In this four-part podcast called All Up In Your Budget, Fiscal Services Director Mary Ellen Leonard joins Communications Director Jay Socol to discuss the main takeaways from the city’s proposed FY 22 budget. Spoiler: No recommended increases to the tax rate or to the electric, water and wastewater rates. Continue reading Podcast series takes a closer look at the city’s proposed FY 22 budget
In this podcast episode, City Manager Bryan Woods and Public Communications Director Jay Socol cover topics ranging from the nature of Woods’ relationships with Texas A&M, the City of Bryan, and Brazos County, to the significantly different role the next city hall will have in the lives of College Station residents. Continue reading All Up In Your Business Podcast: The business of managing College Station
College Station is once again a hot market for retailers looking to establish a location. In this episode of the All Up In Your Business podcast, Communications Director Jay Socol and Economic Development Manager Aubrey Nettles talk about the vacancies where they’re seeing the most interest, some confirmed (and nearly confirmed) successes, and even the context behind some chronically vacant properties that many in College Station wonder about. He even asked her about Pappadeaux. Continue reading All Up In Your Business: Hot market is filling vacant properties
Earlier this week, we dropped a podcast episode that reviewed what’s new in, and what’s coming to, College Station. We teased an announcement that was expected later in the month — a development on 19 acres of city-owned land in College Station’s Midtown. Turns out later in the month is now: Costco Wholesale has filed a site plan for that location. Continue reading All Up In Your Business Podcast: What you should know about Costco
Our first podcast episode of 2021 covers a lot. So much, in fact, that we ditched the studio and did an actual tour of some of the fastest-growing areas of College Station to talk about what’s new and what’s coming. Continue reading All Up In Your Business Podcast: We’re getting a what?
Like most of you, my 2020 experiences were often difficult ones. You know who increased the difficulty even more? The College Station families who welcomed more than 1,600 babies during a year like no other. As if going on safari for toilet paper and hand sanitizer wasn’t enough. As has become tradition, it’s time to examine the 1,640 names we registered in 2020. Continue reading Noah, Olivia CS’s most popular baby names in 2020