A final look at the candidates and issues

This election season has been a long strange trip, man. With one week to go before the Tuesday's election, Nick and Jason take final look at the candidates and the issues voters are mulling before heading to the polls. But first, the duo takes a moment to scold the involved parties for how the season's biggest issue — compensation for City employees — has been handled. The rhetoric, they say, has prevented not only effective dialogue, but also an actual solution to the problem.

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Well, that was unexpected

For anyone who event passively follows the goings on in the City Council Chambers, there was no doubt  what was going to happen at last week's Council meeting. Turns out, we were all wrong. Jason and Nick take a quick look at the possible election day fallout...

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Beware the Ides of election season

As we head into the final three weeks of the election season, Jason and Nick take a moment to remind themselves it's up to all of us as voters to hold both candidates and elected officials accountable to their words and actions. With second readings and votes for the voter-mandated code of ethics and ordinances pertaining to the compensation issue, the duo cite a few examples of discrepancies in language and voting records for some of the people on the April ballot. In this episode's second segment listeners are introduced to District 3 incumbent Diane Seif and District 4 (2-year) challenger Casey Crawford.

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Here comes the pitch; will the Council decide to swing

Here they are, digging into the batter's box. Thursday's public meeting marks the Lee's Summit City Council's 4th trip to plate and Lee's Summit Town Hall hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker wonder if once again they'll keep the bat on their shoulders and watch the pitch go by.

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The can's been kicked, squashed and sent flying

That moment you realize the ethics can just hasn't been kicked, but also been run over and trapped under the rear bumper of a City Council member's car and dragged down the road with sparks flying.

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Peeking in on our Council

Lee's Summit Town Hall hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury look back at last week's District 3 Town Hall with Council members Diane Seif and Phyllis Edson before taking a look at this week's Council agenda. The Lee's Summit City Council is back in session this week after nearly a month off. On the agenda this week — at least for now — is the long-anticipated and voter-mandated Council code of ethics...

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Bonus Episode: Another Town Hall town hall... A district 3 conversation with Council members Seif & Edson

In a live recording of a bonus episode of the Lee's Summit Town Hall podcast, hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury hosted a conversation Wednesday night with Lee's Summit's District 3 Council members Diane Seif and Phyllis Edson.

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