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Government Almanac For The Week Of July 13

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

The commission will host a series of workshops to discuss the future of Riverside State Park.

Monday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. workshop at Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Discussion of the park’s natural resources.

Tuesday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. workshop at Spokane Falls Community College. Discussion of recreational uses of the park.

Wednesday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. workshop at Spokane Falls Community College. Discussion of park boundaries.

Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. workshop at West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt. Participants will help distill information from the previous nights for use in developing a park management plan.

Spokane Finance Committee

Monday, 11:30 a.m. regular meeting, fifth-floor conference room

City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls

The committee plans to discuss conservation and the North Pointe Sports complex.

Spokane Public Works Committee

Monday, 1:30 p.m. regular meeting, fifth-floor conference room

City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls

The committee plans to discuss the health risk assessment of the waste-to-energy plant.

Boundary Review Board for Spokane County

Monday, 3 p.m., Public Works Building, 1026 W. Broadway

The board will hear about pending proposals for changing the boundaries of government jurisdictions and taxing districts.

Spokane City Council

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

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

The council plans to discuss Harlan Douglass’ proposal to change 46 acres slated for industrial development to low-density residential housing. The property is located at the northwest corner of Crestline Street and Lincoln Road.

Traffic Impact Scoping Meeting

Monday, 7 p.m. special meeting, library

Gonzaga University’s Schoenberg Conference Center, 200 E. Cataldo

The proposed Gonzaga University project includes building a new law school in the year 2000 and renovating the existing U.S. Post Office to a warehouse in the year 2005. The project may affect traffic on Trent Avenue, Cincinnati and Hamilton streets.

Spokane County commissioners

Tuesday, 9 a.m. briefing, county courthouse, 1116 W. Broadway

2 p.m. weekly meeting for nonhearing items, public works building, 1026 W. Broadway

5 p.m. hearing, public works building

Among other matters, commissioners during their 5 p.m. hearing will decide whether to designate strict growth regulations for the Foothills area south of Mount Spokane and some other agricultural areas near the city of Spokane.

Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Tuesday, 3 p.m. regular meeting, fifth-floor conference room

City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls

Agenda unavailable.

Spokane County Library District

Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne

Among other business, the board of trustees will consider adoption of a business plan for the years 1998-2000.

Spokane Horizons

Tuesday, 6 p.m. regular meeting, lower-level conference room

City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls

Agenda unavailable.

Spokane Airport Board

Wednesday, 9 a.m., Spokane International Airport

Among other business, the board will decide whether to ask national hotel chains to submit bids for building a hotel on airport property.

Spokane Public Library Board

Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. regular meeting, room 1A

Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main

Agenda unavailable.

Spokane City Council

Thursday, 3:30 p.m. study session, lower-level conference room

City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls

The council will review the city’s affirmative action plan.

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