Government Almanac

SUNDAY, MAY 25, 1997

For the week of May 25

Spokane County commissioners

Tuesday, 9 a.m. briefing, county courthouse, 1116 W. Broadway Ave., 3 p.m. meeting for non-hearing items, Public Works Building, 1026 W. Broadway.

5 p.m. hearings, Public Works Building.

Among other business at the 5 p.m. meeting, commissioners are scheduled to decide whether Duane Alton can build a tire store along the Newport Highway.

Spokane Hearing Examiner

Tuesday, 9 a.m. regular meeting, second-floor conference room, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Riverwalk Properties needs a special permit for a signage plan for the Riverwalk Building and surrounding property bounded by Trent Avenue, Superior Street and the Spokane River.

Spokane Public Works Committee

Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. regular meeting, fifth-floor conference room, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

The committee plans to discuss the city’s street-lighting policy.

Spokane City Council

Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. briefing, lower-level conference room

6 p.m. regular meeting City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

The council will consider a $99,330 contract with S.R. Sicilia Inc., of Spokane, to build new cart paths at the city’s golf courses. Council members also will consider a lease with J.E.S. for You Food Inc. for the Salty’s site.

Spokane Arts Commission

Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. regular meeting, third-floor board room, Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave.

Agenda unavailable.

Spokane Human Rights Commission

Tuesday, 6 p.m. regular meeting, conference room C, Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St.

Agenda unavailable.

Spokane Design Review Committee

Wednesday, 3 p.m. regular meeting, lower-level conference room, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

The committee will discuss sidewalk encroachment.

Spokane Transit Authority

Wednesday, 3 p.m., STA headquarters, 1229 W. Boone Ave.

Among other business, the board may approve plans for a park-and-ride lot on Harvard Road and a transit station in Medical Lake.

Traffic Scoping Meeting

Thursday, 7:30 p.m. special meeting, Cedar Creek Village Club House, southeast corner of Magnesium and Nevada.

Traffic engineers will discuss traffic impacts of the proposed Home Depot site.

Spokane County Planning Commission

Thursday, 1 p.m., Public Works Building, 1026 W. Broadway Ave.

Among other business, the commission will hear public comments about the county’s critical areas ordinance. A state board recently decided the ordinance doesn’t meet regulations for protecting natural areas and wildlife, and must be improved.

State Parks and Recreation Commission

Friday, 9 a.m., Red Lion Inn, Wenatchee.

Among other business, the commission will consider giving Washington Water Power Co. an easement of about one-fifth acre of Riverside State Park for a well. As compensation, WWP would pay $1,000 and guarantee water for cottages the state leases from the utility.

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