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Action Items

  • City representatives, neighborhood advisors, and consultants will be on hand today, Thursday, July 27, from 6:30-8:30pm, to discuss the city's Corridor Planning Project, which aims to integrate land-use planning with transportation needs, in room 104 at Waller Creek Plaza, 625 E. 10th.

  • Civilian oversight of the Austin Police Dept. will be the topic of this month's Public Forum, hosted by the Austin chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday, July 28, at 11:30am, at Furr's Cafeteria in Northcross Mall. Attorney Ann del Llano, who helped spearhead the movement for police oversight in Austin, will be the featured speaker. For more info on the free discussion, call the ACLU at 459-5829.

  • Planning Commission will discuss a Triangle Development plan, among other items, at 6pm Tuesday, Aug. 1, at One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd. (third-floor Training Room).

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