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

    Topics discussed included:
    -the November election
    -bike lanes within the city - info for drivers and bikers alike
    -motorcycle noise disrupting city residents
    -the city's possible new regulations on Air BNB within GR
    -the cost of public pools and their maintenance
    -safety around the downtown market area
    -history of the Heartside Park
    -downtown Grand Rapids Inc.
    -the mayor's new position on the presidents new task force for climate resiliency, also his upcoming work with the UN

    Recorded Monday November 4th, 2013 at GRTV
    a service of the Community Media Center
    grtv.org

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  2. Rapidian Intern Marie Orttenburger asks Mayor George Heartwell about the controversy surrounding the proposed ordinance change for Airbnb operators in Grand Rapids. Tune in Monday, November 4th at 5pm on GRTV's Livewire and streaming online at: therapidian.org

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  3. Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell responds to a question about the low-income broadband program and the future of internet for the people of the city. From the October 7th, 2013 episode of City Connection:
    therapidian.org/mayor-answer-citizen-questions-live-tonight-city-connection

    a service of the Community Media Center
    grtv.org

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  4. Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell responds to a question about the Affordable Care Act. From the October 7th, 2013 episode of City Connection:
    therapidian.org/mayor-answer-citizen-questions-live-tonight-city-connection

    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:
    -ArtPrize 2013, the quality, the turnout, and the controversy
    -Sister Cities International
    -Detroit's bankruptcy
    -Programs that allocate funds for art in public buildings
    -the new MSU medical facility
    -CLEAR Internet discontinuing the low-income internet program
    -Affordable Care Act

    Recorded Monday October 7th, 2013 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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