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City Connection: Mayor Bliss to be joined by Brandon Davis of the Office of Oversight and Public Accountability

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Watch live on GRTV's channel 24 and on Facebook at 4:00pm on Monday, October 3
Brandon Davis, Director of the Office of Oversight and Public Accountability

Brandon Davis, Director of the Office of Oversight and Public Accountability /The City of Grand Rapids

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On Monday, October 3, Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will be in the GRTV studio for October's episode of City Connection -- the first in nearly five months. Mayor Bliss will be joined by Brandon Davis, Director of the Office of Oversight and Public Accountability. City Connection will also be hosted by Starla McDermott, the new Executive Director of the Community Media Center, for the first time. Possible discussion topics include:

  • Information about upcoming elections (absentee ballots, registration, proposals, etc.)
  • Implementation of GRPD/mental health co-response team
  • Affordable Housing Fund
  • River Restoration Project
  • Upcoming "Commission Night Out" meetings in the Second and Third Wards
  • Inaugural "Tech Week" in Grand Rapids
  • Public voting on proposed PBGR community improvement projects
  • Gun buyback event hosted by GRPD and the SAFE Task Force

Members of the community can submit their questions by emailing [email protected]. The event will be livestreamed on Facebook and Channel 24 beginning at 4:00pm on October 3. 

For over 30 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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