Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Do you have large appliances to get rid of?  The city will soon be in Browne's Addition to pick up old appliances BUT You must sign up by September 3 to get your appliances picked up the next week.  Call 850-0836, listen to the message, and leave your information on the voicemail

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Community, Housing and Human Services Homepage

Department Vision Statement

The vision of the Community, Housing and Human Services Department is to maximize the quality of life for Spokane’s extremely low to moderate income populations.

Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Community, Housing and Human Services Department is to invest public and private funding into partnerships with organizations who deliver resources, services, affordable housing, and economic opportunities to achieve the highest level of self-sufficiency, safety and quality of life for Spokane’s extremely low to moderate income households.

 CHHS 2014 Coordinated Grant Funding Notice

The City of Spokane’s Community, Housing and Human Services Department (CHHS) is currently seeking proposals from organizations providing services benefiting extremely-low-to-moderate income residents. Funding for the 2014 Program Year is approximately $8.2 million and applications may be submitted through the Coordinated Grant Funding Notice. The Coordinated Grant Program provides a single point of entry for Community Development Block Grant, McKinney Vento Homeless Grant, Consolidated Homeless Housing Grant, City of Spokane Homeless Initiatives, City of Spokane Human Services Grant and Community Center Capacity Building program applications. Applications are due by October 11, 2013.
The CHHS Board will hold a public hearing to discuss the 2014 Program Year on September 10th, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St., Lower Level. This public hearing will cover the CHHS Board’s vision and mission statements, funding priorities and principles and offer other information to aid applicants with the new Coordinated Grant Program.
Three technical assistance sessions will be available on August 30th, September 13th and September 27th from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. Sessions will be held in the CHHS Conference Room, 6th Floor, City Hall. Content of the sessions will be based on questions received by email and grouped into general topic areas (e.g. preparing a budget, procurement processes, agency collaborations, etc). Topics will be posted on the CHHS website by noon on Thursday, the day before the session. Please email questions to Individual technical assistance is also available by contacting the grant program specialist(s) listed in the Coordinated Grant Funding Notice

Community, Housing and Human Services Funding Orientation

Please join the Community, Housing and Human Services Board on September 10, 2013, for a public hearing/funding orientation event to discuss the 2014 program year application process.  The event will be held at the Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St., from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.  For more information,click here.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

NW Museum of Arts and Culture

Invites you to
August BeGin!
August 23, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

BeGin is back for the summer! All ages are welcome to the MAC’s Friday after work party.

To complement the SPOMa exhibit, Spare Parts, a 60s-70s retro band, will be playing from 6-9pm out on the front lawn. There is no admittance fee. Bring chairs and blankets and your IDs. The fabulous exhibit galleries will be open for viewing and a no-host bar with a variety of beverages. Note: Under 21 years of age are allowed into the beer/wine gardens with parental supervision.

$4 Beer $5 Wine Last call at 8:45 PM

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Neighborhood Clean Up...... Some of you got this postcard in the mail, some have not yet received it. This information is somewhat time sensitive. - Tim

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Hey Hey! The Gazebo will be dedicated this Thursday evening, and week 7 of our Summer Concert Series follows the hoopla. It starts at 5:30ish, and ends at 8. (mention the word "free" for admission)

Saturday, August 3, 2013

It's been a long hot summer (so far) and your Neighborhood Council is back and ready to do business once again.
Please join us this Wednesday evening, August 7, 2013 at 6:30PM for our August General Meeting. As always, we meet at the Museum of Arts and Culture, downstairs in the Gilkey Community Conference Room.