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Madison Mayor Soglin and host Laura Whitmore of the Madison Parks Department discuss various City issues with City staff, elected officials, and local community leaders.

Watch the Mayor's Report Thursdays at 4:00 pm, Fridays at 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 9:30 am.

December 2014


The Mayor's Report

November 2014


The Mayor's Report
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Mayor's Neighborhood Conference

Episode first aired on 9/4/2014

On this episode we discuss the upcomming Mayor's Neighborhood Conference at Monona Terrace on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
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Wanda Fullmore Internship Program

Episode first aired on 8/1/2014

On this episode we are joined by three interns working for the city this summer in the Wanda Fullmore Internship program.
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Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative

Episode first aired on 6/1/2014

This month we discuss the City's efforts to make sure that all services and provided in an equitable manner for all citizens/

May 2014

Episode first aired on 5/1/2014

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Emerald Ash Borer Update

Episode first aired on 4/3/2014

Emerald Ash Borer Update
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Winter Street Clearing

Episode first aired on 2/1/2014

Winter Street Clearing
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The Affordable Care Act

Episode first aired on 11/1/2013

THe Mayor and host Laura Whitmore are joined by Janel Heinrich and Mary Michaud to talk about the Affordable Care Act.
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United Way and MMSD's HERE! Program

Episode first aired on 9/1/2013

The HERE! program is United Way's collaboration with the MMSD to encourage daily school attendance.
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Storm Sewer Runoff and Phosphorous

Episode first aired on 7/4/2013

On this The Mayor's REport we are joined by Greg Fries to talk about the city's storm water and sanitary sewer system; how it works and how ti affects our environment.
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Madison Parks Dept.

Episode first aired on 5/2/2013

This month on The Mayor's Report, host Laura Whitmore and Mayor Paul Soglin are joined by Kevin Briski, Superintended of the Parks Dept.
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PiLoT - Payment in Lieu of Taxes

Episode first aired on 4/4/2013

This month on the Mayor's Report, Mayor Paul Soglin is joined by City Treasurer Dave Gawenda and City Finance Director Dave Schmiedicke to talk about PiLoT, or Payment in Lieu of Taxes. These are payments that some governmental or nonprofit organizations pay for city services as they do not pay property taxes.
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Snow Plowing

Episode first aired on 3/1/2013

This month on The Mayor's Report host Laura Whitmore and Mayor Paul Soglin are joined by George Dreckmann and Chris Kelley from the Streets Department to talk about snow removal from Madison streets.
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Madison Public Library Maker Program

Episode first aired on 2/1/2013

This month on the Mayor's Report, Mayor Paul Soglin and host Laura Whitmore are joined by Trent Miller and Jesse Vieau from the Madison Public Library. They discuss some of the new things that the public library has to offer and it's involvement with the arts community.
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Madison Metro

Episode first aired on 12/2/2012

This month on the Mayor's Report we are joined by Madison Metro General Manager to talk about Metro's i recent growth and future.
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Madison Water Utility’s New Meters

Episode first aired on 10/25/2012

Madison Mayor Soglin and host Laura Whitmore of the Madison Parks Department discuss various City issues with City staff, elected officials, and local community leaders.

Watch the Mayor's Report Thursdays at 4:00 pm, Fridays at 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 9:30 am.
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Biodigesters

Episode first aired on 9/13/2012

Madison Mayor Soglin and host Laura Whitmore of the Madison Parks Department discuss various City issues with City staff, elected officials, and local community leaders.

Watch the Mayor's Report Thursdays at 4:00 pm, Fridays at 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 9:30 am.
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Public Markets

Episode first aired on 8/2/2012

This month on The Mayor's Report the Mayor is joined by the owner of RP Pasta, Peter Robinson to talk about public markets and how they could work for Madson.
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Urban Brownfields, what they are and how we deal with them

Episode first aired on 7/12/2012

On The Mayor's Report this month, the Mayor is joined by Brynn Bemis a hydrogelogist from the city of Madison's Engineering Division. They discuss 'brownfields,' underutilized contaminated property how they happen and what needs to be done about them.
Watch the Mayor's Report Thursdays at 4:00 pm, Fridays at 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 9:30 am.
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City of Madison’s Capital Budget

Episode first aired on 6/1/2012

This month on The Mayor's Report the Mayor and host Laura Whitmore are joined by Dave Schmiedicke to talk about the City's Capital Budget.

