1. Not that I know of.
2. A bunch of folks showed up at the town council meeting, kind of wowed them, They were supposed to have another session with town council on the 9th, but I didn't see any alert for members to show up for that meeting.
"If your plan is for one year, plant rice.
If your plan is for ten years, plant trees.
If your plan is for one hundred years,
educate children." -- Confucius