He is a veteran of the Greater Des Moines Partnership Washington D.C. Fly-In...meet the Mayor of the City of Urbandale Bob Andeweg. On the annual 72 hour trip at least twenty times Mayor Andeweg reflects on the impact these face-to-face events have had on his community and we talk about challenges and rewards of being one of the Metro's fastest growing cities.
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Our guest is Bryce Smith a small business owner/manager, member of the Adel, Iowa Chamber and a candidate for the Iowa House of Representatives in House District 19 a position currently held by Ralph Watts. We talk about growing a small business, chamber involvement, the minimum wage and a smattering of what he believes he will bring to the Statehouse.
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This past week in Perry, Iowa there was a large meeting with a focus on the Metro Area Trail System. Jim Miller, a financial adviser and avid cyclist was part of the event. We asked him to give us an overview on that, the Raccoon River Valley Trail and the economic impact it has on the communities along the trail. Interesting thoughts...
Over the past several week's we've had several housing stories that have focused on everything from a potential housing bubble in parts of the nation to the surge in rental rates. Here to help us make sense out of this is our friend Lance Hanson a broker/realtor with ReMax Real Estate Concepts. Some amazing numbers...
Water. It seems that every day, for the past two months we've had a business news story about...water. Today we look at the economics behind the Walnut Creek Watershed Program with Clive City Councilperson Susan Judkins and from RDG Planning & Design Gregory Pierce who speaks to the many levels of incorporation from business owners to contractors to homeowners in Dallas and Polk Counties.