Christopher Mitchell Interviewed For Podcast

Date: 4 Feb 2013 | posted in: Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Christopher Mitchell was recently interviewed by Bill Lindeke from Bill, a PhD Candidate in Geography, published the podcast as part of the blog. He wanted to talk to Christopher about the work at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. Bill discussed fiber optic infrastructure investment in the U.S. and touched on the Minneapolis City Wifi … Read More

Christopher Mitchell Presents for National League of Cities’ Webinar

Date: 1 Oct 2012 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Christopher Mitchell recently presented at the “How a Municipal Network Can Help Your City” webinar from the National League of Cities. Along with Christopher were several other experts including Kyle Hollified, VP Sales/Marketing, Bristol Virginia Utilities, Bristol; Mary Beth Henry, Manager, Office for Community Technology/Mt Hood Cable Regulatory Commission in Portland, Oregon; and Colman Keane, Director … Read More

Christopher Mitchell Talks Community Networks With Seattle’s KUOW

Date: 10 May 2012 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Christopher Mitchell recently spoke with Marcie Sillman on Seattle public radio KUOW‘s Weekday. Christopher and Marcie talked on May 8, 2012 about recent developments in local and national broadband including the April 29th end to Seattle’s free Wi-Fi network. Christopher and Marcie spent some time on challenges and strategies involved in building a community network. The … Read More

Austin Approves New Zero Waste Plan

Date: 19 Dec 2011 | posted in: waste - zero waste, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

At its meeting on Dec. 15th, 2011, the Austin City Council unanimously approved the Austin Resource Recovery Master Plan, a long-term plan that empowers the Austin community to achieve a drastic reduction in the amount of trash landfilled and aim for zero waste. In 2009, City Council passed Texas’ first Zero Waste Plan and set a … Read More

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