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Downtown Opelika Revitalization - APA Awards
 
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Winner of the 2012 Vernon Deines Memorial Award for Outstanding Small Town or Rural Plan from the American Planning Association National Organization and the 2011 Frank Setzer Urban Design Award from the American Planning Association, Alabama Chapter. Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood was asked by the City of Opelika to help them plan and visualize the revitalization of their downtown district in one of the fastest growing areas in the Southeast. GMCNETWORK.COM Contact us to see how we can help you with our integrated disciplines in Architecture, Engineering, Environmental, Geotechnical, Interior Design, Landscape, Planning, Surveying and Transportation.
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Forbes Regional Hospital Revitalization Plans
 
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Highmark, West Penn Allegheny Health System Announce Facility Upgrades Planned for Forbes Regional Hospital
Huntsville Planning Commission 7.26.16
 
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Huntsville Planning Commission 7.26.16 DRAFT - PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA - DRAFT July 26, 2016 5:00 p.m. –1st Floor Council Chambers ADOPTION OF MINUTES: June 28, 2016 I. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. MAGNA CARTA PLACE PHASE 2 2. SUMMER POINTE 3. WILLIAMS POINTE (WITHDRAWN) 4. LOCATION, CHARACTER, AND EXTENT a) FIBER HUTS: CHASE HUT, 10TH STREET HUT, AND FARLEY HUT (#849) b) COVE BALL PARK AT HAMPTON COVE BOOSTER PUMP STATION (#850) c) CALDWELL BOOSTER PUMP STATION (#851) d) PANE E VINO CANOPY (#852) 5. ZONING (a) MEADOWS REZONING (1610) (b) SEGERS REZONING (1611) (c) MATTHEWS ZONING (1612) (d) ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT: SPECIAL EXCEPTION-PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND OTHER CHILD CARE FACILITIES (e) ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT: UNDEVELOPED LOT II. SUBDIVISIONS 1. HARRISBURG ESTATES PHASE 2; R/S OF TRACT 1 OF HARRISBURG ESTATES Final (22 lots) Developer: John G Gann & Co., Mark Harris Homes Engineer: Smith Engineering Located: Southwest City, west of South Memorial Parkway and south of Rothmore Drive 2. HERITAGE BROOK SUBDIVISION PHASE 3; A R/S OF A PORTION OF TRACT II OF HERITAGE BROOK SUBDIVISION PHASE ONE Final (54 lots) Developer: Concord Land Development Engineer: Garver Located: Northwest City; east of Old Railroad Bed and south of Capshaw Road 3. IREDELL SUBDIVISION PHASE 3; R/S OF TRACT 1 AND COMMON AREA A OF IREDELL SUBDIVISION Final (27 lots) Developer: Concord Development, Inc. Engineer: Smith Engineering Located: Northwest City; north of Highway 72 West and east of Nance Road 2 4. MAGNA CARTA PLACE PHASE 2 Relayout (29 lots) Developer: R. Buchanan, L. Hauer Repreliminary (29 lots) Engineer: Smith Engineering Located: Southwest City; west of South Memorial Parkway and north of Magna Carta Place 5. SUMMER POINTE Repreliminary (43 lots) Developer: Davidson Homes Engineer: Mullins LLC Located: Northwest City, north of Capshaw Road and west of Nance Road III. LOCATION, CHARACTER, AND EXTENT 1. FIBER HUTS: CHASE HUT, 10TH STREET HUT, AND FARLEY HUT (#849) Developer: Huntsville Utilities Chase Hut Location: Northeast City; north of Jordan Road and east of Moores Mill Road 10th Street Hut Location: Southwest City; north of Bob Wallace Avenue and east of 10th Street Farley Hut Location: Southeast City; south of Mountain Gap Road and west of Chaney Thompson Road 2. COVE BALL PARK AT HAMPTON COVE BOOSTER PUMP STATION (#850) Developer: Huntsville Utilities Engineer: Tetra Tech Located: Southeast City; south of the Eastern Bypass and west of Old Highway 431 3. CALDWELL BOOSTER PUMP STATION (#851) Developer: Huntsville Utilities Engineer: Tetra Tech Located: Southeast City; east of Highway 431 and north of Caldwell Lane 4. PANE E VINO CANOPY (#852) Developer: Huntsville Museum of Art Architect: Matheny Goldman Located: Central City; west of Church Street and north of Williams Avenue IV. ZONING 1. MEADOWS REZONING (1610) Located: East of U.S Highway 431 South and on the east side of Goose Ridge Drive Rezoning Request: From Residence 1-A District to Residence 2-B District (7.02 acres) 3 2. SEGERS REZONING (1611) Located: On the south side of Hardiman Road and on the east side of Segers Road Rezoning Request: From Neighborhood Business C-1 District to Residence 2 District (11.48 acres) 3. MATTHEWS ZONING (1612) Located: South of Hobbs Island Road and north of Bill Matthews Road Proposed Zoning: Residence 2-A District (29.17 acres) 4. ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT: SPECIAL EXCEPTION-PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND OTHER CHILD CARE FACILITIES Amend Article 92 – BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, Section 92.5 – Powers and Duties, subsection 92.5.3 – Permitted Uses as Special Exceptions, by amending subsection 92.5.3 (12) to update language concerning private schools and other child care facilities. 5. ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT: UNDEVELOPED LOT Amend ARTICLE 73 - SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS, Section 73.7 - Yards, by amending subsection 73.7.4 to modify language concerning front yards. 6. ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT: DENSITY CONTROLS Amend Article 27 – VILLAGE BUSINESS C-6 DISTRICT, Section 27.2 - Density Controls, by amending subsection 27.2(2) to update language concerning rear yard requirements. V. INVOCATION/EXTENSION OF BONDS 1. Village of Providence 6 2. River Ridge Phase 5 3. Braewick Phase III at McMullen Cove 4. Stratford Phase 2 at McMullen Cove 5. Nature’s Cove Phase 1 6. Olde Cobblestone 4
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Saved On The Subway
 
