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November 27, 2014, 1:11 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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Ispenctor General Report

Committee of the Whole

October 15th, 2014 07:26am

Part 1 - Bishop airs the first part of the Council Roundup featuring the presentation from Hillard Heintz about an inspector general post for Springfield

Stone Represents Cop

Committee of the Whole

October 15th, 2014 07:04am

Part 2 - Bishop gets into the issue of a cop and SPD being sued over a stolen bike ... and other issues

Bike Lanes on Second Street

Committee of the Whole

October 15th, 2014 07:00am

Part 3 - Bishop airs the final moments from the Committee of the Whole meeting

Low Interest Loans for Public Safety and Works Vehicles

Full Council Meeting

October 8th, 2014 02:05pm

Part 1 - Bishop airs the back and forth and various arguments about an additional million dollars for police, fire and public works vehicles

From Vehicles to Fire Protection Districts

Full Council Meeting

October 8th, 2014 02:03pm

Part 2 - After hearing the back and forth on more funding for public safety and works vehicles, Bishop then gets into the fire protection district contracts

From Fire Protection Districts to Bike Lanes

Full Council Meeting

October 8th, 2014 02:00pm

Part 3 - The last half hour of Bishop On Air's Council Roundup featuring citizens addressing the council.

Search For a New Council Coordinator

Council Subcommittee

October 1st, 2014 06:09am

After a week off from meetings, the Springfield City Council held two ... the first being a council subcommittee to find a new council coordinator

Council Committee of the Whole

Raises, TIF and Bike Lanes

October 1st, 2014 06:05am

After the subcommittee to find a new council coordinator, aldermen get into other city business with the committee of the whole

Zoning for Digital Billboards

Full Council Meeting

September 17th, 2014 12:59pm

Hour 1 - After a week off from the Springfield City Council meetings, Bishop is back at it with The Council Roundup!

CWLP's Scenarios

Shoring Up Debt

September 17th, 2014 12:57pm

Hour 2 - Bishop airs the options City Water Light and Power lay out to make up on 8 million in debt

Final CWLP Moments

Fireworks in Council Chambers

September 17th, 2014 12:52pm

Hour 3 - Bishop finishes up the conversation about CWLP's proposals to shore up debt and also airs some contentious moments between several aldermen and the city's top attorney

TIF Money Debate

Full City Council

September 3rd, 2014 04:40am

Part 1 - Bishop airs highlights from the full Springfield City Council Meeting talking about TIF money

TIF Money and Search Committee

The Council Roundup

September 3rd, 2014 04:29am

Bishop continues with the TIF debate and then gets into the beginning of the special Committee of the Whole

Subcommittee for Council Coordinator

The Council Roundup

September 3rd, 2014 04:10am

Bishop airs highlights of the debate about a sub-committee to find the next council coordinator

Search Committee for Council Coordinator

Council Committee of the Whole

August 27th, 2014 12:50pm

A very short Committee of the Whole meeting means a short Council Roundup, but that doesn't mean there isn't important things to cover

CWLP's Dire Numbers

Rate Increase Inevitable

August 20th, 2014 12:28pm

Part 1 - Bishop airs parts of CWLP's dire warning to city aldermen that a rate increase will be necessary

Medical Pot in Springfield

And More

August 20th, 2014 12:26pm

Part 2 - Bishop the final moments from the Springfield City Council Meeting including brief debate about medical pot

Controversial Contract for Excavation and Cannabis

Live from the Illinois State Fair

August 13th, 2014 12:45pm

Part 1 - Bishop airs the Council Roundup from the Illinois State Fair

Medicinal Marijuana and Final Moments

Committee of the Whole

August 13th, 2014 12:44pm

Part 2 - Bishop continues with the Council Roundup from the Illinois State Fair

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



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