City Administrator, Aaron Oppenheimer and Chief of Staff, Sandy Xiong bring you the latest Sun Prairie updates from city hall. Spotlight Guest is Sustainability Coordinator Rose Daily and Prairie Chat features Colleen Burke.
1. We have several upcoming winter events taking place in Downtown Sun Prairie. Can you provide our viewers details on how to participate? 2. The Sun Prairie Farmer’s Market has now transitioned indoors. When does the market take place and how do viewers keep up to date on vendors? 3. Sun Prairie Public Library started an artist in residence program which began in September. Can you tell us more about the program and how it is going? 4. Frozen Fun Prairie dates have been announced for 2024! When is next year’s event and can you give our viewers a sneak peek of what’s to come?Show Description
1. The 2024 Budget was adopted on Tuesday, October 14. Can you provide an overview of what is in the 2024 Budget? 2. The Plan Commission held a public hearing at their Tuesday meeting to consider a request from the Black Ben Coalition Foundation requesting approval of a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to change the future land use classification at 101 Communications Drive from “Employment” to “Neighborhood Mix-Use” and review the concept plan for the proposed development. What is this application for and what actions took place on Tuesday? 3. City hall will be undergoing some renovations over the next few months. What can our residents expect to see the next time they visit city hall? 4. Lastly, how will the upcoming holidays impact city services and hours?Show Description
1. Rose, please tell us about yourself. What is your educational and professional background and what are some of your hobbies? 2. You started with the city recently. What about Sun Prairie prompted you to apply for this position? What excited you most about this opportunity? 3. Speaking of recent endeavors, you launched your first podcast titled Sustainable Sun Prairie: Conversations for a Greener Community earlier this month. What topics will you cover in the podcast and when and how can our viewers tune in? 4. What are some of the projects you’ve been working on, and have you set any goals for yourself during your first year? 5. Is there anything else you’d like to share with our viewers?Show Description
1. Thank you for joining us! Downtown Sun Prairie is the place to be as we have a variety of upcoming events including Sun Prairie tradition, Fire & Lights. What should we anticipate at this year’s event? 2. There are also several other upcoming December events, can you share more about those? 3. Dane Buy Local's Holiday Passport program started this month. What is the purpose of the passport program? Where can viewers pick up their passport? 4. Is there anything else you’d like to share with our viewers?Show Description