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CBS2’s Sonia Rincon reports.
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At Home Brings New Superstore to North Parkway in Huntsville
 
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(Huntsville, AL) - EBR Huntsville LLC , the owner of the Kmart Plaza on North Memorial Parkway in Huntsville, is excited to announce that Dallas-based home décor retailer At Home will be opening a store on the property in summer 2015. Kmart announced it would be closing its North Parkway location in January, 2015. At Home is a home decor superstore with an expansive selection of patio furniture, home furnishings, wall decor and decorative accents, rugs and housewares. At Home will lease the entirety of the 104,000 square foot Kmart building and have a workforce of about 25 employees. EBR plans to renovate the building to accommodate the new At Home tenant. Additional site plans include a new 8,000 square foot building on the property for a possible restaurant and other smaller retail. "We certainly believe there will now be a powerful group of retailers in North Huntsville with the addition of At Home to the already existing Costco and Home Depot stores," said Howard M. Levy, Vice President of EBL&S Property Management Inc. "North Memorial Parkway will become a destination for shoppers." At Home's primary expansion area is the Southern U.S., and the company has two stores in Birmingham. The Huntsville location will mark the company's third store in the state. "At Home maintains a highly flexible site selection model (we own, lease and build new stores to support our growth), which allows us to be opportunistic when second-generation sites like this one become available," said Stacey Sullivan, At Home Director of Public Relations and Communications. "This location was also appealing to us due to strong retail co-tenancies and roadway visibility and access." Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle says the City is pleased to welcome another new retailer to the City's Parkway corridor. "We want to thank EBL&S for quickly turning around this excellent retail site and for their continued investment in Huntsville," said Mayor Battle. "We also look forward to making At Home feel a part of our home." EBL&S Property Management, Inc., the Property Manager and Leasing Agent for EBR Huntsville, LLC, has a strong record in re-tenanting and revitalizing shopping centers across its portfolio. ### For more information, please contact: For more information, contact Howard Levy, Vice President of EBL&S Property Management Inc., at hlevy@ebl-s.com, or call 215-790-4700.
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Pendleton Downtown Plan
 
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http://www.eastoregonian.com/ The Pendleton City Council is considering approving the new downtown plan at their Tuesday meeting. Reporter Kate Whittle sat down with City Planner Evan MacKenzie to discuss the details of the plan.
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Buffalo - Urban Renewal
 
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Buffalo underwent major changes during the 1950's and 60's for better or worse as a result of Urban Renewal. The destruction of the Dante Place Projects on Canal Side created issues among residents of the city of Buffalo. The skyway being constructed in 1956 and the Memorial Auditorium being in the surrounding area made the Dante Projects as a prime target for revitalization by the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority.
Imperial Sugar Land Redevelopment
 
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Enjoy this stunning bird's-eye-view of Imperial Sugar Land, a master-planned community by The Johnson Development Corporation. Imperial represents the largest remaining development opportunity in Sugar Land, spanning 716 acres just southwest of Houston. By incorporating retail, residential, entertainment and office components, it will become the region’s premier destination to live, work, shop and play. Come visit soon. Model Homes Open Daily. www.imperialsugarland.com
The Contemporary Urban Parks of Nelson Byrd Woltz: A Family Album of Our Cities
 
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Presented in partnership with Nashville Civic Design Center The Contemporary Urban Parks of Nelson Byrd Woltz: A Family Album of Our Cities” Thomas L. Woltz, owner of Nelson Byrd Woltz (NBW) Landscape Architects Thomas L. Woltz discusses Nashville’s Centennial Park and other public landscapes designed by his firm.
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Mount Vernon, New York
 
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Mount Vernon is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States. It lies on the border of the New York City borough of the Bronx. As of the 2010 census, Mount Vernon had a population of 67,292. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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32. The Power and Process of Creating Independence National Historical Park in Urban Philadelphia
 
