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Are things slowing down for Colorado Springs? Do sales tax revenues show a slowing of Colorado Springs economic activity? Is there a slowing of housing sales? Are $500K homes out of the reach of the average resident? Does it look like ARMs are making a comeback? Will the new development in Downtown Colorado Springs pick up the slack of an economic …
 
Didn’t we just finish an election? Recreational Marijuana (aka Cannabis) is on the Colorado Springs November 2022 ballot. Will it pass? The PPRTA tax extension issue spells out where the money is going. It looks like the Smoke & Mirror games regarding some city financing issues are raising some eyebrows. Is it 3-card Monty or the Pea in the Shell g…
 
If Colorado Springs drops into a recession, what does it mean for you? What is City Council’s function? What is the 60% solution? Wouldn’t it be nice to have an 80% solution? 100% solution? Impact Fees: Is the city attempting to slide another issue by the citizens? What’s O&M? Do we need it? What game is being played here and to who’s benefit? Tax …
 
Will the taxpayer get stuck……………….. again? PPRTA Ballot issue. Will Constitution Ave. finally be scrapped? What are the plans for Nevada Ave.? Do Colorado Springs communities get the attention they need? Do communities matter? What’s a “Shoehorn” project? Is one coming to a neighborhood near you? Did you know about it? What’s this 70% stuff? Who pa…
 
Can Colorado Springs afford its own growth? What are the mayoral and city council candidates’ vision for Colorado Springs? Can Colorado Springs survive on sales taxes alone? Will the proposed impact fees cover the needs of the city’s expansion? How could it with all the tax give-a-ways? Is Colorado Springs inefficient in its functioning as a city? …
 
What is the problem the city is solving regarding Constitution Ave? Listen to how magically Councilman Bill Murray segues from Utilities to Homeowners Associations to Constitution Ave. What is the Economy doing at this stage? Where have all the workers gone? Will there be a recession in 2023? Some people say “Yes” and others say “No.” Which will it…
 
Healthcare: A cautionary tale from a local perspective. The opinions of the speakers are their own and do not reflect the positions of Studio809podcast.com. What is really going on with our healthcare system? Is being threatened or intimidated the modus operandi of today’s medical establishment? Who is advocating for you when it comes to your healt…
 
Guns Guns Guns 1) Gun regulations. Rules of Engagement. Ban open carry? 2) A sniper on the roof. 3) Let’s begin with Public Safety. 4) Colorado Springs being sued again. The post A number of issues that are current for today’s environment. appeared first on Studio 809 Podcasts.Av Bill Murray
 
Apparently NOT! Is there a disconnect between what data the city is providing the public vs. the real world? Do emerging economies affect Colorado Springs? Are they Colorado Springs competition? Should Colorado Springs be looking at future trends? What is the fastest growing demographic in the labor force? Will Colorado Springs ebb out of the compe…
 
Can’t argue with the data When did the slower growth rate begin? Was the Great Recession tough on Colorado Springs? Data shows Colorado Springs is getting older. True or False? What is the largest growing demographic? Has there been under-building in Colorado Springs? For how long? Do you want to retire in place? Should the city be data driven? Wha…
 
Are the city’s executives under paid? Public and private section executive compensation. Can and should the city of Colorado Springs try and compete? Does the old adage “You get want you pay for” apply here? There’s a faction that wants the city to be run like the private sector. But can it? Will it? Does it show an inclination that it wants to? Co…
 
But, then again, some things are not. Is income flat in Colorado Springs? Has Colorado Springs reached the point of low wages and high costs? Is the growth slowing or accelerating? Is Colorado Springs becoming more diverse? Get ready for a couple of November Ballot Issues. Councilman Bill Murray is announcing his support for a candidate for Sheriff…
 
Are these the best candidates for the future of Colorado Springs? Four persons have declared their intention to run for Colorado Springs mayor in 2023. Does one have too much baggage? Does a novice stand a chance? Retreads anyone? What are the candidate’s interests and what do they hope to accomplish? This question should be asked of every candidat…
 
Should we be doing a Happy Dance? The Fiscal 2022 Data is current, right? When will the party end? We’re in a housing bubble, right? New rental homes are being built. Care to guess what the rents will be? Is the dream of fiber optics finally being realized? The Hot Topic for City Council: Massage Parlors. Whoop De Do. Really important stuff don’t y…
 
Can Colorado Springs afford its own growth? Have other communities outstripped Colorado Springs in income & economic activity? Is the politicization of everything contributing to the slow income and economic growth? Is there political idiocracy on the Colorado Springs city council? Does Colorado Springs have the money for huge capital outlays? Is a…
 
Is there mischief afoot? Are changes occurring that some people don’t like? Some people aren’t happy. Is the lack of investment in CSU’s infrastructure over the past decades gotten Colorado Springs to this point? Are the chickens finally coming home to roost? Does city council have enough experience to manage a 21st century city owned utility? Is t…
 
