land to the east of TJ Meenach Drive, below Northwest Boulevard. This project includes stormwater ponds, new landscaping, underground infrastructure, and new paved…

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Spokane Transit Authority Planning Survey

Spokane Transit Authority Planning Survey

You are invited to participate in a survey for Spokane Transit Authority! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CXWJCY5 STA is collecting community feedback on key components of the comprehensive plan, Connect Spokane. The plan sets forth a vision and policy framework to further the mission of STA for the next 30 years. The survey takes 5-10 minutes and consists of mostly multiple choice questions. The information collected will help guide the evaluation of existing goals, policies, and strategies of Connect Spokane as part of a…

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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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Open House 2/3/17 Multi-family tax exemption incentive evaluation

Open House 2/3/17 Multi-family tax exemption incentive evaluation

City Council and Plan Commission are undertaking an evaluation of the Multi-Family Tax Exemption. Public input is being sought and the first open house will be held February 3, 2017. Questions regarding the topic may be sent to Planner Teri Stripes tstripes@spokanecity.org.