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Bike and Pedestrian Master Program Reading Cancelled

Bike and Pedestrian Master Program Reading Cancelled

City Council has asked for additional time to review the proposed Bike & Pedestrian Master Program. The anticipated readings for the ordinance were scheduled for August 9th and 23rd, but they have been canceled. A discussion of the Program has been added to the agenda for the regularly scheduled study session on Tuesday, August 30th at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

As stated before, the meeting is open to the public and will also be available to watch on Spokane Valley's new SVTV Web Channel. Because it is a study session, public comment will not be taken.

Shea-Crouse bill would restrict use of unmarked police cars on private property

Shea-Crouse bill would restrict use of unmarked police cars on private property

A bill that would restrict the use of unmarked police patrol vehicles on private property for certain administrative business was introduced to the house on May 5 by 4th district Representatives, Matt Shea and Larry Crouse. House Bill 2113 is intended to prevent situations like the August 2010 shooting of 74-year old Wayne Scott Creach by a Spokane County Sheriff's deputy. For now the measure has been referred to the House Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee for further consideration.

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.