Audio incompetence

On the podcast this week we delve into Billings budget basics, the public safety mill levy,  emails from city residence to council members and so much more.  Also, if you’ve ever wondered what the show would sound like if we recorded ourselves through a laptop microphone for 34 minutes before realizing the mixer is off, this is the episode for you.

Click the links below to read some constituent emails to council ↓↓↓↓

May 11th 2020 emails to council

May 14th 2020 emails to council

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Incoherent

On the podcast this week we deviate a little from the usual format and have a relatively free wheeling conversation about the world around us.  If you wan’t to check out of life for about 45 minutes, then this is the episode for you.

*Check out the link below to get an in-depth (304 page) look at the proposed city of Billings, Montana budget.

Proposed FY2021 Budget and capital improvement plans for the City of Billings, Montana

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Stimulus gun

On this weeks edition of The Friday Packet we’re outside (literally) catching on Billings Montana city council meetings.  On the show we talk about one-way roads, two-way roads, sidewalks and since we live in Montana and we are legally required to do it, guns.

 

2018 Billings Urban Area Long Range Transportation

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Fireside chat

On the show this week we catch up on Billings city council happenings and Billings, Montana local news.   Its been about a month since our last one so there is plenty to talk about.

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Kevin Kooistra

On this weeks show is an interview with The executive director of The Western Heritage Center in Billings Montana, Kevin Kooistra that we conducted back in September of 2019.  We used portions of the interview in the making of “Elk river blues”, an episode that details the Yellowstone Kelly interpretive center. Western heritage Center website

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Running late

On this weeks podcast we detail the February 18th and 24th 2020 Billings Montana city council meetings.  The meeting on the 24th seeing a lot more public engagement as the council discussed whether  Welcoming Diversity Ordinance deserved to be put on a future agenda.  Click the link below to read one council members opinions on the WDO.

Shaun Browns email response to Norma Buchanan on why he opposed the WDO

Emails from constituents to council concerning the WDO

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Turgid

On this weeks show we go over the February 3rd and February 10th, 2020 Billings city council meetings.  Also in the episode we give you two regional rundowns. (spoiler alert, they contain a lot of “dudes”)

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Bad attitudes

On this weeks edition of the show we try, and fail, not to bitch about everything in the city of Billings, Montana.  Joins us a we meander through the January 21 2020 Billings city council work session and the January 27 2020 Regular Billings city council meetings.  Plus a double dose of regional rundown.

Billings City Council Special Work Session for Strategic Planning – Feb. 1, 2020

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Double Trouble

On this weeks show we tackle two meetings of the Billings city council. A January 6th 2020 works session and a January 13th 2020 regular session.  Join us as you get not one, but two regional rundowns, and also a breakdown of the public safety discussion put on by city staff at the library.

Video of public safety discussion at the library.

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2019 we really knew thee.

On this edition of the show we wrap up the year in Billings city government and Billings top news stories.  From rock slides to…well…more rockslides we’ll cover it all on this show.  And bears, we’ll definitely talk about bears.

 

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