Park Towne News & Notes
The mask ban article is not about Development but it is a glimpse of a potential future with facial recognition here in the US.

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Development News for the Week of: 9/28/19 - 10/4/19
 

After serving more than five years as the head of the Madison Police Department and more than 30 years in various other roles, Police Chief Mike Koval announced his retirement Sunday morning in his daily blog.
-Wisconsin State Journal
 
IN BLOG POST, MIKE KOVAL ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AS MADISON'S POLICE CHIEF

Five months into his sixth year as chief of Madison's police department, Mike Koval announced Sunday he is leaving the force.
  -The Cap Times

MADISON TO REQUIRE EDGEWOOD, OTHER SCHOOLS TO GET PERMISSION FOR OUTDOOR CHANGES

Madison's City Council signed off on a change that would require all entities without a master plan located in a particular zoning district to gain extra approval from the city before making changes to any outdoor uses.
-The Cap Times

EDGWOOD, OTHER SCHOOLS NOW NEED CITY OK FOR MAJOR CHANGES TO OUTDOOR FACILITIES

If Edgewood High School wants to add lights or a sound system to its athletic field, it will have to get the city's OK - even if the school is successful in repealing its master plan - under an ordinance change the Madison City Council approved Tuesday.
-Wisconsin State Journal


Around the State and Points Elsewhere  

 
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's decision Friday to ban face masks as a tool to fight the city's escalating clashes between marchers and police sets a protest movement bent on anonymity against the most sophisticated surveillance state in the world.
-Fortune.com