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5/3/2019 - Planning Commission Opening, Applications due May 27, 4:00 pm
4/29/2019 - TPA (Hotel/Motel) Commission Opening
BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, TASK FORCES
If you are interested in applying to a board, commission, or committee, please fill out and return the Application for Committee Appointment by clicking here. Successful committee applicants will be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to fill a specified term of appointment.
The City Council of Spokane Valley seeks one member to serve on the City’s Planning Commission as an interim commissioner to serve until December 31, 2019. The purpose of the Commission is to study and make recommendations to the City Council for future planned growth through continued review of the City’s comprehensive land use plan, development regulations, shoreline management, environmental protection, public facilities, capital improvements, and other matters as directed by the City Council. Qualifications include having an interest in planning, land use, transportation, capital infrastructure, and building and landscape design as evidenced by training or experience; or interest in the City of Spokane Valley. Members of the Commission shall be nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by a majority vote of the City Council. Members are selected without respect to political affiliations and serve without compensation. Members must reside within the city limits of Spokane Valley. The Planning Commission generally meets at 6:00 p.m. on second and fourth Thursdays. Applications may be obtained from the City’s website, http://www.spokanevalley.org/volunteer or by contacting Chris Bainbridge, City Clerk, 509-720-5102. Applications should be submitted so that they are received by the City Clerk not later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, May 27, 2019.
The City Council of Spokane Valley, along with the Spokane City Council and the Spokane County Board of Commissioners, appoints members to the Spokane Hotel and Motel Commission to provide recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on proposed uses and projects of the Spokane County Tourism Promotion Area. Tourism Promotion means activities and expenditures designed to increase tourism and convention business to attract and welcome tourists to the Spokane Metropolitan Area. Members of the Spokane Hotel and Motel Commission shall be selected from a list of nominees prepared by the Spokane Hotel and Motel Association. The City of Spokane Valley shall appoint two members and one ex officio member. Due to a recent resignation, an opening exists for a voting member on this committee to represent the City of Spokane Valley. Terms are for three years. All nominees for membership must be operators of lodging businesses within Spokane County or employees of the operator of such a lodging business. Since the applicant will represent the City of Spokane Valley, it is preferred that the appointee be from a location in Spokane Valley. If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact Chris Bainbridge, Spokane Valley City Clerk, 509-720-5102, or firstname.lastname@example.org The nomination/appointment will be scheduled on a future Spokane Valley City Council Meeting agenda.
S.C.O.P.E. (Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort) is a philosophy and community perspective rather than a specific program or new law enforcement tactic, it provides neighborhood outreach stations and community oriented policing. S.C.O.P.E. members are dedicated to the principle of Community Oriented Policing which partners law enforcement with the citizens and businesses we serve. We proactively address issues which detract form the safety and quality of life for citizens of Spokane County.
S.C.O.P.E. neighborhood stations in Spokane Valley include Central Valley, Edgecliff, Trentwood, and University. For more information or to volunteer, go to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office S.C.O.P.E.