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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 | Downloa...

Council Matters – October 6 2016

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Council Matters – October 6 2016

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“Press Conference:” Tom and Bill welcome Gazette reporter Billie Stanton Anleu as a special guest in this episode. The Smart Cities Council. Challenge faced by the Coronado High School homecoming parade. City funding challenges. Will the stormwater fee return? Norwood steps up to build apartments for the homeless. http://feed...

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...

Council Matters – Sept 22 2016

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Council Matters – Sept 22 2016

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A River Doesn’t Run Through It: Tom Strand takes a shower, and vibrating toilet seats caused by fracking. The Colorado Springs Utilities water tour, water rights and water wars. John Wayne. RX drugs in the water? Colorado Springs’ “pure and spectacular” water. Contaminated water in Security/Widefield. Bill Believes “we in C...

CityTalk – Sept 16 2016

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CityTalk – Sept 16 2016

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The Colorado Springs comprehensive plan is now being revised. The city wants to hear from you. #planCOS is the hashtag the city is watching. Jill is now hosting “office hours” out in the community, the first and third Thursday of each month from 1 to 3 pm. Council redistricting update. Should we have a “primer” on the Schoo...

Council Matters – Sept 15 2016

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Council Matters – Sept 15 2016

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Collaboration, infrastructure and jobs. The Mayor’s State of the City address, “Good to Great.” Was it an endorsement of current city councilors? Shouldn’t the Mayor also give us the bad news? Stormwater, police staffing and response times. 2017 city budget process underway, SDS, Banning-Lewis Ranch, and the comprehensive pla...

Council Matters – Sept 8 2016

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Council Matters – Sept 8 2016

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Reefer Madness: The city’s special marijuana working group. Bill takes exception to the idea of limiting the number of dispensaries. Protestors outside City Hall on August 24 – disrespectful to city councilors? Each week Colorado City Councilors Bill Murray and Tom Strand analyze current issues in Colorado Springs local governmen...

Council Matters – August 18 2016

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Council Matters – August 18 2016

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This week Bill and Tom discuss Gazette newspaper ownership (Philip Anschutz), how do you feel about the future of newspapers? Whistleblower at Memorial Hospital terminated, Robert Redford and Jane Fonda coming to town, “Council Meeting Gets Lively” headline and the land use appeal controversy behind it. Large marijuana grows in t...