Upcoming Events: January 24th-31st

The City of Spokane is continuing its recognition and certification program to encourage local businesses to adopt sustainable policies and practices, called Sustainable Management of Assets, Resources, and Technology (SMART). Businesses can apply to be recognized at two different levels. The levels of recognition are participant, for businesses that commit to make a change, and certified, for businesses that demonstrate they have and will continue to make changes.

A new category has been added and changes have been made to existing categories to allow even more businesses to qualify for recognition. The categories include energy efficiency; renewable energy; waste reduction/recycling; water conservation; pollution prevention; transportation; green building; historic preservation (new); innovation (for outstanding achievement within one of the previous eight categories). Businesses have until next Monday, Jan. 31st to apply for 2010 recognition. Here’s the link for application materials and a more detailed program description.

-January 24th Monday 3:00pm Transportation Advisory Committee, SRTC Offices, Intermodal Facility, 221 W. First Avenue, Suite 310

-January 24th Monday 6:00pm City Council Legislative Meeting, City Council Chambers, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (This will be a Town Hall meeting with presentations from neighborhood councils district 2: Browne’s Addition, Cliff/Cannon, Grandview/Thorpe, Latah/Hangman Valley, Peaceful Valley, Riverside, West Hills.

-January 25th Tuesday 5:30pm Human Rights Commission, City Council Briefing Center, Lower Level, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

-January 26th Wednesday 12:00pm East Sprague Business Association, Strong Solutions, 1718 E. Sprague Ave

-January 27th Thursday 3:00-7:00pm Thursday Market, Buddhist Temple 927 S Perry

-January 27th Thursday 7:00pm Manito/Cannon Hill Neighborhood Council Meeting, Wilson Elementary School, 911 W. 25th

Active Transportation, Community Events, Neighborhoods, Small Business

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