What are the citizens entitled to see? What’s one of the bigger issues regarding the Westside Community Center? Should the citizens be allowed to peruse contracts that the city is entering into? Does city council really have any power? What other issues will be resurfacing in the near future? Is the Colorado Springs a “Blob” of crime? What are the …
 
Will it be a quiet March 2022? Inflation is hitting Colorado Springs Utilities. What’s going on with the school districts and the Pikes Peak Library District? Will these changes be for the good? What is the long term and short term goals of these changes? Can somebody answer this question? Is there a lot of Malaise among the population? Does a 26% …
 
Insurance Fire Mitigation Evacuations Is your home insured or under-insured? Is there an evacuation plan for your household and neighborhood?? Where lessons learned from the Waldo Canyon fires? Did you know that money will be spent on fire mitigation? Where is development? How safe is the development? Are there landslide issues? Now, development fe…
 
Should we really be afraid of inflation? Has your Colorado Springs Utility bill recently gone up? With inflation, is FREE money about to stop? Those of you on variable interest rate credit cards and mortgages, watch out. Here it comes! Is inflation here to stay? Through 2022? 2023? 2024? Is there a role for Colorado Springs city council during this…
 
Activity both Here and in the Future Does city council respect the population? What should we look for in a new police chief? Does Colorado Springs need a different viewpoint? Should the public hear the discussions about the litigation the city is involved in? Is the “Sit/Lie” ordinance set to be expanded? Will Wayne Williams make a good mayor? Wil…
 
Colorado Springs Utilities rate increases. OUCH! Is there a limit to Colorado Springs water supply? Is there a limit to wastewater supply? Are Metro Districts hiding the real cost of maintaining Colorado Springs? Look at who is not contributing to the coffers of Colorado Springs. Are the citizens getting bad numbers when projects are presented to t…
 
Caveat Emptor: Should that be slogan when a person purchases a home? What are the responsibilities of city officials in protecting the public? Are citizens informed? Have the fire and landslide risks disappeared in Colorado Springs? How can city council help? Does Colorado Springs need Philanthropic efforts, forgoing profits, to remedy the affordab…
 
Will it be words expended or no action taken? 1) A new council member will be seated. 2) The police chief has retired. Is new blood in the offing or will it be same old same old? 3) Fiber to the home. 4) Sales tax receipts are up. 5) Bonds on the Air Force Academy have been funded. What will the taxpayers contribute? The Bridge to Nowhere cost $18M…
 
A look at the Marshall fire in Boulder County, CO Is Colorado Springs ready for the next fire event whether it’s in the Wildland Interface or a 25 story building? Your answer? Are co-operative agreements with other cities a viable option or should Colorado Springs stand on its own? Will Colorado Springs spend the money? Is technology the answer? Is…
 
Colorado Springs city council district 3 discussion The world according to Councilman Bill Murray in 2022. Ting! Ting! Ting! Coming to a residence near you? Broadband finally arriving? The Fourth of July is coming early this year. Lots of fireworks. What is a Carpet Bagger? The replacement for Councilman Richard Skorman is discussed and there’s mor…
 
We’ve put on our Wizard hats to predict the future Councilman Bill Murray has gathered his stable of Prognosticators together along with the good old reliable Ouija Board to look into the future of Colorado Springs. The post Predictions for Colorado Springs 2022 appeared first on Studio 809 Podcasts.…
 
Is the executive branch of city government really doing their job? Is there a problem with definitions? Does civil discussion exist? Or is it Us vs. Them? What is being done about having Community conversations? Meta. Is the attitude, “Don’t bother me with the facts or data. It might force me to change my mind?” Should the seasoned leadership do mo…
 
Are police and fire really fully funded? The developers of three 25 story buildings downtown are looking for the “Freebees” at taxpayer expense. Should they get them? Has city council lost their ability of “Checks & Balances?” Will development charges be enough to bail Colorado Springs out of the hole it has dug for itself? Or will Colorado Springs…
 
Is Colorado Springs 911 Communications Center in Deep XXXX? Who’s going to be the replacement for Richard Skorman? Someone new or a retread? Data. Accountability, and Public Safety. Is Colorado Springs where it should be? Find the Balance. Enforce the Balance. What is the responsibility of council members to their constituents? What will city counc…
 
A final discussion on ballot issues 2C & 2D What properties should the City of Colorado Springs be looking at for future parks? Should Colorado Springs be talking about the level of effort regarding parks? Does the tax aversion of Colorado Springs really work in the long run? Bonding anyone? Does Colorado Springs need more revenue? Is the “Balanced…
 
