The City of Winchester is a vibrant and historic city located at the top of Virginia in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.
Black History Month
Hosts Dan and Amy are joined in studio by local historian and NAACP Education Chair Tyson Gilpin to discuss Winchester's Black History. Then, Amy quizzes Dan to see how much he's learned about Winchester in the last couple of months since he's arrived. As always, we've got a run-down of the Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 23.
Project Preview with Perry
It's been a while since we've had a Project Preview with Perry! On today's podcast, Public Services Director Perry Eisenach gives us a rundown of the current Valley Avenue improvements and Tevis Street & Hope Drive Extension projects.
Then, Dan and Amy call Animal Control Officer William Sales to discuss the recent incident involving wildlife at Jim Barnett Park and the scope of work for ACOs.
As always, we have a summation of what's to come at the February 9th Council meeting and some important announcements.
COVID-19 Update with Dr. Greene
Season 3 of the Rouss Review will sound a little different - we've got a new host and a new format! We thank Barry Lee for all of the help he gave us in hosting the first two seasons and welcome our new host, City Manager Dan Hoffman, as he takes the helm.
Dr. Colin Greene, Lord Fairfax Health District Director, joins us on this season 3 premiere for a COVID 19 update and discussion on the area's vaccine rollout.
We've also got a breakdown of the upcoming Council meeting on Tuesday, January 26.
Trash Cart Pilot Program
On this season 2 finale, Refuse and Recycling Manager Michael Neese joins host Barry Lee in the studio one last time to talk about the City's new Trash Cart Pilot Program. Plus, we give Barry a special send off as he hosts the program for the final time. We thank you, Barry!
November is Adoption Awareness Month. Rebecca Hopkins and Marisa Wilcom of the Winchester Department of Social Services talk with Barry about the need for foster and adoptive families.
Also in this episode:
- Council BLUF (meeting & work session 11/10)
- Now U Know
Transcripts at winchesterva.gov/rouss-review
Human Resources Director Paula Nofsinger joins Barry in the studio to talk about the multitude of available jobs at the City of Winchester.
Also in this episode:
• Council BLUF (Oct. 27 meeting and work session)