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Episode 1302

Show Notes – Nick Campion

Main Discussion Topics

  • The city’s response to COVID-19
  • Strategy around policy decisions
  • Community engagement in a time of crisis

Full Description

Danielle Teal (virtually) sits down with Nick Campion to discuss the Rochester City Council. They discuss Nick’s strategy to his policy decisions and the City Council’s top issues. They discuss the City Council’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, how it effects small businesses and what individuals can do in this time of crisis. Nick talks candidly about community engagement in the digital age, his family and their practice of social distancing, and what their family is binging this week.

Time Codes

00:38 – Introduction
1:12 – The podcast is filming remotely this week
3:08 – Family under quarantine
5:26 – The city’s ability to work digitally
6:40 – Community response to COVID-19
7:57 – Addressing small business operations because of COVID-19
11:12 – Civic Theater and community funding
14:30 – City priorities and emergency response
15:40 – Nick’s strategy around policy
18:15 – Nick’s digital engagement with the community throughout the COVID-19 outbreak
21:17 – How Nick goes about making decisions that the community finds controversial
24:22 – Rochester’s top issues besides COVID-19
28:40 – Tools the city is using to connect sectors of the community and the city government
31:25 – Nick’s Netflix habits
32:11 - Closing                                                

Links

Nick Campion’s Facebook - www.facebook.com/cmcampion

Rochester City Government -www.rochestermn.gov
www.rochestermn.gov/government/city-council
www.co.olmsted.mn.us

Centers for Disease Control – www.cdc.gov
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus

The R-Town Podcast is brought to you in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota, and the members of KSMQ Public Television. Thank you!


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