Blog Posts for 2024

July

July News You Can Use

July 10 at 4:30 p.m. - Watch 3:37 - Featuring the Minnehaha Neighborhood, the Office of Neighborhood Services shares news you can use!

Join the Transportation Commission

July 10 at 11:08 a.m. - The City is seeking members to serve on the Transportation Commission.

Council President-Mid-Year Review

July 3 at 4:11 p.m. - Watch 5:44 - Spokane City Council Mid-Year Review

New Trees Planted at Downriver, Esmeralda, and Qualchan Golf Courses

July 1 at 12:44 p.m. - New plantings help increase urban canopy, provide many tree benefits, and enhance the golf course experience.

June

Celebrate Juneteenth in Spokane

June 7 at 4:52 p.m. - Juneteenth celebrations happening in Spokane

May

June News You Can Use

May 31 at 3:27 p.m. - Watch 2:36 - The Office of Neighborhood Services shares news you can use!

Indian Trail Traffic Study Results

May 30 at 9:13 a.m. - Special meeting on Tuesday, June 25, to share Indian Trail study results.

Basic Law Enforcement Academy Class 882

May 23 at 4:34 p.m. - Watch 4:27 - The Spokane Police Department hosts BLEA Academy at their Spokane Police Training Center.

Join us for Bike to Work Day!

May 16 at 10:41 a.m. - On Friday May 17, celebrate National Bike to Work Day by pedaling into downtown with Mayor Lisa Brown and Councilmembers Zack Zappone, Kitty Klitzke.

Landing More High-Tech Jobs

May 14 at 3:25 p.m. - Watch 3:05 - Spokane region courting aerospace industry.

Meet us at the City Block at Expo’s 50th Celebration

May 14 at 11:56 a.m. - Let’s talk neighborhoods, public works, parks, public safety, and City jobs!

Spokane Makes Cycling Safer

May 10 at 3:21 p.m. - Watch 1:48 - Join Bike to Work Week May 13-17

May News You Can Use

May 1 at 2:41 p.m. - Watch 3:31 - The Office of Neighborhood Services shares news you can use!

April

City of Spokane Launches New Police Recruitment Website

April 29 at 3:20 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department has a new website dedicated to recruiting Police Officers and other roles within the Police Department.

Arbor Day Celebration and Spring Compost Fair

April 16 at 10:32 a.m. - Spokane County residents can learn the basics of home composting and receive a free compost bin at the celebration on April 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Hillyard Tour Offers Firsthand Look for Commission, Staff, Council

April 8 at 3:59 p.m. - Plan Commission, City Council, and staff tour the Hillyard Neighborhood.

April News You Can Use

April 4 at 9:49 a.m. - Watch 3:06 - The Office of Neighborhood Services shares news you can use!

Big Takeaways from my Visit to Boise

April 1 at 4:55 p.m. - What Spokane can learn from Boise’s approach to economic development, public safety and housing.

March

Altamont Loop Traffic Study Results

March 22 at 12:03 p.m. - Follow up to Special Meeting to Share Altamont Loop Study Results

2024 Legislative Outcomes

March 20 at 10:26 a.m. - Watch 2:22 - Summary of 2024 Legislative Outcomes

Welcome Mat Out for Expo ’74 50th Celebration

March 14 at 11:03 a.m. - Watch 2:04 - City puts best foot forward with new improvements.

Rafting Rubbish Off the Spokane River’s Shoreline

March 12 at 9:58 a.m. - Watch 2:01 - Code Enforcement teams up with Spokane Riverkeeper to remove thousands of pounds of garbage from abandoned and unlawful campsites each year.

Plaza Deserves Restoration, Protection

March 8 at 11:23 a.m. - Watch 2:55 - Repairs coming to scenic, historic overlook.

Becoming a Master Composter/Recycler

March 8 at 9:58 a.m. - Follow along as I become a master composter and recycler!

Application Tips for Full-time Civil Service Positions

March 7 at 2:58 p.m. - Quick tips on how to apply to a Classified Civil Service position with the City of Spokane.

Helping Hands

March 6 at 4:14 p.m. - Watch 2:13 - City sponsors event that offers one-stop shopping for people in need of services.

Altamont Loop Traffic Study Results

March 6 at 12:49 p.m. - Special Meeting to Share Altamont Loop Study Results

Small Business Deduction for Fire Sprinklers

March 4 at 10:55 a.m. - IRs allows immediate deduction of up to $1.4 million for fire sprinklers

March News You Can Use

March 1 at 10:27 a.m. - Watch 2:37 - The Office of Neighborhood Services shares news you can use!

February

New Workgroup to Develop Solutions to Public Safety Challenges

Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. - The Community Safety Workgroup will tackle important challenges, such as improving the region's coordinated behavioral health response

Connect With Us About City Jobs

Feb. 27 at 10:13 a.m. - Find the City of Spokane at College Career Fairs in 2024.

Planning Efforts Protect Pedestrians

Feb. 26 at 12:25 p.m. - Watch 2:47 - Traffic calming projects improve safety.

February News You Can Use

Feb. 8 at 3:50 p.m. - Watch 3:21 - The Office of Neighborhood Services shares news you can use!

Implementing the Vision for South Logan

Feb. 8 at 3:42 p.m. - Learn about the upcoming ordinances/resolutions that the Spokane City Council will consider at their next meeting and send us your comments.

Record Number of Permits in Spokane During Past 3 Years

Feb. 5 at 2:10 p.m. - Four residential building permit records were broken in 2023.

Learn Where Your Garbage Goes

Feb. 2 at 3:38 p.m. - Free Waste to Energy Facility Tours on Feb. 19

January

Taking the Hillyard Subarea Plan to students

Jan. 31 at 4:50 p.m. - City planners present Hillyard Subarea Plan to Rogers students.

Jump Starting More Housing Opportunities

Jan. 31 at 3:45 p.m. - Watch 2:35 - Spokane praised for groundbreaking zoning changes.

Register to be a Master Composter/Recycler

Jan. 24 at 1:45 p.m. - The Master Composter/Recycler Program class teaches residents how to reduce waste through home composting and recycling.

Neighborhood News You Can Use – January 2024 Edition

Jan. 19 at 9:47 a.m. - Watch 2:04 - Featuring the Logan neighborhood, one of the oldest residential neighborhoods in Spokane.

Students Watch Tank Take Shape

Jan. 17 at 4:22 p.m. - Hamblen Elementary home to new water tower.

Celebrate MLK Day

Jan. 10 at 3:50 p.m. - “A Day On, Not a Day Off”

New Trail Section, Park Land Acquired in Grandview-Thorpe Neighborhood

Jan. 10 at 12:50 p.m. - The 3.8-acre parcel adds an additional 1,000 feet of trail to the Trolley Trail Conservation Area.

Robbing Future Fires of Fuel

Jan. 5 at 12:18 p.m. - Watch 2:08 - Vegetation management slows wildfires.

Be a Hero! Volunteer for the PIT Count

Jan. 3 at 9:39 a.m. - Watch 2:28 - Census of homeless population finds funding, solutions.

Remember to Register Long-term Rental Properties

Jan. 2 at 3:12 p.m. - The City’s new long-term rental registry remains open.