21 Oct 2014
As the Chair of the Spokane Transit Board, I had the great opportunity to attend the American Public Transportation Association Conference and Expo in Houston, TX from Oct. 12th-14th. It was an outstanding event where we got to see all the new electric buses on the market and make connections with other transit agencies about best practices. Due to the conference schedule, I did not attend the Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 13th, but it turns out most of the issues were forwarded to the Oct. 20th agenda -- so I didn't miss out!
On October 20th, I was so pleased the Council unanimously adopted the Abandoned Property Registry, which will create a way to monitor properties in foreclosure that have been abandoned in our city. This is a strong, proactive approach to protecting the value of our Read More