Kitty Klitzke

Kitty Klitzke

City Council Member, District 3
Term: 2024-2027
kklitzke@spokanecity.org

Council member Klitzke is an accomplished land use and transportation advocate excited to take on the city's long-term planning and vision needs. She is a former army reserve medic, former chair of Spokane's Community Assembly Pedestrian, Transportation, and Traffic Committee, chair of the Spokane Regional Transportation Advisory Committee, and president of the Spokane Regional Food Policy Council. She led Complete Streets Spokane, which successfully advocated for bike and pedestrian infrastructure requirements when planning and building streets.

Council member Klitzke is a lifelong resident of Spokane. She grew up in Northeast Spokane and has lived in Northwest Spokane since 2003. She and her husband, Rick, have two children, one in college and one in public school. They enjoy Nordic skiing, kayaking, rafting, hiking, backpacking, and staying active in the community.

Legislative Assistant

Sarah Sirott
ssirott@spokanecity.org

Voting History

Date Description Vote
07/22/24 Ordinance C36534 - Titled “Gun Violence Prevention for a Safer Spokane,” relating to the establishment provisions relating to firearms safety and prevention; adopting a new Chapter 10.75 to Title 10 of the Spokane Municipal Code, and repealing Section 12.05.065 of the Spokane Municipal Code. Originally passed on 7/08/2024 and amended and re-considered by City Council on 7/22/2024. Yea
07/22/24 Resolution 2024-0062 - Relating to the Traffic Calming Fund requesting the mayor use current funding to establish a Sidewalk Improvement and Repair Pilot Program. Yea
07/22/24 Resolution 2024-0065 - Joint Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Spokane County, Washington, the City Council of the City of Spokane, Washington, and the Spokane Airport Board authorizing Spokane County to issue its Airport Revenue Bonds to pay all or part of the cost of certain improvements to airport facilities; authorizing Spokane County to fix, by subsequent resolution, terms and covenants of such bonds; authorizing Spokane County to pledge or otherwise obligate the revenues of the airport; authorizing Spokane County to sell such bonds and to provide for the delivery thereof to the purchaser; and providing for other matters relating thereto. Yea
07/22/24 Resolution 2024-0066 - Of intention to establish a sales and use tax deferral program. Yea
07/22/24 Resolution 2024-0067 - Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Spokane at an election to be held on November 5, 2024 of a proposition authorizing an increase to the sales and use tax in Spokane of one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) on the selling price to fund enhanced community safety; setting forth the text of the ballot proposition; directing proper city officials to take necessary actions; and providing for other properly related matters. Yea
07/22/24 Resolution 2024-0068 - Regarding the appointment of for and against committee members relating to a Proposition No. 1 on the November 5, 2024, special election ballot concerning a proposition for funding enhanced community safety operations though an increase in the sales and use tax rate by one-tenth of one percent (0.1%). Yea
07/22/24 Resolution 2024-0069 - Approving an extension of the appointment of Justin Lundgren as the interim police chief for the City of Spokane. Yea
07/22/24 Resolution 2024-0071 - Approving an extension of the appointment of Michael Sloon as the interim Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Spokane. Yea
07/22/24 Resolution 2024-0072 - Approving an extension of the appointment of Jason Conley as the interim Director of Spokane Parks and Recreation for the City of Spokane. Yea
07/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36545 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Human Services Grants Fund 1) Increase revenue by $9,100,203. A) Of the increased revenue, $9,100,203 is provided solely for grant revenue from the Department of Commerce. 2) Increase appropriation by $9,100,203. A) Of the increased appropriation, $8,761,526 is provided solely for contractual services. B) Of the increased appropriation, $338,677 is provided solely for the City’s administrative costs, including salaries, benefits, supplies, and equipment. Yea
07/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36546 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: HOME Program Grant Fund 1) Increase revenue by $4,628,671 A) Of the increased revenue, $4,628,671 is provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of the HOME – American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) program. 2) Increase appropriation by $4,628,671 A) Of the increased appropriation, $4,207,883 is provided solely for contractual services to be provided by the City’s sub-recipients to deliver housing and housing-related services to the community. B) Of the increased appropriation, $260,398 is provided solely for salaries and benefits for the City of Spokane’s employee Yea
07/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36547 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Public Safety and Judicial Grant Fund 1) Increase revenue by $150,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $150,000 is provided by the Washington Auto Theft Prevention Authority (WATPA) through their Auto Theft Grant Program. 2) Increase appropriation by $150,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $125,000 is to be provided solely for equipment. B) Of the increased appropriation, $25,000 is to be provided solely for contractual services. Yea
