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  • Spokane Valley underfunding street work

    A recent street survey shows that Spokane Valley should be spending $7 million a year on street preservation and reconstruction projects. The city has been spending about $4 million a …


  • Spokane Valley 2014 budget ready for vote

    The city of Spokane Valley’s 2014 budget moved one step closer to final approval Tuesday as City Council members unanimously approved sending it to a final vote on Oct. 22. …


  • Paving begins Sept. 23

    The city of Spokane Valley is making a final road construction push before chilly weather sets in and makes paving impossible. Two projects are scheduled to begin on Sept. 23 …


  • Sullivan Road bridge design nearly complete

    There was a festive mood in the air Tuesday as Spokane Valley City Manager Mike Jackson announced that the city can afford to move forward with the long-awaited replacement of …


  • Road projects are stop-and-go

    Some issues have cropped up that are delaying two planned construction projects in Spokane Valley scheduled to be completed this year. The city has long planned to add a northbound …


  • State gives power to lodging tax committee

    Members of the Spokane Valley City Council didn’t react positively Tuesday to recent changes made by the state Legislature to laws governing the distribution of lodging tax money. The change …


  • Contract changes may save Spokane Valley money

    The city of Spokane Valley may see savings on contracts with Spokane County if both jurisdictions approve changes to how the city pays for its portion of the county’s overhead. …


  • Spokane Valley Council: Lease cuts City Hall rent

    The Spokane Valley City Council breezed through their agenda Tuesday night, voting to appoint a new planning commissioner, extend their lease on City Hall and award the first street preservation …


  • Five to interview for Valley city council seat

    Five of nine applicants for a vacant Spokane Valley City Council position garnered enough votes to move forward to a public interview scheduled for Jan. 29. Those receiving the nod …


  • Estimated price for 2013 road projects lowered

    The Spokane Valley City Council got its first look Tuesday at a preliminary list of street preservation projects for 2013. There are 17 roads on the list that are scheduled …


  • Spokane County Library District proposes smaller library

    The Spokane County Library District’s plan for a new Spokane Valley library has changed, but it’s unclear if the changes will affect a proposed partnership with the city of Spokane …


  • Road preservation projects start Monday

    Several Spokane Valley road preservation projects will affect traffic when construction begins Monday. The areas include Fourth Avenue from Dishman-Mica to Farr roads, Dishman-Mica from 16th Avenue to Schafer Road, …


  • City awards contract for street jobs

    The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to award a contract for street preservation projects to Spokane Rock Products. The council also approved a second list of projects that will go …


  • Budget focus of council retreat

    The conversation at Tuesday’s Spokane Valley City Council retreat was again dominated by the need to pay for street preservation projects, but no conclusions were reached on how to fund …


  • Council questions paving priorities

    The Spokane Valley City Council on Tuesday dove into the list of proposed projects to be completed this year with the $2.8 million the city has set aside for street …


  • Council expands project to include more work on 32nd Avenue

    Construction should begin on portions of Evergreen Road and 32nd Avenue in about four weeks after the Spokane Valley City Council voted Tuesday to award the project to Shamrock Paving. …


  • Valley Council backs proposal to allow more signs

    The Spokane Valley Planning Commission recommended relaxing the city’s sign code, and on Tuesday the City Council unanimously agreed to relax the rules even further based on the recommendation of …


  • Spokane Valleys considers funding options for streets

    The Spokane Valley City Council took a small step forward Tuesday in determining how to pay for an estimated $11 million annual shortfall in street preservation and reconstruction costs over …


  • City mulls street fixes

    The need to pay for street preservation ran headlong into the Spokane Valley City Council’s often-stated opposition to new taxes during the council’s winter retreat on Tuesday. No one argued …


  • Spokane Valley council OKs Evergreen project

    Residents along south Evergreen Road will have the street in front of their homes fully repaved this summer after Vera Water and Power installs a new water line underneath the …


  • Trench will be dug on Evergreen for new water line

    A lengthy discussion Tuesday about whether Spokane Valley should repave a section of Evergreen Road that will be dug up for a new water line seemed to leave several City …


  • City to seek grant for decant facility

    A divided Spokane Valley City Council narrowly voted to allow city staff to apply for a grant to build a decant facility to process waste removed from the city’s dry …


  • Road funds drive debate

    The Spokane Valley City Council spent some time Tuesday discussing road projects and, as usual, the discussion quickly turned to the city’s inability to fully fund street preservation. The council …


  • Unfunded future road projects discussed

    A review of the city of Spokane Valley’s six-year Transportation Improvement Program with the City Council evolved into a discussion on whether the city should even be considering building new …

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