|April 4th, 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.
Urban Farming Approved in City of SpokaneUrban Farming is a growing market in many neighborhoods. Community market gardens, individual household gardens, chickens, and small livestock are becoming more and more common in residential neighborhoods through the City.
Our Kids: Our BusinessFor the past eight years the Our Kids: Our Business campaign has been calling Spokane to action to make a positive difference in the lives of young people in our community. Throughout April Spokane Fire Department is reaching out to four schools with a variety of teaching methods that impact multiple age groups.
Provide Input on the City's Transportation System
As you move around the City, you gain an appreciation for the good parts of the City's transportation system and the parts that need work. The City of Spokane is asking you to share your knowledge using a new online mapping tool that will help inform an update to the transportation and utility chapter of the City's Comprehensive Plan. Using the mapping tool you can not locations, intersections and stretches of street that are problematic and those that are working for you.
Link Spokane General Wikimap
Link Spokane Bicycle & Pedestrian Focus Wikimap
Ben Burr Trail Update
The Ben Burr Trail is moving forward in design and on schedule to be built this year. many in the community are excited by the pending improvements. Others still have reservations.
Lincoln/Monroe To Receive Major Facelift
A section of Lincoln/Monroe St. from 8th to 17th Ave. will close this summer and fall to receive a major facelift. This construction will provide some major updates to utilities, sidewalks, lighting, stormwater and landscaping.
Mayor Vetoes Urban Growth Ordinance
Mayor David Condon announced today a signed joint development agreement with the Spokane County Commissioners to work together with the City Council to improve the process of bringing new jobs and opportunity to Spokane while maintaining our quality of life.
City Council Majority Calls Mayoral Veto CostlySpokane City Council President Ben Stuckart and Councilmembers Jon Snyder, Amber Waldref and Candace Mumm stood with neighborhood leaders and local non-profit organizations today in support of sensible planning and public utility policy for the City of Spokane.
Weekly Obstruction UpdateApril 4th-April 11th
|Neighborhood Meeting Calendar
Upcoming Events April 4th, 4:00-6:00pm
Community AssemblyCity Hall (Council Briefing Center), 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd
Agenda & Packet
April 4th-6th, 8am-5pm
Chief Garry Park Neighborhood Yard Sale3014 E. Indiana
April 8th, 4:00-5:30pm
Public Safety CommitteeYMCA 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 CommissionCity Hall (Briefing Center)
808 W. Spokane Falls BlvdAgenda
April 10th, 6:00-7:30pm
CDBG Task Force MtgEast Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone
Last Meetings Minutes
April 12th, 8:00am-12:00pmCleaning from the Core
April 15th, 6:00pm
Greater Hillyard Business After Hours with Mayor CondonBeacon Hill Event Center, Cost: $30 non-members (price goes up on Monday)
April 26th, 8:30am-11:30pm
Community Assembly Workshop-Presented by Building Stronger Neighborhoods CommitteeEast Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone
April 28th, 5:00-6:00pm
Building Stronger NeighborhoodsFire Station 4, 1515 W. Riverside
May 2nd, 4:00-6:00pm
Community AssemblyCity Hall (Briefing Center), 808 W. Spokane Falls
Friday, April 4, 2014
Your Friday Update from the City of Spokane