HERMOSA BEACH PUBLIC WORKS MEETING: Creating a Bicycle Master Plan for Hermosa Beach

This is a special council meeting devoted entirely to developing a Bicycle
Master Plan for Hermosa Beach. All are invited to attend. The city is looking at
adding a bikeway through it. View the map.

This is a great opportunity for people to have input on city’s Bicycle future.

Contact the Public Works Commissioner Julian Katz with any questions at
juliank@msn.com.

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