Podcast: Economic development means more than “we’re open”
By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director
For decades, College Station’s approach to economic development equated to sitting back and waiting for developers to knock on its door.
That’s no longer the case.
In fact, a renewed focus on economic development has become quite strategic and proactive. In this podcast, City Manager Kelly Templin discusses the issue.
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- Coleman responds to city’s water worries (April 2015)
- City Manager talks about “The Big Show” (April 2015)
- Vacant properties, Pappadeaux and Chimney Hill (March 2015)
- A day in the life of the city manager (February 2015)
- The Strong & Sustainable Grant Program (February 2015)
- Natalie Ruiz talks economic development (November 2014)
- CSFD’s Bart Humphreys says so long after 35 years (July 2014)
- Recycling Coordinator discusses oil recycling (June 2014)
- Challenges of regulating rental properties in college towns (April 2014)
- Effectiveness of the Mosquito Abatement Program (April 2014)
About Jay: Jay Socol is in his sixth year as College Station’s public communications director. A 1991 graduate of Texas A&M, Socol has also been communications director for the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, public information officer for the City of Bryan, and news director at several B-CS radio stations.