Council Call-in audio – 11/11/2009

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Last night’s Council Call-in show featured Councilman Mitch Harper and his guest, Geoff Paddock, Executive Director of the Headwaters Park Alliance.

A variety of topics was discussed, including:

  • Headwaters Park
    • Ice Rink opens November 21, 2009 thru February 28, 2010
    • Attendance at the Ice Rink
    • Headwaters Park Alliance Lease – Geoff thinks the arrangement will continue past 2010
    • Not raised rates for skating or festival renting for 5 years
    • Flood control aspect of the Headwaters Park project
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge
    • Impact of new bridge construction on Headwaters Park
    • Protection of Clinton Street trees
  • Graphic Packaging closing announcement
    • Headwaters Park Alliance ready to work with city to preserve the historical aspects
    • Erich Kuhne from Fort Wayne/New Haven designed Headwaters Park
  • Indiana Political Heroes
  • High Speed Rail – Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association
    • We are the largest city in the state and country without passenger rail service
    • There is strong bi-partisan support
    • Optimistic it could happen in the next decade or so
    • Congressman Mark Souder has been very helpful
    • What can local government do?
    • We’re gaining momentum

Download the mp3 audio file of the program

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