Birthplace of Next: City of Dayton Radio
Work in Progress - A Live Podcast with Commissioner Fairchild: Flyer Basketball, March Madness and the First Four!

Work in Progress - A Live Podcast with Commissioner Fairchild: Flyer Basketball, March Madness and the First Four!

February 27, 2020

Commissioner Darryl Fairchild talks with John Lumpkin about UD basketball, Hoopla! and what it means for Dayton.

Work in Progress - A Live Podcast with Commissioner Fairchild: Planning Priorities

Work in Progress - A Live Podcast with Commissioner Fairchild: Planning Priorities

February 11, 2020

Commissioner Darryl Fairchild talks with Tony Kroeger, Manager of the Division of Planning for the City of Dayton, about planning throughout the city and work being done with Urban Design Associates.

Work in Progress - A Live Podcast with Commissioner Darryl Fairchild: 2020 Neighborhood Budget Priorities

Work in Progress - A Live Podcast with Commissioner Darryl Fairchild: 2020 Neighborhood Budget Priorities

January 28, 2020

Commissioner Darryl Fairchild talks with Todd Kinskey, Director of Planning & Community Development for the City of Dayton, about priorities for the proposed 2020 budget.

Work in Progress - A Live Podcast with Commissioner Fairchild: The 2020 City of Dayton Budget

Work in Progress - A Live Podcast with Commissioner Fairchild: The 2020 City of Dayton Budget

January 14, 2020

Commissioner Darryl Fairchild talks with Diane Shannon, Director of Procurement, Management & Budget for the City of Dayton, about the proposed 2020 budget.

Work in progress - A Live Podcast with Commissioner Fairchild: Handling Grief & Stress During the Holidays
22. Great Miami Riverway

22. Great Miami Riverway

April 6, 2018

In this Birthplace of Next Extra Edition, we're featuring Elizabeth Connor of the Great Miami Riverway. From Sidney to Hamilton, the Great Miami Riverway is 99 miles of river, paved trails and connected communities, only an hour away from Cincinnati and Columbus at the Crossroads of America. The City of Dayton is a proud sponsor of the Great Miami Riverway, and Elizabeth will tell us more about the organization.

21. Your Dollars, Your Neighborhood

21. Your Dollars, Your Neighborhood

November 20, 2017

In 2016, Dayton residents passed Issue 9, an eight year, 0.25 percent tax increase that is now known as "Your Dollars, Your Neighborhood."  In this episode, Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein talks about how the funds generated by the tax are being put to use in the city, and introduces a new dashboard tool to track performance.

20. The Next Shade of Green: Daytons Sustainability Practices

20. The Next Shade of Green: Daytons Sustainability Practices

June 16, 2017

The City of Dayton is committed to responsible stewardship of the envorinmental resources within its jurisdiction. In this episode, we talk with Michelle Simmons, Division Manager of Environmental Management for the Department of Water, about the City's sustainability strategy, and what local government is doing to take the region to the next shade of green.

19. Bike Sharing, Bike Trails, Bike Lanes.  It’s About Bikes!

19. Bike Sharing, Bike Trails, Bike Lanes. It’s About Bikes!

May 19, 2017

Dayton is at the heart of the nation's largest network of bike trails. Bike lanes are appearing in streets around the region, and the Link bike share program has just celebrated it's second anniversary. In this episode we talk with Laura Estandia, Executive Director of Bike Miami Valley to learn how Dayton is changing to accomodate an increasingly popular form of transportation.

18. Water, Water, Everywhere, We Keep it Safe to Drink

18. Water, Water, Everywhere, We Keep it Safe to Drink

April 4, 2017

From algae blooms to lead pipes, the last several years have seen prominent stories of water issues surface in the midwest.  On today's podcast, Karen Thomas, the Marketing Account Mangement Representative with the Department of Water, explains how Dayton keeps the public aware of water topics, as well as educating future residents and water professionals to keep this crucial natural resource flowing in the future.