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Blog Posts for June 2017

June 28

We’re All About the River!

3:57 p.m. - Watch 0:38 - The City teamed up with Spokane Indians Baseball to Rally for the River and Rally for the Redband!

June 23

Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Mission Park Ability Field

3:18 p.m. - Watch 0:50 - Spokane’s first fully adaptive ball field for athletes with disabilities is now open.

June 22

Pay-by-phone System for Utility Bills Improved

10:09 a.m. - The City of Spokane is updating its pay-by-phone system for utility bills; more credit cards will be accepted.

June 21

Downriver Golf Course Launches Pollinator Project

4:41 p.m. - Beehives have been placed at Downriver Golf Course to support local bee population.

June 19

Thank You Spokane Gives Volunteers

11:30 a.m. - Spokane Gives volunteers donated over 104,000 hours of service.

June 13

BECU Outdoor Movies Return to Riverfront Park

4:42 p.m. - Popular classics and recent blockbusters are playing in Riverfront Park’s Lilac Bowl this summer

June 9

Work Progresses on Howard Street Bridge South Project

4:52 p.m. - The 184-foot bridge is on track for completion this fall

The EPA Awards Spokane Three Brownfield Grants

4 p.m. - The $600,000 in grants will clean contaminated soil in Riverfront Park

Spokane Matters, Improving Each District

3:37 p.m. - Learn about the Spokane Matters pilot program!

June 8

Cleaner River work heads to TJ Meenach Drive

4:48 p.m. - Construction gets under way on another new massive underground tank to keep combined wastewater and stormwater out of the Spokane River.

Peaceful Valley Pilot Residential Parking Program

2:49 p.m. - Learn about the new parking pilot program at the next Peaceful Valley Neighborhood Council meeting on June 14.

June 6

Housing Quality Definitions & Standards – Community Forum

10:33 a.m. - Provide feedback on the housing quality definition and standards.

Schaeffer unanimously confirmed as fire chief

9:33 a.m. - The City Council unanimously confirmed Brian Schaeffer on Monday night as the new chief of the Spokane Fire Department.

June 5

City of Spokane Selling 6 CHHS-Owned Houses

3:36 p.m. - The Community, Housing and Human Services department is selling six renovated homes.

June 2

Spokane’s Annual Point-In-Time Homelessness Count Results

3:08 p.m. - Results from Spokane’s annual point-in-time homelessness count are now available!

June 1

Announcing Spokane Mayor's Urban Design Awards Call for Entries

9:08 a.m. - Watch 1:35 - An opportunity to celebrate people who are building the city of choice & making Spokane a more functional, beautiful, and inspiring city to live in.