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On the heels of a regular meeting with no hearings or separate action items on the agenda earlier this month, Buckeye City Council has three hearings for annexations and rezonings on its agenda. Two of those hearings at the meeting, set for 6 p.m. at Buckeye City Hall, 530 E. Monroe Ave., are for the …

Cities and towns across the country are struggling with a lack of housing, and more specifically, a lack of affordable housing. In Moab, the lack of affordable housing is felt most by the tourism workforce. In an analysis of current job openings at local restaurants and cafes, jobs for seasonal employees offer $15 to $20 …

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Concerns about overcrowding at the Cherry Grove Landing have prompted North Myrtle Beach city leaders to take action regarding kayakers. Officials held a workshop Wednesday afternoon to discuss the plans, which include a $400,000 renovation. Part of the plan is to create two separate landing stages for recreational kayakers …

After overcoming challenges in 2021, the city continues with a long list of ambitious projects Looking back on an uncertain 2021 and now on course for 2022, Canby Town Administrator Scott Archer sees many positives, challenges overcome and a bright new year for the town. Permeating all that has come and might come is the …

New plans call for the addition of trees, a clubhouse, and pickleball and basketball courts, while improving walkways and spaces for the popular downtown farmers’ market. (Salt Lake City) A conceptual vision of improvements to Pioneer Park in downtown Salt Lake City, a glimpse of the renovated park looking south. | February 18, 2022, 1:54 …

The works selected for Phase VII of the sculpture exhibition are (clockwise from top left): “A Novel Idea” by Craig Gray; “Eve” by Joe Forrest Sackett; “Do you have any juice?” by Stephen Landis; “Pathway Parabola” by Greg Mueller; “Prey” by Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson; “David” by Miggy Buck; “Where Have All the Birds Gone” …

The Filipino/Asian Pacific Islander community of National City played a leading role in the creation of the city’s first-ever electoral districts. They are the second-largest demographic group in the municipality of South Bay, accounting for about 19% of its 56,000 residents, according to 2020 data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Latinos make up the bulk …

As the Connect Project the transit plan is gaining momentum, expect more and more opportunities for public comment and information sessions. the Connect Project Community Design Workshop The series continues this week and next with the North Guadalupe Task Force hosting a 29th Street Intersection deep dive tonight, Thursday February 10, at 5:30 p.m. to …

PENSACOLA, Florida. Pensacola may be on the verge of taking its first real step toward creating a municipal electric utility as anger over Florida Power & Light’s rate hike boiled over at the workshop of the city ​​council on Wednesday. City council members seemed open to commissioning a feasibility study on the idea during the …

KETCHUM, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — As residents of the Wood River Valley will tell you, it looks different there than it did 20 years ago, and that change has only continued. Building plans are presented and structures are being built as quickly as ever in the resort town of Ketchum, but some residents are resisting the …

LEWISTON – City officials got their first look on Tuesday at the proposed capital improvement plan for next year, which includes projects worth $ 32.8 million. They range from a new Main Street fire substation to Lewiston Armory renovations tied to the LA Maples women’s basketball team. The annual plan, required by the city’s charter, …

Greenville City Council is set to start the New Year by considering measures to criminalize the unloading of weapons within city limits. The council will address the issue at its workshop on Monday at 4 p.m., as well as a review of proposed changes to stormwater regulations. A state law came into effect on December …

Mark Amery and other Dominion Post artistic contributors over the coming year. Kia hari te Tau Hou, happy new year. As borders falter, the global economy trembles, and relationships with those outside our bubbles are strained, it’s time to take advantage of the opportunities to present yourself, to connect with others. ‘others and to pay …

Photo Much has happened since Camas officials approved a master plan for the city’s historic park in November 2018. In the three years since the unveiling of the master plan, the city has weathered not only a two-year pandemic, but also: Public outcry over the 2019 demolition of the historic Crown Park swimming pool. 90 …

When it comes to the future of the arts in Charleston, now is the time to be resolved. In my weekly column and elsewhere, I have mentioned more than once that we are entering a new chapter in the local art scene. A wave of artistic leaders has recently landed in Charleston and South Carolina. …

