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Blog Posts for December 2013

Dec. 23

The road to repair

4:30 p.m. - Watch 3:07 - Transportation Benefit District projects improved dozens of lane miles and repaired sidewalks around Spokane.

Dec. 17

City Council selects Targeted Investment Area

11 a.m. - Watch 20:54 - East University District will pilot a demonstration project of targeted public investment to drive measurable, long-term economic vitality

Dec. 13

Guild letter addresses police oversight

11:30 a.m. - The Spokane Police Guild released a letter weighing in on the conversation about bringing greater transparency the Spokane Police Department.

The Developing Lincoln Heights District Center Project

10:31 a.m. - City planners are seeking input on a plan for a desirable place to live and work with retail and entertainment in a South Hill neighborhood.

Three honored for human rights work

9:30 a.m. - The Spokane Human Rights Commission honored three winners with its inaugural awards for their work in the community.

Dec. 12

Mayor signs 2014 budget

4 p.m. - Watch 2:12 - Mayor Condon signed a 2014 budget that is affordable to citizens, aligns to their priorities and is accountable through efficient service delivery.

Warming centers open in response to extreme cold

3:45 p.m. - The City of Spokane's Warming Center Program provides refuge when temperatures drop below 20 degrees.

Dec. 9

Keeping you warm and safe this winter

3:18 p.m. - Watch 2:47 - Important tips from the Spokane Fire Department for keeping warm and safe while using portable electric heaters and open flame candles.

Dec. 6

The Developing University District Bridge Project

3:30 p.m. - A proposed bridge establishes a critical link between East Sprague Avenue and the rapidly developing Riverpoint and Gonzaga campuses.

Dec. 5

Making multimodal a part integrated transportation plan

3 p.m. - The City has pulled together an interdisciplinary team of senior-level staff to continue developing our multimodal planning approach.

Dec. 4

Public safety discussions scheduled

1 p.m. - Watch 1:00:31 - The proposed ordinance and tentative agreement are the basis for a community discussion about enhanced independent civilian police oversight.

Dec. 3

A Look at the Nelson Service Center

12:30 p.m. - Get a glimpse at renderings for a new combined solid waste and fleet maintenance facility slated for construction starting in the spring.

Dec. 2

Take steps to avoid frozen pipes

2:30 p.m. - Watch 3:50 - Water Department offers tips on how to avoid frozen water pipes when temperatures drop.