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. Keeping downtown safe and clean.
  2. Elevating the issues affecting downtown.
  3. Enhancing economic vitality.
  4. Expanding programming events and place activation.

2024 Management Plan

2023 Management Plan

2022 Management Plan 2021 Management Plan

2020 Management Plan 2019 Management Plan