McAlester’s Christmas lights and decorations on display along Carl Albert Parkway are an annual tradition, but it wasn’t always so. It’s a tradition that didn’t start with the city, but with a group of realtors led by realtor McAlester Carla House, who credits a trip to Texas to giving him the inspiration for decorating Carl …

Liverpool city council is coming out of a “toxic” period after the corruption scandal and the arrest of its former mayor, according to the first report of the commissioners gathered to tackle the governance of the council. With the regeneration team in need of a complete ‘rebuild’ and a huge backlog of planning requests delaying …

Cynthia Miller came to Zachary’s city council meeting on Tuesday night with a dilemma: what should she do about a garage at her family’s funeral home that was built without a permit that the city wouldn’t have approved if it had first reviewed the project? The family who operate the Miller and Daughter Mortuary on …

Houses in the eastern part of Tijuana. The Baja California Congress is considering a proposal to create two Tijuanas by dividing the eastern part of the city into a separate municipality. / Photo by Sandra Dibble Are two Tijuanas better than one? It’s a question a Baja California elected official hopes the city’s voters will …

As said to John Rosengren Ray Harris developed Orchestra Hall, Greenway Gables, and the Douglas School townhouses, but he is best known for Calhoun Square. Despite being 92 years old and confined to a wheelchair, he says, “above my waist, I still go 200 miles an hour.” He spoke to us in his apartment on …

EDITOR’S NOTE: Most events and meetings are canceled due to the virus outbreak. Please call ahead to confirm. m Germantown Department of History 9 a.m. to noon 1767 Parsonage, 52 Maple Ave., Germantown 518-537-6687 m Canaan City Council 7 p.m. Town Hall upstairs, 1647 Route 5, Canaan 518-781-3144 m Citizens’ Climate Lobby Columbia County Chapter …

More news on the standoff between city staff and major Austin land use planning boards – Planning, Zoning and plating, and the Adjustment advice – on the municipal staff’s plan to move their public meetings from the town hall to the new Permits and development Center behind Highland. The meeting I spoke about last week …

MEDINA, Ohio – If you love Christmas lights, Medina is the place to be. The 37th Annual Medina Candlelight Walk kicks off Friday on Main Street. And some traditional events that were canceled last year due to the pandemic are making a comeback. This includes the Parade of Lights and the Fireworks Show, which are …

The boundaries of the Garland City Council district have been redrawn and will come into effect Jan. 1 following a vote by council members on Tuesday night. The council voted 8-1, with only District 5 council member Rich Aubin opposing the proposed limits. At a workshop meeting in October, District 8 council member Robert John …

Town halls: El Cajon, 3 p.m. Tuesday; La Mesa, 6 p.m. Tuesday; Health, 6.30 p.m. WednesdaySchool boards: Alpine Union School District, 5:15 p.m. Wednesday; Grossmont Union High School District, 6 p.m. Wednesday; Jamul-Dulzura Union School District, 6.30 p.m. Tuesday; Lakeside Union Primary School District, 6 p.m. Wednesday La Mesa is looking for members of the …

CHELSEA, MI – In several weeks, the Thanksgiving holiday will bring distant family members together and bring differing opinions to nearby neighborhoods where sparks can fly. This is just one of the reasons why the Chelsea Human Rights Commission has scheduled a list of ‘citizenship month’ events for November, said Tony Iannelli, a member of …

The debate over modernizing schools became tense at the Education Council meeting on October 21, as President Tony Perugini passionately advocated for an end to what he described as “disinformation and widespread confusion “. Currently, City Council is reviewing Scenario 6, the School Modernization Committee’s (SMC) Preferred Plan, which was submitted to City Council in …

As part of the $ 3.5 million investment, this cracked sidewalk on Lorine Street is expected to be repaired in 2022. (Bailey Lewis / Community Impact Newspaper) In its mission to become the most family-friendly city in Texas, Keller City Council will spend $ 3.5 million in fiscal year 2021-2022 to repair the city’s sidewalks. …

Photo of Alan Olson Municipal leaders in Moundsville discuss financial matters, including the demolition of downtown Sanford and a new municipal building. MOUNDSVILLE – City leaders present an offer from Edgco, Inc. for approval to demolish the dilapidated Sanford Center. At a meeting of the city‘s finance subcommittee on Tuesday night, a discussion between council …

