Friday, March 28, 2014

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March 28th, 2014
 The Friday Update is intended to give you information from many different City of Spokane Departments that may affect you or your neighborhood, as well as important news from neighborhoods around the City of Spokane. Click on underlined titles for more information.

Weekly Construction Update
March 28th - April 4th
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Commute of the Century!
Commute of the Century, a bicycle tour of Spokane, is a group ride and/or a self-guided tour.  This new Bike to Work Week event is brought to you by Eye Consultants Northwest. Join us for "extended lunch hour" group rides during Bike to Work Week to explore Spokane's bicycle infrastructure over six routes across the city.
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2014 Regional Construction Map
      Spokane Regional Road Construction Map includes all construction projects county-wide that will impact traffic.  This year they are doing something new and only publishing it online, in an interactive format.  While that means no more paper maps, it also means people can now access it on their smartphones or other handheld devices.  It also allows user to zoon into smaller projects that are at the neighborhood-level and click on projects. 
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New Restaurant in Browne's Addition Neighborhood
      A new tavern is slated to open in the space that formerly housed E.J.'s Garden Bistro.  
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Progress Implementing Use of Force Recommendations
Spokane Mayor David Condon and Police Chief Frank Straub today reported great progress against the Use of Force Commission recommendations in its 12-month progress report to commissioners.
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Cleaning From the Core-Needs More Volunteers!
Cleaning From the Core is the kickoff event for Spokane Gives week which will take place April 12th-19th.  Cleaning From the Core projects aim to clean up the downtown core of Spokane from Riverfront Park to Interstate 90.  The cleaning will go from 8:30 to 10:30am.  There will be an after event party from 10:30am-12:00pm.  To learn how you can get involved click more details.
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Neighborhood Meeting Calendar

Upcoming Events
March 31st, 6:00pm
Town Hall
East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone April 1st, 4:00-6:00pm
Community Assembly
City Hall (Council Briefing Center), 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd

April 4th-6th, 8am-5pm
Chief Garry Park Neighborhood Yard Sale
3014 E. Indiana

April 8th, 4:00-5:30pm
Public Safety Committee
YMCA Corporate Building, Corner of Boone and Monroe

April 8th, 6:00-7:30pm
Pedestrian Transportation & Traffic
West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt

April 9th, 2:00pm
Plan Commission
City Hall (Briefing Center)
808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd Agenda

April 12th, 8:00am-12:00pm
Cleaning from the Core

April 26th, 8:30am-11:30pm
Community Assembly Workshop
Location TBD

April 28th, 5:00-6:00pm
Building Stronger Neighborhoods
Fire Station 4, 1515 W. Riverside


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808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201
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