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City Council Climate Survey

City Council Climate Survey

The Spokane Community is Invited to Participate!  A group of Spokane experts and volunteers are working to study local impacts of climate change on the city of Spokane, and they want to hear from you. The volunteers are part of the Sustainability Action Subcommittee, or SAS.  Spokane City Council created the SAS in 2019 and asked the group to draft a Climate Action Plan. The goal of the plan is to help the City, businesses, organizations and residents respond effectively…

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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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Snow Season 2019

Snow Season 2019

It is heading toward snow season again. The City of Spokane created a great resource page for residents that includes a real-time snow removal map, plowing procedures, parking and sidewalks information, and additional resources. Don’t forget that snow season is November 15 – March 15. Citizens are asked to park on the odd side of the street in residential areas for the entire snow season. The City is asking citizens to clear a 36-inch path to allow pedestrians to travel…

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Volunteer Opportunity – Help Build Spokane’s Pop-Up Cycle Track!

Volunteer Opportunity – Help Build Spokane’s Pop-Up Cycle Track!

The City of Spokane will install a temporary two-way cycle track, or protected bike lane, on Spokane Falls Boulevard.¬†This popup pilot will test a cycle track as a protected bikeway that supports people of all ages and abilities. It will be installed on Saturday, Sept 28th and removed on the following Saturday, Oct 5th.¬† They need your help if this is to be successful! They are looking for people willing to help stripe and install the temporary barriers, direct cyclists,…

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