Daily Beat: May 12, 2015

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UNCG MFA Thesis Exhibit
UNCG MFA Thesis Exhibit

Today:

• The community housing & neighborhood development committee of High Point City Council receives a report on urban agriculture (see our coverage in tomorrow’s paper) and other topics when it meets at 10 a.m. in the Fish Bowl at City Hall, located at 211 S. Hamilton St.

• UNCG MFA candidates Marlowe Lowe, Brittany Sondberg, Stephanie J. Woods and Lu Xu talk about their work at the Weatherspoon Art Museum’s “Noon @ the ’Spoon” gallery talk at noon. The students work will be exhibited through May 31.

• The Greensboro Solid Waste Commission meets at the Hugh Medford Service, located at 401 Patton Ave., from 3 to 5 p.m.

• The community development/housing/general government committee of Winston-Salem City Council considers a new ordinance regulating street newspaper boxes and potential guidelines for city assistance to encourage affordable workforce housing, and hears a presentation on the Southwest Suburban Area Plan when it meets in Room 239 of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 4:30 p.m.

Tonight:

• The public works committee of Winston-Salem City Council receives an update on the bicycle program and considers a resolution requesting the state Department of Transportation to fund “various betterments” to the Business 40 renovation project when it meets in Room 239 of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 6 p.m.

• News & Record reporter Amanda Lehmert hosts an open forum with five Greensboro mayors, Nancy Vaughan, Robbie Perkins, Yvonne Johnson, John Forbis and Jim Melvin, about the city’s growth and creeping poverty, SB 36, police-community relations and what it’s like to lead the state’s third largest city. The event at the Elm Street Center begins at 6 p.m. and the forum starts at 7.

• The Guilford County School Board meets in the Board Room at the Administrative Building, located at 712 N. Eugene St. in Greensboro, at 6 p.m. Agenda here.

• The public meeting of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board is called to order at 6:30 p.m.; the board meets in closed session at 5 p.m. The board meets in the auditorium in the Education Building, located at 4801 Bethania Station Road. Agenda here.

• The Macedonia Neighborhood Association meets at Macedonia Family Resource Center, located at 401 Lake Ave. in High Point, at 6 p.m.

• The Highland Mills Neighborhood Association meets at Highland United Methodist Church, located at 1013 Mill Ave. in High Point, at 7 p.m.

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