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TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2012

Sidewalk money safe with new Spokane City Council

Spokane’s only tax revenue geared specifically for sidewalks won’t be diverted for street paving by the City Council’s new membership. The council last year narrowly approved a $20-per vehicle tab tax and mandated that 10 percent be spent on sidewalks while the rest be spent...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011

City Council approves 'complete street' rules 

If Spokane voters approve a new tax to repave a new round of crumbling streets, walkers, wheelchair users and bicyclists won't be ignored when streets are rebuilt. The Spokane City Council late Monday, in the last meeting before four of the members will be replaced,...

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MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011

Pollard will make another run for Spokane City Council 

The long-time leader of the neighborhood group representing downtown filed paperwork last week announcing a run for Spokane City Council. Gary Pollard, chairman of the Riverside Neighborhood Council, said Monday that he decided to run because the council needs more members who are "more pragmatic"...

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