07/15/24 Special Consideration CPR 2024-0016 - City Council letter to Washington Department of Revenue staff to expedite the rulemaking process and publish finalized rules implementing SB 6175 before the end of this year. Yea
07/08/24 Ordinance C36532 - Relating to the City’s Code of Ethics; adopting a new Chapter 01.04B of the Spokane Municipal Code and repealing Chapter 01.04A of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
07/08/24 Ordinance C36533 - Relating to Whistleblower Protection; adopting a new Chapter 01.04C of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
07/08/24 Ordinance C36535 - To adopt an overlay zone for property located at 1925 W. 36th Avenue in the City and Council of Spokane, State of Washington, by amending the official zoning map to show a planned unit development overlay zone for said property. Yea
07/08/24 Ordinance C36536 - To adopt an overlay zone for property located at 4502 N. Havana Street, 4599 E. Longfellow Street, and 4522 E. Longfellow Avenue in the City and County of Spokane, State of Washington, by amending the official zoning map to show a planned unit development overlay zone for said property. Yea
07/08/24 Resolution 2024-0063 - Declaring Whitney Equipment Company, Inc. (Woodinville, WA) a solesource provider and authorizing the City to enter into a value blanket order for Teledyne ISCO Flow Monitoring Systems Parts and Supplies for a five (5) year period from August 1, 2024, through July 31, 2029- approximately $680,000.00 without public bidding. Yea
07/08/24 Resolution 2024-0064 - Setting hearing before the City Council for August 12, 2024, for the vacation of the alley between Lee Street and Stone Street, from the south line of Broadway Ave to the north line of Springfield Avenue, as requested by Richard Clemson. Yea
07/08/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36537 - Water-Wastewater Fund 1) Increase appropriation by $1,413,103. A) Of the increased appropriation, $955,117 is provided solely for city utility tax in the Sewer Maintenance department. B) Of the increased appropriation, $337,986 is provided solely for city utility tax in the Riverside Park Reclamation Facility department. C) Of the increased appropriation, $80,000 is provided solely for city utility tax in the Water department. D) Of the increased appropriation, $40,000 is provided solely for city utility tax in the Integrated Capital Management department. and Solid Waste Fund 2) Increase appropriation by $3,348,500. A) Of the increased appropriation, $2,830,000 is to be provided solely for fleet maintenance in the Solid Waste Collection department. B) Of the increased appropriation, $362,500 is to be provided solely for city utility tax in the Solid Waste Collection department. C) Of the increased appropriation, $156,000 is to be provided solely for city utility tax in the Solid Waste Disp Yea
07/08/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36538 - Increasing General Fund revenue by $1,871,00 and Fire/EMS Fund revenue by $300,000 and providing recommendations to adjust material budget variances per SMC 07.14.030(C)(3). This ordinance covers increases, decreases, and other adjustments for the following departments: Spokane Police Department, Management and Budget Office, Internal Audit, Clerk's Office, Council Office, Mayor's Office, Police Ombudsman, as well as other departments as described in the ordinance. Yea
07/08/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36539 - Fleet Services Fund 1) Increase revenue by $2,400,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $2,400,000 is provided solely for interfund vehicle/equipment repair. 2) Increase appropriation by $2,400,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $1,000,000 is provided solely for vehicle repair & maintenance supply. B) Of the increased appropriation, $1,200,000 is provided solely for equipment repairs & maintenance. C) Of the increased appropriation, $200,000 is provided solely for contractual services. and Management Information Services Fund 1) Decrease appropriation by $206,669. A) Of the decreased appropriation, $205,000 is removed solely from software maintenance. B) Of the decreased appropriation, $1,669 is removed from base wages and associated employee benefits. and Reprographics Fund 1) Decrease appropriation by $36,864. A) Of the decreased appropriation, $18,600 is removed solely from equipment repairs/maintenance. B) Of the decreased appropriation, $18,264 is removed solely from hardware m Yea
07/08/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36540 - Public Safety Personnel and Crime Reduction Fund 1) Eliminate one classified, vacant Crime Analyst (from 1 to 0) in the Police Crime Analysis program. 2) Decrease appropriation by $113,582. A) Of the decreased appropriation, $113,582 is removed from base wages and associated employee benefits in the Police Crime Analysis program. and Forfeitures and Contributions Fund 1) Increase appropriation by $520,500. A) Of the increased appropriation, $100,000 is to be provided solely for vehicles. B) Of the increased appropriation, $140,000 is to be provided solely for machinery/equipment. C) Of the increased appropriation, $160,000 is to be provided solely for software maintenance. D) Of the increased appropriation, $25,000 is to be provided solely for personal protective equipment. E) Of the increased appropriation, $70,000 is to be provided solely for confidential funds. F) Of the increased appropriation, $15,000 is to be provided solely for registration/schooling. G) Of the increased appropri Yea
