What’s Happening in Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood?

The Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council generally meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 6pm at the Corbin Senior Activity Center.

Anyone who lives, works or owns property in Emerson-Garfield is encouraged to attend. There are no dues or fees for membership. Attending three meetings in a six-month period brings voting rights.

And, of course, there are individual neighborhood events such as concerts, fairs and markets throughout the year. Please go to our frequently updated grassroots neighborhood blog to read news and announcements that pertain to Emerson-Garfield residents, businesses and organizations. Also keep an eye on the neighborhood calendar for additional dates.

About Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood

The Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood is one of the cornerstone neighborhoods of Spokane, rich in tradition, history and wonderful citizens! As a resident of Emerson-Garfield, you have many opportunities to become involved in neighborhood events and decisions. If you’re not yet a resident of Emerson-Garfield, we encourage you to consider our neighborhood as place of residence.

Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood is in Spokane City Council District #3 and is represented by Councilwomen Candace Mumm and Karen Stratton. Anyone who lives, works or owns property in Emerson-Garfield can participate in the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC).

The EGNC works to address neighborhood issues, bring about basic quality-of-life improvements, and foster stronger neighborhood ties among businesses, residents and community organizations. We open our August meeting up with a neighborhood picnic in either Emerson or Corbin park and our December meeting includes a holiday potluck.

EGNC 2016 Goals

This year the EGNC has the following goals:

  • Continue implementing the broader and finer aspects of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Plan
  • Increase awareness of and participation in neighborhood-organized events like Concerts in the Park and the Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market
  • Gather support and resources for revitalization of the N. Monroe corridor (in accordance with the Neighborhood Plan)
  • Continue¬†use of digital and print media to communicate more effectively with residents
  • Align more closely with schools, churches and community organizations in our neighborhood
  • Improve safety and traffic conditions on our streets and neighborhood