Cheney council approves SRTC agreement giving city permanent voting seat on board
The Cheney City Council unanimously approved a new interlocal agreement with the Spokane Regional Transportation Commission that included one major, long-sought after provision – a voice in regional transportation.
“It does give the city of Cheney a vote on the SRTC,” Cheney Public Works Director Todd Ableman said in response to a council question.
Under the previous agreement the city had to share a seat with other Spokane County small cities and towns. Under the new agreement, Cheney, Airway Heights and Liberty Lake now each have a voting seat on the SRTC board, while the Spokane Tr...