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Neighborhood Clean-up Program 2020 Update

Neighborhood Clean-up Program 2020 Update

The 2020 Neighborhood Clean-Up program will be comprised of a Dump Passes program. These Dump Passes are to help residents in the City of Spokane remove extra waste by distributing $20 vouchers to the Waste to Energy Facility. The program is set to begin in June and will last until program funding is expended. Dump Passes are being distributed in a tiered system, meaning: Lowest income areas in the City will receive their Dump Pass postcards first, before moving to…

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PPE Distribution for Small Businesses and Non-Profits

PPE Distribution for Small Businesses and Non-Profits

Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) and Spokane County are distributing free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to help Spokane County small businesses and non-profits reduce barriers to reopening and continue operations to keep employees and the public safe. Spokane County allocatedCARES Act funds to purchase the PPE. OPENTogether, a free event (registration required), will to provide businesses and non-profits with 49 and fewer employees PPE supplies which will include hand sanitizer, disinfecting cleaner, disposable facial coverings and cloth facial coverings. What: Free…

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Feedback Requested – Proposed Changes to Bike Network Map

Feedback Requested – Proposed Changes to Bike Network Map

The City of Spokane is working on amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. Give your feedback on the Bike Network Map amendments. The City is currently seeking comments from the public on all nine proposals to amend the Comprehensive Plan. If you would like to comment on the proposal, please submit your comments here: Kevin FreibottDepartment of Neighborhood and Planning ServicesCity of Spokane808 W Spokane Falls BoulevardSpokane, WA 99201 You can also submit comments via email to kfreibott@spokanecity.org. Regardless of whether you…

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Get Help to Buy Food During School Closures

Get Help to Buy Food During School Closures

Families with school-age children may be eligible for new food benefits to help buy groceries. The Pandemic EBT Emergency School Meals Program (P-EBT) provides a one-time benefit for families who qualify for the program – up to $399 per eligible child in each household.  To receive these benefits families must apply by June 30, 2020. To learn who is eligible, and how to apply, for P-EBT benefits, please view Spokane Regional Health District’s Facebook video.