Blog Posts for 2024

April

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.