Brewocracy Now

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 12/01/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro discussed a variety of topics including; the status of the “Raccoon House’ code enforcement action; poplar trimming; recent striping of new “Edge Lane” roads, and traffic calming.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 11/17/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Steve Tharinger, Washington State Representative for the 24th Legislative District, and Teri Nomura, local realtor and housing advocate. A variety of topics were discussed including; local housing projects, support at the state level for housing reform, and the status of the “Racoon House” code enforcement case.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 11/10/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro discussed a variety of topics including: recognition of the fine work done by the KPTZ engineers to get the station back up and running after the recent outage; repair of Walnut Street; the importance of public participation in the housing discussion; and the Fort Worden PDA.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 11/03/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Jim Burke and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Carrie Hite, City of Port Townsend Director of Parks and Recreation Strategy. They discussed the City’s re-launch of the Engage PT website and the need to develop an engaged community. The public can reach the website at www.cityofpt.us/engage/pt.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 10/27/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Port Townsend Public Library Director Melody Weaver and documentary filmmaker Alejandro Palacios. They discussed the upcoming screening of Mr. Palacios’ documentary Latinx Photo Project. The event is scheduled to be held in the Carnegie Room of the Public Library on October 27, 2022 at 7pm.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 10/20/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, co-hosts Jim Burke and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Port Townsend Mayor David Faber and Carrie Hite, Director of Parks & Recreation Strategy. Among topics discussed were the upcoming public outreach meeting for the Golf Course planning and the sale of the Port Townsend Paper Mill.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 10/13/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro discussed a variety of topics including: an upcoming presentation to the City Council regarding Port Townsend’s deer population on December 12 regarding; the long term capital improvement plan, and the pump station project.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 10/06/22

Taylor Clark and John Mauro have a broad discussion with topics including the ADU tent meeting, the Evans Vista RFQ, Budget Process, and a question about lot sizes.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 9/29/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Emma Bolin, Port Townsend Director of Planning and Community Development. They discussed the upcoming “Under The Tent” housing discussion, as well as a report out on the recent planning conference that Emma attended.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 9/22/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Wooden Boat Festival Director Barb Trailer. They discussed the success of the return of the Boat Festival as an in-person event and the importance of volunteerism for creating community.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 9/15/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Missy Nielsen and City Manager John Mauro discussed a variety of topics including: the construction of the water treatment plant improvements and the groundbreaking for phase 1 of the Point Hudson jetty replacement.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 9/08/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-host Phil Andrus and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Port Townsend School District Superintendent Dr. Linda Rosenbury. They discussed approaches to leadership in the public sector.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 8/25/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Missy Nielsen and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Chimacum School District Superintendent Dr. Scott Mauk. They discussed the district’s efforts to foster leadership and build trust.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 8/22/22

Today on Brewocracy Now co-hosts Jim Burke and City of Port Townsend City Manager John Mauro were joined by representatives from Housing Solutions Network. Liz Revord, Network Director, and Kelsey Caudebeck, Network Weaver, discussed the upcoming “Under The Tent” housing policy discussion and the Housing Solution Network’s efforts to address housing needs in Jefferson County.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 8/11/22

On today’s Brewocracy Now Missy Nielsen and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Soundcheck organizers Dominic Svornich and Gage Pacifera. They discussed the upcoming music, arts and culture event being held August 19 through August 25. More information is available at ptsoundcheck.com.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 8/04/22

Today on Brewocracy Now host Missy Nielsen and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Eron Berg of the Port of Port Townsend, Will O’Donnell of the Jefferson County PUD, and Steve King of the City of Port Townsend Public Works. They discussed the Sims Gateway Project design effort and the upcoming Open House event scheduled for Saturday, August 6 from 10am to 1pm at the Community Center in Uptown Port Townsend.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 7/28/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, Tim Quackenbush and City Manager John Mauro discussed the “Under the Tent” housing policy event and the importance of public participation in the housing policy discussion process; a status update on the 7th Haven affordable housing project; and the upcoming public discussions about the future of the golf course and Mountain View Commons properties.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 7/21/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, Phil Andrus and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Port Townsend Mayor David Faber. Topics discussed included the Council Retreat and housing policy.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 7/14/22

Today on Brewocracy Now City Council member Monica MickHager, sitting in for Taylor Clark, and City Manager John Mauro discussed the upcoming Annual City Council Retreat and the need to deepen the City’s community engagement efforts. The Retreat will focus on establishing priorities for 2023. It will be held on Monday, July 18 from 10am to 4pm at the Northwest Maritime Center. The public is invited to attend.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 7/06/22

Co-hosts Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro talked with today with Carrie Hite, Director of Parks and Recreation Strategy.  They talked about the public engagement process the city is kicking off to determine what we might do with the golf course.  This is an important chance for the public to get involved in guiding the city’s direction.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 6/30/22

This week on Brewocracy Now, KPTZ host Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Emma Bolin, the City’s new Planning and Community Development Director. They discussed upcoming development projects.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 6/16/22

Today on Brewocracy Now KPTZ host Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined first by Ellen Michael Caldwell, Executive Director of Olympic Pride, who talked about the upcoming Sound of Pride 2022 event, which takes place June 25th from 10am-4pm at Pope Marine Park in downtown Port Townsend. The rest of the time they talked with Port Townsend People and Performance Director Pamela Martinez about developments in city staffing.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 6/09/22

Today on Brewocracy Now KPTZ host Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro were joined by Emily Bufford, the new Youth and Outreach Director at the Port Townsend Public Library. They discussed the ways that the library has broadened their services in response to the pandemic, resources available to families with children, outreach efforts for those who can’t access the library in person, and the importance of reading aloud to children. Mr. Mauro also announced the upcoming “Sound of Pride” festival on June 25 at Pope Marine Plaza.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 6/02/22

Today on Brewocracy Now KPTZ host Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro discussed the following topics: the hiring of Emma Bolin to be the new Director of Planning and Community Development; the Edge Lane Road Pilot Program on Blaine Street; and how to use the City’s inquiry website.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 5/26/22

Today on Brewocracy Now KPTZ host Taylor Clark was joined by City Manager John Mauro and special guests Nation West, City Manager of Port Angeles, and Matthew Huish, City Manager of Sequim. They discussed the importance or regional collaboration and the efforts they have made to advocate for communities on the Northern Olympic Peninsula.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 5/19/22

Today on Brewocracy Now, KPTZ host Taylor Clark and City Manager John Mauro focused their discussion on the City’s response to the need for a variety of housing solutions for populations ranging from those experiencing homelessness to market rate housing. Mauro also encouraged members of the public to participate in the ongoing housing discussion by going to the Engage PT section of the City’s website.