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Congress’s 1948 legislation for Independence National Historical Park (INHP) opened opportunities for a new kind of national park. The efforts of Philadelphians to establish and then be involved in the design of the federal park have been sustained through generations. The federal designation of approximately 50 acres in Philadelphia, with Independence Hall at the core, highlighted history and national landmarks, championed partnerships, and was planned also to revitalize private investment in neighboring historic properties and to establish connector green spaces between federal property and city property. Those were new ideas in 1948. Design opinions from local and federal experts were not always in sync but all agreed that the new park would be a major civic improvement. Architectural and landscape design have been conscientiously edited and selected in every phase of the park’s physical evolution from the 1950s to the current day and have been precedent setting in many ways. Interestingly, while the significance of events and historic buildings are the raison d’etre for the park, the green spaces have proven to be of vital importance. By most accounts the original goals for the park have been realized. First, massive building demolition sparked some controversy that occasionally echoes today. Then, colonial revival design walls and gates, which are probably mistaken today as 18th century elements, were constructed to knit the city blocks into a subtly identifiable whole park and associated properties, like Christ Church cemetery and Washington Square. Advocates for formal axes (Edmund Bacon) won with the creation of open land to the north of Independence Hall, while advocates for use of historic street patterns and an urban sense of enclosure (Charles Peterson) could see their vision realized in the treatment of property east of Independence Hall, in ground level pavement, and in low brick wall outlines of missing buildings. Numerous historic structures were restored to their original appearance and some almost completely reconstructed. Venturi and Scott-Brown’s Franklin Court provided innovation in design rather than reconstruction of historic buildings, while using traditional materials. New gardens received special treatment from partners. In 1997 there was both an opportunity to reexamine the mall design and an obligation to fix a location miscalculation of the park visitor center. Non-federal money enabled the mall to be redesigned in the late 1990s through the OLIN Partnership and other prominent architectural firms (Bohlin-Cywinski-Jackson, KMW, and Pei). This redesign was informed by a rigorous public engagement process for a master plan and adhered to the original vista concept. The new visitor center was built on the mall in 2001; in 2003 a building to house the Liberty Bell was constructed on the west side of the mall (and amended to interpret the Presidents’ House site); and the Independence Mall landscape was re-designed, and bookended in 2000 at the north end of the third block by the National Constitution Center/museum, that breaks from tradition in its form. Ideas new in 1948 have been sustained and are still proving their worth even if perspective on the novelty has changed.
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Mayor Breaks Ground on the New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, 2/13/18
 
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Mayor Bowser broke ground on construction of the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge. The work is part of the South Capitol Street Corridor Project, the largest public infrastructure project in the history of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). The event kicked off a week of festivities celebrating the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass. This week marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass.
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Local Church Volunteers Kick Off 8 Days of S
 
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- About 20 local churches are partnering with Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) for 8 days of volunteer projects to benefit the local community. It's an idea that comes from a national non-profit called "Operation Inasmuch United." This is the first year for the coordinated volunteer effort in Asheville, where churches and congregations of various faiths join hands to make a difference. Friday, volunteers from First Baptist Church of Asheville kicked off service work through a revitalization of two rooms at the Veterans Restoration Quarters. Volunteers will gather at First Baptist Church in Asheville Friday evening, for a kickoff celebration. Throughout the 8 days, volunteers will work on projects including landscaping and maintenance work, working in the garden and kitchen, and helping sort donation of clothing and food items. They'll work in a variety of capacities throughout the community and with other organizations. One of the larger service projects happens Saturday, April 25th when volunteers will gather at Grassy Branch Baptist Church to pack 10,000 meals to feed the hungry in our community. The meals will be distributed through ABCCM's four crisis ministry locations. While manpower is abundant, ABCCM representatives say donations are always appreciated. Items they are especially in need of include: TOILETRIES MENS UNDERWEAR/UNDERSHIRTS SOCKS SILVERWARE CANNED MEATS PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS You can drop off items at the ABCCM Donation Center, located at 217 Coxe Avenue in Asheville. Click here for more events planned as part of Operation Inasmuch United. By: Lauren Brigman Follow Lauren on Twitter @LBRIGMAN_WLOS
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City of Huntsville, CVB unveil signage for downtown Huntsville
 
