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Recap of the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) meeting that took place on May 11, 2016, led by newly elected co-chairs Carlie Hoffman and Tim Musser. Guest speaker Kate Burke of the Spokane Edible Tree Project talked about how her organization searches the city for fruit and nut trees that aren’t being harvested and then takes on that task. The harvest is then donated to area food banks. They are currently mapping trees they can harvest and encourage both…

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Materials for the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Materials for the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

The Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meets tomorrow (Wednesday, May 11) starting at 6pm in the Corbin Senior Activity Center Center (827 W Cleveland). This month we have two more guest speakers, Kate Burke from the Edible Tree Project and David Steel from the City of Spokane Parking Services. David will be following up on our questions regarding downtown parking. Further agenda items for this meeting include sidewalk repair plans, the opening of the farmers market, and the upcoming Spring Cleanup. Please help reduce paper waste…

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Recap of the April 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the April 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) meeting that took place on April 13, 2016. Cindy Kinzer and Kyle Twohig from the City of Spokane spoke about the new sewer and combined stormwater overflow (CSO) tank location east of TJ Meenach Drive and north of Pettet Drive known as CSO I-03. Spokane is comprehensively updating its wastewater system in order to have less sewer waste in the rivers due to overflow. The Environmental Protection Agency would fine…

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Materials for the April 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Materials for the April 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

The Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meets tomorrow (Wednesday, April 13) starting at 6pm in the Corbin Senior Activity Center Center (827 W Cleveland). This month we have two more guest speakers: City engineers will fill us in on the large-scale CSO tank that’s slated to be installed at the top of TJ Meenach Drive. A map of the project is included in the downloadable agenda below — and by the way, there’s a public meeting on the conditional use permit for that project tonight (Tuesday, April 12)…

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Recap of the March 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the March 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) meeting that took place on March 9, 2016. Bobby Williams, Fire Chief at the Spokane Fire Department, presented information on the ballot question regarding renewal of the EMS levy at the same rate as was approved in 2010. The levy would require a simple majority of 51%. He reported that the average EMS response time is five minutes, ten seconds, but if the levy is not successful, 70–90% of personnel…

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