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Podcast: Talk With The Mayor - Episode 11

Mayor Bagley discusses his candidacy for Mayor.

This content was originally published by the Longmont Observer and is licensed under a Creative Commons license.

Brian Bagley - Photograph by Mark Ivins

Mayor Brian Bagley and Longmont Observer Publisher Scott Converse and sit down to talk about the Mayor's record, what he's accomplished during his tenure as a council member and as Mayor and why he'd like you to re-elect him in November.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Foster thriving economy
  • Solve our emergent homeless and transient problem
  • Plan for smart growth
  • Safeguard our water
  • Protect residential neighborhoods from heavy industry such as fracking
  • Establish common sense affordable housing solutions
  • Education, especially pre-k education
  • Transportation
  • Environment and Climate Change concerns (and the cities 100% renewable goals)
  • Guns
  • Immigration and how it affects our Latino community
  • New city facilities like the Aquatics & Performing Arts Center ideas
  • Dealing with the city’s growth and the associated congestion that comes with it
  • Sustainability/Growth/Development, especially the St. Vrain corridor