Each fall, DSP staff gather to set goals and budget for the coming year to offer continued superior service and to respond to community needs. As a part of the planning and budget process, feedback is solicited from the Ratepayer Advisory Board. Once a satisfactory plan is achieved, the RAB makes a recommendation for approval by the board of the Downtown Spokane Partnership, who present the plan to City Council in December.


  1. Adopt Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan and implement plan priorities.
  2. Expand efforts for reducing criminal and nuisance behaviors for purposes of advancing the mission for the creation of a safe, vital and livable downtown.
  3. Initiate communication and clean and safe services to BID expansion area south of the railroad viaduct.
  4. Launch robust Ratepayer survey to gauge effectiveness and priorities on an annual basis.

2023 Management Plan

2022 Management Plan 2021 Management Plan

2020 Management Plan 2019 Management Plan