FPSS030-Faux-treemageddon-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

This week on the podcast we talk about another casino going in the bighorn resort. Also we talk about a proposal for a cell phone tower disguised as tree that at least 3 people don’t like. What happens to said cell phone tower? Listen and find out.

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FPSS029-Mary Kate Teske & Phil Griffin-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

This week Stout and I had the pleasure of interviewing both Mary Kate Teske and Phil Griffin of Waste Division. 4 people. In a tiny house. Talking about art in the sugar beet saturated air of Billings, Montana. What more could you ask for?

https://youtu.be/eMSrp6dwfBc

https://waste-division.org/

https://marykateteske.com/

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FPSS-028-Cherry Pie-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

This week in the dump we eat cherry pie and talk about the January 7th 2019 council work session.

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FPSS027-Distribution of Pain-The Friday Packet with Stocky and Stout

This week we follow-up on the December 17th 2018 agenda and get to know another city council member.

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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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