Newspaper Archive of
Cheney Free Press
Cheney , Washington
Lyft
May 14, 2015     Cheney Free Press
PAGE 9     (9 of 24 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
 
PAGE 9     (9 of 24 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
May 14, 2015
 

Newspaper Archive of Cheney Free Press produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.




NEWS Thursday, May 14, 2015 Commission camp plan public process By JOHN McCALLUM and action by the City Council in institutional usage. Of the total acre- Editor July or August 2017. age, 241.51 acres is used for natural At it's regular meeting Monday Commissioners had some dis- resources purposes and 385.44 acres night, May 11, the Cheney Plan- cussion, and finally agreement, have no activity at all. ning Commission approved a draft about rotating members on and"There is a big portion of of the city's public participation off the focus group. The rotation land that could be developed in plan for the upcoming, 18-month- would keep people fresh in the Cheney," Mangis told the com- long comprehensive plan update process and allow members to mission. process possibly engage in areas of interest Public Works Director Todd According to the plan, public brought before the focus group. Ableman said the information participation will be encouraged As part of the comprehensive sums up a lot about what most through a dedicated page on the plan discussion, the commission people know about Cheney, that city's website, ongoing notifica- received a land use analysis of there's a lot of land taken up by tions to interested parties, public the city by Planning Department residential and institutional-EWU commission work sessions and one planning/GIS intern Brian Mangis. and the school district - uses. or more public hearings before the Mangis assembled information not The presentation also showed commission. A 9 - 11 member fo- only on current land uses in the that virtually all Of Cheney's com- cus group will also be created con- city, but historical information on mercial land activities take place sisting of one member each from how the city grew, with informa- in the downtown core - where it Eastern Washington University, tion dating back to the 1860s. is mixed with residential - and to Cheney School District, residential, Mangis broke down the in- the north along First Street/State commercial and multifamily de- formation into the various land Route 904. Some of this, particu- velopers, 2-3 at-large community use zones in the city, including larly downtown, is an indication of members and 2-3 planning corn- residential, commercial, industrial how the city developed over time, missioners, and institutional. Of particular in- while commercial development to The focus group will meet once terest was a slide that showed the the north is a result of activity. a month for approximately a year, total overall percentages of nine "That area has the most daily beginning March 2016. A proposed use areas, vehicle trips," planner Brett Lucas timeline shows the process begin- Of the almost 2,067 acres making said. ning in January 2016, and conclud- up the city, 1,263.73 acres - over 61 John McCallum can be reached at ing with adoption consideration percent- is zoned for residential or jmac@cheneyfreepress.com. Photo by AI Stover Oxigen, attack! Staff Sat. Melissa Schmalhorst, 92nd Security Forces Squadron (right), tries to fend off Oxigen (left). Schmalhorst acted as a target during a mili- 'tary working dog demonstration May 11 at Fairchild Air Force Base. The demonstration was one of several activities for Police Week. INSURANCE INSURANCE 1122 Ga~;! J I~,~,,~.~-. I I~~~STI HOME I Bennett I I B S,NESS I lnsurancel I FARM I! Cheney, WA 99004 Suite 5 (Next to the Dollar Tree) denice.bennett@amfsm.comP.O. Box 1480 Airway Heights, WA 99001 Call for s free quotel 509-244-6399 509-931-0440 We all feel the same commitment to care for our families. As your good neighbor agent, I can help you meet your insurance needs. Call me today. Prov~g Imura~ aa~ F~r~J 5em~ statefarrn mm@ State Farm InSurance Companies m2~l Honle Offices: 81oomington. Illinois Financial Solutions with a Smile and a Handshake! Chris Grover, AAMS Financial Advisor 1835 First Street Cheney, WA 99004 509-235-4920 www.edwardJones.com Fx]wa Jones" MAKING SENSE OFINVESTING Member SIPC West Rains KARATE iiiiiiiiiiiiii]i]i ii Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate Adult & Junior Classes Classes Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Come in to register (or to observe a class) Call 509.559.5432 LAWN & TREE CARE LAWN SERVICE LAWN CARE LANDSCAPING LANDSCAPING ersni I, Landscaping Site Prep Grading L'~" Paver Stairs & Walkways. Paver Patios Drainage | fUU. UINDSO~ES & I~LqDSQIfIE$ "We Make Did Look ~ood" I . Licensed Lawn care&operatedC0mpany ~9'|)'~nr" ~.y Retaining Walls I~ (~ I(~ ~FII~T,~ ' Raised Beds I "eelin/no Wails | I~E~I~ bye Volunteer ~ Paver Driveways I *Pondless Water Features I | Irrigation Design, Installation & Repair | ~~ ~:*~.:.:. " ee ......... | .SprinklerBIowouts&SpringTu ..... I .~l#li~i!~ ..i ~.'~i' ~!~iiii~ I WEEKLY/BI WEEKLY l e Cur'no I i,~P~.,, RI}_t]]~ ~l~ | "C ...... ial & Residential | MOWING/EDGING | .Weekly Mowing | AERATING/FERTILIZER J *Fertilizing/Weed Control I I Tree/Shrub Pruning I YARD CLEAN UP I Aerating | HAUL AWAY | *Fall & Spring Cleanup | J 15091 714-5331 J FIRST RESPONSE LAWN CARE I ~.Or.E,,~.,.~ I 509 368"0927 SIDING & WINDOWS SPECIALTY ASPHALT & CONSTRUCTION 16715 S. Chert,y/Spokane Rd Cheney, WA 99004 (509) 235-2222 Fax (509) 235-6232 SPECIACO33LQ HOLLY REICHERT ABR, SFR, SRES Your Neighborhood Realtor 509-235-9987 www.HOLLYREICHERT.com Buyer/Sellers Agent MARISA SHELDON REALTOR 509-290-8108 msheldonl 71 7@gmail.com Hablo Espaffol 1ST CLASS SIDING 1STCLCS964D2 509-979-6313 Lifetime Warranty Quality Work at an Affordable Price Free Estimates Soffit & Fascia Vinyl Siding Windows Decks STORAGE STORAGE J Airway Hrs Mini Sterage I LOWEST RATES AROUND Renting most common storage sizesl Will meet or beat any local competition A1TENTION BUSINESS OWNERSI An inexpensive alternative for records storage...Airway Heights Mini Storage vaults for rent! 27 cubic feet (3' x 3' x 3') For Only $6 Per Month 1528 S. Campbell, Airway Hts., WA (only 15 minutes from town) 509-244-8533 CHENEY PUBLIC STORAGE visa & MasterCard Serving Cheney and surrounding communities since 1993 Discounts and Specials Convenient Affordable 24/7 Security On-site Manager Inside, Outside and Covered Units Perfectly suited for those possessions you value and maintain 1551 W. 1st Street, Cheney 509-235-8485 www.cheneypublicstorage.com Medical Military Discounts SPRING CLEANUP SPECIAL 10~ Off with one year leasel 5'x12' - s30 6'x10' - =30 10'x10' - =45 Other sizes availble 810 E. SR 902 Medical Lake, WA 509-244-4299.509-939-3330 Jeremy Townl District Manager 100 E. Betz Road Cheney, WA 99004 509-235-1762 509-235-1763 Fax Office Hours I Monday - Saturday I 10:00-6:00 Student, Military Senior DISCOUNT THE SIGN OF SERVICE "rites Wheels Batteries Brakes Shocks Alignments Sudden Service Convenient Credit Warranties in Writing #7 Spokane Street, Cheney, WA 235-5700 235-8421 AFTER HOURS: 953-2032 Towing is all we do. Cars, Trucks & 5th Wheels