Rouss Review

Welcome to the City's podcast, The Rouss Review, posted every second and fourth Monday at 5:00 pm. Season 3 of the podcast will begin on Monday, January 25, 2021 and will be hosted by City Manager, Dan Hoffman. Tune in each month to listen to the discussions with City staff and community leaders and stay informed. Have a question? Scroll to the bottom of this page to submit a question for Mr. Hoffman to answer on air.

Listen Now

Scroll down to listen now or download the podcast on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, BreakerOvercast, RadioPublic, or PocketCasts. Rather read than listen? Read transcripts of the podcasts below. Links to the podcast will also be posted on the City's Facebook and Twitter pages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Podcast Transcripts

Would you rather read the information instead of listen to the podcast? Click the podcast date below and enjoy! 

Podcast Date
(Season 3)
Main Topic Special Guests Transcription Link
July 12, 2021 Meet new Winc. Parks & Recreation Director Chris Konyar Download
June 21, 2021 Local law enforcement update Police Chief John Piper Download
June 7, 2021 Building Safety Codes David Parker, Building Official Download
May 24, 2021 Small Business Month - Visited three small businesses Bright Box, Bonnie Blue & Antojitos Mexicanos Download
May 10, 2021 Meet the New WFRD Chief Jon Henschel & Interim Chief Hadden Culp Download
April 26, 2021 2021 Strategic Plan Update Erima Fobbs, City's Consultant Download
April 12, 2021 Water and Wastewater Treatment Process Don Riggleman, Water & Wastewater Treatment Division Manager Download
March 22, 2021 Old Town Walking Tour Alex Flanigan, Community Arts & Vitality Manager Download
March 8, 2021 Trash Cart Pilot Results, Recycling, Composting, Budget Season Michael Neese, Refuse & Recycling Manager Download
February 22, 2021 Black History Month/General History Tyson Gilpin, NAACP Education Chair Download
February 9, 2021 Hope/Valley/Tevis Road Projects & Animal Control Perry Eisenach, Public Services Director & Cpl. Sales, WPD Animal Control Officer Download
January 25, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccinations Dr. Colin Greene, Lord Fairfax Health District Director Download

 

Podcast Date
(Season 2)
Main Topic Special Guests Now U Know Segment Transcription Link
December 10, 2020 Trash Cart Pilot Program Michael Neese, Refuse & Recycling Manager Water/Sewer bill assistance and payment plans Download
November 12, 2020 Adoption & Foster Care Rebecca Hopkins & Marisa Wilcom, Social Services National foster care stats Download
October 29, 2020 City jobs & Benefits Paula Nofsinger, HR Director - Download
October 15, 2020 New City Manager Dan Hoffman, City Manager Council-Manager form of government Download
September 24, 2020 Winchester Fire & Rescue Hadden Culp, Interim Fire & Rescue Chief Halloween safety tips Download
September 10, 2020 City Reopening Information Amy Simmons, Communications Director School bus and pedestrian laws Download
August 27, 2020 Drinking Water & Protecting the Source Farrell Owens, Water Treatment Plant Manager
Kelly Henshaw, City Engineer
What NOT to put down the drain Download
August 13, 2020 Park Programs/Facilities Lynn Miller, WPRD Director Green Circle Trail Download
July 30, 2020 2020 Census Kathleen O'Connell, Census Partner Specialist Online City services Download
July 16, 2020 COVID-19 & WPS Reopening Dr. Greene, Lord Fairfax Health District
Dr. Jason Van Heukelum, WPS
Protect yourself from cyber crime Download
June 25, 2020 Fire & Rescue Recruitment Interim Chief Hadden Culp
Deputy Chief J.D. Orndorff
Top fire causes and safety tips Download
June 12, 2020 Police Policies Chief John Piper, Winchester Police Department Special Event Permit Process Download
May 28, 2020 Building Safety Month David Parker, Building Official Green & Sustainable Home Download
May 14, 2020 S. Pleasant Valley Road Improvements Perry Eisenach, Public Services Director Virginia's Phase I Reopening Plan Download
April 30, 2020 Trees & Spotted Lanternfly Jen Jenkins, City Arborist Approved trees & Adopt-A-Tree Program Download
April 16, 2020 Child Abuse & Neglect Candace Veney, Winchester Dept. of Social Services Grow your own Victory Garden Download
April 2, 2020 Coronavirus Updates Amy Simmons, Communications Director
Shawn Hershberger, Development Services
Coronavirus Download
March 12, 2020 Flood Safety & Preparedness Scott Kensinger, Emergency Mgt. Coordinator Coronavirus Download
February 27, 2020 Trash & Recycling Service Options Perry Eisenach, Public Services Director Communications for Public Works Services Download
February 13, 2020 Heart Month Lt. Drew DeHaven, Fire & Rescue 2020 Census Download
January 30, 2020 Year in Review City Manager, Eden Freeman Public Safety 2019 Year-End Stats Download
January 16, 2020 Snow Plowing Justin Hall, Public Works Division Manager Public Services 2019 Year-End Stats Download

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Contact Us

Communications Team
City of Winchester
Rouss City Hall
15 N. Cameron Street
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 667-1815, ext. 1670
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