28 episodes

Hosted by Memphis City Council Chairman, Frank Colvett, Jr. A View From the Chair takes an in-depth look at all things City of Memphis with an eye toward bringing our listening and viewing audience first-hand information and in some cases breaking news provided by the Chair of the Memphis City Council. Each episode features a unique look at the City of Memphis, its government, elected officials and other key stakeholders.

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Hosted by Memphis City Council Chairman, Frank Colvett, Jr. A View From the Chair takes an in-depth look at all things City of Memphis with an eye toward bringing our listening and viewing audience first-hand information and in some cases breaking news provided by the Chair of the Memphis City Council. Each episode features a unique look at the City of Memphis, its government, elected officials and other key stakeholders.

    Building Opportunities In Memphis

    Building Opportunities In Memphis

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Natalie Wilson, Executive Director of Levitt Shell. to discuss:

    What service Levitt Shell provides for the City of Memphis
    Her career in public service and nonprofit organizations
    The community building activities Levitt Shell organizes in Memphis
    What's next for Natalie Wilson and Levitt Shell

    • 26 min
    The Importance of Public Service

    The Importance of Public Service

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Chandell Ryan, Deputy Chief Operations Officer for The City of Memphis. to discuss:

    The importance of Public Service
    Her role as the interim director of Solid Waste in Memphis
    The ways in which the Memphis City Council can continue to support the public servants in Memphis

    • 25 min
    Providing Service To Memphis

    Providing Service To Memphis

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with JT Young, Chief Executive Officer for MLGW. to discuss:

    The importance of MLGW to Memphis
    The challenges facing MLGW and the citizens they serve after COVID 
    The ways in which the Memphis City Council can continue to support MLGW's efforts in providing electricity, gas and water safely and efficiently to the citizens of Memphis

    • 26 min
    Importance of Public Transportation

    Importance of Public Transportation

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Gary Rosenfeld, President & CEO (MATA) to discuss:

    The importance of public transportation to Memphis
    The challenges facing MATA after COVID and before COVID
    The ways in which the Memphis City Council can continue to support MATA's efforts in making public transportation thrive in Memphis

    • 22 min
    Attracting Business To Memphis Through Art

    Attracting Business To Memphis Through Art

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Brett Batterson, President & CEO of the Orpheum Theatre Group & Ekundayo Bandele, CEO of Hattiloo Theatre to discuss:

    The importance of arts and theatre to the growth of Memphis
    The amazing and rich history of the Orpheum and Hattiloo Theatres
    The impact Covid had on these theatres and what next after the pandemic

    • 26 min
    Housing Development In Memphis

    Housing Development In Memphis

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Ashley Cash, Director of Housing and Community Development in Memphis to discuss:

    The amazing work Ashley Cash does as the Director of Housing and Community Development in Memphis
    The impact COVID had on the housing market in Memphis
    The challenges Memphis is facing in helping development the communities and neighborhoods in the city

    • 26 min

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