District Reports Podcast
Summary: District Reports, a half hour show, brings you conversations with members of the Common Council. Hosted by former Madison Alders Susan Hamblin and Eve Galanter, each episode focuses on a current issue facing the Council and previews other issues you can expect to hear discussed on the council floor.
Host Susan Hamblin welcomes Task Force on Government Structure members 18th District Alder Rebecca Kemble and Justice Castaneda, Chair of the Subcommittee on Boards, Commissions and Committees.
Host Susan Hamblin welcomes 10th District Alder Mo Cheeeks to discuss what makes his district unique in the City of Madison and to reflect on his tenure on the Common Council.
Host Eve Galanter welcomes 2nd District Alder Ledell Zellers and 15th District Alder David Ahrens to discuss their tenure on the Common Council.
Host Eve Galanter welcomes 7th District Alder Steve King and 20th District Alder Matt Phair to discuss their tenure on the Common Council.
Host Susan Hamblin welcomes 12th District Alder Larry Palm and 17th District Alder Samba Baldeh to discuss the 2019 City Budget and what to expect during Common Council deliberations.
Host Eve Galanter welcomes 12th District Alder Larry Palm and 2nd District Dane County Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner to discuss The Beacon homeless day resource center and what the City and County are doing for those without permanent housing.
Host Susan Hamblin welcomes 9th District Alder and Finance Committee member Paul Skidmore to discuss the 2019 Executive Operating Budget.
Eve Galanter welcomes 2nd District Alder Ledell Zellers and City Engineer Rob Phillips to discuss the recent flooding in the City and what can be done to mitigate future flood events.
Susan Hamblin welcomes 17th District Alder Samba Baldeh and 12th District Alder Larry Palm to discuss the Mayor's proposed 2019 Executive Capital Budget.
Host Susan Hamblin welcomes 12th District Alder Larry Palm and 18th District Alder Rebecca Kemble to discuss their districts on the north side of Madison.
Eve Galanter welcomes Interim City Assessor Michelle Drea and Lead Commerical Appraiser Scott West to discuss how the City assessment process works.
Susan Hamblin welcomes 4th District Alder Mike Verveer and 5th District Alder Shiva Bidar-Sielaff to discuss their downtown and near west districts.
Eve Galanter welcomes 17th District Alder Samba Baldeh and 14th District Alder Sheri Carter to discuss their new roles as Common Council President and Common Council Vice President.
Host Susan Hamblin welcomes 9th District Alder Paul Skidmore and 19th District Alder Mark Clear to discuss their aldermanic districts on the west side of Madison.
Host Eve Galanter welcomes 13th District Alder Sara Eskrich to discuss Monroe Street reconstruction, redevelopment of the Truman Olson Army Reserve Center, and other aspects of her aldermanic district.