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Applicants Sought for WQTIF Neighborhood Committee

Applicants Sought for WQTIF Neighborhood Committee

The City of Spokane is seeking volunteers for a committee that helps to select public investments in three Spokane neighborhoods – West Central, Emerson-Garfield, and Riverside. The funding for the work comes from a special taxing district created by the City in this area in 2007. A Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District, which includes the Kendall Yards Development, was created by the City and County of Spokane to help pay for public improvements inside the Kendall Yards area and for…

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Post Street Bridge Survey and City Planning Speaker Joe Minicozzi

Post Street Bridge Survey and City Planning Speaker Joe Minicozzi

The City of Spokane is seeking input from the public regarding the replacement of the Post Street Bridge. View the current construction options and take a survey on the City’s website. The City would like public input on how to accommodate vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians on the 51 ft. wide bridge deck. This includes one vehicular travel lane northbound, pedestrian and bicycle routes as well as accommodating the Centennial Trail. Spokane Regional Transportation Council is hosting Joe Minicozzi, a popular…

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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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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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Cleaning from the Corridor Report

Cleaning from the Corridor Report

Cleaning from the Corridor was a great success! Thank you to everyone who was able to volunteer their time, hard work, and supplies. This project garnered 493 volunteers for a total of 2008.5 volunteer hours. $19,205.04 was donated to complete clean-up and beautification projects as well as refreshments to keep the volunteers going strong throughout the day. 1698 food, hygiene, cleaning, pet food, medicine, and clothing items were donated. View the final report.