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Blog Posts for January 2016

Jan. 29

Throwing a Super Bowl party? Don’t pass on cooking safety!

10:09 a.m. - Before you serve up your food, here are some tips for safer cooking

Jan. 28

Top three candidates selected for Interim Ombudsman position

10:18 a.m. - The Interim will begin important work before permanent Ombudsman Raheel Humayun begins his term

Jan. 25

A snapshot of Spokane’s homeless population

2 p.m. - Watch 9:10 - The annual Point-In-Time Count of the homeless is Thursday

Jan. 22

City Council received applications for vacant seat

2:15 p.m. - Twenty-two candidates have applied to serve as councilmember for City Council District 2

Jan. 21

Driving down crime still the focus

4:49 p.m. - Watch 26:15 - Locating a police precinct in the Intermodal Center is part of a broader City asset management strategy

Report potholes on your route to work, school, or other activities

3:03 p.m. - When they’re not plowing snow or de-icing streets, City Street crews are repairing potholes

View New Park Designs at Riverfront Park’s Open House

9:21 a.m. - The meeting is an opportunity for community members to view new designs for the redeveloped Riverfront Park

Jan. 20

SPD updates its Use of Force Policy

11:32 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is pleased to announce recommendation 6.5 from the DOJ has been completed

Jan. 19

How much should smoke detectors cost?

11:56 a.m. - Is paying thousands of dollars for the latest technology worth it?

Jan. 15

Traffic Calming Workshops begin in January

4:04 p.m. - Learn how traffic calming can improve your neighborhood

Updating the City’s organizational structure

12:22 p.m. - Watch 9:19 - The City is updating its organizational structure to better serve citizens

Recent numbers show positive trend in fighting graffiti

9:12 a.m. - Watch 0:44 - City Code Enforcement has made it as easy and painless as possible to get graffiti reported and removed

Jan. 13

Avista is upgrading street lighting within the City of Spokane

2:19 p.m. - New street lighting is being deployed throughout the City; it’s more energy efficient and provides better light quality

Jan. 11

The Spokane Citizen Hall of Fame returns

5:02 p.m. - Watch 36:43 - Nominations for the second annual awards close Feb. 4

Jan. 8

Riverfront Park to Host Job Fair

1:01 p.m. - The 24th Annual Job Fair is Feb. 6 in the IMAX Theatre

Jan. 7

Lots of ways to celebrate MLK Day!

4:01 p.m. - Martin Luther King Jr. Day provides us with an opportunity to get involved

Jan. 6

Addressing critical materials that could impair aquifer water quality

4:54 p.m. - Changes have been proposed to the Critical Materials section of Spokane’s Municipal Code