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Join us in the town square! Colorado Springs’ movers and shakers take the mic to share what’s happening in our city. Politics, art, culture, recreation, food and health – everything is on the table.

Join us in the town square! Colorado Springs’ movers and shakers take the mic to share what’s happening in our city. Politics, art, culture, recreation, food and health – everything is on the table.
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Join us in the town square! Colorado Springs’ movers and shakers take the mic to share what’s happening in our city. Politics, art, culture, recreation, food and health – everything is on the table.

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Episodes

Peak Town Square 38: Switchbacks Soccer Stadium Q&A

9/2/2019
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This is the follow-up to the Switchbacks Soccer Stadium presentation. The audience’s take is very interesting. The post Peak Town Square 38: Switchbacks Soccer Stadium Q&A appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:00:15:13

Peak Town Square 37: The Switchbacks soccer stadium presentation

9/2/2019
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A detailed presentation of the Switchbacks soccer stadium which includes the 8000 seat stadium, apartments and eating establishments. The events will need an additional 2400 (est.) parking spaces. This will be a multi-use facility for events other than soccer. The post Peak Town Square 37: The Switchbacks soccer stadium presentation appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:01:01:52

Town Square Podcast: Policing and Incarceration in Colorado: Results from the 2019 Legislative Session

8/29/2019
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This is the first episode in our podcast series outlining bills that Citizens Project took stances on this past Legislative Session. Listen to interviews from activists, politicians, and community members to learn more about how these bills were passed and how they impact our community. In this episode, we have two guests: Senator Pete Lee […] The post Town Square Podcast: Policing and Incarceration in Colorado: Results from the 2019 Legislative Session appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:00:56:32

Peak Town Square: 35 Meadows Park Town Hall Jul 30 2019

8/5/2019
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A spirited town hall Q&A session that covers: Homelessness, Accessory Dwelling Units, Short Term Rentals, Senior meals, Drake power plant, Fireworks, Urban development, Ballot issues, and more. Learn what legislation that was passed by state government that affects you. This was hosted by Richard Skorman and Yolanda Avila with state house member Terri Carver. The post Peak Town Square: 35 Meadows Park Town Hall Jul 30 2019 appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:01:29:47

Peak Town Square: 34 A vision for the cities that includes a strong foundation

7/29/2019
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A vision for the cities in El Paso, Teller, and Pueblo counties that includes a strong foundation, people participating, and an agility to adapt to the business environment, housing, and facilities for the citizens. The post Peak Town Square: 34 A vision for the cities that includes a strong foundation appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:01:07:35

Peak Town Square 33: Celebrating Unique Places

7/28/2019
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PlanCOS kicked off its first year following approval of the Colorado Springs Comprehensive Plan update by Celebrating Unique Places. The event was held July 18, 2019 at Lincoln Center. It included libations at Goat Patch Brewery, bicycle rides courtesy of PikeRide, fire truck tours, pop-up workouts by Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, and a panel discussion with residents from different parts of the city discussing how their neighborhoods provide a sense of community. The post Peak Town...

Duration:00:46:38

Town Square: 30 Prison Reform Recidivism Criminal Justice System

7/22/2019
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Restorative Justice, Prison Reform, Recidivism, Incarceration Rate, Ban the Box, are just some of the topics that Senator Pete Lee and Robin Roberts discuss. Normalization of the prison experience, European prisons, Pre-release programs, and expunging records are also discussed. The post Town Square: 30 Prison Reform Recidivism Criminal Justice System appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:00:45:03

Town Square: 23 Examining Privilege: Citizens Project 2019 Creating Community Breakfast

7/1/2019
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The Citizens Project 2019 Creating Community Breakfast, featuring speakers from community organizations and conversations examining our privilege and ways we can use it. Idris Goodwin’s American Prom: Springs Mag interview CS Indy interview Gazette interview Spirettes band Instagram: @spirettes Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Institute Twitter: @RMWFF Instagram: rmwfilm Julissa Molina Soto: Documentary Program video by […] The post Town Square: 23 Examining Privilege: Citizens Project 2019...

