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Dec 1, 2016

In this week's podcast, host Dr. Paul Reeves, Karl Ziomek and Mayor Rick Sollars discuss holiday events in the City of Taylor.

The recent Winter Festival and Santa's Magic Forest kicked off the opening of the season, with much more to follow heading toward Christmas Day.

Nov 22, 2016

Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek host Mayor Rick Sollars, who discusses roadwork across the City of Taylor.

The discussion covers the specific locations targeted, along with explaining issues like concrete panel replacement, hot mix asphalt, PASER ratings and many other factors.

Taylor has spent almost $4M in street repair this year and has repaired about 10 miles of roadwork

Nov 17, 2016

Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek play host to Mayor Rick Sollars and Events Programmer Chelsea Nunnally in a discussion of the 2016 Taylor Winter Festival, scheduled for Saturday, November 26.

Highlights are plentiful, including the Taylor Ford Parade down Goddard and Pardee (4 p.m.), Masco Winterfest Activities at Heritage Park (4:15), Realty Transition Official Tree Lighting (6:15) and Taylor Chevrolet Winter Fireworks Display (approximately 6:30).

The festival marks the opening of Santa's Magic Forest at the Heritage Park Activities Center.

Nov 10, 2016

Host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek welcome Department of Public Services Director Keith Boc to the show, and discuss the installation of new parking spots dedicated to senior citizens, expectant mothers and veterans.

Look for the dedicated parking spots to appear in City-owned lots across the community in the upcoming weeks.

Nov 2, 2016

Host Dr. Paul Reeves, Mayor Rick Sollars and Karl Ziomek are joined on the podcast by new Taylor School District Supt. Ben Williams as they discuss the proposed Taylor School District School Improvement Bond.

The bond, which will appear on the November 8 General Election ballot, calls for a 0.96-mill levy for five years. The 0.96-mill levy would essentially be financially neutral to taxpayers, who were paying the exact same rate for a 20-year bond that previously targeted improvements across the City's southwest end. That 20-year bond fell off the tax rolls last year.

 

Oct 27, 2016

Many cities in the Metro Detroit area have recently faced class-action lawsuits, all filed by the same law firm and focusing on the water and sewer funds in those communities.

Host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek discuss the issue with Mayor Rick Sollars in this week's podcast.

Oct 20, 2016

Dr. Paul Reeves, Mayor Rick Sollars and Karl Ziomek host Downriver Fish & Loaves Food Pantry Director Mary Hollens in this week's segment.

The upcoming Santa's Magic Forest is the organization's major fundraiser, and will open on Thanksgiving Weekend at the Activities Building in Heritage Park.

Fish & Loaves is a 501(c) 3 organization that ensures that no one goes hungry. Staffed by volunteers and located on Northline Road, it provides food for needy participants in seven communities.

Oct 12, 2016

Host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek host Golf, Parks & Recreation Director Jeff Dobek, who discusses the current expansion and renovation of the Taylor Meadows Golf Course. Several holes are being altered, and a pond added, along with a new maintenance facility. The facility remains open during the construction.

Oct 6, 2016

Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek host Recreation Manager Chrystal Kermans-Ditzhazy and Golf, Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Dobek in today's podcast. They discuss Saturday's Fall Fest at Heritage Park, along with fall and winter happenings at the Taylor Recreation Center.

Sep 28, 2016

Host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek discuss the City of Taylor's newest Halloween event -- Hallow-Palooza. Special guest on today's podcast is Chelsea Nunnally, the new events programmer for the City. Hallow-Palooza, which includes a haunted house, truck-or-treat, trick-or-treat, pumpkin carving, snacks and event an outdoor showing of Hotel Transylvania 2, is scheduled for October 28 at Heritage Park.

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