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July 31, 2014, 12:34 pm
The Council Roundup
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The Council Roundup | This is city business

By Greg Bishop

Every Wednesday get a complete breakdown of the Springfield City Council Meetings

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Bel-Aire, PILOT and More

2 1/2 Hour Meeting in 1 Hour

July 30th, 2014 01:10pm

Bishop blasts through a long committee of the whole meeting in record time with the Council Roundup to cover all the major action you may have missed

Parolee Rehab Zoning

Part 1

July 16th, 2014 12:34pm

Bishop opens up the the conversation about zoning for a parolee house in a business district

Parolee Rehab Zoning

Part 2

July 16th, 2014 12:21pm

Bishop finishes up the zoning hearing and gets to the final moments of Tuesday's Springfield City Council Meeting

Rezoning for Parolee Rehab

George Sinclair vs Calvin Jones

July 16th, 2014 12:16pm

After airing the debate from Tuesday's Springfield City Council meeting about rezoning to allow for a halfway home for parolees, Bishop talks with George Sinclair and Calvin Jones

Blacks Towed More Than Whites

SPD vs. Calvin Christian

July 16th, 2014 12:08pm

Bishop talks with Deputy Police Chief Denis Arnold and reporter Calvin Christian about new numbers breaking down the race of drivers whose vehicles are towed, plus your reaction

Municipal Band Talk

Committee of the Whole

July 9th, 2014 11:06am

It's a short Committee of the Whole with talk about the Municipal Band and alderman sound off on the proposed NJPA authorization deal

National Joint Powers Alliance

Ward Map and Inspector General

July 9th, 2014 11:00am

Bishop airs the final moments from the Committee of the Whole and airs moments from the Hillard Heintze kick off meeting

Comcast Franchise Agreement

Part 1

July 2nd, 2014 12:50pm

Bishop airs the first part of the debate about the franchise agreement between the city and Comcast

Comcast Franchise Agreement

Part 2

July 2nd, 2014 12:35pm

This is part two of the conversation about Comcast and the city of Springfield ...

Comcast Franchise Agreement

Part 3 and then some ...

July 2nd, 2014 12:05pm

Does it ever end? Yes ... and then there are a few other things to get to from Tuesday's meeting

Attitute Problems From City Hall

Committee of the Whole

June 25th, 2014 12:18pm

Bishop airs some concerns from a first year event after an email from Public Works laid out what isn't allowed for next year ...

Comcast and TIFs

Committee of the Whole

June 25th, 2014 12:09pm

Bishop airs the aldermen talking about extending a franchise agreement with Comcast and also concerns about a TIF agreement

Zoning Part 1

Rehab Homes

June 18th, 2014 12:40pm

Bishop airs the zoning debate over homes to rehabilitate adults ...

Zoning Part 2

The Council Roundup

June 18th, 2014 12:21pm

Bishop airs the rest of zoning and begins the regular meeting to talk insurance for CWLP

The Council Roundup

Part 3

June 18th, 2014 12:00pm

Bishop airs the debate about R.W. Troxell and reveals the agent involved gave 3,500 in donations to Mayor Mike Houston

NAPA No Talk and Sick Time Payout

Committee of the Whole

June 11th, 2014 12:13pm

Part 1 - Bishop airs the back and forth about the NAPA contract inaction from Tuesday's committee of the whole

Insurance for CWLP and Rail Consolidation

Council Committee of the Whole

June 11th, 2014 12:05pm

Part 2 - Bishop airs the conversation about insurance for CWLP properties and more from Tuesday's committee of the whole

Full Council Meeting

NAPA and IG

June 4th, 2014 01:27pm

Part 1 - Bishop opens up the meeting with remembrance, proclamation, a short NAPA conversation and the beginning of the IG discussion

Hillard Heintz and the IG

Full Council Meeting

June 4th, 2014 01:21pm

Part 2 - Bishop airs the rest of the debate about the Hillard Heintz contract

Bishop talks with Ken Bouche

Post Council Roundup

June 4th, 2014 01:12pm

After the Council Roundup, Bishop talks with Hillard Heintz COO Ken Bouche

Ald. Joe McMenamin

Post Council Roundup

June 4th, 2014 01:08pm

After the Council Roundup, Bishop talks with Ald. Joe McMenamin who urges the Mayor to veto the Hillard Heintz contract

NAPA Kept in Committee

Beginning of IG Talks

May 28th, 2014 12:26pm

Part 1 - Bishop provides the play-by-play and color commentary from Tuesday's Springfield City Council Committee of the Whole

IG Debate, TIFs, and Christian Addresses Committee

The Council Roundup

May 28th, 2014 12:06pm

Part 2 - Continuing with the IG debate, Bishop then airs info about two TIF deals,

Proclamation, Zoning and More

Full Council Meeting

May 21st, 2014 01:06pm

Hour 1 - Bishop opens up the meeting with a mayoral proclamation and then zoning, plus the beginning of debate about the new ward map

