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Council Matters: New Year’s Resolutions – Dec 18 2017

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Council Matters: New Year’s Resolutions – Dec 18 2017

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Colorado Springs City Councilors Bill Murray and Tom Strand share their list of New Year’s resolution. The discussion includes ballot issues, Gallagher amendment, TABOR, Banning-Lewis Ranch annexation, Martin-Drake power plant, Mark Waller, strong mayor concept, toll lanes, council staff, parks; public safety, housing and leadershi...

Council Matters: Election Results November 2017

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Council Matters: Election Results November 2017

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Talk about getting down in the weeds on the ballot issues that just passed in Colorado Springs, Bill Murray and Tom Strand take you through the jungle exposing what was really voted on. Will the widened I-25 be a toll road? Yep! They talk about it. Additional costs over and above what has been touted? Oh, No! Also: “why” ...

CityTalk: Bicycling in C Springs

November 14, 2017 0 min to read

CityTalk: Bicycling in C Springs

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Did you know Colorado Springs is one of the great bicycling locations in the world? Senior Bike Planner Kate Brady joins City Councilor Jill Gaebler for a lively discussion of bicycling issues. The city’s newly proposed Bike Plan is now out for public review and comment. See the plan and learn about public meetings at coloradosprin...

Council Matters: Nov City/County Election Oct 30 2017

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Council Matters: Nov City/County Election Oct 30 2017

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Why do some people go to the polls while others don’t bother to exercise their right to vote? Ballot issues, stormwater, toll roads, money, and voter engagement are all teed up by Colorado Springs city councilors Bill Murray and Tom Strand in this episode. Listen to Bill get on a rant about 2/3 of the way through. He’s on...

Council Matters: Election Follow-up  May 1 2017

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Council Matters: Election Follow-up May 1 2017

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Newly elected council members, EPA lawsuit, a transit center 20 years in the making and no structure in sight, infrastructure, stormwater and a related fee to come before the voters (when?). Students think the nightlife is boring in Colorado Springs. Could they be right? Will Richard Skorman be a change agent? Time will tell! http://...

Council Matters: Leadership – April 24 2017

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Council Matters: Leadership – April 24 2017

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Wild Bill Murray and ever so polite Tom Strand are at it again discussing the Drake Power Plant. Will widening I-25 really benefit the driving public or just add more congestion to the problem? Bill takes the position Dynamic Leadership and Static Leadership positions are needed to make an organization run smoothly. As usual, no ston...

Council Matters: Uber, Short-Term Rentals – Feb 27 2017

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Council Matters: Uber, Short-Term Rentals – Feb 27 2017

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Short Term Rentals-should they pay taxes? Vetting Uber, Lyft, Air B&B. Is speaking to city council a last resort? Lack of enforcement of existing ordinances and laws. Accountability of city government from the mayor’s office on down. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/308713857-council-matters-uber-short-term-rentals-februa...

Council Matters – December 22 2016

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Council Matters – December 22 2016

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Wants for 2017: Council election in 2017, Utilities governance, focus on Broadband build out, Separate Parks & Rec with own funding source, Shook’s Run project (25 years?) Public transport, low income housing, jobs. Your comments (below) are welcome! Let us know what you think, and what you’d like to hear about on fut...

Council Matters: December 1 2016

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Council Matters: December 1 2016

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20 Years Into The Future: Fellow councilor Andy Pico joins host Tom Strand. Today’s discussion includes Colorado Springs in 20 years. Transportation, Cyber employment, housing, utilities. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/295791592-council-matters-20-yrs-iinto-the-future-2016-12-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | E...

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...

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