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Thursday, October 4, 2012 Free Press Page 11 continued from page 1 The discussions, which began in earnest as was presented in 2010 to the summer began, also local jurisdictions affected include Airway Heights' by the proposed land use desire to increase the op- ordinance, portunity for mixed-use "We made some buildings in some spots significant ground this along Highway 2. morning," he said. "We're just about Airway Heights is in there," Rushing said. the middle of the discus- Spokane County and sion as an urban city, the city of Spokane, which working with the JLUS annexed industrialprop- proposal, which is largely erty on the West Plains, built to suit rural zoning, approved the document The city, in trying to plan earlier this year. Medical for its future groWth, Lake is the only jurisdic- found the document too tiorI to formally say no constrictive followinged- to JLUS, although the its and additional restric- city is seeking a similar tions placed beyond the compromise, in order 2009 suggestions from to have a suitable loca- the Department of De- tion for future residential tense study. growth, corn. The City Council ap- proved a new contract with Spokane Emergency Management, an organi- zation which provides an emergency situation plan for the city. Tom Mattern, direc- tor of Spokane Emer- gency Management, said the department, when called upon, would pool resources from partici- pating towns and cities should an emergency situation occur. "Once Airway Heights personnel are overwhelmed, then we would call on the De- partment of Emergency Management," Fire Chief Mitch Metzger said, A change order amount- ing to $5,516.53 was ap- thecity'swaterandsewer C'ommunity including proved in the city's project fees relating to low in- Sunset Elementary and to bring reclaimed water come, disabled residents, the local Kiwanis group. to Sunset Park. Construc- formally notingthe afore- Included in the four tion workers found spots mentioned change, resolutions passed at the where reclaimed waterCouncilman Dave meeting was a declaration pipes would cross existing Malet was nominated to making Saturday, Oct. 6, potable water lines. Con- the five-member Lodging a Worldwide Day of Play, crete casings were instaUed Tax Advisory Committee. encouraging younger over the reclaim line. This Council members Tonya children to enjoy a nearby is the first change order for Dashiell, Kevin Richey park. the project, and Barron Williamson Oct. 7 - 13 is Fire Pre- Also at the City Coun- were nominated to the ventionWeek in the city, cilmeeting, language was Ad Hoc Building Corn- where members of the amended in the city'smittee, which will review city's Fire Department reduced rates for lowsubmitted proposals for wiU provide education for income senior and lowa multi-use building in students. Metzger said at income disabled rest-Airway Heights. Metzger the meeting 41 days had dents. Age requirements said he received 12 pro- passed without rain, lead- were lowered from 62 to posals, which will be ing to conditions similar 18, and the program is narrowed down to four. to Fire Storm in 1991. now open to low income The city has received help James Elk can be reached adults. Two separate res- on the project from vari- at jarnes@cheneyfreepress. olutions also amendedous representatives in the Cheney Fire Department hosts open house The Cheney Fire De- on hand to give tours and sociation and the CFD as partment invites the com- demonstrateseveralpieces a show of thanks to the munity to an open house of new equipment, community for supporting Sunday, Oct. 7, from 11 The event is sponsored the recent renewal of the a.m. to 4 p.m .at the fire by the Cheney Firefighters EMS levy. station, 611 Fourth St. Local 1919, the Cheney Free refreshments will Staff members will be Volunteer Firefighters As- be available. Runners and walkers can stomp out hunger The second annual High School parking lot EWU Bookstore. The cost Hunger Stomp, a 5k fun at 10 a.m. is $20 adult / $15 youth run to benefit CheneyParticipants may (17 and under) or $50 for Food Bank and Feed register online at afamily. Cheney, takes place Sat- ww.himgerstomp.com orRegistrations made urday, Oct. 13. 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