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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.

Job Opening: Spokane Valley City Council Position 5

Job Opening: Spokane Valley City Council Position 5

Former State Senator Bob McCaslin, who spent 30-years in the State Senate, passed away earlier this year on March 13th. His state senate seat was passed on to Jeff Baxter, but his position 5 city council seat for the Spokane Valley remains empty.

Spokane Valley City Council Accepting Applications for Position 5

Spokane Valley City Council Accepting Applications for Position 5

The Spokane Valley City Council is now accepting applications to fill the seat left vacant by the passing of Council Member Bob McCaslin.   Eligible applicants must be residents of Spokane Valley and have lived within city limits for at least a year.  The process begins tomorrow and all applications must be received by April 19th, with interviews beginning the 26th.

For more information contact Chris Bainbridge at 720-5102 or Cbainbridge@spokanevalley.org