CORTE MADERA Town planning forumson housing mandate Planners have scheduled six online workshops to discuss preparations for the state’s housing mandates. The city must plan to create more than 700 new housing units over the next decade, as outlined in the Association of Bay Area Governments regional housing needs allocation. The construction plan for these …

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CORN – At the last Wheatland City Council meeting held on September 28 at 5 p.m., there was a workshop agenda item on the questions people were asking and the rumors going around regarding Order 833. About 40 people attended the workshop to express their concerns. The topic of most interest to those in attendance …

The city’s housing and planning committee met on Tuesday to discuss the regulation of secondary suites, secondary housing located somewhere on residential land. Like Austin the housing crisis persists and the median selling price of homes continues to rise, DSUs can sometimes provide a more affordable housing option. But onerous local policies regulating ADUs can …

Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer TheatreSquared officials would like to use the organization’s guest apartments as short-term rentals when not in use by visiting entertainers or playwrights. City council members will consider a lease amendment on Tuesday to allow residential rental on the property, which is owned by the city. The item is on the …

MELBOURNE, Florida. – Melbourne City Council on Wednesday approved a plan to encourage more affordable housing in the city. On May 4, the council held a public workshop to discuss homelessness and begging in the city. They included five goals: reduce the negative impacts of homelessness, support and build capacity to tackle homelessness, adopt safe …

The city council has started the process of updating the general city plan. The three-year venture is expected to cost $ 3.2 million, of which $ 2.8 million will go to PlaceWorks, the consulting firm selected by the Council in March. Part of the process is for PlaceWorks to engage the community “to influence the …

Rockland will not go ahead with a proposal from the Maine Department of Transportation to turn the site of a former dump into a parking lot. At a virtual workshop on Monday, city councilors decided to pass on a transformation grant opportunity, asking staff to notify DOT. The city has owned the Rockland Street site …

Ames City Council met on Tuesday and approved the first ordinance creating ARPAC and the new budget for the Downton Plaza Ice Skating Ribbon, among others. Ames city council is expected to approve the arts capital grant program at its bi-weekly meeting on Tuesday evening. This is a one-time program that will allocate $ 200,000 …

City directors discussed and approved resolution 48-21 concerning the master plan for the maintenance and repair of streets and sidewalks at the city council meeting on Tuesday. The plan was initially adopted in 2018, but must be presented to the board every three years for adoption by resolution, according to a staff report prepared by …

Initial artist rendering of Sunrise Village, an affordable housing development planned for Longview by Housing Opportunities of Southwest Washington ZBA Architecture, Contribution Housing Opportunities of Southwest Washington presented a report to Longview City Council on the affordable housing it provided last year and the plans it has for future developments. The affordable housing agency did …

THOMASVILLE – The City of Thomasville will be reviewing the regulation of murals in the city – but this will give those affected time to have their say. The members of the city council adopted on first reading an ordinance imposing a moratorium on murals. But an emergency resolution that would have gone into effect …

BILL TO STABILIZE COMMERCIAL RENTS: An unprecedented number of organizations and merchants showed up to New York council small business committee hearing to demonstrate the importance of stabilizing commercial rents which many see as a long overdue reform. The hearing, which marked the first this council has held on commercial rent stabilization, focused on Intro …

My last time at a Fontana city council meeting, they were hiring a new city manager. It was February 2020. But with Mark Denny announcing his departure on September 8th, I decided it was my return. Where does the time go? I had blinked and missed his entire mandate. After a great dinner nearby, I …

Reports from Rachel Showalter of KCBX. For the first time in five years, residents of Santa Maria have seen an increase in prices for waste and recycling services. The last time solid waste collection rates were increased in Santa Maria was in 2017. Now the city is looking to increase rates again gradually over the …

Bryan City Council unanimously approved a budget amendment on Tuesday that increases budget spending for fiscal 2021 by $ 221 million, largely due to the winter storm in February. Will Smith, the city’s chief financial officer, said $ 202 million of the additional spending came from increased fuel costs at Bryan, Texas Utilities, during the …

Advertising CLAWSON – At a special meeting on August 10, Clawson City Council approved a resolution terminating City Manager Michael Smith. The only item on the agenda was to consider “meeting behind closed doors to conduct an assessment of the City Manager”. Smith, however, asked the city to conduct the assessment in open session. The …

