Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Mayoral candidate forum on Houston planning this Saturday

Wanted to pass this event along to my readers, which should be quite interesting.  Unfortunately I will be at the conflicting Rethink Education Summit and won't be able to make it, but I'm looking forward to reading about it and hearing from any of you that do attend.

Mayoral Forum - Plan Houston: A Roadmap to Success
Hear the Candidates’ Strategies for Houston’s Growth

What: Hear Houston's top mayoral candidates address key components of Plan Houston strategies for growth and development, transportation/mobility, housing, neighborhoods, and infrastructure. Blueprint Houston has advocated for a general plan for Houston for more than a decade.

With Houston City Council expected to vote in September on Houston’s first general plan, known as Plan Houston, the city’s next mayor will have a significant impact on how the plan is implemented.

When: 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
            Saturday, Sept. 26                         

Where:        Houston Community College, central campus auditorium
1300 Holman
Park in the lot at Alabama and San Jacinto streets. Use rear entrance to building by the auditorium.

Who:  Participating candidates are Chris Bell, Steve Costello, Adrian Garcia, Ben Hall, Bill King, Victoria Lane, Marty McVey and Sylvester Turner.

Attendees are asked to please RSVP to

Sign language interpretation services will be provided.

Event co-sponsors: AARP, American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, American Society of Landscape Architects, Bike Houston, Citizens Environmental Coalition, Citizens Transportation Coalition, Complete Streets Coalition, Houston Tomorrow, Kinder Institute at Rice University, League of Women Voters and Super Neighborhood Alliance.


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