07/08/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36542 - Regarding changes to various Funds to make grade and associated pay range changes for various positions (for the second quarter of 2024, as more specifically described in the ordinance). Yea
06/24/24 Emergency Ordinance C36531 - Relating to the establishment of a two-year biennial budget beginning January 1, 2025, in accordance with Chapter 35.34 RCW; amending the title to Chapter 7.01 of the Spokane Municipal Code; amending SMC 7.01.010; adopting new sections 7.01.020 and 07.01.030 to chapter 7.01 of the Spokane Municipal Code and declaring an emergency. Yea
06/24/24 Ordinance C36528 - Streamlining licensing requirements for entertainment facilities and all ages venues; repealing Sections 10.23A.040 and 10.23A.60 of the Spokane Municipal Code; amending Sections 04.04.020, 10.23A.020, 10.23A.030 and 10.70.100 of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
06/24/24 Resolution 2024-0055 - Adopting the City of Spokane's federal legislative agenda for the years 2024-2025. Yea
06/24/24 Resolution 2024-0056 - Approving the appointment of Katherine Fairborn as the Budget Director for the Spokane City Council. Yea
06/24/24 Resolution 2024-0057 - Approving settlement of claim for damages of Wayne Stronk-$59,990.96 Yea
06/24/24 Resolution 2024-0058 - Setting forth the City Council’s approval and endorsement of funding for contracts arising from the HOME-ARP grants and authorizing the execution of the appliable and appropriate contracts to once formalized without further City Council action. Yea
06/24/24 Resolution 2024-0059 - Appointing new members to the Equity Subcommittee of the City Council’s Finance and Administration Committee and setting the length of member terms. Yea
06/24/24 Resolution 2024-0060 - Hearing for the 2025-2030 Six-Year Comprehensive Street Program on June 24, 2024 Yea
06/24/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36529 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Housing Sales Tax Fund 1) Increase appropriation by $2,581,320. A) Of the increased appropriation, $2,581,320 is provided solely for contractual services. Yea
06/24/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36530 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Miscellaneous Grants Fund 1) Increase revenue by $405,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $405,000 is provided solely for grant revenue from the STA’s Federal Transit Administration’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development Planning grant in the Planning Services department. 2) Increase appropriation by $405,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $405,000 is provided solely for contractual services. Yea
06/10/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36520 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: That in the budget of the American Rescue Plan Fund, and the budget annexed thereto with reference to the Fund, the following changes be made: 1) Reallocate part of the appropriation of $60,000 that was previously allocated for the purpose of ADU Permits 2) Reallocate the appropriation of $1,181,190.49 that was previously allocated for the purpose of Projects of City Wide Significance 3) Reallocate the appropriation of $74,811.42 that was previously allocated for the purpose of EV Stations. 4) Reallocate the appropriation of $1,793,921.82 that was previously allocated for the purpose of the Mun Yea
06/10/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36527 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Fire/EMS fund 1) Increase revenue by $100,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $100,000 is provided by University of Washington solely for EMS services. 2) Increase appropriation by $100,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $100,000 is to be provided solely for vehicles. Yea
06/03/24 Resolution 2024-0052 - Approving settlement of claims of the Estate of Peterson Kamo-$250,000. Yea
06/03/24 Resolution 2024-0053 - Referred to as “Janet Mann Safe Streets Now!” and requesting the Mayor to direct the Public Works Department to implement adaptive design strategies for transportation infrastructure within the City of Spokane to be paid through the Traffic Calming Measures Fund. Yea
06/03/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36524 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Miscellaneous Grants Fund 1) Increase revenue by $6,081. A) Of the increased revenue, $6,081 is provided solely for grant revenue from WA Traffic Safety Commission for the Municipal Court department. 2) Increase appropriation by $6,081. A) Of the increased appropriation, $2,100 is provided solely for airfare. B) Of the increased appropriation, $2,550 is provided solely for lodging. C) Of the increased appropriation, $630 is provided solely for registration. D) Of the increased appropriation, $801 is provided solely for per diem. Yea
06/03/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36525 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Utility Billing Fund 1) Add one classified Executive Assistant position (from 0 to 1). 2) Increase appropriation by $46,031. A) Of the increased appropriation, $46,031 is provided for base wages and associated employee benefits. Yea
06/03/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36526 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Solid Waste Fund 1) Increase appropriation by $730,614. A) Of the increased appropriation, $730,614 is provided solely for vehicles. Yea
05/20/24 Emergency Ordinance C36522 - Imposing an immediate one-year moratorium on new preliminary subdivision and short subdivision applications in the Latah/Hangman and Grandview/Thorpe Neighborhoods; setting a public hearing; and declaring an emergency. Yea
