Skate night is returning to the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center Friday night, Bobby Burns, 5th Ward Council member, announced in his opening remarks during a virtual meeting Thursday spanning over two hours.

“That’s something that I’ve heard a lot in the community. I’m really excited,” he said. Burns thanked Pastor Ken Cherry and Audrey Thompson, the city’s Parks and Recreation director, for their efforts.

Fifth Ward leaders and community members debated a host of issues, including the proposed District 65 school, public safety and community input. Burns also mentioned amendments he brought forward to the 2023 budget, including a motion to provide more administrative and communications staff to council members.

(Editor’s note: We will have more coverage of this meeting today.)

Manan Bhavnani

Prior to joining the RoundTable, Manan Bhavnani covered business and technology for the International Business Times, with a focus on mergers, earnings and governance. He is a double Medill graduate, with...

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