United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and vice president of community impact Lindsey LeBlanc visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the organization’s four investment initiatives and invites everyone to the community campaign kickoff September 9 from 4:30 until 6 p.m. at Hub Collaborative in College Station.UnitedWay083115.mp3
Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the impact of the county’s burn ban inside city limits, the cancellation of this fall’s citizens fire academy, back to school reminders, and an invitation to watch the local public safety community participate in the upcoming 9-11 memorial stair climb in downtown Bryan.WilliamBouse082715.mp3
Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski discussed the CVB’s proposal, budget workshops, citizen surveys and more during his regular appearance on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, August 26.
Click below to listen to Mayor Jason Bienski visit with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.
Alison Prince of United Way visits with WTAW’ Chelsea Reber about their mission and purpose in the community.
Click below to hear comments from Alison Prince visiting with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber.
Bryan police chief Eric Buske visited with Scott DeLucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Thursday, August 20 2015.EricBuske082015.mp3
The College Station school board has finalized its list of what it wants voters to approve in a bond issue this November.
The $135.9 million dollar package includes a third middle school, a third intermediate school, and a 10th elementary school.
Here’s the complete list of projects and projected costs:
• Intermediate School No. 3 — $38.38 million
• Middle School No. 3 — $51.37 million
• Elementary School No. 10 — $24.22 million
• Renovations to Current 5th – 8th Grade Campuses — $3.63 million
• Buses — $1.6 million
• Technology — $5.6 million
• Deferred Maintenance — $5.2 million
• Land Acquisition — $5.9 million
If approved, property owners in CSISD would have a property tax impact of $.06 to $.10 per $100 of valuation for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The exact impact will depend on the terms at the time of the bond sale.
Additional information can be found online at bond.csisd.org
The bond package was among the topics addressed when CSISD superintendent Clark Ealy appeared on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Monday, August 19.
Dr. Ealy also discussed school funding legislation and litigation, bilingual education, and district growth rates.
Click below to listen to Superintendent Clark Ealy’s discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.ClarkEaly081715.mp3
Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the latest vehicle burglary arrest, the next “Coffee With a Cop”, school safety reminders, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.KelleyMcKethan081815.mp3
Bryan ISD Superintendent Tommy Wallis discussed teacher turnover, tax rates, additional funds from Austin, and more on The Infomaniacs Friday, August 14.
Click below to listen to Superintendent Tommy Wallis’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.TommyWallis081415.mp3
U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan phoned in from Israel and discussed his trip during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs Wednesday, August 12.
Click below to listen to Congressman Bill Flores’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.
Bryan city councilman Art Hughes discusses the development of Downtown Bryan, the former Gunler site, the end of his second term and more during his visit with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Wednesday, August 12, 2015.