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County Commissioners’ Court

In the County Courthouse Building, second floor (metal detector, security). Curved, raised seating for the 5 commissioners, with two lower desks attached to the side for assistants of some kind (taking minutes, I believe). Podium at front for people presenting information. Other seating is flip-down, padded chairs. Attended: April 9, 2013 Okay so these types … Continue reading

City University – Live {here} & Learn

A 9-month program, run by the City of Abilene in order to introduce citizens to how the city works behind-the-scenes. City University meets for one five-hour period each month in the afternoon/evening from September through May. “Students” commit to attend at least 7 of the “classes” in order to “graduate.” About twenty-five of us met for … Continue reading

Civic Center Goings-On

The Civic Abilene board meeting on April 9th was very short, lasting only about 15 minutes. I was greeted and several times offered beverages and a piece of pound cake from a table of refreshments to the side of a rectangle of long tables set up for board members, in the middle of what is … Continue reading