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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of the Central City Line Steering Committee will take place on February 28, 2017, at 1:00 PM at the Spokane Regional Transportation Council office, Paulsen Building, Suite 500, located at 421 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA. 99201.

The Steering Committee meeting is open to the public.  The meeting agenda will be posted to the Spokane Transit Authority website a minimum of five days prior to the meeting. 

For additional information please contact Don Skillingstad, Spokane Transit Authority, 509-344-1869.

Spokane Transit assures nondiscrimination in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. For more information, see www.spokanetransit.com.  Upon request, alternative formats of this information will be produced for people who are disabled. The meeting facility is accessible for people using wheelchairs. For other accommodations, please call 325-6094 (TTY Relay 711) at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance.

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Public Notice

A public hearing on the 2017 Title VI Program will be held to receive public testimony at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017, in the Spokane Transit Authority (STA) Boardroom, 1230 W. Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington, 99201. 

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin for agencies receiving federal financial assistance. As an agency that receives federal financial assistance, Spokane Transit is required to adopt a Title VI program and to update it every three (3) years. The Title VI Program is a document developed to demonstrate how STA is complying with Title VI requirements. Spokane Transit’s current Title VI Program expires March 23, 2017.  The program must include discussion of fare and service changes over the last three (3) years (2014, 2015, 2016),  an updated demographic analysis of the service area, route analysis data, public outreach processes to assist protected populations, and an updated Limited English Proficiency (LEP) plan.

Copies of this document will be available for review and comment at:  Spokane Transit Authority, Administrative Office, North Side, Second Floor, 1230 West Boone Avenue, Spokane, Washington, 99201, or at the following link: 2017 Title VI Update. The 2017 Title VI Program document is in draft form and will continue to be revised until adopted by the Spokane Transit Authority Board.

Written comments on the 2017 Title VI Program should be sent to: Gordon Howell, Transit Planner, Spokane Transit Authority, 1230 W Boone Ave., Spokane, WA 99201.

This facility is accessible for people who use wheelchairs. Other necessary accommodations or alternative formats regarding this information will be produced for people with disabilities. Please call (509) 325-6094 (TTY WA Relay 711) or email smillbank@spokanetransit.com at least 48 hours in advance to request an accommodation.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of the Central City Line Steering Committee will take place on January 31, 2017, at 1:00 PM at the Spokane Regional Transportation Council office, Paulsen Building, Suite 500, located at 421 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA. 99201.

The Steering Committee meeting is open to the public.  The meeting agenda will be posted to the Spokane Transit Authority website (www.spokanetransit.com/projects-plans/central-city-line-steering-committee) a minimum of five days prior to the meeting. 

For additional information please contact Don Skillingstad, Spokane Transit Authority, 509-344-1869.

Spokane Transit assures nondiscrimination in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. For more information, see www.spokanetransit.com.  Upon request, alternative formats of this information will be produced for people who are disabled. The meeting facility is accessible for people using wheelchairs. For other accommodations, please call 325-6094 (TTY Relay 711) at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance.

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Notice of Public Hearing

A public hearing on the May 2017 Service Revisions – Draft Recommendation  will be held to receive public testimony at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2016, in the Spokane Transit Authority (STA) Boardroom, 1230 W. Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington, 99201.

Recommended Service Revisions


Spokane Transit has identified a number of service changes and improvements that would go into effect in 2017. For specific draft schedules and additional information, please refer to the May 2017 Service Revisions - Draft Recommendation. Copies of this document will be available for review and comment beginning Tuesday, November 01, 2016  at:  Spokane Transit Authority, Administrative Office, North Side, Second Floor, 1230 West Boone Avenue, Spokane, Washington, 99201, or at the link provided above. The May 2017 Service Revisions – Draft Recommendation document is in draft form and will continue to be revised until adopted by the Spokane Transit Authority Board.

This public hearing may be cancelled should the scope of the proposed of improvements be more minor in nature than is currently contemplated.
Written comments on the May 2017 Service Revisions – Draft Recommendation should be sent to: Karl Otterstrom, Director of Planning, Spokane Transit Authority, 1230 W Boone Ave., Spokane, WA 99201.

Spokane Transit assures nondiscrimination in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. For more information, see www.spokanetransit.com.  Upon request, alternative formats of this information will be produced for people who are disabled. The meeting facility is accessible for people using wheelchairs. For other accommodations, please call 325-6094 (TTY Relay 711) at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on Spokane Transit’s Proposed 2017 Operating and Capital Budgets will be held to receive public testimony at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2016, in the Spokane Transit Authority (STA) Boardroom, 1229 West Boone Avenue, Spokane, Washington, 99201. 

Spokane Transit Authority
Proposed 2017 Operating & Capital Budgets

The budget presentation for review and comment is available at the following link: Proposed 2017 Operating & Capital Budgets. A paper copy is available at: Spokane Transit Authority, 1230 West Boone Avenue, Spokane, Washington, 99201, (509) 325-6000. Public comment on the Budget will be received through November 30, 2016. The Operating & Capital Budgets are in draft form and will continue to be revised until adopted by the Spokane Transit Authority Board.

Written comments on the Proposed 2017 Operating & Capital Budgets should be sent to: Lynda Warren, Director of Finance & Information Services, Spokane Transit Authority, 1230 W. Boone Ave., Spokane, WA  99201 or via e-mail at lwarren@spokanetransit.com.

Spokane Transit assures nondiscrimination in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  For more information click here.

Upon request, alternative formats of this information will be produced for people who are disabled. The meeting facility is accessible for people using wheelchairs. For other accommodations, please call 325-6094 or (TTY Relay 711) at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance.

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NOTICE OF SEPA DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE

Spokane Transit Authority issued a Determination of Non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the installation of three 20,000 gallon fuel storage tanks within buried underground vaults, located at 1229 W Boone Avenue. After review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file, Spokane Transit has determined this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. The compete DNS document is provided below:

Fueling Tanks SEPA DNS

The public is invited to comment on this DNS by submitting written comments no later than October 20, 2015 to Kathleen Weinand at 1230 West Boone Avenue, Spokane, WA, 99201.

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Spokane Transit Authority
Notice of Grant Application

Notice is hereby given that the Spokane Transit Authority (STA) intends to file grant applications with Spokane Regional Transportation Council (SRTC) for the 2017-2019 Surface Transportation Program (STP).

The anticipated amount of funds available for the three-year period is $18 M (subject to change based on the actual annual allocations to the region). The purpose of STP is to provide federal funding to states and localities for projects to preserve and improve federal-aid highway, bridge projects, pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure, and transit capital projects. On February 13, 2014, the SRTC Board allocated the $18 M to the following categories:

Category Funding Amount Percentage
Preservation & Reconstruction $12.6 million 70%
Improvement $3.6 million 20%
Non-Roadway/Other (ITS, Bike/Ped, Transit)
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