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In over 60 locations, signage to enhance residential/visitor experience FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2015 (Huntsville, AL) – What’s the deal with all of those poles going up in downtown Huntsville? They are the beginnings of installation for new wayfinding, or directional, signage for downtown Huntsville. The City of Huntsville, in conjunction with the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), unveiled the finished product and design of the signs today at a news conference. The location of the first sign to complete installation is located at the southeast corner of Courthouse Square near Harrison Brothers Hardware. Eight different sizes and versions of this wayfinding signage will be installed in strategic areas throughout downtown. (See signage renderings on page 5) Installation will occur throughout the summer. Locations for the signage extend from I-565 near the Washington Street exit on the northern boundary of downtown Huntsville, south to Governor’s Drive, west to Memorial Parkway and east to the edges of the Twickenham and Old Town Historic Districts. (See attached map on page 5 for signage locations*) *Some signage locations are still subject to change. “Downtown is our central gathering place, and we want everyone to feel at home here in the heart of the City,” said Mayor Tommy Battle. “For visitors and residents to truly be comfortable, they need to be able to find their way around to attractions, public parking, and the popular arts & entertainment districts. The signs provide a polished look and are a helpful tool for citizens to enjoy our growing and thriving downtown.” In all, approximately 65 signs will be installed in downtown Huntsville helping visitors and residents alike easily find key destinations such as the Von Braun Center, the Visitor Center, the Twickenham Historic District, the EarlyWorks Family of Museums, the Huntsville Museum of Art, the Arts & Entertainment Districts and more. Three larger, stone-based “gateway” signs will adorn key downtown Huntsville entry points. Downtown Huntsville’s Twickenham, Old Town and Arts & Entertainment districts will have their own, branded icons on signage representing the diverse culture and character of the locations. (See attached examples on page 6) “We’re excited to unveil, with the City of Huntsville, the new wayfinding signage as it presents a clear and unified ‘welcome’ to Huntsville’s city-center,” President/CEO of the Huntsville/Madison County CVB Judy Ryals said. “A big piece of the puzzle when it comes to enhancing Huntsville’s reputation as a visitor and meeting destination is having a vibrant, identifiable downtown that is easy to navigate. These signs will make our visitors’ experiences even better and hopefully promote more return trips and increased word-of-mouth recommendations.” The design of the signage is centered on a water element representing Big Spring, the original water source for the City of Huntsville and the current location of Big Spring International Park. Downtown wayfinding signage has been in the works since 2010, when representatives from the City of Huntsville and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau formed an exploratory committee including Marie Bostick, former City of Huntsville manager of planning and zoning administration, Ken Newberry, planner for the City of Huntsville, Kelly Schrimsher, Director of Communications – Office of the Mayor, Jennifer Moore, CVB Vice President of Tourism and Judy Ryals, CVB President/CEO. The CVB sincerely appreciates Alabama State Senator Arthur Orr’s assistance in getting this project off the ground. Senator Orr was instrumental in securing initial grant funding. The City of Huntsville embraced the project and oversaw its implementation. Designed by Virginia-based Frazier Associates, the production of the signage was completed by Tuscaloosa-based company Knight Sign Industries (KSI). Ultimately, the look, feel, and direction of the signage was determined by a committee of downtown community leaders including City Council President Mark Russell, The Arts Council Executive Director Allison Dillon-Jauken, Von Braun Center Executive Director Steve Maples, President/CEO of Downtown Huntsville, Inc. Chad Emerson, City of Huntsville Manager of Urban and Long Range Planning Dennis Madsen and additional representatives from the City of Huntsville and CVB. (A complete listing of committee members can be found on page 6) Media Contacts: Jessica Carlton Kelly Schrimsher Marketing Manager, CVB Director of Communications, Office of the Mayor jessica@huntsville.org kelly.schrimsher@huntsvilleal.gov 901.605.9774 (c) 256-503-5032 (c)
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Historic Emancipation Park Project (Third Ward) 4K HD
 
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As the oldest public park in Texas, Emancipation Park has a special place in state and local history. The park will soon become one of Houston’s most spectacular cultural and recreational facilities due to a $34 million renovation project in the works. Construction is expected to be completed by mid-2016.
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NBC24: Generations Tower beam inside ProMedica Toledo Hospital
 
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Matt Nagel, project director at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, talks about the beam inside the hospital and gives an update on the Generations of Care project.
Forbes Hospital  2570 Haymaker Rd. Parkway-V
 
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Video driving directions to Forbes Hospital 2570 Haymaker Rd. Monroeville Pa. 15146 Starting on Parkway 376 East approaching Monroeville.
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Forbes Regional Named Level II Trauma Center
 
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Forbes Regional Hospital's recent designation as a Level II Trauma Center could save time—and lives—when patients suffer traumatic injury in the eastern suburbs. Residents of Monroeville and eastern communities now have an option for specialized trauma care that doesn't require a time-consuming journey into Pittsburgh.
Exploring Summer Theatre (Working In The Theatre #334)
 
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Far from the fabled days of summer stock, today's summer theatres are ambitious artistic institutions that aren't really just for summer anymore. A discussion with Sybil Christopher of the Bay Street Theatre, Alison Harris of Westport Country Playhouse, Kate Maguire of the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Jackie Maxwell of Canada's Shaw Festival and Max Mayer of New York Stage and Film. Originally taped - June, 2005 For more visit: http://www.americantheatrewing.org
Commuter Connections, September 2016
 
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Ravens football is back and MTA has your best ways to get there; Coupla new Commuter Bus lines are ready to take you to Aberdeen and Columbia; and some amazing new transit-oriented improvements are about to take place on the North Avenue Corridor. This September edition of Commuter Connections has the full story. #WeAreYourMTA #mdotnews
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Train Station Groundbreaking
 
