Volunteer Opportunity – SRTC Transportation Advisory Committee

Volunteer Opportunity – SRTC Transportation Advisory Committee

Spokane Regional Transportation Council (SRTC), the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Spokane County, is seeking qualified applicants for its citizens advisory committee; the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC). The TAC’s work will assist Transportation Planners and the SRTC Board of Directors to bring improvements to our area. We are encouraging individuals to provide their perspective on the transportation challenges facing our region and we will work together to create improvements that benefit our entire community. For more information and details about the membership…

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Breakfast with the Chief event – March 25

Breakfast with the Chief event – March 25

The Spokane Police Foundation invites you to their Breakfast with the Chief event. This is their biggest fundraiser of the year and is your chance to hear directly from Chief Meidl on the state of the department. You will also learn more about the programs supported by the Spokane Police Foundation and have the opportunity to meet with some of the officers and citizens that will be impacted by the work of the Foundation. Individual registration is available for $50…

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Greenways Presentation and Workshop

Greenways Presentation and Workshop

At the December Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meeting, Jessica Engelman gave a detailed presentation about greenways, streets designed with bikes and pedestrians in mind. She will be continuing the presentation and talk this week. When: Wednesday, January 8 from 6-7:30pm Where: Corbin Senior Center, 827 W Cleveland Ave (map)

Libraries on the Move during Renovations

Libraries on the Move during Renovations

Last November, voters overwhelmingly approved the Spokane Public Library bond measure to remodel four existing libraries and build three new libraries. The two libraries closest to our neighborhood, Shadle Library and Downtown Library, will be closing this winter and temporarily relocating during renovations. Shadle Library will close on December 22, 2019. Their temporary location will be in Northtown Mall. This location will open on January 2, 2020. Downtown Library will close on February 29, 2020. Their temporary location will be…

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Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

The City of Spokane is initiating a short land-use study process regarding the North Monroe Corridor and the residential uses around it which is being led by Kara Mowery and Kevin Freibott at the City Neighborhood and Planning Services Department. At this point, the North Monroe Corridor has been designated and planned, and the City has updated its Comprehensive Plan and Municipal Code policies accordingly.  However, when the City considers the transition between the Corridor and the surrounding Emerson-Garfield neighborhood, as well…

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