City Closures Planned for MLK Jr. Day

Marlene Feist, 509.625.6505

Monday, January 13, 2020 at 8:15 a.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 Spokane Municipal Court and Police Records in the Public Safety Building. Parking meters do not have to be plugged on Monday, Jan. 20.

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

The Spokane City Council briefing session and legislative meeting have been cancelled for Monday, Jan. 20. The Council will hold its next weekly briefing session and legislative meeting on Monday, Jan. 27. The Council will meet at 3:30 and 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers in the lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Meetings are shown live on CityCable 5, the City’s government-access cable station, and on the web at

Other services will proceed on normal schedules. Garbage pickup and curbside recycling will proceed as usual. The garbage transfer station at the Waste-to-Energy facility, along with the County’s North County and Valley transfer stations, will be open. The WTE facility is also offering free public tours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Space is limited, register today.

The Numerica Skate Ribbon, Numerica SkyRide and Looff Carrousel in Riverfront Park will be open on Jan. 20. Check for hours. 

Activities are scheduled to mark the importance of the day. The City’s web site has details.