05/20/24 Ordinance C36482 - Concerning the Short-Term Rental License Fee, and repealing section 8.02.090 of the Spokane Municipal Code Yea
05/20/24 Ordinance C36518 - Relating to the executive and administrative organization of the City, and amending SMC section 3.01A.350. Yea
05/20/24 Ordinance C36519 - Repealing inactive boards; repealing Chapters 04.06, 04.20, 04.24, 04.39 and Article IV of Chapter 10.27A of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
05/20/24 Ordinance C36523 - Relating to residential rental properties and establishing cooling requirements, amending sections 10.57.130 and 10.57.140 of the Spokane Municipal Code, creating a new Section 10.57.170 of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
05/20/24 Resolution 2024-0048 - Of the City of Spokane, Washington, providing for the issuance and sale of a taxable Limited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bond in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $4,750,000; establishing interfund loan facilities from the Spokane Investment Pool to refinance existing interfund loans; fixing the date, form, maturity, interest rate, terms and covenants of the bond; establishing the provisions for repayment of the interfund loan established thereby; authorizing the sale and delivery of the bond to the City, and providing for other matters properly relating thereto. Yea
05/20/24 Resolution 2024-0049 - Of the City of Spokane, Washington, providing for the issuance and sale of a taxable Limited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bond in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $6,000,000; establishing interfund loan facilities from the Spokane Investment Pool to defease certain outstanding bonds of the City; fixing the date, form, maturity, interest rate, terms and covenants of the bond; establishing the provisions for repayment of the interfund loan established thereby; authorizing the sale and delivery of the bond to the City; authorizing the execution of an escrow agreement for use in the payment of the Defeased Bonds; authorizing the purchase of certain government obligations; providing for the defeasance of the Defeased Bonds; and providing for other matters properly relating thereto. Yea
05/20/24 Resolution 2024-0051 - Of the City of Spokane, Washington, providing for the issuance and sale of a taxable Limited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bond in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $2,850,000; establishing interfund loan facilities from the Spokane Investment Pool to refinance existing interfund loans and finance the Parking Meter Replacement Project; fixing the date, form, maturity, interest rate, terms and covenants of the bond; establishing the provisions for repayment of the interfund loan established thereby; authorizing the sale and delivery of the bond to the City, and providing for other matters properly relating thereto. Yea
04/29/24 Ordinance C36513 - Relating to the fire code, amending section 17F.110.010 of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
04/29/24 Ordinance C36514 - Final Reading Ordinance C36514 relating to the paper cuts code amendments 2024 project making minor changes to the Unified Development Code that clarify government process and procedures, align with legislative requirements, and/or make clerical corrections in the Spokane Municipal Code, amending Spokane Municipal Code (SMC) sections 04.16.040 Membership, 17A.020.020 B Definitions, 17A.020.080 H Definitions, 17C.120.110 Limited Use Standards, 17C.122.070 Center and Corridor Allowed Uses, 17C.122T.001 Table 17C.122.070-1 Center and Corridor Allowed Uses, 17C.190.450 Medical Centers, 17C.200.050 Street Tree Requirements, 17D.010.020 Concurrency Test, 17D.010.030 Certificate of Capacity, 17D.075.180 Appendix A – Impact Fee Schedule, 17G.020.040 Amendment Frequency, 17G.061.010 Summary of Land Use Application Procedures, 17G.061.320 Notice of Decision, 17G.070.030 Development Standards, and 17H.010.120 Alleys; and adopting a new section, 17C.190.255 Public Parking Lot, creating a new use category description. Yea
04/29/24 Ordinance C36515 - Relating to residential rental properties and establishing minimum notice period for residential rent increases, amending sections 10.57.130 and 10.57.140 of the Spokane Municipal Code, creating a new Section 10.57.160 of the Spokane Municipal Code, and establishing an effective date. Yea
04/29/24 Ordinance C36516 - Establishing a definition of "emergency" for the purposes of governing legislation of the City Council and ensuring the appropriate use of emergency ordinances, and adding a new Section 01.01.080 to the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
04/29/24 Ordinance C36517 - Establishing the Transportation Commission; repealing Chapters 04.37 and 04.38 of the Spokane Municipal Code; amending Sections 04.16.020 and 04.16.030 of the Spokane Municipal Code; amending Section 03.01A.365 of the Spokane Municipal Code; and adopting a new chapter 04.40 to Title 04 of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
04/29/24 Resolution 2024-0041 - A resolution regarding the appointment of for and against committee members relating to a Proposition No. 1 on the August 6, 2024, special election ballot regarding a measure proposing an increase in the regular property tax levy for public safety operations beginning in 2025. Yea
04/29/24 Resolution 2024-0043 - Of the City of Spokane modifying a prior request of the city council to hold a special election on Proposition No. 1, and to request that the Spokane County Auditor instead hold the election for Proposition No. 1, relating to regular property tax levy to provide funding for Park Improvements and Safety citywide, on February 11, 2025. Yea
