Coronavirus recovery funds for the city of College Place will be used for various projects and purchases such as $700,000 for a new fire truck and $300,000 for general renovations and audio and visual system improvement for City Council chambers.
College Place officials will hold three public meetings in a row Tuesday — a town hall regarding the city's police department, the State of the City address from Mayor Norma Hernández and the regular City Council meeting.
The city of College Place is calling on local artists to submit designs that could be showcased on downtown traffic utility boxes.
The trend of decorative traffic utility boxes, which can be seen while driving the streets of Pasco, Kennewick, Spokane, Pullman and many other cities, is coming to College Place.
The College Place City Council workshop originally scheduled for tonight, 5:30-8, is canceled. City Council will meet next for its virtual meeting June 9 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be livestreamed at ubne.ws/CPmeeting.
COLLEGE PLACE — Concerns that the public may drive through city limits with off-road vehicles, not realizing it’s illegal in College Place, drove a recent City Council conversation.
COLLEGE PLACE — City leaders are looking into a program to award reduced or waived building permit fees to one developer per year that bests other mixed-use development projects and meets the criteria of the program.
COLLEGE PLACE — City leaders received numerous complaints this year about the smell of industrial hemp growing on a licensed farm on Larch Avenue, and it’s prompted them to consider pulling the reins on this new type of agricultural endeavor.
COLLEGE PLACE — The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to install an electric vehicle charging station. College Place received a grant for $48,831, from Pacific Power for the station. The grant will allow College Place to install two chargers in the parking lot of City Hall, 625 S. Colle…