Patrick Burtch, Jackson City Manager, will give us an update on downtown Development, including new buildings and other changes. He will also talk about streamlining city government, how the city Is helping business, Jackson’s housing stock and current challenges. May 18th, at 6:30 pm …are free and open programs to encourage dialogue about the challenging issues of our day. The series is sponsored by the Universalist Unitarian Church of East Liberty and the Jackson District Library. All forums are held at the JDL, 244 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI and they are usually on the third Thursdays at 6:30-8:30 pm. Childcare may be available for a modest donation. Call Debby Sears at the library at 517-788-4087 ext. 234 for more information or see the JDL website at www.myjdl.com