Blog Posts for August 2017

Aug. 31

City Changing Meter Timestays at Select Locations

5:07 p.m. - Thank you for your parking input.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

10:51 a.m. - Watch 2:30 - The City of Spokane is dislodging transient camps under Interstate 90 with rocks.

Aug. 30

Rite Aid Foundation Helps Install Three Safe Medication Disposal Units

5 p.m. - Citizens can safely dispose their medications at new safe medication disposal units!

Is there an abandoned vehicle in your neighborhood?

2 p.m. - What to do if you think a vehicle has been abandoned.

Stop Plugging Parking Meters

11:51 a.m. - Watch 2:18 - 2 Hour meters can’t be plugged. The City is trying to increase the number of available parking spots in downtown Spokane by enforcing a 2 hour limit.

Aug. 28

Keeping the Good Streets Good!

12:58 p.m. - New $5 million grant adds 14.5 lane miles of grind and overlay work to upcoming construction seasons.

Aug. 25

Road Replaced Just in Time for School

3:09 p.m. - Watch 0:53 - 37th Avenue road rehabilitation project finished on schedule

Aug. 24

Police Steer Kids Toward Libraries

3:39 p.m. - Watch 2:41 - PAL After Park program connects kids to Spokane Public Libraries.

Aug. 23

New Test Map Shows Citizens Growth Potential

4:33 p.m. - Development Factors map tool helps citizens understand where new development could occur throughout the city based on existing information.

Aug. 22

Citizen Initiative Pro/Con Committee Statements

4:08 p.m. - Are you interested in serving on a Pro/Con Committee for upcoming Spokane ballot measures?

Aug. 18

What’s Next for Post Street Bridge?

4:43 p.m. - City seeks teams interested in replacing the Post Street Bridge in downtown Spokane.

Aug. 17

It’s August, but let’s talk SNOW!

5 p.m. - Changes to Snow Response Plan will allow for a quicker response to snow and more plowing in residential areas.

Aug. 16

Housekeeping for the Homeless?

10:56 a.m. - Watch 3:27 - Inmates wade through trash to help Spokane’s homeless

Aug. 15

Spokane’s Newest Music Festival is headed to Riverfront Park Sept 8-10

2:30 p.m. - Tinnabulation Music Festival (TinnFest) is a brand new 3-day music festival packed with over 50 national/international acts and local favorites playin

Aug. 11

Doggie Dip 2017

5 p.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation is partnering with SpokAnimal to have fun and raise funds for the High Bridge Dog Park.

Bosch Lot Information & Public Comment

2:22 p.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation is proposing a transfer of RCO restrictions from the Bosch Lot to three potential City-owned properties.

Aug. 10

Police Academy Tests Recruit’s Resolve

3:53 p.m. - Watch 2:50 - Here’s a look at the challenges recruits face if they want to become Spokane Police Officers

Free Swim Week 2017

3:24 p.m. - Enjoy free open swim at a different City Aquatic Center each day of the week from August 14-19 thanks to Spokane Firefighters Union (Local 29)

Aug. 8

Shaping Spokane Final Draft Now Available

2:38 p.m. - The Shaping Spokane Comprehensive Plan update is complete!

Aug. 4

We Need Your Input about Public Parking

4:42 p.m. - A new pilot parking program is coming to the downtown area and we need your input.

Aug. 3

Airport CEO Lands Major Award

3:18 p.m. - Spokane Airport’s Larry Krauter lauded for making airport traveler friendly and prosperous.

Aug. 1

Does the City of Spokane do circumcisions?

3:40 p.m. - Watch 2:54 - How the City of Spokane responds to all kinds of citizen questions with its My Spokane 311 system.