City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

***Note: Many local criminal codes can now be located under Chapter 10.60 SMC while others are now cited under the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), which was incorporated into the municipal code in 2022. (See SMC 10.58.010). Code Enforcement, including Noise Control and Animal Regulations are located in Chapters 10.62 through 10.74.

Title 04
Chapter 04.27
Section 04.27.030

Title 04 Administrative Agencies and Procedures

Chapter 04.27 Neighborhood Council Program

Section 04.27.030 Community Assembly

The community assembly is a coalition of independent neighborhood councils and serves as a forum for discussion of issues of broad interest. Each neighborhood council selects one representative and a designated alternate meeting the requirements of SMC 4.27.010(C) to serve on the community assembly. Representatives are expected to represent the interests of their respective neighborhood council. The community assembly meets with the city council neighborhood committee and the City’s department of neighborhood services periodically to discuss community-wide issues. The responsibilities of the community assembly include to:

  1. review and recommend an action, policy or plan to the city council neighborhood committee, the City and any City agency, commission or board on any matter affecting the City;
  2. support and promote citizen participation and neighborhood enhancement;
  3. promote and facilitate open communication between the City and neighborhood councils and provide the primary means of communication between individual neighborhood councils;
  4. support and assist, as requested, individual neighborhood councils in becoming recognized and in performing their functions and responsibilities; and
  5. serve as an information resource to neighborhood councils.

Date Passed: Monday, November 26, 2007

Effective Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2008

ORD C34139 Section 5