Watch the Mayor's Report Thursdays at 4:00 pm, Fridays at 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 9:30 am.
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Healthy Foods, Healthy Neighborhoods

Episode first aired on 5/3/2012

Janel Heinrich Director Public Health Madison and Dane County joins us to talk about food issues in Madison: What food deserts and food swamps are, and how and where we get our food as a public health issue.
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Emerald Ash Borer

Episode first aired on 3/15/2012

Marla Eddy of City Parks/Forestry talks about the City's efforts to combat the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Downtown Plan

Episode first aired on 2/2/2012

Mayor Soglin and host Laura Whitmore discuss the City's new Downtown Plan, with City Planning and Community and Economic Development Director Steve Cover and Eighth District Alder Scott Resnick.
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Madison in Winter and Saying Goodbye with Bill Lueders

Episode first aired on 12/2/2010

Host Mayor Dave Cieslewicz welcomes Sarah Edgerton, the City of Madison Webmaster and Al Schumacher, City of Madison Streets Dept. Superintendent to the show to talk about how the city is preparing for winter, what the city has to offer and how to stay informed. Next, Dave is joined by Bill Lueders, News Editor of Isthmus, to talk about the past year and say goodbye to The Mayor's Report.
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Deer Hunting Season and Madison Parks in the Fall and Winter

Episode first aired on 11/4/2010

This month on The Mayor's Report we talked about the outdoors in the fall and winter. In our first segment we were joined by Keith Warnke, Wisconsin DNR Deer Program coordinator to talk about the deer hunting season. Then we were joined by Steve Doniger, Madison Parks Department Community Services manager to talk about events and activities in Madison parks in the fall and winter.
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Madison’s Public Market and Freakfest 2010

Episode first aired on 10/1/2010

This month on The Mayor's Report the mayor was joined by the city's Director of Planning and Community and Economic Development Mark Olinger to talk about the effort to create a community market. They talked about what a community market is, where it would be and the process of getting one. For our second segment we talked with Dave Maynard from Frank Productions about Freakfest 2010.
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High Speed Rail and Leave the Leaf

Episode first aired on 9/2/2010

On the first have of The Mayor's Report the mayor was joined by Paul Trombino from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to talk about proposed high speed rail from Madison to Milwaukee. In the second segment the mayor talked with the city's recycling coordinator about the 'Leave the Leaf' program.
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Public Health and the Meadowood Neighborhood and The Madison Children’s Museum

Episode first aired on 8/5/2010

In the first segment on this month's The Mayor's Report we were joined by two of the public health nurses, Kim Neuschel and Judy Howard,to hear them talk about the efforts that are being made regarding the health and safety of Meadowood neighborhood. For the second segment we were joined by Ruth Shelly, the Executive Director of the Madison Children's Museum to hear about the brand new museum that is opening this month.
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ChaTALKwa: A Packer Community Learning Center Project

Episode first aired on 7/1/2010

The Mayor is joined by kids from the Packer Community Learning Center that are involved in making a documentary film called the chaTALKwa project. Taking turns as guests were; Mai Ze Lee, Mario Kelly-Lemon, Josh Roder, Mai Zoua Vue, Aja Ceesay, Jentarria Bey, Wa Lee, Keon Jones, Ariana Moon, and Diana Moon. The chaTALKwa project has them asking various members of the community questions on philosophy. Footage of the answers will be compiled into a documentary that will be played at Eastgate Theater on August 21st, 2010 at 10 AM.
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New Council Leadership

Episode first aired on 6/3/2010

Host Mayor Dave Cieslewicz welcomes the new Council leadership. 19th District Alder and new Common Council President Mark Clear, and 3rd District Alder and new Council President Pro Tem Lauren Cnar.
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New Urbanism

Episode first aired on 5/2/2010

Mayor Dave Cieslewicz welcomes Peter Katz to this month's Mayor's Report. Peter is an author and consultant in New Urbanism. They discusss his recent presentation called "Public Transit in an Era of Diminishing Resources."
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Neil Heinen, Editorial Director of WISC-TV and Madison Magazine

Episode first aired on 4/1/2010

The Mayor was joined by Neil Heinen, editorial director for WISC-TV and Madiaon Magazine to talk about the state of the news business and the city of Madison.
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The Past, Present and Future of The Capital Times

Episode first aired on 3/4/2010

Mayor Dave Cieslewicz discusses the the history and the future of the Capital Times with editor Paul Fanlund.