Duration:00:36:39

Town Square: Town Hall with Pete Lee, Tony Exum, Marc Synder – June 6 2019

6/20/2019
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Legislation that was passed and not passed in Colorado’s 2019 legislative session pack the agenda in this town hall featuring Pete Lee (Senate district 11), Tony Exum, Jr. (House district 17) and Marc Snyder (House district 18). The post Town Square: Town Hall with Pete Lee, Tony Exum, Marc Synder – June 6 2019 appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:01:30:07

Town Square: Jena Griswold CO Secretary of State – June 8 2019

6/12/2019
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The Omnibus election bill, dark money, voting machines, foreign money in Colorado politics, lobbyists, and more were on the agenda as Jena Griswold, Colorado Secretary of State, spoke on June 8. The post Town Square: Jena Griswold CO Secretary of State – June 8 2019 appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:00:25:53

Town Square: Governor Polis Town Hall – Colorado Springs May 4 2019

5/13/2019
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Colorado Governor Jared Polis offers his perspective on the recently concluded legislative session and his first few months in office. The post Town Square: Governor Polis Town Hall – Colorado Springs May 4 2019 appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:00:59:21

Town Square: National Popular Vote

5/7/2019
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The history of the Electoral College and advantages of a national popular vote for U.S. President and Vice President. The post Town Square: National Popular Vote appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:00:54:36

Town Square: Surprised by Property Value Increase?

4/18/2019
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Learn how your property tax bill is determined from El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker. He explains the 2019 re-appraisal process and how it affects property owners. This town hall was held April 2, 2019 by the El Paso County Assessor’s Office and the Council of Neighbors and Organizations. Contact the Assessor’s office with your […] The post Town Square: Surprised by Property Value Increase? appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:00:59:04

Town Square: #25 – MeadowGrass Music Festival 2019

4/10/2019
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Everything you need to know about spending a beautiful Memorial Day weekend listening to amazing music under the sun and stars. Now in its second decade, MeadowGrass is the perfect getaway for families and music lovers. The festival features more than 20 national, regional and local artists, music workshops, yoga, kids’ activities, and camping – […] The post Town Square: #25 – MeadowGrass Music Festival 2019 appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:00:44:56

Town Square: #24 – Tools for Transparency – Civic Superhero Training

4/8/2019
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Report a pothole, avoid cone zones, watch a particular agenda item in a city council meeting, see candidates’ campaign finance filings, see where your tax dollars are going. These are just a few of the powers in your hands with the City of Colorado Springs website and COSprings app. Jay Anderson, Open Data and Citizen […] The post Town Square: #24 – Tools for Transparency – Civic Superhero Training appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:01:08:16

Town Square: #23 CC Ice Arena Mtg 3 Q&A – March 23 2019

3/25/2019
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City for Champions, building materials, neighborhood congruity and existing neighborhood parking challenges are among the topics brought up in the Q&A section of public meeting #3 about the proposed Robson ice arena at Colorado College. Public meeting schedule and additional information can be found here. (Episode 23, recorded 3/23/19) The post Town Square: #23 CC Ice Arena Mtg 3 Q&A – March 23 2019 appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:00:56:03

Town Square: #22 CC Ice Arena Public Mtg 3 – March 23 2019

3/25/2019
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Major changes in the planned arena were explained in this third meeting about the Colorado College Robson Ice Arena: a parking garage and parking lot, plus a relocation of the arena and the tennis courts. The meeting also included more discussion of the architecture. Listen to the next episode of Town Square for the Q&A […] The post Town Square: #22 CC Ice Arena Public Mtg 3 – March 23 2019 appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:01:10:46

Town Square: #21 Council Candidates Forum – March 21 2019

3/25/2019
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Growth, marijuana, homelessness, public safety, public transportation and affordable housing are among the topics addressed by the 11 candidates for 3 at-large positions on Colorado Springs City Council. Douglas Sharp and a few friends organized this forum at Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School on March 21. This is a “warts-and-all” recording without the help of microphones […] The post Town Square: #21 Council Candidates Forum – March 21 2019 appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:01:52:10

Town Square: Collective Bargaining Ballot Issue Forum – March 18 2019

3/19/2019
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Learn more about Issue 1, Collective Bargaining for All Uniformed Fire Department Employees – the only question on the 2019 Colorado Springs ballot. Speaking for the proponents is John Roy, Deputy Campaign Manager for the Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters. Speaking for the opponents is Mayor John Suthers, representing Citizens Against Public Employee Unions. The forum […] The post Town Square: Collective Bargaining Ballot Issue Forum – March 18 2019 appeared first on Studio 809...

Duration:00:57:59

Town Square: Candidate Forum March 9 2019

3/12/2019
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Taxes, growth, traffic and collective bargaining for firefighters are among the topics debated by 11 candidates vying for 3 at-large Colorado Springs City Council seats. This forum was held at the Penrose House on March 9, hosted The Gazette, KOAA News 5 and the El Pomar Foundation’s Forum for Civic Advancement. (Episode 19, recorded 3/9/19) The post Town Square: Candidate Forum March 9 2019 appeared first on Studio 809 Radio.

Duration:01:30:08