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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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Washington State COVID-19 Resources

Washington State COVID-19 Resources

Adam McDaniel, the Governor’s Eastern Washington Regional Representative based in Spokane, reached out to Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council by email. He provided his contact information and some helpful resources. He is encouraging people to reach out to him if you have questions. Adam McDanielEastern Washington Regional Representative| Office of Governor Jay InsleeCell: 509.638.4686www.governor.wa.gov |adam.mcdaniel@gov.wa.gov Coronavirus.wa.gov – This website consolidates information from multiple state agencies. You can find ways to help, guidance on essential business activity, and multilingual resources.   Department of Health – The…

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Survey on Proposed Bus Route Changes

Survey on Proposed Bus Route Changes

Big changes are coming to transit in Spokane and STA wants your input! The voter approved STA Moving Forward plan will provide for more buses, more often, to more parts of the region. Many projects have already been completed, including expanding night and weekend service, the opening of the West Plains Transit Center, and implementing six new routes. STA is now considering route changes in these focus areas: Northeast Spokane, Airway Heights/Spokane Airport/Fairchild Air Force Base, and Greater Spokane Valley. Please take…

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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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