on the Spokane Riverpoint Campus, and a funding mechanism to expand existing recreation and athletic facili-ties to comply with ADA and Title IX requirements.
Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS)
: $500,000 to expand, accelerate and advance aerospace manufacturing and training, $3 million for a one-time funding request to expand industry-re-sponsive STEM programs, $350,000 to implement college alignment with K-12 Common Core curriculum region-wide, and $900,000 to fund a modest 2% pay increase for faculty and staff.
Maintenance and Preservation:
Funding for maintenance and pres-ervation is needed to address fur-ther deterioration of state highways, bridge safety, and increased need for transit programs across the State of Washington. Many counties and cities across the state lack the resources to maintain county roads city streets and bridges. Investment in maintenance and preservation will provide busi-nesses with the ability to move freight and for their employees to get to and from work.
US 395 North Spokane Corridor (NSC) Francis Avenue to I-90
: $750 million for the design, right of way acquisition and construction of the NSC from Francis Avenue to an interim connection with I-90.
SR 904/Four Lakes to Cheney
: $22 million to widen SR 904 from a two lane highway to a five lane highway between Four Lakes and the City of Cheney.
I-90/SR 902 Medical Lake and Geiger Interchange Improvements
: $40 mil-lion for the design and reconstruction of the I-90/SR 902 Interchange and improvements to the I-90/Geiger Blvd. Interchange.
US 195 Hatch Road to I-90 Corridor/ Hatch Road to Meadowlane Road Interchange
: $73 million for design, right of way acquisition and construc-tion of the Hatch Road and Meadow-lane Road interchange to implement access control and convert at grade intersections to grade separations and/ or interchanges.
I-90 Barker Road Interchange to Har-vard Road Interchange
: $89 million for the design, right of way acquisition and reconstruction of I-90 from Barker Road to Harvard Road including the recon-struction of the Barker and Harvard Road interchanges.
Spokane Transit Authority Central City Line
: Regional support for request of state funding of up to $11.7 million to match federal funding for necessary corridor improvements, and to construct and operate a Modern Electric Trolley (MET) between Gonzaga University and Browne’s Addition via downtown Spo-kane and the University District.
Spokane Transit Authority construc-tion of the West Plains Transit Center near Exit 272 (I-90 at SR 902):
Re-gional support for $8 million in funding over the next two biennia for design and implementation of a West Plains Transit Center near Exit 272 to provide quick and safe transit access to I-90 both eastbound and westbound. The project funding would be derived from the Washington State Regional Mobility grant program.
Catholic Charities Spokane, Commu-nity Frameworks and Habitat for Hu-manity
$16.5 million from the Wash-ington State Department of Commerce for the implementation of Spokane Area Accident Potential Zone Density Reduction Project, which will provide 145 affordable housing units for resi-dents currently living in manufactured homes in the Accident Potential Zone II (APZ II). APZ II has been identified by the U.S. Air Force as a potential crash zone and is an encroachment on Fairchild Air Force Base.
Spokane Low Income Housing Con-sortium (SLIHC)
: Requests support for continued investment in the state Housing Trust Fund to develop afford-able housing in Spokane County.
Frontier Behavioral Health
: Requests legislative review of the state fund-ing formula for critical mental health services.
Spokane County Community Ser-vices, Housing, and Community Development Department
: Requests support to restore state funding for non-Medicaid mental health treatment for the Regional Support Network (RSN). (continued)
GSI is recognized as the regional leader in collaborating with community partners on state transportation funding. GSI along with its state, regional and local partners, will pursue state transportation funding, including new state transportation rev-enue, to support the many transportation needs of the Spokane region.
GSI supports the regional nonprofit community in its advocacy efforts to secure funding to deliver health services and provide affordable housing to the region’s most vulnerable population. In addition, GSI support community efforts to provide art and cultural awareness and recreational opportunities in the region.