Ward Map Debate

From all sides

May 21st, 2014 01:04pm

Hour 2 - Bishop continues with the debate over the new ward map in Springfield

Enos Park React

New Ward Map

May 21st, 2014 01:00pm

Hour 3 - Bishop gets reaction from a representative of the Enos Park Neighborhood Association about their neighborhood being split between two wards

Committee of the Whole

NAPA Contract

May 14th, 2014 04:26pm

Ald. Frank Lesko opens the meeting, gets the Treasurer's report and takes debate about the NAPA contract

Ald. McMenamin on NAPA

And What's After Hy-Vee

May 14th, 2014 04:05pm

After going through most of the NAPA debate, Bishop talks with Ald. Joe McMenamin

Final Moments

Committee of the Whole

May 14th, 2014 04:00pm

Bishop airs some final moments from Tuesday's Committee of the Whole

Fiscal Year 2014 Overview

Budget Dir. McCarty

May 7th, 2014 12:15pm

Bishop opens up the Council Roundup by talking with Budget Director Bill McCarty

Gambling Parlors Vote

Impacts on Jerome

May 7th, 2014 12:14pm

Bishop gives the vote on the gambling measure and also talks with Jerome Village President Michael Lopez

Ward Map Debate

Committee of the Whole

April 30th, 2014 12:37pm

Hour 1 - Bishop opens up The Council Roundup with debate concerning the proposed ward map for the city of Springfield

Gambling Parlors a Problem?

Council Committee of the Whole

April 30th, 2014 12:36pm

Hour 2 - Bishop continues the gambling parlor debate from Tuesday's Springfield City Council Committee of the Whole

From Video Gambling to Street Violence

Bishop On Air

April 30th, 2014 12:35pm

Hour 3 - Bishop finishes up the discussion of gambling machines in Springfield and then gets into the problems with ongoing street violence

Zoning and NAPA

Full Council Meeting

April 16th, 2014 12:59pm

Bishop opens up the Council meeting with a Springfield High School student getting a scholarship, then zoning, and then the beginning of the end of the NAPA debate

NAPA Know How

Bishop On Air

April 16th, 2014 12:24pm

The debate over the NAPA contract dominates this hour. Did alderman vote on in? Listen to find out!

Steve Harvey-Gate

Ald. Simpson's Fury

April 16th, 2014 12:01pm

In hour 3 of The Council Roundup, Bishop airs the line of questioning Ald. Simpson has for the city's HR director about an appearance on a national TV show

Committee of the Whole

NAPA Contract

April 9th, 2014 01:10pm

Bishop airs the Committee of the Whole which was dominated by an ordinance that didn't even make it out of committee

Na Na Na NAPA Know How

Even More Debate

April 9th, 2014 01:09pm

Bishop gets even more out about the NAPA contract and also finishes up with a song about drinkin' 40s while walking down the street

Age Ain't Nothing But a Number

Cops' Age

April 2nd, 2014 01:28pm

Hour 1 - Bishop provides the play-by-play and color commentary from the Tuesday's Springfield City Council Meeting

Cops' Age

Lake 2 Debate

April 2nd, 2014 01:17pm

Hour 2 - More on the debate about the age of cadets for Springfield Police plus the debate of a backup water supply continues

Veto Timeline

Your Phone Calls

April 2nd, 2014 01:00pm

Hour 3 - After finishing up the last few moments of The Council Roundup, Bishop takes your calls

Triune's Contract Change

Out of Left Field

March 26th, 2014 03:02pm

Hour 1 - Ald. Cory Jobe chairs the committee of the whole and Bishop's predictions about what would dominate the news are way off

Triune and Backup Water Supply

Plus Ald. Lesko Responds to Ghetto Tree

March 26th, 2014 02:42pm

Hour 2 - Bishop finishes up the discussion about Triune A second water supply

Full Council Meeting

Proclamations and Zoning

March 19th, 2014 12:23pm

Part 1 - Bishop airs some proclamations and zoning issues

Purchase of Downtown Block

Ald. Cory Jobe

March 19th, 2014 12:09pm

Part 2 - The debate over purchasing a block of downtown property from the state takes center stage and Bishop talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

Na Na Na NAPA Know How

Second Round of Debate

March 19th, 2014 12:00pm

Part 3 - Bishop airs the final moments of the Springfield City Council Meeting including debate over a proposed contract with NAPA

Spring Cleaning Ordinances

The Council Roundup Committee of the Whole

March 12th, 2014 12:21pm

Part 1 - Bishop opens up the Committee of the Whole review with some spring cleaning and other fun city business

Potential Purchase Given Initial Green Light

Critical Block of Downtown

March 12th, 2014 12:19pm

Part 2 - Bishop airs discussion about various issues in front of city aldermen, including the potential purchase of a downtown block with Ward 6 Ald. Cory Jobe

Na Na Na NAPA Know How

Budget Director McCarty

March 12th, 2014 12:11pm

Part 3 - Bishop airs the debate over a contract with NAPA and talks with City Budget Director Bill McCarty



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