Meet the Aldermen from Ward 2 Mark Stallmann and Kevin Roach. They will explain the importance of citizen engagement, their priorities as board members and where they think Ballwin is heading in the future. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
High school senior Samiha and Director of Alliance for Healthy Communities Ken McManus share about their grass roots efforts to fight alcohol and drug abuse in our community. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast
City Attorney Bob Jones has quite the history with Ballwin. From resident to volunteer on the planning and zoning commission to mayor to city attorney he has fulfilled just about every role within the organization. Here a bit about his story on today's episode. More info at www.ballwin.mo.us.
Public Works Crew Leader Stephen Jessen shares about his 20 years with the City. Including the conditions that make leaf collection more difficult and the weirdest thing he's seen sucked up the leaf vacuums. This is an episode every resident should hear. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
Ballwin Elementary 5th grade teacher Mrs. Betz shares what fifth grade looks like now. You'll also get to hear from some of her students on this special episode. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
Commercial Real Estate Broker Mike Pettit joins the show to discuss how the development scene works and what new projects are happening now in Ballwin. Show notes available at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
Do you know how the recycling industry is changing? Do you know how that impacts the recycling service you enjoy? Republic Services General Manager Brent Batliner brings Ballwin up to speed on all things recycling. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast
Customer Relationship Manager Page Selby shares how to contact the utility company, programs and rebate you may be eligible to receive, new energy projects and more. Show notes are available at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
Save money and support a local business when you Shop Ballwin First. Ballwin businesses get free advertising and residents get great deals in this community discount program, it's a win-win. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast
Finance Officer Denise Keller discusses the process of preparing Ballwin's municipal budget, awards the City has won related to financial reporting and how residents can stay informed in the process. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
Director of Development/Assistant City Administrator Andy Hixson explains where Ballwin is in the annexation process, what the timeline is for the future, and how residents can get involved. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
Ballwin Ward 4 Aldermen Ross Bullington and Ray Kerlagon share what they love most about representing the residents of Ballwin, common questions they're asked and more. Show notes are available at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
Chris Graville grew up in Ballwin and now has been serving the Ballwin community for the last 7 years as the prosecuting attorney. Here's your chance to meet Chris without a court date. Show notes available at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
As the 2018-2019 school year kicks off, Scott Stephens talks with Selvidge Middle School Principal Dr. Mike Anselmo about school changes, big events, the formative middle school years and more. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
Ballwin Mayor Tim Pogue, joins the podcast to talk about his time as mayor, some common questions he hears, and some of his favorite projects and stories. Don't miss the chance to get to know your mayor. Show notes available at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast.
The Ballwin Life magazine is a quarterly publication designed and distributed by the City of Ballwin to its residents. The team sits down to discuss the making of the publication. Featured in today's episode is City Clerk Abigail Johnson. www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast
Tony Ewing of the Public Works Department shares about the work he's done to get plugged in with the organization Flags for Forgotten Soldiers. They raise awareness of the suicide rate among veterans. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast
Officer Mike Burgoyne of the Ballwin Police Department joins the podcast for a humorous glimpse at his work with the weekly roundup post on the police department's social media accounts. Find show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast
Superintendent of Streets Jim Link joins Ballwin Life to discuss his philosophy in the Public Works Department as well as some of the projects happening on the roads this summer. Show notes at www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast
There's something very exciting happening at the Ballwin Golf Course this summer. Today we talk about that and more with Ballwin's PGA Pro Dave Furlong. Topics include:
Dave's background as a PGA Pro
About Ballwin's Course
Recent improvements and equipment investments at the course
USGA Senior Amateur Qualifier
Ballwin leagues and lessons
View full show notes at www.ballwinmo.us/podcast9
Recreation Specialist Dan Eastham joins the podcast to share about Ballwin Summer Camps. 2018 has been a recording breaking year, and his passion for empowering campers is setting the stage for a successful program.
Show notes at: www.ballwin.mo.us/podcast8
Officer Scott Stephens of the Ballwin Police Department was able to sit down with Chief Kevin Scott to talk about the vision driving BPD forward and how Ballwin residents should be involved.
They also talk about an important issue facing our region and an invitation for the community to engage in a conversation about opioid addiction and overdose.
This event is scheduled for Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. - Noon in the Ballwin Police Department. RSVP to Chief Scott by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay up to date with what's happening around Ballwin by visiting www.ballwin.mo.us
The 41st Ballwin Days Festival is almost here. In this week's episode Scott and Kirsten talk about some of the details of the festival including:
No parade in 2018
For more information about Ballwin Days please visit the volunteer committee's website at www.ballwindays.com
In today's episode Aquatic Manager Adam Peper shares the ins and outs of the improvements recently made at North Pointe Aquatic Center. With opening day right around the corner, Ballwin is more excited than ever for the pool to open this summer. Visit www.ballwin.mo.us for more information on one of Ballwin's largest attractions, North Pointe Aquatic Center.
Why is Ballwin building a new city hall? Why is it being built in the park? Why is now a good time to build it? These questions and more will be answered in this week's episode of The Ballwin Life Podcast.
Episode 002 of the Ballwin Life Podcast gives an in-depth look at the Ballwin Comprehensive Plan: Ballwin's Blueprint.
This plan is being updated in 2018 and will guide decision making for 10, 15 even 20+ years in the City of Ballwin.
It's essential to get community engagement in this plan to make sure the City is creating the best place to live work and play. A community-wide survey is now live on the plan's website at www.ballwinsblueprint.com where you can also sign up to receive regular email updates about the plan.
Other topics covered include:
1. What residents have been saying so far
2. Who was hired to conduct the plan
3. How the City will implement the plan for future use
4. Where the last comprehensive plan left off
Kirsten Hochstetler, Andy Hixson and Scott Stephens introduce the Ballwin Life Podcast. In this episode, you'll get a taste of how the City operates and what exciting projects are under way in Ballwin. Topics include upgrades to the North Pointe Aquatic Ce