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Mayor Heartwell hosts City Connection on GRTV

Got a question for Mayor Heartwell? Tonight is your opportunity to interact with our Grand Rapid's most prominent elected official
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Mayor Heartwell on City Connection

Mayor Heartwell on City Connection /GRTV

UPDATE: Watch the archive of the June City Connection above.

Continuing a season of irregular scheduling, Mayor Heartwell's live interactive public access show City Connection aired on GRTV and The Rapidian on June 9 at 5 p.m. The program, now in its 19th year, is co-hosted by Grand Rapids mayor George Heartwell and GRCMC's Linda Gellasch, and is an opportunity for Grand Rapidians to talk with our mayor about important city issues.

Citizens with any questions for Mayor Heartwell about the new plans for The Rapid or anything else could interact by leaving questions on The Rapidian articles, emailing [email protected], tweeting @GRTVaccess, leaving a Facebook comment, or by calling (616) 459-4881. Then he responded live on GRTV’s Livewire (channel 24 on Comcast) and streaming right here on The Rapidian.

Normally City Connection is broadcast on the first Monday of each month. As fate would have it, that day in July is Independence Day, so expect the next episode of City Connection to be postponed one week, airing on Monday, July 10th, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

City Connection will return to its normal schedule in August, airing at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2011.  

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I've organized a block party for my neighborhood before, and the $25 fee went toward reserving one day. Since we're all at the mercy of Michigan weather, is there a way to reserve the signage for a block party for two days in case we're rained out on the first without having to pay additional fees?