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Sustainability for the 21st Century: Laredo Livability Workshop

Spend an inspiring and informative day discussing best practices for integrating livability and sustainability goals and objectives in the Laredo region. Join with peers from other agencies, including U.S. DOT, HUD, and EPA to discuss how transportation systems can best support improved quality of life for the Laredo community. Participants at this free workshop will hear the latest information on how livability goals and objectives can be advanced through the metropolitan transportation planning process in the Laredo region. Bring questions or issues about projects that you are involved in, to get help and insights from other regional entities. Discuss how agencies, local governments, and the private sector can work together collaboratively to advance key livability goals and objectives.

August 20, 2015
9:00 AM—4:00 PM
TxDOT Laredo District Office (Large Meeting Room)
1817 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, Texas 78043

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Section Officer Nominations

Hurry!  Time is almost up!

If you are interested in running for Section Director, Assistant Director, Secretary, Treasurer, or Professional Development Officer, or would like to nominate someone else, please email to southwest.tx.apa@gmail.com by noon on May 15.  All nominees must consent to their nomination and must be CCed to the email.  Section officers are elected to 2 year terms.  Please include a brief summary of each nominee’s qualifications.

Housing Policy Summit

San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor is pleased to host the 2015 Housing Policy Summit. Keynote speaker will be Mechele Dickerson, JD, University of Texas School of Law.

Topics for the 2015 Housing Summit include workforce housing, urban revitalization through creation of stable mixed-income communities, and the need for affordable housing.

Friday, May 15, 2015
7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center
The Summit is FREE, but registration is required.

Click here for more information or to register.