Category: CityTalk

CityTalk – December 9 2016

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CityTalk – December 9 2016

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Jill’s campaign kickoff event, campaign issues like police and fire response times, responsible development, infill, local food policy. Should Jill and Jan start a commune? Co-housing for older residents? The “silver tsunami.” Jill was not ready for the barrage of mail from AARP when she recently turned 50. The upcoming CONO Ch...

CityTalk – November 18 2016

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CityTalk – November 18 2016

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Thanksgiving plans. Why is the EPA suing Colorado Springs over stormwater? Has the city been too developer-friendly? Upcoming city election, status of ballot measure to kill the Strawberry Fields land swap with The Broadmoor, TABOR refund or not, and 6 district council seats up for grabs. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/293575119-...

CityTalk – November 11 2016

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CityTalk – November 11 2016

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Post-Election Blues. Jill reminds us that so much of politics and getting things done is local. What’s on Jan’s post-election music mix? Colorado and local election results are also discussed. Is Colorado a red state or a blue state? Council changes to the mayor’s proposed 2017 city budget. The funding challenge facing United W...

CityTalk – November 4 2016

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CityTalk – November 4 2016

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Did Jan smoke pot in her youth? Reefer Madness in Colorado Springs: Jill Gaebler and Jan Martin discuss the medical marijuana moratorium. Is that being “business friendly?” Is the Gazette editorializing about this in its news coverage? Should city council be listening to “the voices of the people or the voices of the powerful?...

CityTalk – October 28 2016

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CityTalk – October 28 2016

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Jan’s continuing Comcast adventures and a vote for Trump? Companies that care about customer service. Springs has highest water rates in the state. Will council refer a Strawberry Fields charter amendment? 2017 city budget update. It’s hard to keep police officers. Threat to city’s therapeutic recreation program. http://feeds.s...

CityTalk – October 21 2016

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CityTalk – October 21 2016

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Advice for those considering a city council run. City council is a full-time job. Controversial bike lane demonstration project on Research Parkway. Who Jill and Jan like in the district 3 race for county commissioner. School District 11 ballot issues. Colorado Teacher of the Year. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/289306850-citytal...

CityTalk – October 14 2016

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CityTalk – October 14 2016

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The cable guy and Jill’s cat ate a hamburger. Trump and women’s rights. Jan Doran Day. The homeless camp disbanded by the city. Does the city have a long-term vision for the homeless challenge? The recently passed cottage food ordinance. Public Improvement Fees – a tax. The downside of term limits. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/s...

CityTalk – October 7 2016

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CityTalk – October 7 2016

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Heartburn over parking rates doubling at the Manitou Incline, Jan’s pet peeve, the Utilities budget and water for city parks, medians and historic trees. A new apartment building for the homeless. QuikCycle coming to town. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/286159521-citytalk-october-7-2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download...

CityTalk – Sept 30 2016

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CityTalk – Sept 30 2016

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School District 11 CFO Glenn Gustafson fills Jill and Jan in on the mill levy override and bond measure on the November ballot. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/285413863-citytalk-sept-30-2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS...

CityTalk – Sept 23 2016

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CityTalk – Sept 23 2016

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How do Jill and Jan pack this all into a half-hour? Denver traffic and philanthropy. Recent police department cuts. The Mayor’s interest in restoring a stormwater fee. Doug Bruce is on the loose! 2017 city budget coming soon. Jill needs to get a handle on her sighing at council meetings. What’s going on with the city’s cannabis...

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