FPSS026-Autonomous Dissent-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

On this episode we delve into the jamb-packed December 17th council agenda. Listed below are just a few of the agenda items, and these are just in the consent agenda. Join us as we attempt to go over the entire agenda as well as talk maybe a little too much about robots.

*Professional Services Contract for W.O. 18-23: 2018 Water Master Plan Update; HDR Engineering, Inc.; in an amount not to exceed $333,900.

*Professional Services Contract for design and construction administration of W.O. 19-10: Jellison Rd. Water Main; Performance Engineering; $162,186.

*Four-Year Contract for the Neptune AMR/AMI Software Hosting; Northwest Pipe Fittings, Inc.; Year 1 – $40,920; Year 2 – $49,290; Year 3 – $57,660; and Year 4 – $57,990, for a total of $205,530.

*Amendment No. 1, W.O. 18-22: Leavens Reservoir Expansion and Zone 1 Improvements, Professional Services Contract, HDR Engineering, Inc., $599,700.

*Amendment No. 1, Wireless Network Concession Agreement (Wi-Fi Agreement), Boingo Wireless, renewal and extension for one additional year to December 31, 2019.

*Exchange City Golf Corporation (ECGC) 2019 annual budget and fee structure for Par 3 Golf Course.

*2018 High Intensity Drug Traffic Area (HIDTA) Award from Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy; $606,450.

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FPSS-025-Greg Krueger-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

Retired economic redevelopment professional Greg Krueger joins us on the packet to talk about Sky-Point. Skypoint? However you punctuate it, Sky-Point in downtown Billings has been a defining element in downtown Billings since 2002.

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FPSS-024-Tiny house task force-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

This week we discuss garbage, transportation and once again we get to know another council person. Or do we?? Join us as we also discuss the a very billings-centric topic, The West End.

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FPSS-023-A Feast Inside-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

On this episode we go over the Teamsters local 190 contract with the city, the city/county drain rebuild and discuss the rescue mission’s decision not to implement “code blue” this year.

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FPSS022-Tangents-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

This week on the packet we maybe go off on one to many tangents. Its what we do best. We also discuss public safety, get to know another city council member and we explain what it means to be a democratic socialist.

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FPSS021-Jeremy Engebretson-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

This week on the podcast we interview Lilac owner and executive chef Jeremy Engebretson. Since 2010 Jeremy and his staff at Lilac have consistently night after night created some of the best cuisine in Billings. Just last year Jeremy was named a semi-finalist in the 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards as the Top Executive Chef in the Northwest. Join us for an eclectic conversation, then, for F*CKS SAKE GO EAT AT LILAC DOWNTOWN!

https://youtu.be/i7jtbVNRsyk

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FPSS-020-Ghostzpacho-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

On this very special halloween edition of the podcast go on supernatural adventure. Join us on our most ambitious (and our longest) podcast to date as we put our good friend A.J. up in room 226 of the Dude Rancher Lodge for a night. Did A.J. make contact with Annabel Goan the benevolent entity said to still wander the halls of the motel? Listen in and find out!

A big thank you to Chris at the dude for sharing her personal experiences with Annabel!

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FPSS-019-Lore-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

This week we talk city administrator salary, truck purchases, and we get to know another councilperson.

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FPSS018-Sausages-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

We talk dark money, problem properties and big dreams. Along with that we get to know another councilperson. Join us won’t you as we go slightly off the rails for a bit then overcorrect and end up in a slightly better place.

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FPSS017-H2JOE-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

We yammer on about water quality, the city administrator search and we also get to know another council person. Who is said council person? You’ll just have to listen.

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