WELCOME TO THE BEMISS NEIGHBORHOOD

As a resident of the Bemiss Neighborhood you have many opportunities to become involved in neighborhood events and decisions. Each neighborhood is represented by their Neighborhood Council, and each Neighborhood Council falls within one of three Spokane City Council Districts.

The Bemiss Neighborhood is located within City Council District #1 and is represented by Councilmember Mike Fagan and Councilmember Amber Waldref.

Residents are encouraged to become a member of our neighborhood website to talk to each other, vote on issues, learn about events, things for sale and neighborhood news. If you are a resident please click on the graphic below to join us. All applications are approved to ensure that only residents are members of the Bemiss Nextdoor website.

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Any resident of the Bemiss Neighborhood is encouraged to attend and participate in our Bemiss Neighborhood Council. The Bemiss Neighborhood Council is chaired by Brooke Plastino (509) 489-0624 and the community representative is Kathryn Alexander (303) 818-4147. Please check the calendar for meeting dates. Meeting minutes are on the Documents page.

Bemiss Neighborhood Council meetings are held at the Northeast Community Center (4001 N. Cook). Bemiss residents are also highly encouraged to attend the monthly Hillyard Neighborhood Council meetings held at the Northeast Community Center (4001 N. Cook Street) at 6:30 P.M. on the third Wednesday of every month.)

The purpose of the Bemiss Neighborhood Council is to improve and preserve the quality of life in the Bemiss Neighborhood through the following actions:

1. Review and recommend an action, policy, or plan to the Spokane City Council, City Administration (Agency), or Board and Commission on any matter affecting the Bemiss Neighborhood.

2. Assist City Agencies and/or Departments in determining priority needs for the neighborhoods.article image

3. Review items for inclusion in the City budget and make recommendations relating to budget items for neighborhood improvement.

4. Undertake to manage projects as may be agreed upon or contracted with public agencies.

GET INVOLVED IN THE BEMISS NEIGHBORHOOD TODAY!!

WE’LL SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT MEETING!!