City Council Chronicles
City Council Chronicles
Michael Karlik
The world's #1 podcast about city council meetings. Entertaining interviews about city council meetings across the globe by Michael Karlik every Sunday. City council meeting reviews,
City Council Chronicles 134: Jim Paine -- Superior, WI Mayor
Jim Paine--Superior, WI mayor--presided over a series of meetings this year in which the common council failed to select a council president after numerous votes and repeated requests for a secret ballot. He explains the dynamics behind the standoff and why the bad feelings seemed to boil over into this one decision. City Council Chronicles provides reviews of city council meetings from across the world. Named a "Top 100 Local Government Influencer" in 2016, 2017, and 2018 by ELGL.org. Our sponsor is Dig Deep Research: GoDigDeep.com. Link: https://councilchronicles.com/ Twitter: @michaelkarlik. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citycouncilchronicles/. Graphic by Ben Wasserman: @benwassetweet. Listen to the newest project from City Council Chronicles, the eight-part "Tear It Down" audio story, available at www.tearitdownpodcast.com. Music credits: News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Artist: http://incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/)
Aug 31, 2019
City Council Chronicles 133: Carrie Tergin -- Jefferson City, MO Mayor
Carrie Tergin--Jefferson City, MO mayor--returns to critique the top 10 city council selfies from International #CityHallSelfie Day. Follow along at www.councilchronicles.com/selfie. Also, she discusses a contentious council meeting about potential charter changes and listens back to the council meeting hours before a natural disaster. City Council Chronicles provides reviews of city council meetings from across the world. Named a "Top 100 Local Government Influencer" in 2016, 2017, and 2018 by ELGL.org. Our sponsor is Dig Deep Research: GoDigDeep.com. Link: https://councilchronicles.com/ Twitter: @michaelkarlik. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citycouncilchronicles/. Graphic by Ben Wasserman: @benwassetweet. Listen to the newest project from City Council Chronicles, the eight-part "Tear It Down" audio story, available at www.tearitdownpodcast.com. Music credits: News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Artist: http://incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/)
Aug 24, 2019
City Council Chronicles 132: Warren Lieberman -- Belmont, CA Vice Mayor
Warren Lieberman--Belmont, CA vice mayor--was around when the first class of Belmont second graders began their mock council meetings at city hall. He explains the logistics, the topics, and the obstacles. Plus, what are the advantages to postponing a council decision on controversial topics? City Council Chronicles provides reviews of city council meetings from across the world. Named a "Top 100 Local Government Influencer" in 2016, 2017, and 2018 by ELGL.org. Our sponsor is Dig Deep Research: GoDigDeep.com. Link: https://councilchronicles.com/ Twitter: @michaelkarlik. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citycouncilchronicles/. Graphic by Ben Wasserman: @benwassetweet. Listen to the newest project from City Council Chronicles, the eight-part "Tear It Down" audio story, available at www.tearitdownpodcast.com. Music credits: News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Artist: http://incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/)
Aug 17, 2019
City Council Chronicles 131: Casey Brown -- Golden, CO Mayor Pro Tem
Casey Brown--Golden, CO mayor pro tem--was prepared to give 16 and 17-year-olds the right to vote in municipal elections, despite concerns about their judgment and eating Tide Pods. Plus, when a large group of exasperated residents asked to temporarily halt new development, the Golden council happily obliged. City Council Chronicles provides reviews of city council meetings from across the world. Named a "Top 100 Local Government Influencer" in 2016, 2017, and 2018 by ELGL.org. Our sponsor is Dig Deep Research: GoDigDeep.com. Link: https://councilchronicles.com/ Twitter: @michaelkarlik. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citycouncilchronicles/. Graphic by Ben Wasserman: @benwassetweet. Listen to the newest project from City Council Chronicles, the eight-part "Tear It Down" audio story, available at www.tearitdownpodcast.com. Music credits: News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Artist: http://incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/)
Aug 10, 2019
City Council Chronicles 130: Rafael Espinoza -- Denver, CO Former Councilman
