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On Monday, July 1st at 5:00 p.m., Mayor Heartwell answered questions from local citizens live in his monthly call-in show on GRTV (and archived here on The Rapidian!) "City Connection."
Host Linda Gellasch presented to the mayor a variety of city issues prompted by questions submitted by viewers like you. This month, Rapidian reporter Raheeq Al-Zaidan asked about the proposed tax increase to help fund public parks.
If you’re brimming with questions or wondering what other Grand Rapidians are thinking about, every first Monday of the month you have that chance when Mayor George Heartwell takes the screen both on television and on the internet. In fact, right here.
For 18 years, the mayors of Grand Rapids have hosted City Connection, a monthly, live call-in show on GRTV’s Livewire, Comcast channel 24. Mayor John Logie started the program in 1992 as a way to share mayoral perspective with Grand Rapidians and to bring a little more transparency to local government. City Connection is an opportunity to interact directly with one of our city’s top elected officials.
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