Newman Lake Flood Control Zone District


Board of Appraisers
The document below contains the final conclusions from the Newman Lake Board of Appraisers to be presented to the Board of County Commissioners regarding the reassessment of the parcels contained within the boundaries of the NLFCZD and the benefits each parcel derives from both flood control and water quality management undertaken by the NLFCZD.
BOA Final Conclusions
(Memo, Classifications, Maps)

Notice of Public Hearing
In the matter considering objections to the Newman Lake Flood Control Zone District Board of Appraisers’ map regarding the ratio of benefits (Number of classes, Degree of benefit) of lands within the District.
Notice is Hereby Given by the Clerk of the Newman Lake Flood Control Zone District, pursuant to the provisions of RCW 86.09.425 et seq., that the Board of County Commissioners of Spokane County, Washington (“hereinafter “the Board”) will hold a public hearing on:

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 At 2:00 P.M. (Or as soon as possible thereafter)
Commissioner’s Hearing Room, Lower Level
Public Works Building
1026 W. Broadway Ave
Spokane, Washington 99260-0170

The public may also participate remotely via conference call by calling
1-877-853-5257 (MEETING ID: 856 7484 5677)
and/or view the public meeting via:
Webinar Link: (MEETING ID: 856 7484 5677).

Any written comments on the subject of the public hearing must be received by Thursday, September 8, 2022, no later than 12:00 NOON by

Advisory Board Positions
We are accepting applications for three NLFCZD Advisory Board positions that have expiring terms at the end of the year. Please find the attachments which contain an announcement (click to view) with details on these upcoming vacancies and the selection process to refill them, as well as, an Advisory Board application (click to view) for your use in applying for one of the open positions. We are currently excepting applications until all open positions have been filled. 

If you have questions for County staff regarding the Advisory Board positions, please contact Derek Vilar via email at  

Wave Study Report
The Spokane Conservation District has completed the Newman Lake Wave Study Report. The report documents the research and findings of the Wave Study over the past two years. Please click here to view the report.