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Blog Posts for June 2015

June 30

August Primary Election

5:20 p.m. - Watch 1:51:19 - Watch the Primary Election Forum featuring candidates for Mayor, Council Districts, and Spokane School Director

Tree Pruning and Construction

3:14 p.m. - Trees are part of the construction process, too

A first look at an Earned Safe and Sick Leave policy for Spokane

2:37 p.m. - The City Council has posted a draft policy for Earned Safe and Sick Leave

So you want to keep an urban goat?

10:16 a.m. - Learn all you need to know if you want to own a goat in Spokane

June 29

Spokane becomes an All-America City

12:41 p.m. - Watch 14:00 - Spokane has been recognized as one of 10 All-America Cities throughout the country

June 26

Stay safe during Hoopfest

11:46 a.m. - Watch 1:21 - The City is offering a list of places to cool off this weekend, along with tips to stay safe

June 24

City seeks applicants for third Ombudsman Commissioner

4:56 p.m. - Recruiting is underway for three seats on the independent citizen Police Ombudsman Commission.

Parking During Special Events

2:34 p.m. - Spokane Parking Enforcement's guidelines for parking during special events

Construction to begin on Monroe/Lincoln Street Couplet

11:51 a.m. - The project will rehab the street and includes stormwater improvements and pedestrian lighting

June 23

Building a vision for the Lincoln Heights district

3:25 p.m. - Watch 47:37 - A panel of experts visited the busy commercial district as the City and neighborhood groups work toward a vision for the area

Join us for a 4th of July weekend celebration at Riverfront Park!

10:18 a.m. - This year’s celebration will extend over a period of three days, from July 3-5

FIREWORKS Ordinance: Working for 23 years

8:55 a.m. - The average number of fireworks-caused fires has declined significantly since 1993

June 19

Neighborhoods are about to go green again

11:21 a.m. - Neighborhoods are applying for the next round of Greening Neighborhoods Grants

Applicants sought for Ombudsman Commission

10:41 a.m. - Applications from City residents are being sought to fill openings the independent citizen Police Ombudsman Commission.

June 18

Two Leave Police Ombudsman Commission

4:48 p.m. - City Council removes two from the independent citizen Police Ombudsman Commission

Cutting edge companies open shop in the University District

Midnight - Watch 53:25 - This month’s Leaders and Lectures: Speaking on Spokane was on location with Governor Inslee and Mayor Condon

June 17

City releases ombudsman commission findings

5:30 p.m. - Watch 27:12 - An independent investigation found inappropriate behavior by three members of the independent citizen Police Ombudsman Commission.

Help bring our veterans all the way home

2:18 p.m. - An upcoming forum for landlords and property owners is part of Homes for Spokane’s Heroes

Burn restrictions take effect in Spokane

12:21 p.m. - The Fire Marshal has issued burn restrictions due to hot, dry conditions in Spokane

June 15

Marijuana Policy Subcommittee Summit

10:33 a.m. - Watch 1:05:47 - Watch the roundtable discussion with experts from across the globe

June 10

Community Conversation

5:09 p.m. - Watch 58:38 - Thousands of people engaged with the City this week

Youth & Police Initiative offers an amazing experience

10:36 a.m. - YPI helps build more positive relationships between participating youth, the community and law enforcement

June 9

City rolls out citizen feedback survey

4:44 p.m. - The City of Spokane is seeking input from residents

June 8

Encouraging economic investment in Spokane

3:25 p.m. - Watch 14:31 - A new work group will provide consistent policy for those looking to invest in the city

June 5

Airport work may temporarily change arrival and departure patterns

11:32 a.m. - Construction will shut down the main airport runway starting June 8th

June 4

PEMCO Outdoor Movies at Riverfront Park!

4:14 p.m. - Join us for flicks, food and fun

June 3

Join the conversation about Spokane’s future

2:56 p.m. - Watch 0:37 - The community conversation continues

June 2

City working with neighborhoods on Community Development projects

10:19 a.m. - The City of Spokane has partnered with Neighborhood Councils to help fund community based projects that benefit low and moderate income residents

Meet the finalist design teams for the Riverfront Park renovation

9:32 a.m. - Watch 1:22:57 - Catch presentations from the three design teams for Riverfront Park’s largest design project, the design of Public Spaces and Park Grounds

June 1

Thousands of volunteers turn out for Spokane Gives Week

5:28 p.m. - Watch 38:16 - The second Spokane Gives Week was an even bigger success than the first