04/29/24 Resolution 2024-0044 - OF THE CITY OF SPOKANE PROPOSING AN INCREASE IN THE REGULAR PROPERTY TAX LEVY BEGINNING IN 2025 IN AN AMOUNT EXCEEDING THE LIMITATIONS OF CHAPTER 84.55 RCW TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY; PROVIDING FOR THE SUBMISSION OF THE PROPOSITION TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CITY AT A SPECIAL ELECTION; REQUESTING THAT THE SPOKANE COUNTY AUDITOR HOLD A SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE PROPOSITION ON AUGUST 6, 2024; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS PROPERLY RELATED THERETO. Yea
04/29/24 Resolution 2024-0045 - Declaring Field Instruments & Controls, Inc. (Spokane) a sole-source provider and authorizing the City to enter into a value blanket order for Endress Hauser Instrumentation (universal controllers, probes, parts and supplies) for from June 1, 2024, through May 31, 2029, without public bidding - approximately $400,000. Yea
04/29/24 Resolution 2024-0046 - Declaring KGS Northwest, LLC, (Bellevue, WA) a sole-source provider and authorizing the City to enter into a value blanket order for Milliken valves and valve parts from June 1, 2024, through May 31, 2029, without public bidding - approximately $500,000. Yea
04/29/24 Resolution 2024-0047 - Approving the appointment of Julie O’Berg as the Fire Chief for the Spokane Fire Department. Yea
04/22/24 Resolution 2024-0036 - Approving the 2024 Annual Action Plan component of the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan for CDBG, HOME, and ESG grant programs and approval to enter into agreement with HUD and awarded organizations. Total anticipated grants revenue: $5,412,056. Yea
04/22/24 Resolution 2024-0037 - Establishing the Plan Commission Work Program for 2024/2025. Yea
04/22/24 Resolution 2024-0038 - Directing City of Spokane Planning Services to initiate climate planning that implements the requirements of HB 1181 as part of the periodic update by conducting community engagement, analyzing climate impacts, and developing and integrating climate goals and policies to build community resilience and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Yea
04/22/24 Resolution 2024-0039 - To participate in the Smart Growth America Community Connectors Program to build local capacity and reconnect the 5th Avenue community in the East Central Neighborhood, and co-design projects alongside the most impacted communities for repairing the damage of divisive highway infrastructure Yea
04/22/24 Resolution 2024-0040 - Appointing members to the Housing Action Subcommittee. Yea
04/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36507 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Accounting and Grants Fund 1) Decrease appropriation by $85,000. A) Of the decreased appropriation, $58,000 is removed solely from base wages. B) Of the decreased appropriation, $27,000 is removed solely from associated various employee benefits. 2) Increase appropriation by $85,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $85,000 is provided solely for contractual services. B) There is no increase in the appropriation level of the Accounting and Grants fund. Yea
04/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36508 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Miscellaneous Grants Fund 1) Decrease appropriation by $34,155. A) Of the decreased appropriation, $34,155 is removed solely from base wages for the AOC DVITC 2023-2024 grant. 2) Increase appropriation by $34,155. A) Of the increased appropriation, $34,155 is provided solely for professional services for the AOC DVITC 2023-2024 grant. Yea
04/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36509 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund 1) Increase appropriation by $300,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $300,000 is provided solely for election services provided by Spokane County in 2024. B) This is an increase to the overall appropriation level in the General Fund. Yea
04/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36510 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Fire/EMS Fund 1) Add one classified Social Response Manager position (from 1 to 2) in the CARES program. 2) Add two classified Mental Health Coordinator positions (from 0 to 2) in the CARES program. 3) Add one classified Clerk II position (from 0 to 0.5) in the CARES program. 4) Increase revenue by $500,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $500,000 is to be provided solely for interfund other general government services in the CARES program. 5) Increase appropriation by $500,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $291,200 is to be provided solely for base wages and associated employee benefits in the CARES Yea
04/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36511 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Miscellaneous Grants Fund 1) Increase revenue by $130,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $130,000 is provided solely for grant revenue from Smart Growth America. 2) Increase appropriation by $130,000 A) Of the increased appropriation, $130,000 is provided solely for contractual services. Yea
04/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36512 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Miscellaneous Grants Fund 1) Increase revenue by $420,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $420,000 is provided solely for grant revenue from the Department of Commerce. 2) Increase appropriation by $420,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $420,000 is provided solely for contractual services. Yea
