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Blog Posts for May 2014

May 29

Tentative timeline announced to fill City Council vacancy

4:28 p.m. - The City Council will tentatively begin accepting application on July 10 to fill the seat to be vacated by Councilmember Steve Salvatori

May 28

Commute of the Century…Ongoing!

12:25 p.m. - Commute of the Century continues as a self-guided event until July 31

May 27

Construction season in full swing

5:10 p.m. - Watch 10:55 - Work will begin on six major arterial street projects in the next several weeks.

May 20

Celebrating EMS Week

10:54 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department celebrates EMS Week by thanking EMS practitioners and flash mobbing a City Council meeting with hands-only CPR training

May 19

Performance measures showing improvement

4:02 p.m. - First quarter performance measures show improvement in City services

May 16

Ready to Golf?

10:50 a.m. - Spokane city golf courses are now open for the season!

May 15

Maintaining streets and reinvigorating Riverfront in an affordable way

10:12 a.m. - City is considering a proposal to maintain and rebuild streets and reinvigorate Riverfront Park at the same tax rate that citizens pay today

May 13

Six New Officers Join the Spokane Police Department

5:30 p.m. - Six new Spokane Police Department officers were sworn in on May 12. This brings the total number of SPD officers to 279.

Growing Spokane in a smart way

4 p.m. - Watch 2:18:15 - Spokane County and the City of Spokane have embarked on a joint process to help our community grow in a smart way

May 8

Ombudsman Commission applications accepted

4 p.m. - Applications for the independent citizen Police Ombudsman Commission are being accepted until June 6

Last Call for Group Commuters!

9:50 a.m. - Bike to Work Week is NEXT WEEK! Commute of the Century is about to get real. Join us for these “extended lunch hour” group rides.

Help us improve our construction work

9:34 a.m. - Survey helps people give feedback to the City about construction projects

May 7

Underhill tank part of integrated clean water plan

2:58 p.m. - Sewage overflow facility is being built under the parking lot at Underhill Park

May 6

Implementing electronic Patient Care Reporting

9:20 a.m. - On April 7, the Spokane Fire Department launched an electronic Patient Care Reporting system in a continuing effort to improve patient care.

May 5

Use of Force Commission comments on update

12:43 p.m. - The Use of Force Commission delivered its response to the one-year progress report against its 26 recommendations

May 2

CDBG Neighborhood Taskforce Makes Recommendation

2:57 p.m. - The Community Development Block Grant Neighborhood Taskforce has developed a new process for awarding 2015 grant money

Help name the new plaza

10:13 a.m. - Watch 0:54 - Description: Submit your suggested names for the stunning new plaza outside of City Hall to @spokanecity on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.