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Oro Valley Podcast

This is a weekly podcast about the happenings in Oro Valley Arizona. There will be commentators, and government officials that will discuss what is going on in our town.

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Bill Garner,candidate for Oro Valley Town Council, discusses the recent proposal for a virtual meeting on development of the Vistoso Golf Club

Bill Garner,candidate for Oro Valley Town Council, discusses the recent proposal for a virtual meeting on development of the Vistoso Golf Club

14mins

8 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Oro Valley,AZ history by Jim Williams part two

This is part two of a history broadcast by Jim Williams on Oro Valley Arizona. Claiming The Desert   You can find on Amazon www.Orovalleypodcast.com

22mins

6 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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Listen to Josh Nicholson Oro Valley Council member

Josh Nicholson talks to us about what it means to be an Oro Valley Council member, and how we balances his life with work and the family.

25mins

22 Jan 2020

Rank #3

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Rex Scott candidate for Pima County supervisor district 1

This podcast will introduce you to Rex Scott who is a candidate for Pima County supervisor district 1. Rex discusses his qualifications, and his aspirations for the position if these elected.

21mins

15 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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Part one on the history of Oro Valley by historian Jim Williams

This is part one of a two-part series on the history of Oro Valley by historian Jim Williams. www.orovalleypodcast.com Claiming The Desert, on Amazon books

22mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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A conversation with Pat Sturmon of preservevistoso.org

This is a conversation with Pat Sturmon the Communications Director of preservevistoso.org. In this podcast she talks about her group's efforts to save this former golf course (Golf Course at Vistoso) as a parks and recreation facility. They are a 501(c)3  organization. Their website is www.preservevistoso.org

24mins

11 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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Dave Perry, Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce, talks about how they can help small businesses.

Our guest today is Dave Perry Pres. and CEO of the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce. In this podcast, Dave discusses ways that the Chamber of Commerce can help small businesses through this pandemic.  You can find the Oro Valley Chamber web address below. https://orovalleychamber.com

28mins

13 Apr 2020

Rank #7

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Micheal Bilodeau, President of Preserve Vistoso, talks about their efforts to presrve the course for recreation

Michael Bilodeau talks about the efforts being made by Preserve Vistoso to save this now defunct golf course as a recreation area for Oro Valley citizens. www.preservevistoso.com 

20mins

15 Apr 2020

Rank #8

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Bill Garner talks about his candidacy for Oro Valley Town Council

Bill Garner, a former councilman talks about the issues and what he sees for the future if he's elected to the Oro Valley Town Council.

26mins

24 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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Bill Beard candidate for Pima County supervisor district 1

 Bill Beard, describes his aspirations and visions if he is elected to the Pima County supervisor position in district 1. www.beardforsupervisor.com

20mins

5 Feb 2020

Rank #10

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Listen to radio host and celebrity Chris DeSimone

This is a podcast with celebrity radio host Chris DeSimone. He's audacious, pugnacious, and bodacious.  With Chris you can always agree to disagree but he has his opinions. He's on 1030AM radio channel from 6Am-9AM every Mon_Fri In particular, listen to our conversation about whether or not Oro Valley will need a property tax after the pandemic.

35mins

9 Apr 2020

Rank #11

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Tim Bohen talks about why he's running for the Oro Valley Town Council

Tim Bohen is a candidate for the Oro Valley Town Council. Tim discusses his qualifications, his desires for running, and what he would hope to accomplish if he was elected. Contact Tim:  www.bohenov.com

21mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #12

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Bill Rodman Oro Valley Town Council member

Bill Rodman, gives us his unique perspective  from being on the town Council for the past three years. He has participated in many of the decisions  at the Town Council and gives us insight into how he looks for compromise that helps to get the job done.

36mins

30 Mar 2020

Rank #13

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Melanie Barrett Vice Mayor Oro Valley, talks about her tenure in the Council

Melanie Barrett talks about the future of Oro Valley Arizona. In addition, Melanie discusses the town councils past accomplishments and what she would like to see accomplished in the future. Recorded February 27, 2020.

27mins

19 Mar 2020

Rank #14

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Paul Keesler Town Engineer/ Director of Public Works

Paul Keesler discusses the many projects going on in Oro Valley. A great informative podcast.

22mins

12 Feb 2020

Rank #15

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Listen to Steve Spain Republican candidate for District 1 Pima County supervisor

This is an interview with Steve Spain a candidate for District 1 Pima County supervisor. www.votestevespain.com

26mins

29 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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A conversation with Joyce Jones-Ivey Oro Valley Councilwoman

A conversation with Oro Valley Councilwoman Joyce Jones-Ivey

22mins

3 Apr 2020

Rank #17

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The Oro Valley Economic Group reaches out to small businesses

JJ Johnson Director of the Oro Valley Economic Group and Margie Adler Ombudsman for small business discuss ways to assist you during the economic crisis. Small business owners need to listen to this podcast www.orovalleyaz.gov Margie Adler: 520-229-4758 JJ Johnson 520-229-4847

24mins

8 Apr 2020

Rank #18

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Meet the Candidate Series: Bill Rodman Oro Valley Town Council

Bill Rodman discusses issues facing Oro Valley: budget 2020/2021; preserve Vistoso; 885 annexation; public safety importance...etc www.billrodman.org

39mins

20 May 2020

Rank #19

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Oro Valley Virtual Meeting Failure: General Plan Amendment

Why did the virtual meeting regarding the amendment to the General Plan regarding the former Vistoso Golf Course go so wrong. Meeting on May 14, 2020

6mins

16 May 2020

Rank #20