04/15/24 Ordinance C36505 - Amending Ordinance C33671 that vacated the east 15 feet of Lacey Street from Gordon Avenue to 620 feet south. Yea
04/15/24 Resolution 2024-0034 - Declaring Huber Technology, Inc. (Denver, NC) a sole source provider and authorizing the purchase of parts, supplies and service for SE EscaMax Fine Screen and HydroPress Washer Compactor parts for the Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility for a period of five (5) years for up to $1,100,000 without public bidding. Yea
04/15/24 Resolution 2024-0035 - Approving indemnification and defense of employees of the City of Spokane (in the matter of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, Cause No. 2:23-cv-0262-TOR). Yea
04/15/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36506 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Various Funds to make grade and associated pay range changes for various positions (as more specifically described in the ordinance). Yea
04/08/24 Ordinance C36504 - Altering the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee, creating the Lodging Tax Advisory Program; amending sections 04.30.010 and 04.030.020 of the Spokane Municipal Code, and adding a new section to Chapter 04.30 of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
04/08/24 Resolution 2024-0033 - Approving the appointment of Arielle Anderson as the Director of Community, Housing, and Human Services for the City of Spokane. Yea
03/25/24 Resolution 2024-0028 - Regarding the approval of year 2025 traffic calming applications and projects to be paid through the Traffic Calming Measures Fund. Yea
03/25/24 Resolution 2024-0029 - Regarding applications to amend the City’s Comprehensive Plan and setting the annual Comprehensive Plan Work Program for 2024. Yea
03/25/24 Resolution 2024-0030 - Approving settlement of Tatyanna Presnell-$300,000. Yea
03/25/24 Resolution 2024-0031 - Adopting a plan to address the fentanyl and opiate overdose crisis in the City of Spokane and declaring that exigent circumstances exist that demand coordination of resources available between the City of Spokane and the State of Washington, in partnership with community organizations. Yea
03/25/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36503 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Urban Forestry Fund 1) Increase revenue by $2,000,000 A) Of the increased revenue, $2,000,000 is provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and disbursed by the United States Forest Service (USFS) as part of the United States Federal Government’s Inflation Reduction Act. 2) Increase appropriation by $2,000,000 A) Of the increased appropriation, $2,000,000 is provided solely for contractual services procured to plant and maintain trees in economically disadvantaged areas of the City of Spokane. Yea
03/21/24 Resolution 2024-0032 - Requesting the Spokane Transit Authority adopt a promotional "Expo '74 Free Fare" program to encourage regional participation in events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1974 World's Fair in Spokane. Yea
03/11/24 Ordinance C36500 - Granting a non-exclusive franchise to use the public right-of-way to provide noncable telecommunications service to the public to Ziply Fiber, LLC, subject to certain conditions and duties as further provided. Yea
03/11/24 Ordinance C36501 - Relating to the executive and administrative organization of the City, and amending SMC section 3.01A.315. Yea
03/11/24 Ordinance C36502 - Relating to Pretreatment; amending SMC section 13.03A.0301; 13.03A.0408; 13.03A.0801; and 13.03A.1201; chapter 13.03A of the Spokane Municipal Code and setting an effective date. Yea
03/11/24 Resolution 2024-0027 - Regarding an update to Appendix “A” of the Public Rule for the City of Spokane Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility & Industrial Pretreatment Program & Lab Analysis Fees. Yea
03/11/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36499 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund 1) Decrease appropriation by $80,000. A) Of the decreased appropriation, $80,000 is removed solely from contractual services in the Mayor’s Office for the emergency preparedness interlocal agreement with Spokane County. 2) Increase appropriation by $80,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $80,000 is provided solely for wages and benefits in the Legal Department due to the tentative agreement between the City of Spokane and the Local 270 Prosecuting Attorneys bargaining unit. B) There is no change to the overall appropriation level in the General Fund. Yea
03/04/24 Ordinance C36497 - Concerning the definition of Public Parking Lot in Title 17, adding a new chapter 17C.415 to the Spokane Municipal Code (Interim Zoning Ordinance). Yea
03/04/24 Resolution 2024-0023 - Adopting various amendments to the City Council’s Rules of Procedure. Yea
03/04/24 Resolution 2024-0024 - Updating the appointments of City Council Members to boards, committees, and commissions for 2024. Yea
03/04/24 Resolution 2024-0025 - Approving settlement of Maryann Bouttu-$100,000. Yea
03/04/24 Resolution 2024-0026 - Declaring the Innovia Foundation a sole source for the providing of programming, coordination, and organization for the fiftieth anniversary celebration of the 1974 World’s Fair in Spokane, and authorizing a contract with the organization. Yea
02/26/24 Ordinance C36485 - Relating to the regulation of special events and establishing a process allowing for expanded events, amending Section 10.39.040 (D) of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
