City closures planned for MLK Day

Garbage pickup on normal schedule; Ice Palace open

Brian Coddington, Communications Director, 509.625.6740

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 1:59 p.m.

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 19, Spokane City Hall will be closed along with other City facilities, including Spokane Municipal Court. ┬áParking meters don’t have to be plugged on Monday.

Spokane Public Library branches also will be closed on Monday, Jan. 19. The Shadle branch will also be closed on Sunday.

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. 26. 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. 26 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 at

Other activities will proceed on normal schedules. Garbage pickup and curbside recycling will proceed as usual. The garbage transfer stations at the Waste-to-Energy facility, along with the County’s North Side and Valley transfer stations, will be open.

Meanwhile, the Ice Palace and SkyRide in Riverfront Park will be open on Jan. 19. Check for hours of operation.