FYI 13: Chatting with a Captain (Part 1)

March 25, 2019

Police captain by day, hamburger connoisseur by night. Stillwater Police Captain Kyle Gibbs talks with us about how the department handles white and blue collar crimes in a technologically advancing world, catching thieves and car burglars, driving laws involving school buses, and his worst fashion faux pas. There's a lot to cover here, so we're making this a two-part episode. Watch for the second part soon!

Special Guest: Kyle Gibbs | Captain, Stillwater Police Department
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Civic Engagement
Co-host: Jasmine Sievert | Video Specialist

FYI 12: Learning About the Library

March 20, 2019

Your public library specializes in a lot more than just books. Learn all about the programming, events, physical and digital resources, web-based applications and more available through Stillwater Public Library. Find out more about your library and how to apply for a library card at http://library.stillwater.org/

Special Guest: Stacy DeLano | Adult Services Librarian
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Civic Engagement
Co-host: Meagan Kascsak | Communications Coordinator

FYI 11: Balancing Act + Civic Engagement

March 14, 2019

The City's budget includes more than $54 million in revenues and requires that it be balanced every year, which means these funds have to be allocated to the City's departments, trusts and authorities. Our guest this week tells us how residents can help play a role in this balancing act. 

Special Guest: Meagan Kascsak | Communications Coordinator
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Civic Engagement
Co-host: Jasmine Sievert | Video Specialist 

FYI 10: Public Works Works for You

March 6, 2019

What does the Public Works Department do? For starters, they’re responsible for snow and ice removal, sidewalk construction, traffic control, lane striping and creating street signs. We spoke with the department’s director and found out how the Public Works team helps keep Stillwater running smoothly.

Special Guest: Mark White | Director of Public Works
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Civic Engagement
Co-host: Meagan Kascsak | Communications Coordinator

FYI 9: Economic Development & the Stillwater Chamber

February 26, 2019

This week's podcast provides insight into several facets of the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce. You might even find out who is responsible for bringing the chicken restaurants to town! <-- That's a joke. 

Special Guest: Justin Minges | President, Stillwater Chamber of Commerce
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Civic Engagement
Co-host: Jasmine Sievert | Video Specialist

FYI 8: Setting Standards

February 21, 2019

The Standards of Excellence is a customer service initiative geared toward bringing both excellence and service together. We talked to our Human Resources training coordinator to find out how the initiative came about and what positive outcomes have taken place since its inception.

Special Guest: Lisa Jones | Training Coordinator, Human Resources
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Civic Engagement
Co-host: Jasmine Sievert | Video Specialist

FYI 7: Meet Our Police Chief!

February 12, 2019

Chief of Police Jeff Watts sits down with us to talk about his new leadership role with the Stillwater Police Department and the work our officers do every day to keep our community safe. We also learn some fun facts about our new police chief. Tune in to find out!

Special Guest: Jeff Watts | Chief, Stillwater Police Department
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Civic Engagement
Co-host: Meagan Kascsak | Communications Coordinator

FYI 6: Trash & Recycling in Stillwater, OK

January 29, 2019

We all have it, so why not make sure we dispose of it correctly? During our discussion with Waste Management Director Chris Knight, we find out about the trash collection process and why the City's recycling program collects specific items.

Special Guest: Chris Knight | Waste Management Director
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Co-host: Jasmine Sievert | Video Specialist

FYI 5: The Hottest Department in the City

January 25, 2019

Firefighting. Emergency medical services. Fire safety and prevention education. Permitting and inspections. Caring and compassionate service. All this and more defines the Stillwater Fire Department. Learn more about the department, their services and what it takes to be a member of the SFD in this episode.

Special Guest: Tom Bradley | Chief, Stillwater Fire Department
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Co-host: Meagan Kascsak | Communications Coordinator

FYI 4: Medical Marijuana & CBD

January 11, 2019

You might have noticed a few CBD dispensaries popping up around town. We sit down with our Development Services team to learn about the special permit requests coming up at Planning Commission and City Council and the zoning requirements for these dispensaries. Tune in to hear more.

Special Guest: Paula Dennison | Development Services Director
Host: Sherry Fletcher | Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Co-host: Meagan Kascsak | Communications Coordinator