1. A live call-in talk show with the mayor of Grand Rapids: George Heartwell. Hosted by Linda Gellasch. Topics discussed included:

    - new storm drains, fiber communication, & road upgrades
    - new ordinance allowing skateboarding in the city
    - bicycle lockers & repair stations around the city
    - a proposed single-card system for all public transportation and parking
    - climate of the city
    - the end of the Clear Wireless alternative internet provider in Grand Rapids
    & more

    Recorded Monday June 1st, 2015 at GRTV
    a service of the Community Media Center
    grtv.org

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  2. A live call-in talk show with the mayor of Grand Rapids: George Heartwell. Hosted by Linda Gellasch. Topics discussed included:

    - energy conservation
    - this year's budget
    - chickens & skateboards within the city
    - real estate development & new housing
    - tag system for yard waste and an idea to go digital
    - water conservation
    - GoSite at Public Museum
    - plans for a skateboarding park within the city
    - open seats for public office
    - development in Creston area
    - mobility & parking solution in the city
    & more

    Recorded Monday May 4th, 2015 at GRTV
    a service of the Community Media Center
    grtv.org

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  4. A live call-in talk show with the mayor of Grand Rapids: George Heartwell. Hosted by Linda Gellasch. Topics discussed included:

    - DisArt Festival
    - Year of Art & Access
    - Strong Neighborhoods, Strong City Summit
    - Food Infrastructure & Access to Quality Food for all Residents
    - Proposition 1
    - A New Park
    - Air Quality
    - the mayor's response to the Indiana Religious Freedom Act

    Recorded Monday April 13th, 2015 at GRTV
    a service of the Community Media Center
    grtv.org

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  5. A live call-in talk show with the mayor of Grand Rapids: George Heartwell. Hosted by Linda Gellasch. Topics discussed included:

    - Plans for development on the West Side
    - GRPS
    - Hydraulic Fracking and properly assessing it's dangers
    - Strategies for reducing gang violence and building community in neighborhoods
    - Services provided to the homeless during cold winter months
    - State Proposal 15.1
    - ArtPrize Dallas
    - Mayoral candidates for next year
    - Budget
    - LaughFest 2015
    - the mayor's favorite fish fry during Lent
    & more

    Recorded Monday March 2nd, 2015 at GRTV
    a service of the Community Media Center
    grtv.org

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City Connection is a television show on GRTV Cable Access that provides an opportunity for Grand Rapids residents to talk with the mayor, George Heartwell. A service of the Community Media Center.

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