02/26/24 Resolution 2024-0022 - Expressing support for the operational actions to support the American Aerospace Materials Manufacturing Center (Spokane Tech Hub). Yea
02/26/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36493 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Fire Grants Misc Fund 1) Increase revenue by $1,503,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $1,503,000 is provided solely for grant reimbursement revenue from the Department of Natural Resources. 2) Increase appropriation by $1,503,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $1,500,000 is provided solely for contractual services. B) Of the increased appropriation, $3,000 is provided solely for supplies/equipment. and Fire/EMS Fund 1) Increase revenue by $75,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $25,000 is provided solely for fire protection and EMS. B) Of the increased revenue, $50,000 is provided solel Yea
02/26/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36494 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: American Rescue Plan Fund Reallocate the appropriation of $3,128,000 that was previously allocated for the purpose of the Municipal Court Justice Building. A) Of the reallocated appropriation, $3,128,000 is provided solely for an operating transfer-out to the Property Acquisition Police Fund for police vehicle purchase. That in the budget of Property Acquisition Police Fund and the budget annexed there to with reference to the Fund, the following changes to be made: 1) Increase revenue by $ 3,128,000. A) Of increased revenue, $3,128,000 is provided solely as an operating transfer-in from the American Rescue Plan Yea
02/26/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36495 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Miscellaneous Grants Fund 1) Increase revenue by $20,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $20,000 is provided solely for receipt of award from the Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund on behalf of Municipal Court. 2) Increase appropriation by $20,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $3,000 is provided solely for operating supplies. B) Of the increased appropriation, $3,000 is provided solely for clothing. C) Of the increased appropriation, $14,000 is provided solely for miscellaneous services. Yea
02/26/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36496 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Building Services (DSC) Fund 1) Add one classified Plan Examiner position (from 5 to 6). 2) Increase the appropriation for a Plan Examiner position by $89,876. The appropriation provides budget authority for salary and benefits through the rest of the current fiscal year. A) This is an increase to the overall appropriation level in the Building Services (DSC) Fund. Yea
02/12/24 Emergency Ordinance C36492 - Relating to Water-Wastewater and Water & Hydroelectric Department rates, amending SMC sections 13.035.500 and 13.04.2014 to chapters 13.035 and 13.04 of the Spokane Municipal Code and declaring an emergency. Yea
02/12/24 Ordinance C36490 - Relating to the executive and administrative organization of the City, and amending SMC section 3.01A.340. (Changing “Innovation and Technology Services” to “Information Technology.”) Yea
02/12/24 Resolution 2024-0020 - Declaring Waste Management Services (Graham Road Facility) (Medical Lake, WA) a sole-source provider and authorizing the City to enter into a contract for disposal of non-hazardous contaminated material from construction projects to be used on an “as needed” basis for a three year period (without public bidding)-approximately $300,000 maximum over the three-year period. Yea
02/12/24 Resolution 2024-0021 - Authorizing the execution of the funding agreements between the City of Spokane and State of Washington, Department of Ecology for the Marion Hay Intertie and Nine Mile Sewer Re-Route Project. Yea
02/12/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36491 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Management Information Systems (IT) fund 1) Increase revenue by $160,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $160,000 is provided solely for receipt of award from State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program. 2) Increase appropriation by $160,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $22,000 is provided solely for contractual services. B) Of the increased appropriation, $138,000 is provided solely for capitalized computers and microprocessing equipment. Yea
02/05/24 Ordinance C36454 - Relating to the waiver of certain permitting fees for solar energy systems and electric vehicle charging stations set forth in the Spokane Municipal Code and adding fees, amending SMC 08.02.031, SMC 08.02.034, SMC 15.05.040, and SMC 15.05.050. Yea
02/05/24 Resolution 2024-0008 - Stating the Spokane City Council’s support for CITY OF SPOKANE MEASURE NO. 1 entitled, “LIBRARY OPERATIONS LEVY,” submitted by the Spokane City Council for the February 13, 2024 Special Election. Yea
02/05/24 Resolution 2024-0016 - Stating the Spokane City Council’s support for CITY OF SPOKANE MEASURE NO. 2, entitled “Amendment to the City Charter Regarding City Council Redistricting Process,” submitted by the Spokane City Council for the February 13, 2024, Special Election. Yea
02/05/24 Resolution 2024-0017 - Adopting updated business registration rules to administer and enforce the City’s business licenses and registrations and carry out the provisions of Chapter 8.01 SMC. Yea
02/05/24 Resolution 2024-0018 - Approving settlement of Karen Fischer-$275,000. Yea
02/05/24 Resolution 2024-0019 - Approving settlement of claims of Larry and Lois Collins-$135,000. Yea