Rafael Espinoza--Denver, CO former councilman--discusses the shortfalls of his council, including the resistance to televised public comment and less-than-ideal meeting attendance. Then, he discusses how his thinking rapidly evolved on a large, divisive housing development that came before him for a vote. City Council Chronicles provides reviews of city council meetings from across the world. Named a "Top 100 Local Government Influencer" in 2016, 2017, and 2018 by ELGL.org. Our sponsor is Dig Deep Research: GoDigDeep.com. Link: https://councilchronicles.com/ Twitter: @michaelkarlik. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citycouncilchronicles/. Graphic by Ben Wasserman: @benwassetweet. Listen to the newest project from City Council Chronicles, the eight-part "Tear It Down" audio story, available at www.tearitdownpodcast.com. Music credits: News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Artist: http://incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/)
Aug 3, 2019
City Council Chronicles 129: Nicole Johnston -- Aurora, CO Council Member
Nicole Johnston--Aurora, CO council member--attended a pro-immigrant rally at an ICE facility, where a small group of protesters vandalized an American flag. But that didn't stop one council member from publicly accusing his colleagues of unpatriotic behavior, leading to a tense council meeting. Plus, she describes the night that her council made an irreversible decision to allow 300 oil and gas wells in the city. City Council Chronicles provides reviews of city council meetings from across the world. Named a "Top 100 Local Government Influencer" in 2016, 2017, and 2018 by ELGL.org. Our sponsor is Dig Deep Research: GoDigDeep.com. Link: https://councilchronicles.com/ Twitter: @michaelkarlik. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citycouncilchronicles/. Graphic by Ben Wasserman: @benwassetweet. Listen to the newest project from City Council Chronicles, the eight-part "Tear It Down" audio story, available at www.tearitdownpodcast.com. Music credits: News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Artist: http://incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/)
Jul 27, 2019
City Council Chronicles: Christmas in July Special
It's Christmas in July, which means it is only appropriate to take the holiday off and look back at our favorite interviews. This episode features Joseph Geierman, Jennifer Andress, and Christine Forster. Also, an update from the Listener's List and an excerpt of "Tear It Down." City Council Chronicles provides reviews of city council meetings from across the world. Named a "Top 100 Local Government Influencer" in 2016, 2017, and 2018 by ELGL.org. Our sponsor is Dig Deep Research: GoDigDeep.com. Link: https://councilchronicles.com/ Twitter: @michaelkarlik. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citycouncilchronicles/. Graphic by Ben Wasserman: @benwassetweet. Listen to the newest project from City Council Chronicles, the eight-part "Tear It Down" audio story, available at www.tearitdownpodcast.com. Music credits: News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attributionlicense (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Artist: http://incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/) Plantation by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ (http://audionautix.com/) Hackerland by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Source: http://www.twinmusicom.org/song/292/hackerland (http://www.twinmusicom.org/song/292/hackerland) Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org (http://www.twinmusicom.org/)
Jul 20, 2019
City Council Chronicles 128: Jon Wizard -- Seaside, CA Council Member
Jon Wizard--Seaside, CA council member--sorts his fellow council members into their Hogwarts houses. Then, he discusses a council proposal to add members to a couple of advisory commissions and his own motion to endorse a controversial police use-of-force bill. City Council Chronicles provides reviews of city council meetings from across the world. Named a "Top 100 Local Government Influencer" in 2016, 2017, and 2018 by ELGL.org. Our sponsor is Dig Deep Research: GoDigDeep.com. Link: https://councilchronicles.com/ Twitter: @michaelkarlik. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citycouncilchronicles/. Graphic by Ben Wasserman: @benwassetweet. Listen to the newest project from City Council Chronicles, the eight-part "Tear It Down" audio story, available at www.tearitdownpodcast.com. Music credits: News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)) Artist: http://incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/)
Jul 13, 2019
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