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Mehaffy Reports on Green Code to Urban Land Institute Young Leaders Group

Mehaffy Reports on Green Code to Urban Land Institute Young Leaders Group

Brenday Mehaffy, Buffalo's head of strategic planning, will be providing an update on the re-write of the City's archaic zoning ordinance.  The event is sponsored by the Urban Land Institute's Young Leaders Group of Western New York (ULI YLG of WNY), a subsidiary of the global nonprofit research and education organization, the Urban Land Institute. 

The one hour presentation takes place on Thursday, March 29, at noon in the Buffalo Niagara Partnership offices, 665 Main Street.  Price is $5 dollars for ULI members, $15 for non-ULI members, with lunch included.  Space is limited.  Please register in advance as there will be no on-site registration.

SOPA Revisited? Pakistan: URL Filtering

SOPA Revisited? Pakistan: URL Filtering

By March of 2012, The Pakistani Telecommunication Authority (PTA), may have succeeded in deployment of an Internet URL Filtering and Blocking system unless we, global citizens, along with the people of Pakistan, help prevent this from occurring.

Common Council Report for February 7, 2012

 

Meeting Summary

for

FEBRUARY 7, 2012

 

Canisius College Presents: David Frum, Former Presidential Speechwriter & Political Analyst To Speak

Canisius College Presents: David Frum, Former Presidential Speechwriter & Political Analyst To Speak

FORMER PRESIDENTIAL SPEECHWRITER AND POLITICAL ANALYST,

DAVID FRUM, TO SPEAK AT CANISIUS COLLEGE

Governor Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo today travelled to the City of Buffalo to outline his 2012-2013 Executive Budget and Reform Plan.

 

City of Buffalo Common Council Meeting Report

City of Buffalo Common Council Meeting Report

City of Buffalo Common Council Meeting Report for January 24, 2012

William Street Post Office Should Remain Open for the People of Buffalo

William Street Post Office Should Remain Open for the People of Buffalo

I have closely followed the ongoing debate about whether or not to shut down mail processing at the William Street post office and transfer processing operations to Rochester. As many of you know, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been conducting a study about this proposal, and I have a number of concerns about their work. I believe the USPS study has been hastily conducted and agree with the Postal Regulatory Commission that the study lacks proper analysis. Over 700 employees would be displaced if the William Street post office closed. These employees, and the residents of Buffalo, deserve a thorough, careful and credible analysis by the USPS.

On October 4th, I joined Rep. Higgins in writing a letter to the Postmaster General to oppose the proposed closing. I continue to believe that both the Buffalo and Rochester post offices should remain open, and provide jobs and vital services to the people and businesses of Western New York.