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Meeting set on Colony Park Master Plan
The city and its community partners will host a Meet-n-Greet Saturday for Austin residents to discuss new possibilities for the Colony Park neighborhood in Northeast Austin. The event will include a community discussion led by a panel of special guests, including District 1 City Council Member Ora Houston. In addition to the discussion, residents will have an opportunity to view the Colony Park Master Plan and District Park approved by Council. The Meet-n-Greet will include food, music and a bike rodeo promoting bike and safety tips sponsored by the Ghisallo Foundation. Various city departments will provide information on home, health and social services programs. The Colony Park Master Plan for the 208-acre neighborhood is funded through a $3 million Community Challenge Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The event takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Facility of the Turner-Roberts Recreation Center, 7201 Colony Loop Drive. For more information, click here.
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