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Niagara Falls International Railway Station & Intermodal Transportation Center set to connect rail visitors to downtown attractions Niagara Falls, NY -- Officials from all levels of government were on hand for the long-anticipated groundbreaking of the Niagara Falls International Railway Station & Intermodal Transportation Center at the site of the historic U.S. Customhouse on Whirpool Street Monday. The occasion marks both the beginning of a new chapter in the city's efforts to ensure continued passenger rail connectivity to Buffalo and Toronto, and the construction of the first high speed rail station in New York State to receive Federal TIGER II discretionary funding. Once completed, the $25 million project will include the renovation of the U.S. Customhouse, a nationally-registered historic location, for use as a Department of Homeland Security border inspection and processing station. The station will serve as a transportation hub, bringing visitors close to bus routes, pedestrian and bicycle paths, taxis, shuttles, and lots facilitating "park-and-ride" transportation options. Mayor Paul Dyster: "We are finally building the hub of transit-oriented development that Niagara Falls and western New York deserve. The new station will put passengers in the heart of the Falls, provide seamless links to other modes of transportation and better support our local economy. This project is decades in the making and long overdue. Today, our trades men and women start to turn an idea into reality and earn a good wage while doing it. Today, a plan turns into action." U.S. Senator Charles Schumer: "For nearly three decades, the Niagara Falls International Railway Station has been a goal for the community, and for forward-thinking leaders like Mayor Dyster, Representatives Slaughter and Higgins, and many more. That's why together we've fought for federal, state and local funding to turn this dream into a reality. Because with the completion of this station, rail will once again be the conductor of the regional economy, with the potential to generate millions annually in tourism revenue from visitors coming from Canada and throughout the Northeast. Finally, we have construction plans in place and shovels in the ground to build this transformational transportation and culture hub, and along with it, an economy in Niagara Falls as great and as powerful as the wonder from which it gets its name" Congressman Brian Higgins: "Niagara Falls has a unique natural resource that no other community can claim. So when we combine projects like this transportation center with ongoing improvements to Niagara Falls State Park and removal of the Robert Moses Parkway, we are building the infrastructure to support a better tourist experience and welcome new economic development." New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald: "This is a great project for the city of Niagara Falls, which will result in a modern, safe and efficient multimodal transportation center, and support new economic activity for the city. Thanks to Governor Cuomo's leadership and partnerships with Amtrak and CSX, this important new transportation hub will become a reality." Niagara Falls City Council Chairman Charles Walker: "This may be the most important construction project in our city this century. This facility provides rail travel across the region in a safe and accessible setting for our residents, while connecting visitors directly to our waterfront and downtown businesses district." Niagara Falls City Councilman Robert Anderson: "Thank you to our partners in both state and federal government for their assistance in securing funding for this project. This project shows what can be accomplished when we work together." Niagara Falls City Councilwoman Kristen Grandinetti: "I am thrilled to have the privilege of supporting such a momentous project on behalf of the people of Niagara Falls. This has been a long time coming, and our taxpayers deserve to begin seeing the economic benefits that this station can provide." Niagara Falls City Councilman Andrew Touma: "This train station is an important piece of the revitalization strategy here in Niagara Falls. This massive improvement to our transportation infrastructure, in conjunction with the removal of the Robert Moses Parkway, will provide unprecedented access to our waterfront and to Main Street." The station is expected to create approximately 200 full-time equivalent construction jobs and almost 400 indirect full-time equivalent jobs, at a total of 137,000 man hours. 20-25 separate contracts are expected to be put out to bid before the project is complete, providing local businesses with many opportunities to compete for a role in its construction. The Federal government, in part through a 2010 TIGER II grant from the Federal Railroad Administration, has provided close to 80% of the funding for this project, with the State of New York contributing an additional 10%.
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Grand Central Station: How a Train Transformed America
 
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Grand Central: How a Station Transformed America (Grand Central Publishing) is a rich and entertaining history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal just in time to celebrate the train station's 100th fabulous anniversary. In the winter of 1913, Grand Central Station was officially opened and immediately became one of the most beautiful and recognizable Manhattan landmarks. In this celebration of the one hundred-year-old terminal, Sam Roberts of The New York Times looks back at Grand Central's conception and amazing history, as well as the far-reaching cultural effects of a station that continues to amaze tourists and shuttle busy commuters. Along the way, Roberts will explore how the Manhattan transit hub foreshadowed the evolution of suburban expansion in the country and fostered the nation's westward expansion and growth via the railroad. With stories about everything from the famous movies that have used Grand Central as a location to the celestial ceiling in the main lobby (including its stunning mistake) to the homeless denizens who reside in the buildings catacombs, this is a fascinating and exciting look at a true American institution. This event was hosted by the Graduate Center's Gotham Center for New York City History at the Proshansky Auditorium on February 28, 2013.
Beltway Body Found
 
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Police are investigating a body found on the Beltway in Silver Spring.
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Millennium Gate Chinatown Vancouver (MyCrosstown.com) by Jay McInnes.m4v
 
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The 15 Meter tall Millennium Gate spans Pender street at the Western most entrance to Vancouver's Chinatown. It is located just East of the Taylor Street / Pender Street intersection. The most traditional part of the Gates design are the two lions on the Western side of the gate. The two lions were placed to look over Chinatown. This traditional gate was built with the intention to allow Chinatown to announce itself. To compliment the other unique attractions of historic Chinatown. "It is a gate for a new millennium that links with the past". The Millennium Gate is a part of a larger scale plan to market Vancouver's Chinatown. Its construction was also part of the process to improve business & living conditions throughout Vancouver's Downtown neighborhoods. The Millennium Gate is also an integral part of the "Silk Road", a historically details passage between Chinatown & Downtown Vancouver. Funding for the Millennium Gate came from the city of Vancouver ($250,000), the Provincial Government ($200,000), the Federal Government ($250,000) and the Community ($160,000). Mean while the Chinatown Millennium Society had already raised ($20,000) in the community for the project.
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CHECKING OUT THE DUBLIN DOCKLANDS | Daily Diary #14
 
