Post Tagged with: "Utilities"

Council Matters: Stormwater  August 14 2017

August 14, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: Stormwater August 14 2017

Category : Council Matters

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...

Specials: True Cost of Coal

August 13, 2017 0 min to read

Specials: True Cost of Coal

Category : Studio 809 Specials

Learn about why the external costs, those that don’t show up on your utility bill but we all pay for in other ways — make coal as an energy source much more costly than you may have known! 350 Colorado Springs presents two speakers on the social, health and environmental impacts of burning coal in our communities. Jim Rig...

Council Matters: Renewables – June 5 2017

June 5, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: Renewables – June 5 2017

Category : Council Matters, Paving Paradise

Council members Bill Murray and Tom Strand are at it again taking on the subject of renewables in Colorado Springs. The citizen owned utility needs to get out of the coal generating business. Both agree. Looking at battery storage is one of Bill’s suggestions. It’s being done in other locales. Why not here in Colorado...

Council Matters: Leadership – April 24 2017

April 24, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: Leadership – April 24 2017

Category : Council Matters

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...

Specials: Green Cities City Council Candidate Forum on Utilities

March 17, 2017 0 min to read

Specials: Green Cities City Council Candidate Forum on Utilities

Category : Studio 809 Specials

Meet the City Council Candidates: Colorado Springs City Council candidate forum March 16, 2017, hosted by the Green Cities Coalition. The subject: utilities. Candidates present: Don Knight, David Geislinger, Richard Skorman, Melanie Bernhardt, Andy Pico, Janak Joshi. Thanks to the Energy Working Group of the Green Cities Coalition ht...

SoapBox – Utilities Secrets

January 28, 2017 0 min to read

SoapBox – Utilities Secrets

Category : SoapBox

You’ve read or heard bits and pieces. Now get the full story from local clean air advocate Jim Riggins and resident Laura Van Der Pol. Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) refused to release publicly funded air quality models that show dangerous levels of sulfur dioxide. A concerned mother (Leslie Weise) took them to court. Now CSU...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast:  Bob and Kevin discuss economic benefits of parks, additional parks funding

January 18, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: Bob and Kevin discuss economic benefits of parks, additional parks funding

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and co-host Kevin discuss a recent study regarding the economic benefit of city parks, attempts to raise more money for parks, stormwater issues, and Kevin’s big plans for 2018 http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/303277899-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-bob-kevin-discuss-the-economic-benefit-of-parks-more-parks-funding.mp3Podcast:...

Council Matters – January 12 2016

January 12, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters – January 12 2016

Category : Council Matters

Technology libraries in all schools, Colorado Springs Utilities governance, responsibility to electorate, Issue 300, Payment in Lieu of Taxes, doing away with city council, and more. Not the place to nap! http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/300999098-council-matters-technology-libraries-sb152-2017-01-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window ...

Council Matters: December 1 2016

December 2, 2016 0 min to read

Council Matters: December 1 2016

Category : Council Matters

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...

Council Matters – November 17 2016

November 18, 2016 0 min to read

Council Matters – November 17 2016

Category : Council Matters

Tom Strand and guest-co-host Dave Gardner discuss the recent national election and the upcoming local election. Included: what will happen to the Clean Power Plan? Will burning coal to generate electricity return to favor in Colorado Springs? http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/293570751-council-matters-november-17-2016.mp3Podcast: Pl...

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