City closures planned for MLK Day

Garbage pickup on normal schedule; Ice Palace open

Brian Coddington, Communications Director, 509.625.6740

Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 2:16 p.m.

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 20, Spokane City Hall will be closed along with other City facilities, including Municipal Court. Parking meters don't have to be plugged on Monday.

Spokane Public Library branches also will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20.

The Spokane City Council briefing session and legislative meeting have been cancelled. The Council will hold its next weekly briefing session and legislative meeting on Monday, Jan. 27. The Council will meet in City Hall at 3:30 and 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers in the lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. The 6 p.m. meeting on Jan. 27 is a Town Hall meeting focusing on neighborhoods in the core of the City. Meetings are shown live on CityCable 5, the City's government-access cable station, and on the web on the CityCable 5 page.

Other activities will proceed on normal schedules. Garbage pickup and curbside recycling will proceed as usual. The garbage transfer stations and Waste-to-Energy facility will be open.

Meanwhile, the Ice Palace and Enchanted Forest mini-golf course in Riverfront Park will be open on Jan. 20. Check the Riverfront Park page for hours of operation.