Residents will soon have the chance to comment on new office developments on Rodd Street and general dollar rezoning, as well as tune into a discussion of the city’s main planning process. At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24, the Midland Planning Commission will meet at Town Hall for a master plan discussion workshop. The …

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Family and Community Health in Fort Bend County will be hosting “Preserving the Bounty: Virtual Workshops”. Workshops on salsa and relish, pickling and pressure canning, tomatoes, freezing and drying, and jams and jellies are available. The workshops are available online and you can take them at your own pace. …

A series of public meetings will be held next week as part of Akron and Cuyahoga Falls’ efforts to create a master plan for the Merriman Valley and Schumacher areas. From August 17-19, city planners Farr Associates and their team of consultants will present a design charrette at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron Peninsula Road, …

City of Midland Wastewater staff will present information on a proposed foundation drain disconnection program to Midland City Council for further discussion at 7 p.m. on Monday August 9 in the Town Hall Council Chamber, 333 W. Ellsworth St. This will be a follow-up board discussion to the workshop held on June 21. This program …

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – From ethics to elections, to departmental budgets and even parking, College Station City Council covered a wide variety of topics at Thursday’s meeting. The most notable action of council at its July 22 meeting was its unanimous vote for city staff to proceed with the proposed remote pay parking system. …

City of Des Moines employees implement a series of internal controls designed to mitigate risk and financial loss when partnering with private companies on new developments. The change comes after developers of two large-scale projects in downtown Des Moines breached their development agreements, which included city tax incentives to help fill financial gaps in their …

Apopka 2021 city budget workshops Through Mickenzie Hannon, trainee correspondent The Apopka firefighters will make history tonight. The next Apopka City Budget Workshops begin at 5 p.m. today, July 19, 2021, and end on Wednesday. The three-day event gives city council the opportunity to respond to the needs of city departments, allowing them to allocate …

Santa Fe residents will have another chance to help shape the future of the downtown campus. The city is holding community meetings Wednesday and Thursday to discuss and gather feedback on the long-term redevelopment of the 64-acre property on St. Michael’s Drive, a massive project that is expected to take years. According to a press …

OSHKOSH – The City’s Fried Chicken Fans – and there is a lot of – may soon have another option as plans progressed Tuesday night for a Popeyes Louisiana kitchen on Oshkosh Avenue. After two workshops and changes to the original plan, the Oshkosh Plan Commission recommended approval from Arizona-based SmitCo Eateries Inc. to open …

Following a 15-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Washougal will reopen its municipal facilities to the public on Monday, July 6. The town hall, permit center and public works buildings in Washougal will be open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. The …

By Grace Mayer **** FRAMINGHAM – As with any social change, it often starts with young people – young adults and adolescents who are the pioneers of change in policy and government. Last summer, the Black Lives Matter movement encountered a wave of young adults turning to social media platforms and attending protests. Each June, …

Killeen Town staff has the direction to move forward and create a draft ethics ordinance after a special Killeen Town Council workshop meeting on Saturday morning. Holli Clements, one of the town’s deputy attorneys, had a few questions for council members to discuss and provide direction. The questions were: Who will the prescription cover? What …

The University of Miami hosted the 10th Annual National Civil Rights Conference in Oxford from June 20-22, featuring several community events focused on history, education and reconciliation. The conference focused on the theme “Stand up, defend, educate and cooperate: the challenge of change. “It was supposed to be held in Oxford last summer, but the …

O’Fallon City Council will meet on Thursday, June 24, 2021. Meetings are open to the public and can be streamed video on the city’s website. Meetings are held in the Council Chamber at the Civic Center, 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon. Participants will answer a pre-selection questionnaire. Face coverings are encouraged and social distancing measures …

Share, email, print, tag SOURCE reports. 1 Today is the first official day of summer, and tTwo of the city’s three beaches are still closed due to high bacteria counts. Learned’s Pond Beach is open today from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for residents only. 2. Mayor Yvonne Spicer to hold public hearing tonight on …

Final preparations are underway for the famous art exhibition to arrive in Aberdeen for the first time. British Art Show 9 (BAS9) will be held on July 10 in the newly renovated and award-winning Aberdeen Art Gallery. Held every five years, the exhibition, which has been held since 1979, is widely recognized as the most …