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Gotta love a sunny Sunday. Or, well, a sort of sunny Sunday. ☆☆☆ Links Below More Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ingeniousblue Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ingeniousblue Snapchat: Ingeniousblue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IngeniousBlue
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Crews work to clear Floyd County rockslide
 
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Crews work to clear Floyd County rockslide
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County Report This Week Episode 372 June 9, 2017
 
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On this show: A $170 M revitalization project breaks ground in Wheaton, County officials and non-profit partners pay tribute to 61 county residents that dies while experiencing homelessness, Metro is ready for another SafeTrack Surge, we take you to a couple of MCPS graduations and to the Taste of Wheaton, and one lucky fourth grader gets to be the Mayor of Rockville for a day.
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State of the City - 2015
 
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Mayor Lyndell Brenton presented the 2015 State of the City at the Liberty Area Chamber of Commerce meeting on Feb. 24, 2015.
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Anderson, South Carolina
 
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Anderson is a city in and the county seat of Anderson County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 26,686 at the 2010 census, and the city was the center of an urbanized area of 75,702. It is one of the principal cities in the Greenville-Mauldin-Anderson Metropolitan Statistical Area, contiguous with Anderson County, which had a population of 187,126 at the 2010 census. It is further included in the larger Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, South Carolina Combined Statistical Area, with a total population of 1,266,995, at the 2010 census. Anderson is just off Interstate 85 and is 120 miles (190 km) from Atlanta and 140 miles (230 km) from Charlotte. Anderson is the smallest of the three primary cities that makes up the Upstate region and is nicknamed "The Electric City" and "The Friendliest City in South Carolina". Anderson's spirit and quality of life have earned national recognition as Anderson County was named an "All-America City" in 2000. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Formal 08/22/17 Session - Norfolk City Council
 
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03:30 Ceremony 05:15 IB-1 INVITATION TO BID for a Long-Term Garage Parking Agreement, for a term of twenty (20) years for fifty-six (56) parking spaces in the Freemason Street Garage... Public Hearings 07:46 PH-1 PUBLIC HEARING on the application of the City Planning Commission, for a General Plan amendment to plaNorfolk2030 to incorporate new or modified actions, text, and maps based on recommendations from the April 2017 biennial evaluation of plaNorfolk2030 08:36 PH-2 PUBLIC HEARING on the application of Norfolk Building Corp., for a change of zoning from R-8 (Single-Family) to R-9 (Single-Family) on property located at 1101-1113 East Leicester Avenue 08:50 PH-3 PUBLIC HEARING approving the terms and conditions of a Lease Agreement between the City and the Generic Theater of Virginia, Inc., for certain premises being Little Hall located in Chrysler Hall at the corner of St. Paul's Boulevard and Charlotte Street 09:30 PH-4 PUBLIC HEARING approving a Lease Agreement between the City of Norfolk and Spirit Cruises, LLC for the Lease of a portion of the City's "Face of Pier" berthing area on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront 10:12 PH-5 PUBLIC HEARING approving a Lease Agreement with the KBD Group, LLC for the lease of City owned property located at 226 E. Main Street 10:39 PH-6 PUBLIC HEARING approving the release to Cromwell 2434, LLC of the southern twenty-five feet of a fifty-foot drainage easement located over the former right-of-way of McLemore Street in the City of Norfolk, for the sum of $3,500.00 11:24 PH-7 PUBLIC HEARING approving the release to 225 West Olney, LLC of a thirty-foot drainage easement located at 225 West Olney Road in the City of Norfolk, for the sum of $10,850.00 12:04 PH-8 PUBLIC HEARING to amend and reordain Section 14.1-23, Old Dominion Precinct, SO AS TO change the name of the precinct to Larchmont School Precinct and change its boundary; to amend Subsection 14.1-74 (9) SO AS TO change the name of the precinct from Old Dominion Precinct to Larchmont School Precinct; to amend Section 14.1-89 SO AS TO change its name to Larchmont School Precinct and change the location of its voting place; to amend Section 14.1-24 SO AS TO change the boundary of the Larchmont Library Precinct; to amend Section 14.1-138, SO AS TO change the address of the voting place of the Ocean View Precinct 13:30 Consent Agenda Regular Agenda 15:56 R-1 Ordinance permitting Norfolk Academy to encroach into the right of way of Wesleyan Drive with a sign 16:25 R-2 Ordinance granting 415 Granby Street, LLC permission to encroach into the right-of-way at 411 Granby Street approximately 102 square feet for the purpose of outdoor dining and approving the terms and conditions of the Encroachment Agreement 16:45 R-3 Ordinance permitting Old Dominion Shopping Center, Inc. to encroach into the right-of-way at 4710 Hampton Boulevard with a free-standing pole sign 17:10 R-4 Ordinance approving a Lease Agreement between Granby Street Properties, L.L.C., as Lessor, and the City of Norfolk, as Lessee, for the lease of property owned by Granby Street Properties, L.L.C. located at 100 Brooke Avenue; authorizing the City Manager to execute the Lease Agreement on behalf of the City of Norfolk; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $458,296.19 from funds heretofore appropriated to cover the rent payments for the remainder of the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 17:32 R-5 Ordinance approving a Lease Agreement between Monticello Avenue, L.L.C., as Lessor, and the City of Norfolk, Lessee, for the lease of property owned by Monticello Avenue, L.L.C. located at 861 Monticello Avenue; authorizing the City Manager to execute the Lease Agreement on behalf of the City of Norfolk; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $38,898.64 from funds heretofore appropriated to cover the rent payments for the remainder of the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 18:15 R-6 Ordinance authorizing the acquisition of a certain parcel of property located at 1001 Campos Place for the purpose of revitalizing the Campostella Heights Neighborhood; approving the terms and conditions of the Purchase and Sale Agreement; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $150,000.00 from funds heretofore appropriated for acquisition of the property and all related transactional costs 18:48 R-7 Ordinance approving a right of entry permitting Colston Jones to go upon and use certain city owned property numbered and designated as 1351 and 1371 Hanson Avenue for multiple dates for Cyclocross clinics and competition events 19:15 R-8 Ordinance appropriating $185,708 if and when received from the Sheriff... 19:37 R-9 Ordinance approving the acceptance of receipts from a Special Revenue Project, the Sheriff's Community Corrections Program,... 22:00 R-10 WALK-ON 22:20 R-11 WALK-ON 23:00 Civil War monument relocation 29:00 R-13 WALK-ON Norfolk, VA City Council Meeting, Formal meeting, August 22, 2017 #norfolkVA #757
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National Capital Planning Commission (USA) Meeting, December, 2015
 
