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Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin | Mark Freitag

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On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

New Janesville City Manager Mark Freitag in his first appearance on Discover Janesville, spoke about going from being a garrison commander to a city manager, possible improvements at the city hall such as the upcoming installation of ATM machines at city's points of service and the possible future location of skate park.  Mark spoke bout the advantages of the current approach to addressing the fire station situation, his philosophy on the relationship between city manager and the council in  the city manager / city council form of government city, and whether city manager and staff should speak to the council with one voice.

Next, it was time for Spanish lesson #3 podcast from Parker High School students.

Musical guest Charlie Petitt brought his ukelele and performed original songs including "I will always be in love with you".

Tim Banwell, is the Environmental Health Director of Rock County and he stopped in to talk about the rabies awareness week in Rock County, the numbers involved and the options and opportunities available for residents to protect their pets.

George Carpenter and Jim Hutchinson are volunteers with Friends of Noah, and they stopped to talk about a run with animals, and an animal carnival that they are helping to organize

Finally, Ron Ragotzy, local doctor and author of a book "Raising Abel, the Life of Faith", sharing his perspective on a way to view the bible stopped in to talk about his unique vision, and the role that metaphors and Faith play in making the Bible be relevant to today's reader.