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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.

Cleaning from the Corridor – Saturday, April 29th from 9am – 12pm

Cleaning from the Corridor – Saturday, April 29th from 9am – 12pm

Spring is around the corner and so is the city’s annual volunteer event, Cleaning from the Corridor (CFTC). This year the event CFTC will be focusing on the Monroe corridor and the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood with some satellite projects north and south along the corridor. CFTC aspires to create projects that leave a lasting impression and impact for those who live, work and play in the area we focus on. In addition to volunteering, CFTC is holding a month long donation…

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Project Meeting regarding the Normandie Complex

Project Meeting regarding the Normandie Complex

All are invited to attend a public meeting being held on Wednesday at North Central High School by the City of Spokane to discuss this property which is currently owned by the City. The City of Spokane is seeking feedback from the Emerson-Garfield neighborhood regarding community needs for this property. PROJECT MEETING NOTICE Normandie Complex Disposition When: Wednesday, October 19, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Where: North Central High School Library, 1600 N Howard St. Agenda: Disposition of the “Normandie Complex” The…

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Call for Volunteers: Weeding Day on Maple

Call for Volunteers: Weeding Day on Maple

It’s that time of year again! Help keep Emerson-Garfield beautiful and join your neighbors to ready the yucca and horizontal juniper bushes on Maple (planted by neighborhood volunteers) for fall. Meet up at the intersection of Euclid and Maple on Saturday, October 22 at 9 am. Let us know you’re going here!

Call for Volunteers: 13th Annual Spokane River Clean-Up

Call for Volunteers: 13th Annual Spokane River Clean-Up

The 13th Annual Spokane River Clean-Up is September 17, 2016 Each year, hundreds of volunteers spend their Saturday morning picking up garbage and recyclable materials from our public lands along the Spokane River. In 2015, volunteers removed about 4 tons of debris – from High Bridge Park all the way to the University District and we sorted and recycled about a ton of the material collected. The Spokane River Clean-Up is a great chance to give back for the great…

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Call for ideas on a neighborhood mural

Call for ideas on a neighborhood mural

There is an exciting annoucement from one of our neighborhood’s community resources, Fulcrum’s Ash Street Station. They will be the proud recipients of a mural to be painted on the north facing exterior wall. The Ash Street Station was selected by Gonzaga University’s Art Department, and the mural will be done in cooperation with Spokane Arts. Spokane Arts Supply will be donating art supplies and paint is being contributed via another project donor. What a great line-up of community partners coming together…

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