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Community Meeting regarding City Fleet Maintenance Yard

Community Meeting regarding City Fleet Maintenance Yard

Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood residents are invited to attend a community meeting to discuss the proposal for a conditional use permit for a manufacturing use (brewery/distillery) in an Office Retail zone at the current City Fleet Maintenance Yard. Date: Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 Time: 6:30pm Location: 502 W Riverside Ave, Ste 103 There was a recent Spokesman-Review article that discusses this project: Dry Fly Distilling plan major expansion at new development north of downtown Spokane Notice of Community Meeting document with additional…

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Recap of the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) meeting that took place on May 11, 2016, led by newly elected co-chairs Carlie Hoffman and Tim Musser. Guest speaker Kate Burke of the Spokane Edible Tree Project talked about how her organization searches the city for fruit and nut trees that aren’t being harvested and then takes on that task. The harvest is then donated to area food banks. They are currently mapping trees they can harvest and encourage both…

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Materials for the Nov 11 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Materials for the Nov 11 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

The Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meets tonight (Wednesday, November 11) at 6pm in the Corbin Senior Activity Center (827 W Cleveland) to discuss and/or vote on the following: Allocating $24,145 in remaining 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to the installation of new sidewalks along Cedar, Emerson Park improvements, and the West Central Community Center​. Photos roughly outlining those proposals are below and are also included in the agenda. Recaps of the Fall Cleanup, the NW Blvd Greening Grant planting, and the…

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June PeTT Meeting Summary

June PeTT Meeting Summary

This is a quick summary of the last two meetings of the Community Assembly‘s Pedestrian, Traffic and Transportation (PeTT) Committee from Carlie Hoffman, our neighborhood’s PeTT representative. It provides some context to the discussion about Photo Red funding that took place during the June meeting of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council. John Snyder spoke at the May 26 PeTT Committee meeting. He noted that there have been unused funds each year since the program began in 2010, about $200,000 per year.  Each district now gets $150,000 per year…

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Traffic Calming on Mansfield & Montgomery

Traffic Calming on Mansfield & Montgomery

Earlier this year our neighborhood submitted a request for traffic-calming measures to the city. The request was for curb bump-outs along the 1100 to 1400 blocks of W Mansfield Ave. They were intended to slow speeders and discourage drivers from using it as a cut-through between N. Monroe and NW Blvd. City engineers recently investigated the request (we think that’s when the electronic speed limit signs appeared) and they discovered that the problem included W Montgomery Ave as well. If…

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