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Proceedings from the December 3, 2015 meeting of the National Capital Planning Commission. Featured: 1974 Pennsylvania Avenue Plan Amendment; Intelligence Community Campus-Bethesda; National China Garden; Franklin Square Park; Gold Star Mothers National Monument; National World War I Memorial (Info Presentation); NIH Transportation Plan update (Info Presentation).
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PHILADELPHIA - WikiVidi Documentary
 
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Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872 and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, . Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valleya region located in the Northeastern United States at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers with 7.2 million people residing in the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn, an English Quaker, founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Several other key Philadelphia events during the Revolution include the First and Second Continental Congress, the preservation of the Liberty Bell, ... ____________________________________ Shortcuts to chapters: 00:04:02: History 00:17:19: Topography 00:18:43: City planning 00:21:46: Architecture 00:25:26: Climate 00:29:05: Demographics 00:41:08: Religion 00:43:11: Languages 00:44:04: Dialect 00:45:06: Economy 00:48:29: Culture 00:50:47: Arts 00:55:09: Cuisine 00:56:38: Marijuana 00:56:59: Sports 01:01:18: Olympic bidding 01:02:35: Parks 01:03:30: Law and government 01:04:56: Courts 01:07:30: Politics 01:11:38: Crime 01:15:29: Primary and secondary education 01:18:18: Higher education 01:19:59: Newspapers 01:21:37: Radio and television 01:25:27: Transportation 01:27:10: Airports 01:28:08: Roads 01:31:31: Bus service 01:32:33: Rail 01:34:41: Walkability 01:34:54: Utilities ____________________________________ Copyright WikiVidi. Licensed under Creative Commons. Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philadelphia
06/05/18 Metro Council Meeting
 
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Coverage of the Metro Council Meeting held June 5, 2018
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Wilmington, Delaware
 
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Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink, Pakehakink) is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, and is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine Creek, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 70,851, a decrease of 2.4% from 2000. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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U.S. Route 431
 
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U.S. Route 431 is a spur of U.S. Route 31. It currently runs for 556 miles from Owensboro, Kentucky at U.S. Route 60 to Dothan, Alabama, at U.S. Route 231 and U.S. Route 84. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Long Branch, New Jersey
 
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Long Branch is a beach side city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 30,719, reflecting a decline of 621 from the 31,340 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,682 from the 28,658 counted in the 1990 Census. Long Branch was formed on April 11, 1867, as the Long Branch Commission, from portions of Ocean Township. Long Branch was incorporated as a city by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1903, based on the results of a referendum, replacing the Long Branch Commission. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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National Capital Planning Commission (USA), July 2013
 
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Proceedings from the July 11, 2013 Commission Meeting
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National Capital Planning Commission Meeting - July 12, 2012
 
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Proceedings from the July 12, 2012 meeting of the National Capital Planning Commission.
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The Cities | Regional Development Authority | Scott County Regional Authority| River Action | WQPT
 
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The Cities with Jim Mertens - Jim talks with Regional Development Authority president Matt Mendenhall and Scott County Regional Authority president Barry Anderson. Plus, River Action program director Laura Morris discusses the 13th annual "Explore the River" series just getting started. Episode 727 – Original air date: June 1, 2017
Kansas City Week in Review - December 6th, 2013
 
