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Sewage plant study available for review

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Preliminary site development studies and environmental analyses are available for public review on the two sites under consideration for a new regional wastewater treatment plant — the former Playfair Race Track and Stockyards. Citizens are invited to review these results, provide comments, learn what’s next in the site selection process and ask questions at a public meeting Wednesday at the East Central Community Center, 500 South Stone St., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The Draft 2004 Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement is posted on www.spokanecounty.org/utilities, is available at local libraries, and may be purchased by calling 477-3604, ext. 7176.

Written comments concerning the project will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. May 24. Written comments should be sent to Bruce Rawls, Spokane County Utilities, 1026 West Broadway, Spokane, WA 99260-0430 or brawls@spokanecounty.org.

Spokane Transit Authority will offer one more public meeting concerning the three-tenths of a cent sales tax ballot issue to be voted on May 18. The meeting will be conducted Thursday at The Plaza as follows: 7:30-9:30 a.m., 11:30-1:30 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m. For information call 325-6009.

School’s Out Washington asks, “What are kids doing after school?” The Washington Afterschool Network invites the public to a forum to discuss issues facing families and the community when kids are not in school. The goal is to gather input for a statewide plan which will be used to build awareness, influence public policy and increase public and private investment. The forum will be held Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m., at the North Central High School Library, 1600 North Howard St. Please RSVP to Joe Garza, 354-5942; joega@spokaneschools.org.

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