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Council Matters: Hillside Public Safety October 23 2017

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Council Matters: Hillside Public Safety October 23 2017

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Bill & Tom are holding a Town hall meeting 10/26 6:00 pm at city hall. The two astute city councilors discuss the recent Hillside community meeting with subjects that included public safety, code enforcement, and marijuana use on the public streets. “Is there an ordinance against that?” asked several members of the a...

Council Matters: City Budget  Oct 16 2017

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Council Matters: City Budget Oct 16 2017

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Bill Murray and Tom Strand are serious in this episode. Why? They’re working on the 2018 budget of Colorado Springs. Are the mayor’s revenue projections too rosy? Also: funding for vehicle maintenance, parks. stormwater, police and fire. Plus:What will move the public to vote? Should school boards be required to have seni...

CityTalk  Oct 11 2017

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CityTalk Oct 11 2017

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Jill Gaebler’s reelection campaign for Colorado Springs City Council in April required her to take a break from podcasting, but she is back! Jill and Jan reminisce about the 2017 city election, they discuss a lot of good news in the Mayor’s proposed 2018 city budget, and the upcoming vote on the proposed stormwater fee. They ...

Council Matters: Marijuana Madness  October 2 2017

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Council Matters: Marijuana Madness October 2 2017

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If you thought the last episode of Council Matters had adrenalin pumping, wait till you catch this one. Recreational Marijuana, using the funds for the homeless, 2019 ballot, and consumption clubs (no, it’s not like getting Consumption – you know, the progressive wasting away of the body especially from pulmonary tuberculosis...

Council Matters: Stormwater  September 25 2017

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Council Matters: Stormwater September 25 2017

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Council members Bill Murray and Tom Strand turn up the heat in this episode discussing the “should we, shouldn’t we” on stormwater and roads. Tom’s Energy Vision for Colorado Springs Utilities is discussed, and how real world downsizing and outsourcing affected Colorado Springs. (Recorded 9/22/17) Post a comme...

Council Matters: Stormwater #46  Sept 5 2017

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Council Matters: Stormwater #46 Sept 5 2017

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Bill Murray and Tom Strand get into a heated and somewhat testy conversation about Stormwater. The mayor is bandied about with a certain irreverence and as Bill says, “Get ready for a ride.” Do they solve the problem? No! They’re only scratching the surface. Fees, water volume, Pueblo, EPA development polling and Co...

Council Matters: Civility #45  August 28 2017

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Council Matters: Civility #45 August 28 2017

Category : Council Matters

Colorado Springs City Council members at large Bill Murray and Tom Strand want to get back to civility. But things happening like Charlottesville, VA, Barcelona, homelessness, the issue of marijuana, and pundits pontification all over the place, how can these two get their bearings and concentrate on civility? Listen to see if th...

Council Matters: Marijuana  #43 August 21 2017

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Council Matters: Marijuana #43 August 21 2017

Category : Council Matters

This may be the first time urinalysis has been discussed on Council Matters. Medical Marijuana is the burning topic today as Bill Murray tries to persuade Tom Strand that Colorado Springs should legalize it. The city is leaving $16 to $24 million a year in tax revenue on the table by not allowing recreational marijuana sales. Gateway...

Council Matters: Stormwater  August 14 2017

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Council Matters: Stormwater August 14 2017

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Bill and Tom discuss the stormwater ordinance Mayor Suthers has asked City Council to put on the November ballot, creating a new fee to cover the costs of maintaining and improving stormwater infrastructure. Shouldn’t the fee be based on amount of impervious surface? Should Colorado Springs Utilities handle the billilng? Why is the...

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They’re at it again – discussing things you won’t hear at council meetings. Tom & Bill discuss Red Light cameras (being considered by Chief Carey). Plus: Should council put recreational marijuana to a vote? There’s a lot crammed into this 40 minute segment with Colorado Springs city councilors Bill Murray ...