Title 04 Administrative Agencies and Procedures
Chapter 04.27 Neighborhood Council Program
In order to foster communication between the citizens of Spokane and all facets of City government, neighborhood councils may be formed or existing associations may be recognized by the city council when they meet the minimum standards for recognition. Neighborhoods who wish to form themselves into councils are encouraged to do so and may be assisted in the process by the City’s department of neighborhood services and code enforcement and the community assembly. A neighborhood council must meet and continue to maintain conformity with the following minimum standards:
Clear geographic boundaries.
Adherence to established bylaws that ensure democratic deliberative and voting procedures.
Compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.
Copy of the bylaws and all amendments filed with the neighborhood committee of the city council and the department of neighborhood services and code enforcement.
Date Passed: Monday, November 26, 2007
Effective Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2008
ORD C34139 Section 4