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This week Governor Jay Nixon brings Missouri lawmakers back to Jefferson City to approve a $ 1.7 billion incentive package to coax Boeing to build its new mega plane, the 777X, in the Show-Me-State. Around a dozen states, including Kansas, are climbing over each other to try and claim this Boeing prize. But does Missouri or the Sunflower state really have a shot? Join KCWIR, Friday December 6th at 7:30 pm and the rebroadcast Sunday at 11 am as we connect the dots on this story and the region's other most significant news events... The Downtown Drive-Thru Debate... Should Kansas City banish drive-thru restaurants downtown? A plan to put a a Jimmy John's drive-through deli at Ninth and Broadway on the site of a long-vacant building is giving a number of downtown Kansas City residents and some city officials heartburn. The project has ignited a debate over how to continue revitalizing downtown as a neighborhood and whether drive-thru's distract from that. The Museum split... The KCMO City Council votes this week to separate management of the Kansas City Museum from Union Station. Is this an amicable divorce? The move comes five months after the abrupt firing of Kansas City Museum head Christopher Leitch, which was never fully explained. The Kansas City Museum, which has been housed at Corinthian Hall, is currently under renovation. Based on this new deal it will fall under the City Parks Department. Chiefs Concussion Lawsuit Remember the whole controversy over the NFL and concussions? Well it's not going away and certainly not for our hometown Kansas City Chiefs. Five former Chiefs players file a lawsuit against the team this week. They are seeking financial damages as a result of head injuries suffered while playing. Alexander Cooper, Leonard Griffin, Christopher Martin, Joseph Phillips and Kevin Porter were members of the Chiefs in the late 80s and early 90s. The lawsuit claims each player is suffering from "post-concussion syndrome and latent brain disease." The suit is noteworthy because it is the first filed against a single NFL team. First KCI Public Meeting A task force charged with weighing up a new single terminal design plan for KCI airport held its first public hearing this week. But the meeting is abruptly halted after a bomb threat is called in at city hall. But before all the high drama kicked in, did we learn anything about the public's sentiment in this first opportunity for citizen's to weigh-in? RNC IN KC 2016 They're calling in the big guns to try and land the Republican National Convention here in Kansas City. Former US Senator Bob Dole of Kansas and Missouri US Senator Kit Bond are named as co-chairs this week for the campaign to bring the convention to Kansas City in 2016. Kansas City hosted the GOP convention in 1928 when Herbert Hoover got the nod and in 1976 when Gerald Ford won the nomination. Will 2016 be the year it returns to Kansas City? THIS WEEK'S NEWS REVIEWERS: Lynn Horsley, Kansas City Star Stacey Cameron, KCTV5 Steve Kraske, KCUR/UMKC Mary Sanchez, Kansas City Star
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
 
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Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, located on the Jersey Shore and part of the New York City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 16,116, reflecting a decline of 814 (−4.8%) from the 16,930 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 131 (+0.8%) from the 16,799 counted in the 1990 Census. It was ranked the sixth-best beach in New Jersey in the 2008 Top 10 Beaches Contest sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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CUNY TV Presents ABNY: Vice President Biden and Governor Cuomo-On NY Infrastructure
 
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Vice President Joe Biden and Governor Andrew Cuomo, joined by Dan Tishman, chairman of the Airport Advisory Panel, advocates for investing in infrastructure, talk about New York's major projects to reevaluate, rebuild, revitalize 3 of New York's airports: Stewart, LaGuardia, and Kennedy Airports. (Taped 7-27-15) ABNY - the Association for a Better New York - is dedicated to making New York a better place to live, work and visit. This coalition of business, labor, non-profit and political leaders is focused on exploring and implementing ideas that keep the city moving forward. With more than 300 member organizations, ABNY incorporates a comprehensive and diverse view of the issues and challenges facing New York City. Watch more CUNY TV Presents ABNY at http://www.cuny.tv/show/abnypresents SPEC14027
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Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Transportation - 01/29/15
 
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Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Transportation - 01/29/15
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Phoenix City Council Formal Meeting - November 15, 2017
 
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Phoenix City Council Formal Meeting - November 15, 2017 Connect with the City of Phoenix: http://Phoenix.gov – Home page http://Facebook.com/CityofPhoenixAZ - Like us for updates https://Twitter.com/CityofPhoenixAZ - Follow us for news http://Youtube.com/CityofPhoenixAZ - Subscribe for videos http://Phoenix.gov/PHXTV - Watch live or on demand programs *Please be aware of our terms of use before commenting https://www.phoenix.gov/social/terms
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December 12, 2017 City Council Meeting
 
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City of Niagara Falls Council Meeting for December 12, 2017. View the agenda here: https://niagarafalls.civicweb.net/document/6420?splitscreen=true
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Phoenix City Council Formal Meeting - November 1, 2017
 
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Phoenix City Council Formal Meeting - November 1, 2017 Connect with the City of Phoenix: http://Phoenix.gov – Home page http://Facebook.com/CityofPhoenixAZ - Like us for updates https://Twitter.com/CityofPhoenixAZ - Follow us for news http://Youtube.com/CityofPhoenixAZ - Subscribe for videos http://Phoenix.gov/PHXTV - Watch live or on demand programs *Please be aware of our terms of use before commenting https://www.phoenix.gov/social/terms
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National Capital Planning Commission meeting (USA) March 6, 2014
 
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Proceedings from the March 6, 2014 meeting of the National Capital Planning Commission.
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