Stories tagged: spokane valley city hall
Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Spokane Valley is searching for volunteers to serve on committees that weigh in on zoning, and infrastructure issues and make recommendation on how the city spends it’s lodging tax money.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
The city is considering measures that would bar camping on public land, living in vehicles on the right of way and reducing the hours that parks are open to the …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
John Hohman, deputy city manager, said the city won’t know the full extent of the damage until crews take apart the exterior council chamber walls, which are cracking.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Two years after it was built, Spokane Valley’s $14.2 million City Hall is already deteriorating, with cracking concrete, drywall, mortar and brick, windows unsealing and water getting into the City …
Thu., May 30, 2019
A proposal by a group of Spokane Valley residents to limit duplex and town home development in a specific residential zone was voted down Tuesday evening by the City Council.
Sat., May 18, 2019
All of the races for political positions in the city of Spokane will have competitive primaries, with four races attracting 25 candidates at the filing deadline Friday afternoon. Incumbents in …
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019
Some local officials have mulled whether the county needs additional jail space, while some argue jail crowding should be alleviated by curbing or eliminating the use of cash bail to …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019
City of Spokane Valley files claim against contractor after new City Hall shows signs of structural damage
The city of Spokane Valley has filed a claim against the contractor responsible for building its state-of-the-art City Hall, alleging the structure has sustained damage because of soil settlement under …
Sat., March 23, 2019
Spokane Valley was poised for growth last year with its balanced budget, new city hall and infrastructure projects – and now those efforts are showing.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019
Spokane Valley City Council passed a measure that bars commercial, political and religious events on City Hall grounds.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
Although Spokane Valley’s roads may be cleared of snow faster this winter as the city speeds up plowing operations, it could mean more snow on the sidewalks.
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
Spokane Valley residents propose lessening density per acre for duplex, town house and cottage projects
A group of Spokane Valley residents are working to modify city regulations for duplexes, town homes and cottage developments through a proposed change to city code.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
Spokane Valley City Council approved an ordinance that removes open space requirements for residential properties in a mixed use zone.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Spokane Valley officials mull site for sculpture “Heart of the Valley,” created by Cheney artist Richard Warrington
Spokane Valley city officials are considering potential placement sites for a sixth sculpture, “Heart of the Valley,” which was donated by the Spokane Valley Arts Council.
Sat., July 21, 2018
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers met with the Spokane Valley City Council Friday morning to discuss plans and concerns for the city’s future transportation projects.
Sat., May 26, 2018
For former Spokane Valley city councilman Bill Gothmann, there’s a section of land south of Saltese Flats that holds a special place in his heart.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018
Spokane Valley is poised for growth with a balanced budget, a new city hall building and infrastructure improvements to lure new businesses to the city, Spokane Valley Mayor Rod Higgins …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
Father of Spokane Valley councilwoman loses Spokane City Hall job following investigation into unfair campaigning
Bob West, father of Spokane Valley City Councilwoman Brandi Peetz, said he wasn’t using his public computer at City Hall to campaign on her behalf against Caleb Collier. He was …
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017
Spokane Valley is becoming less surburban, but is it really a city?
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
The new Spokane Valley City Hall opened for business Monday, 15 months after construction crews began work.
Tue., June 7, 2016
The city of Spokane Valley is celebrating the groundbreaking for the new city hall at 9 a.m. Thursday. The construction site is located on the southeast corner of East Sprague …
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015
Modern Electric Water Co. donated $1,200 for new lights and decorations for the artificial Christmas tree in the U-City parking lot.
Thu., May 14, 2015
Many Valley residents want their hometown to have “more of a city identity,” and the new city hall will help create that, said Mayor Dean Grafos at the annual state …
Sat., April 25, 2015
If you grew up in the Spokane Valley in the 1970s and 1980s, chances are you sat on Santa’s lap at University City Mall. And maybe you got to buy …
Thu., April 9, 2015
Spokane Valley is having a kickoff meeting on Monday with Architects West Inc., the company that has been awarded a contract to build a new city hall. Gabe Gallinger, Spokane …
Sat., April 12, 2014
Your chances of surviving a heart attack at Spokane Valley City Hall soon will improve. After learning about a new effort that uses smartphones to alert CPR-trained volunteers to life-threatening …
Thu., Sept. 30, 2010
The Spokane Valley City Council took a three-hour tour last week, but instead of ending up on a tropical island they stopped by some city parks as well as other …
Thu., May 20, 2010
During Tuesday’s council meeting, Spokane Valley Councilman Dean Grafos acknowledged that he has been orchestrating the recent public comment against the full closure of the Sprague and Sullivan intersection for …
Sat., Aug. 1, 2009
Spokane Valley might get a lot more for its money if the city bought its current City Hall instead of building a new one. Owners of the Redwood Plaza, where …
Thu., Feb. 12, 2009
Spokane Valley’s campaign to build a new City Hall at the University City Shopping Center stumbled Tuesday. With three members absent and the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce sounding …