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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.

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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