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Candidates Announced for Vacant Planning Commission Position

Spokane Valley released the names of six residents who have applied for an open seat on the Planning Commission. When former Planning Commissioner Arne Woodard was selected for position 5 on the City Council, the position resulted in a vacancy.

Applications were received from:

· John R. Baldwin, a retired security officer

· Gordon W. Curry, a self-employed real estate broker

Spokane Valley City Council Seat Closer to Being Filled

Spokane Valley City Council Seat Closer to Being Filled

The Spokane Valley City Council has narrowed down its search to replace position five left vacant by the late Bob McCaslin.

Out of eight people who applied, the council selected three candidates to be interviewed.

Those candidates are as follows:

  • Charles E. Hafner, a retired assistant school superintendent
  • Steven C. Neill,  a materials cooridinator
  • Ben T.

Eight People Apply to City Council Seat

City of Spokane Valley Press Release:

SPOKANE VALLEY, WASH---Eight Spokane Valley residents have submitted applications to fill an interim vacancy on the City Council that resulted from the recent passing of Councilmember Bob McCaslin. 


Applications for the opening in position #5 were received from:

Volunteer Opportunity: Spokane Valley Planning Commission

Volunteer Opportunity: Spokane Valley Planning Commission

The City of Spokane Valley is now accepting applications to fill a position open on their Spokane Valley Planning Commission. It was recently vacated when former Planning Commissioner, Arne Woodard, was appointed to the interim seat on the City Council

Candidate School

Have you been giving thought to running for public office?  There are a number of positions in the communities in Spokane County that will be on the ballot and your name could be there. 

Arne Woodard Appointed By Spokane Valley City Council

Arne Woodard was appointed by the Spokane Valley City Council on Tuesday evening to fill the vacancy in Council position #3 that resulted from the resignation of former Councilmember Rose Dempsey.

A native of Spokane Valley, Woodard is a real estate broker and owner of Woodard Properties and Investment, Inc. He has served on the Spokane Valley Planning Commission since 2010, and is actively involved in numerous local community and professional organizations. Woodard will serve on the Council until a candidate selected by voters in the coming November election can be certified.

Spokane Valley Mayor Taking It To The Streets

Mayor Tom Towey will be presenting his State of the City address in four Spokane Valley locations in the month of April.  His speeches will touch on the highlights of 2010, the budget and goals for this year.  Each speech will be followed by an informal community forum, where Towney and the city council will take questions from the crowd. It begins Monday, April 11 at Valley Fourth Memorial Church, 2303 S. Bowdish Road starting at 7:00pm.