Brewocracy Now

Brewocracy Now ~ 2/02/23

Taylor Clark‘s Brewocracy Now co-host was Port Townsend Library Director Melody Sky Weaver and our guest was Port Townsend Police Chief Thomas Olson. We discussed community policing efforts including a proposed citizen’s advisory group, upcoming bicycle police, and some outreach programs with our police at the library.

Brewocracy Now ~ 1/26/23

Today’s Brewocracy Now featured guest hosts Jim Burke (in for Taylor Clark) and Steve King (in for John Mauro). Steve King is the Director of Public Works for the City of Port Townsend, and is acting City Manager while John Mauro is on vacation until the first week of March. Today, Jim and Steve had as their guest speaker, Aislinn Diamanti, City Council Position #2, who is on the Council Infrastructure and Development Committee. They spoke about paving streets which will take place this year, Evans Vista, the underpinnings of Lawrence Street, and the need to create proper drainage next to streets BEFORE repaving.

Brewocracy Now ~ 1/19/23

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Mayor David Faber. Highlights of their discussion included housing policy and funding for road repairs.

Brewocracy Now ~ 1/12/23

Co-hosts Taylor Clark and John Mauro talked with BOCC Commissioner Greg Brotherton and County Administrator Mark McCauley about collaboration between the city and county.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 1/05/23

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Carrie Hite, Director of Parks and Recreation Strategy. They discussed the golf course planning process and upcoming open house. Details are available at www.cityofpt.us.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 12/29/22

John Mauro was way from Brewocracy Now this week and Port Townsend Director of Public Works Steve King was Taylor’s guest. They discussed the the work repairing the current sewer line break as well as snow removal and sand removal following the snow storm.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 12/22/22

Taylor and John’s guests today included KPTZ News Producer Jim Burke and Port Townsend City Director of Parks and Recreation Strategy Carrie Hite. We talked about the ongoing process “Envision Port Townsend Golf Course and Mountain View Commons” including their next meeting, an Open House planned for January 11, 2023.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 12/15/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Port Townsend City Councilmember Libby Wennstrom. Libby answered questions about her first year on Council. They also talked about tonight’s Planning Commission Open Microphone (6pm in Council chambers) collecting public input on zoning changes to increase housing availability.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 12/01/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro discussed a variety of topics including; the status of the “Raccoon House’ code enforcement action; poplar trimming; recent striping of new “Edge Lane” roads, and traffic calming.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 11/17/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Steve Tharinger, Washington State Representative for the 24th Legislative District, and Teri Nomura, local realtor and housing advocate. A variety of topics were discussed including; local housing projects, support at the state level for housing reform, and the status of the “Racoon House” code enforcement case.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 11/10/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro discussed a variety of topics including: recognition of the fine work done by the KPTZ engineers to get the station back up and running after the recent outage; repair of Walnut Street; the importance of public participation in the housing discussion; and the Fort Worden PDA.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 11/03/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Jim Burke and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Carrie Hite, City of Port Townsend Director of Parks and Recreation Strategy. They discussed the City’s re-launch of the Engage PT website and the need to develop an engaged community. The public can reach the website at www.cityofpt.us/engage/pt.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 10/27/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Port Townsend Public Library Director Melody Weaver and documentary filmmaker Alejandro Palacios. They discussed the upcoming screening of Mr. Palacios’ documentary Latinx Photo Project. The event is scheduled to be held in the Carnegie Room of the Public Library on October 27, 2022 at 7pm.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 10/20/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, co-hosts Jim Burke and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Port Townsend Mayor David Faber and Carrie Hite, Director of Parks & Recreation Strategy. Among topics discussed were the upcoming public outreach meeting for the Golf Course planning and the sale of the Port Townsend Paper Mill.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 10/13/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro discussed a variety of topics including: an upcoming presentation to the City Council regarding Port Townsend’s deer population on December 12 regarding; the long term capital improvement plan, and the pump station project.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 10/06/22

Taylor Clark and John Mauro have a broad discussion with topics including the ADU tent meeting, the Evans Vista RFQ, Budget Process, and a question about lot sizes.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 9/29/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Emma Bolin, Port Townsend Director of Planning and Community Development. They discussed the upcoming “Under The Tent” housing discussion, as well as a report out on the recent planning conference that Emma attended.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 9/22/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Wooden Boat Festival Director Barb Trailer. They discussed the success of the return of the Boat Festival as an in-person event and the importance of volunteerism for creating community.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 9/15/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Missy Nielsen and City Manager John Mauro discussed a variety of topics including: the construction of the water treatment plant improvements and the groundbreaking for phase 1 of the Point Hudson jetty replacement.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 9/08/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-host Phil Andrus and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Port Townsend School District Superintendent Dr. Linda Rosenbury. They discussed approaches to leadership in the public sector.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 8/25/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Missy Nielsen and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Chimacum School District Superintendent Dr. Scott Mauk. They discussed the district’s efforts to foster leadership and build trust.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 8/22/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Jim Burke and City of Port Townsend City Manager John Mauro were joined by representatives from Housing Solutions Network. Liz Revord, Network Director, and Kelsey Caudebeck, Network Weaver, discussed the upcoming “Under The Tent” housing policy discussion and the Housing Solution Network’s efforts to address housing needs in Jefferson County.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 8/11/22

On today’s Brewocracy Now Missy Nielsen and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Soundcheck organizers Dominic Svornich and Gage Pacifera. They discussed the upcoming music, arts and culture event being held August 19 through August 25. More information is available at ptsoundcheck.com.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 8/04/22

Today on Brewocracy Now host Missy Nielsen and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Eron Berg of the Port of Port Townsend, Will O’Donnell of the Jefferson County PUD, and Steve King of the City of Port Townsend Public Works. They discussed the Sims Gateway Project design effort and the upcoming Open House event scheduled for Saturday, August 6 from 10am to 1pm at the Community Center in Uptown Port Townsend.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 7/28/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, Tim Quackenbush and City Manager John Mauro discussed the “Under the Tent” housing policy event and the importance of public participation in the housing policy discussion process; a status update on the 7th Haven affordable housing project; and the upcoming public discussions about the future of the golf course and Mountain View Commons properties.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 7/21/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, Phil Andrus and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Port Townsend Mayor David Faber. Topics discussed included the Council Retreat and housing policy.