Renaming of Ft. George Wright Drive to Whistalks Way

Application/Permit Number: Z20-153STNC


City of Spokane City Council

Notice of Public Hearing with the City Council

There will be a public hearing with the City Council on Monday, December 14, 2020, at 6:00 P.M., in the City Council Chambers, Lower Level of City Hall, 808 West Spokane Falls Boulevard, Spokane, Washington.(*NOTE) This public hearing is for an application by the City of Spokane for a Street Name Change from the City of Spokane Planning and Development Services Department. This proposal concerns the renaming of Ft. George Wright Drive to Whistalks Way. Public testimony will be taken at the hearing from interested persons.

*Note: Pursuant to Governor Jay Insleeā€™s Twelfth Updated Proclamation 20-28.12, on November 10, 2020, all public meetings subject to the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 42.30 RCW, are to be held remotely and the in-person attendance requirement in RCW 42.30.030 has been suspended until at least through December 7, 2020. It is possible the December 14, 2020, City Council meeting may be held virtually. If the December 14, 2020, City Council meeting is held virtually, there will be an opportunity for public comment to be taken virtually. A notice containing call-in information will be included with the posted December 14, 2020, City Council Agenda packet. Agenda packets are posted at the following link: The public may also submit written comment as noted above.

Description of Proposals

Rename Ft. George Wright Drive to Whistalks Way.

Public Comment and Project Timeline

Comments from agencies, City departments and the public are due by November 10, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. or testimony may be taken at the Public Hearing.

Following the public hearing, the Plan Commission will make a recommendation to the City Council which will hold a second public hearing. When the date has been scheduled for the City Council public hearing, a second Notice of Public Hearing will be posted and mailed (similar to the first Notice of Public Hearing). This notice will contain the date and time of the City Council public hearing. Written comments and oral testimony at both the Plan Commission and City Council public hearings for this proposed action will be made part of the public record.

The official file is available for viewing and copies may be obtained from the City of Spokane Planning and Development Department. Any person may submit written comments regarding the street name change or request additional information by contacting the staff contact listed on this page.

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Contact Information

Written comments should be sent via mail or email:

Planning and Development Services
Tami Palmquist, AICP
Principal Planner
808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201-3329