What went wrong? What went right? Another view. Kent Obee is today’s guest. Did the process get hi-jacked? And by whom? Will some people be held accountable? What’s the divisive nature of the group. Pay raises for city employees? Are 25 story skyscrapers in Colorado Springs’ future? The post November 2021 Ballot Issues & Ramifications appeared firs…
 
Is the city being stratified? Is inflation skewing the projected income numbers for Colorado Springs? Does tourism cause headaches for Colorado Springs in the future? What are the draws for new businesses? The 30th street buildout. A bargain or …………………… Is Colorado Springs trying to emulate Denver and should it? Is the fire department prepared for …
 
Councilman Bill Murray is trying to tell us something here? Is there really long range planning for the budget? Are the forecast assumptions real? Is a 5% sales tax growth rate real? What about inflation? Is enough being allowed for operating expenditures and capital outlays? What’s that $1.7B needed? Should this area be more robust? Allowing for a…
 
Councilman Bill Murray takes you through the 2022 city budget Is the city spending your money wisely? But before you vote, checkout the spending measures. What is really needed to run the city? Is the $400.6M enough to provide all the needed services including police and fire protection? Should it be more? Can Home Owner’s Associations file appeals…
 
Councilman Bill Murray is interviewed by the Wall Street Journal about evacuation procedures and processes for Colorado Springs. This is a timely subject that needs immediate attention. Is Colorado Springs prepared for the next catastrophic emergency? Are the plans and procedures in place? Does Colorado Springs have the necessary equipment and manp…
 
Is the public paying attention? Are evacuation maps available to the citizens? What’s Fleet Modeling? Should Colorado Springs quit building? Is Colorado Springs already overbuilt? What is Colorado Springs all about? Would you call the new apartment complexes in Down Town Colorado Springs “Affordable Housing?” What is WUI? These and other topics are…
 
Spend it wisely or spend it foolishly What should Colorado Springs do with the money it’s getting from the American Recovery Plan Act and the State, Local, Fiscal Recovery fund? Will it be treated like a Slush Fund? Should the mayor have complete control over its distribution or should city council have a say? What should be done with Infrastructur…
 
Issues to focus on What’s the role of City Council in modifying Quality of Life Indicators? Is there reluctance on the city’s part to solve Quality of Life Issues? Is Colorado Springs #1 in Cost of Living Accelerators? Should Eminent Domain be used to improve the Quality of Life for people in Colorado Springs vs. a land owner‘s preferences? Is Flex…
 
Is there a political will to make it happen? Is transportation planning included in the overall planning of Colorado Springs? Is Colorado Springs in trouble planning wise? Is transportation a stand-alone issue? Have you noticed a surge in Covid-19/Delta variants? Have politics and the Pandemic gone hand in hand? Should we be concerned about politic…
 
Ballot Issues Today’s segment opens with an important Public Service Announcement. Have you ever heard of the Agenda Planner Review? What is it? Ever hear of the WUI? Does it have anything to do with Wildfire Mitigation? A patchwork of various inanities? What does that mean? Does this patchwork benefit the citizens? The 2424 Garden of the Gods proj…
 
A Conversation with General Palmer A conversation with General Palmer begins today’s session with Councilman Bill Murry. What are the city’s biggest arguments today? What is in the best interests of the community? How do you control unrestrained growth? How will this unrestrained growth be paid for? What’s the next 150 years going to look like? Is …
 
Do we need mandates? Councilman Bill Murray contemplates the unraveling the Covid-19 mysteries. Is Consequence Management coming into play? How is human authority over the Covid-19 working? What are the mayor of Colorado Springs and the El Paso County commissioners thinking? Would they care to share their thought processes? Should pandering be allo…
 
Can we have an open and honest dialog? Inflation. A possible tax refund? Give-a-way$ of taxpayer dollar$? What will the name of the new community be? Are you a betting person? The post More things affecting your wallet in Colorado Springs appeared first on Studio 809 Podcasts.Av Bill Murray
 
The Saga continues. Will the financial situation that the city faces be resolved? We’re talking Billion$ here. Is the current city council up to the task? Can tourism save the day? Will the C4C really be a financial boom or will the venues be line items on the city’s future budgets? Is the city absorbing the costs of infrastructure for tourism? Let…
 
Will Colorado Springs move into the future or remain in the past? Will Social Workers ride with the police and help defuse hostile situations? How come no recommendations from Law Enforcement Transparency & Accountability Commission? Is there political will to go to publicly financed elections? A Moat city? How are the Shell Games and Hiding Things…
 
Is the Colorado Springs City Auditorium on the chopping block? Councilman Bill Murray discusses the Mayor’s Retreat and the $36 Million gift from OUR Uncle. You might find the breakdown of how the money is to be spent very interesting. What are your priorities? Send your suggestions of how to spend the money to bill.murray@coloradosprings.gov. Covi…
 
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