He joins the morning news to talk about his District and citizens who are against the City putting 1 of 3 Homless Cam Sites located near a Local Middle School. He talks about the type of person who will be living at the site and Safety Concerns for the Kids and Invites Chico Residents to the Council Meeting to air their grievances to the Council.
Chico Councilman Sean Morgan talks about the 'Soft" Opening of the Pallet Shelter site and what it means for the city regarding the enforcement of the Anit Camping Ordinances. Morgan says its still in the Federal Judge's hands whether or not he accepts this shelter as adequate on the heels of the Lawsuit of Chico V Homeless Advocates
Public Works Director Marc Mattox gives an update on the Sewer System Project and gives timeline when the Town will be expecting to start the project...plus addresses cost concerns and overall project issues.
Butte Co and the City of Chico have allocated an additional 2.5 Million in Grants thru the America Rescue Plan to assist Small Business Owners recover from the Pandemic.. Butte Co's Katie Simmons and Chico Deputy City Manager Jennifer MaCarthy talk how to apply for the grants , where the money comes from and who it will help
Local Chico Business Owner and resident Tom Van Overbeek comes on Morning News to Announce his candidacy for Chico City Council in the 6th District. Van Overbeek reviews his priorities for the City including Homelessness.
Colette Curtis talks about the Towns receovery and where it stands 3+ years following the Camp Fire..She addresses some of teh Major areas and how residents can take a survey on their input on the plans...from Economic and Commercial Growth to The Infrasturcture projects.
The Republican leader talks about the recent GOP Proposal for 51 cent per gallon tax releif and teh Democrats response....he addresses the Homeless issue and How Newsome and the Dems are throwing Dollars out the window with no Accounting..and He says Prop 47 should be repealed.....as Newsome and State Lwamakers pamper Criminals over Victims
Chief Standridge joins us to give us an update as the Department prepares for another Wildfire season....the Chief tells us about ongoing challenge of staffing and overall update on teh Chico Fire Department
Butte Co Economic & Development Deputy ADmin Director Katie Simmons introduces our listeners to a new Survey posted to get input on bringing Air Service Back to the Chico Airport..available for business leaders and the general public. Simmons also adresses the potential Economic impact not just for Chico but the Greater Butte Co and adjoining Counties as well...you can take the survey at HelpChicoFly.com
Golden Valley Bank CEO/President Mark Francis gives a Preview of the Chico Business Summit and State of the City Summit.. Francis talks Economic Snapshot and looking ahead for the year, What Business Owners and Leaders are Forecasting ..and the overall Health Of The economy...
Gallagher talks about the recent proposal by State Republicans to give Californians a Gas Tax Hike break that could save consumers .51 a gallon and explains why Democrat Leaders are pushing back. He Also talks about the Governors recent proposal to create "Care Courts" to deal with the Mental Health Issue associated with some of the Homeless. Gallagher addresses the latest Covid 19 moves by Newsome and looks ahead to what it means for California Families and Businesses
Amy Rohrer, Executive Director For Valley Contractor Exchange talks about the New Mobile Training Hands On Program to introduce the Building Trades to Young Adults that may have been impacted by recent fires in the NorthState. A Recent Federal Grant Gives a Big Boost to the Program
Katie Simmons with Butte County's Economic and Community Development Dept explains the Amount and number of grants that have been awarded to assist local business thru the Pandemic and how they continue to help moving forward as the State recovers from 2 years of shut downs and Covid Mandates.
Chico State Professor of Political Science John Crosby talks about the Crisis in Ukraine, what Russia and Putin are trying to accomplish and How the Ukrainian people are fighting back...
also what teh US and EU , NATO can do to help Ukraine
Update from Lisa Almaguer Butte County Public Health about the latest directives from Sacramento regarding Mask Wearing, also the latest Omicron Subvariant and how the County moves ahead as both Cases and Hospitalizations decline.
Chico's Airport Manager Ton Bahr talks about the process of getting Air Service back to Chico Airport and the ongoing negotiations with different Providers. Bahr also talks the economic impact on the City if Service returns
Recology's Becky Holden explains how the new Calif Bill impacts the local Community when it will be launched in 2023...the idea behind Composting and collecting Food Waste separately from Normal Garbage plus the added Cost to the Company that will be passed on to the Customer.. Holder did tell us that the Prgram in San Francisco has been successful.
Butte Co Farm Bureau Dirctor Coleen Cecil brings us up to date on how the Suplly Chain has impacted our Ranchers/Farmers...also how the cold nights can destroy the Crops..plus we talked water and future of water storage and the impact on Local Farms/Ranches
Chico Hr Department Director Jamie Cannon breaks down the Job Opportunities in Chico and how job seekers can apply for the positions. Cannon also gives run down of what the HR Dept does citywide for teh 1000's of employees under her direction.
Chico HIgh Kids with help from the Valley Contractors Exchange are building a Tiny Home for a lucky Bear Fire Survivor..they are needing donations and some Anyone with experience that would like to mentor the kids in the Construction trade to help with the Build.
Dave Gowan, CEO of the Red Bluff Tehama County Chamber gives us update on teh 10th Annual Business Expo and Mixer/Job Fair on Feb 17th..Gowan also talks about the current business environment in Tehama County as well
With the State in teh midst of a Drought.. Cal Water Companies interim District Manager Evan Markey gives update on what is being done to Conserve the resource...and what customers can do during the drought to conserve water...Markey says that local customers are doing a good job when it comes to water use..
2 members of the Butte LAFCO commission explain what they do working with local govt and agencies when it comes to everything from the recently approved Tuscan Water District to the Paradise Sewer project to Chico Annexation ...
Chico's new Public Works Engineer Dept Director Leigh Ann Sutton talks about coming to Chico, How the Dept works with infrastructure planning and development on roads and pther projects within the City and what is planned for the upcoming year(s)
Chico State University President Dr Gayle Hutchinson talks about the issues facing the campus with the ongoing issues surrounding the pandemic with in person vs online learning. The vax mandates and response from both Students and Staff...and She gives an overall State of the Campus update
Chief Madden talks about the recent violent crime in the city and how lawmakers need to address the early release programs thru Prop 47 ..Madden also looks ahead to the New Year and what is being addressed and worked on in the Department
Chico Councilperson Sean Morgan gives Basic Details regarding the deal agreed upon by the City and Advocates in the ongoing lawsuit over Homeless Sheltering.. The deal now goes to the Magistrate Judge for his sign off...
Communication Manager Lisa Almaguer talks Omicron Virus and impact on Butte County, what you need to do to stay healthy, Boosters and the importance of getting the shot, and How Masks work and the best mask to use as the Covid 19 surge continues....
Habitat for Humanity of Butte County's Nicole Bateman talks about the work going on in Paradise to build homes for people...How the process works and their plans to team with Paradise to build 10 homes a year for the next 20 years.
Public Works Director Eric Gustafson gets us up to date on teh Major Infrastructure projects underway or in the plans for the upcoming year...plus the Talks to Get Air Service back to the Chico Airport and what's need with infrastructure to attract both Air Service and Businesses back to the Airport Industrial area.
Vice Mayor Greg Bolin gives update on the Rebuild and recovery Efforts on the Ridge as well as previews some Holiday Events ...Bolin gives update on how the cost of rebuild and supply shortages is impacting some home owners as they try to get back home
Chico's Daily Newspaper, The Enterprise Record's Editor Mike Wolcott joins the guys for a look at What you love about Chico, recently featured in the paper, the state of Journalism in todays divided world, and the future of Journalism and recruting a new generation to the business
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