Council Member Fagan calls for public forum

Fagan seeks open talks over City salary increases

Sheryl McGrath, Sr. Legislative Aide to Councilman Fagan, 509.625.6224

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1:40 p.m.

Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan, District 1 is looking for open discussion with the citizens of Spokane. Fagan is spearheading an effort to talk with citizens regarding their response to the proposed salary increases for the Mayor and some key administrative staff.

Fagan is coordinating a public forum on Friday, Nov. 14 in the City Council Briefing Center at 10 a.m., where people can come and voice their opinions.

“When elected by the citizens in the City of Spokane’s First District, I promised to represent the neighborhoods in my district, and serve the community as a whole,” Councilman Fagan said.

The Spokane City Charter and Spokane Municipal Code address these salary issues. Fagan, who says he is a strong proponent of “letting the voters decide,” wants the citizens to set the course and take the lead in choosing the Council’s direction regarding any legislation related to salary matters.

“With every decision I make and every vote I take in regards to the city, I keep the citizens as my top priority,” Fagan added.