Administrators at Spokane County Fire District 8 are updating the department’s strategic plan and are asking for the public’s help.
Meetings to gather input will be held:
- Wednesday, April 10, Fire Station 81, 6117 S. Palouse Highway, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- Thursday, April 11, Fire Station 85, 3324 Linke Road, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
“The scheduled meetings are set up to help accommodate an individual’s busy schedule,” said Greg Godrey, deputy chief and fire district spokesman.
The strategic plan helps guide the department’s mission to meet the needs and expectations of the community. The meetings are designed to solicit public input from residents and strategic partners throughout the response area, which is located to the north of Spokane Valley.
Fire District 8 serves a population of 20,206 across an area of 110 square miles from four fire stations that are staffed 24 hours a day.
The district serves portions of the Spokane’s South Hill and the communities of Moran Prairie, Hangman Hills, Valleyford, Mica, Freeman, Ponderosa, Painted Hills, Bella Vista and Saltese.
Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP with Cheryl Sparks, office assistant, at 926-6699 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.