What goes into the places we play? This week we sit down with Project Manager Jim Scott to discuss everything Stillwater parks. From upcoming projects to the difficulties of mowing, learn everything you need to know about maintaining the City's public parks.
What does it take to provide clean drinking water to our community? Our Water Utilities Engineering Director chats with us about the infrastructure in place that brings water into our homes to cook, clean, wash and more, plus some insight on the progress of the Water 2040 projects.
On this episode of FYI Stillwater, we meet one of our podcast's top fans! Listen to our conversation with Brian O'Brien about how he came to Stillwater, the importance of connecting with your local government, and some of Brian's own experiences with podcasting.
There are many reasons you could end up in Municipal Court. And although we suggest staying out of the courtroom, we spoke with the City's court administrator to help you prepare in case that day comes.
Spoiler: You can't wear daisy dukes to court!
This episode picks up where we left off in FYI Stillwater episode 13. Captain Kyle Gibbs tells us about the Stillwater Police Department's recruitment process, the life of a dispatcher and the Citizens Police Academy.
It's that time of year again. This week, we brought back our Emergency Management Director to discuss the department's severe weather protocols and actions the community should take when they know severe weather is on the way.
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!
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/
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.
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.