02/05/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36488 - Carrying over from 2023 fiscal year and re-appropriating various funds for the use of certain departments and divisions of the City government and the budgeting of various outstanding grants, both revenues and expenses, of the City of Spokane, and thereby amending Ordinance No. C36467, passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled “An ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, declaring a public emergency, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage” under Section 16(D) of the City Charter as necessary for the immediate support of the public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Spokane, and declaring an emergency. Yea
02/05/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36489 - Ordinance C36489 amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Management Information Systems (IT) fund 1) Increase revenue by $77,000. A) Of the increased revenue, $77,000 is provided solely for receipt of award from State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program. 2) Increase appropriation by $77,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $17,000 is provided solely for contractual services. B) Of the increased appropriation, $60,000 is provided solely for capitalized computers and microprocessing equipment. Yea
01/29/24 Emergency Ordinance C36487 - Emergency Ordinance C36487 concerning land use standards for centers and corridors, amending sections 17C.122.010 and 17C.122.030 of the Spokane Municipal Code, and declaring an emergency. Yea
01/29/24 Ordinance C36483 - Relating to Water; amending section 13.04.2017 to chapter 13.04 of the Spokane Municipal Code (SMC); and setting an effective date. Yea
01/29/24 Ordinance C36484 - Relating to the establishment of a process to consider and act upon community members' concerns regarding City-owned property; adopting a new Chapter 18.10 to Title 18 of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
01/29/24 Resolution 2024-0015 - Recognizing the Final South Logan Transit-Oriented Development Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement as the coordinated framework and community vision for encouraging mixed-use, walkable places in the South Logan area. Yea
01/22/24 Ordinance C36422 - Vacating the alley between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue, from the east line of Washington Street to the west line of Bernard Street. Yea
01/22/24 Resolution 2024-0002 - Appointing Council Members to boards and commissions for 2024. Yea
01/22/24 Resolution 2024-0003 - Adopting various amendments to the City Council's Rules of Procedure. Yea
01/22/24 Resolution 2024-0009 - Of solidarity with those whose lives have been forever altered by the conflict between Israel and Hamas. We envision a world where every life is cherished and valued as equal - where all humanity lives in peace, freedom, and safety Yea
01/22/24 Resolution 2024-0010 - Regarding the appointment of Barbara Liliana Navarrete Lorenzo to fill the vacancy in Spokane City Council District 2, Position 2. Yea
01/22/24 Resolution 2024-0011 - Of the City of Spokane, Washington, providing for the issuance and sale of a taxable Limited Tax General Obligation Bond in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $1,175,339 to secure an interfund loan from the Spokane Investment Pool to finance the acquisition of equipment for the Waste to Energy Facility; fixing the date, form, maturity, interest rate, terms and covenants of the bond; establishing the provisions for repayment of the interfund loan established thereby; authorizing the sale and delivery of the bond to the City, and providing for other matters properly relating thereto. Yea
01/22/24 Resolution 2024-0012 - Approving the appointment of Matt Boston as the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Spokane. Yea
01/22/24 Resolution 2024-0013 - Regarding amendment to the City of Spokane Water and Hydroelectric Department – Fee & Cost Schedule. Yea
01/22/24 Resolution 2024-0014 - Ratifying the Mayor’s January 11, 2024 Executive Declaration of Emergency. Yea
01/22/24 Special Budget Ordinance C36486 - Amending Ordinance No. C36467 passed by the City Council November 27, 2023, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2024, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2024, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage,"and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund: 1) Add one exempt Deputy City Administrator position (from 0 to 1) in the Mayor’s Office. A) There is no change to the overall appropriation level in the General Fund. Yea
01/08/24 Ordinance C36421 - Approve subject to conditions hearing on vacation of Conklin Street south of 8th Avenue, as requested by the Spokane Housing Authority. Yea
01/08/24 Ordinance C36477 - Relating to the grant acceptance process and amending SMC 07.19.010 of Title 07.19 of the Spokane Municipal Code. Yea
01/08/24 Resolution 2024-0001 - Resolution and companion Budget Funding Agreement for use of funds from Traffic Calming Measures Fund for labor and acquisition of equipment dedicated to cleaning and plowing of bike lanes-$950,000. Yea
01/08/24 Resolution 2024-0004 - Approving the appointment of Erin Hut as the Director of Communications and Marketing for the City of Spokane. Yea
01/08/24 Resolution 2024-0005 - Approving the appointment of Michael Piccolo as the City Attorney for the City of Spokane. Yea
01/08/24 Resolution 2024-0006 - Approving the appointment of Dawn Kinder as the Director of Neighborhood, Housing, and Human Services. Yea