The Minutes

by City of Thunder Bay

The Minutes, hosted by Jeff Walters, is a weekly exploration of Thunder Bay’s Committee of the Whole and City Council meetings.

Each episode features an overview of the latest meeting, plus engaging interviews with city staff and administration, providing detailed insights and perspectives beyond traditional news coverage.

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • February 12, 2024 - Budget Ratification

    February 12, 2024 - Budget Ratification

    City Treasurer Keri Greaves and Budget Manager Jesse Langen sit down to discuss the approval and ratification of the 2024 budget, and what it means for taxpayers. Host Jeff Walters also has a rundown of what happened at Thunder Bay City Council on Monday night.

  • January 29, 2024 - Handing Over The Budget

    January 29, 2024 - Handing Over The Budget

    This week’s episode of The Minutes features an interview with City Manager Norm Gale as Thunder Bay City Council starts its budget deliberations. Gale speaks about council’s ability to change the budget, and why so many changes kicked off this year’s budget meetings

  • January 23, 2024 - 2024 Budget Overview

    January 23, 2024 - 2024 Budget Overview

    This special edition of The Minutes focuses on the 2024 municipal budget. City Treasurer Keri Greaves joins host Jeff Walters to talk about how the City budget is assembled.

  • January 22, 2024 - Parking Authority Financial Plan

    January 22, 2024 - Parking Authority Financial Plan

    The Minutes highlights the January 22, 2024 Thunder Bay City Council meeting. It also features an interview with Jonathan Paske, Supervisor - Parking Authority with an overview of the Parking Authority Financial Plan. The plan includes changes to how much you pay to park, and where you pay to park.

  • Inaugural Episode - January 10, 2024

    Inaugural Episode - January 10, 2024

    The inaugural episode of The Minutes highlights the January 8, 2024 Thunder Bay City Council meeting. It also features an interview with City Manager Norm Gale, who talks about his retirement announcement, and Director of Engineering Kayla Dixon, who talks about red light cameras, and traffic light synchronization.