The Ballwin Life Podcast show

The Ballwin Life Podcast

Summary: Each week the City of Ballwin produces a podcast for its residents and guests. You'll hear from staff, elected officials and area leaders on various topics that impact life in Ballwin.

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 Ballwin Elementary Podcast Spectacular | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:25:19

The podcast has been on a little hiatus lately.  But, you are in for a treat with the conclusion to the Ballwin Elementary student podcast.  

 Ward 2 Aldermen Mark Stallmann and Kevin Roach: BLP 031 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:46

Meet the Aldermen from Ward 2 Mark Stallmann and Kevin Roach. They will explain the importance of citizen engagement, their priorities as board members and where they think Ballwin is heading in the future. Show notes at 

 Teen Voice for Change: Episode 030 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:23:28

High school senior Samiha and Director of Alliance for Healthy Communities Ken McManus share about their grass roots efforts to fight alcohol and drug abuse in our community. Show notes at

 An Interview with City Attorney Bob Jones: Episode 029 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:15

City Attorney Bob Jones has quite the history with Ballwin. From resident to volunteer on the planning and zoning commission to mayor to city attorney he has fulfilled just about every role within the organization. Here a bit about his story on today's episode. More info at

 Leaf Collection with Stephen Jessen: Episode 028 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:38

Public Works Crew Leader Stephen Jessen shares about his 20 years with the City. Including the conditions that make leaf collection more difficult and the weirdest thing he's seen sucked up the leaf vacuums. This is an episode every resident should hear. Show notes at

 5th Grade with Mrs. Betz: Episode 027 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:35

Ballwin Elementary 5th grade teacher Mrs. Betz shares what fifth grade looks like now. You'll also get to hear from some of her students on this special episode. Show notes at

 Ballwin Business Development with Mike Pettit: Episode 026 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:05

Commercial Real Estate Broker Mike Pettit joins the show to discuss how the development scene works and what new projects are happening now in Ballwin. Show notes available at

 The State of Recycling with Republic Services: Episode 025 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:26:09

Do you know how the recycling industry is changing? Do you know how that impacts the recycling service you enjoy? Republic Services General Manager Brent Batliner brings Ballwin up to speed on all things recycling. Show notes at

 An Interview with Ameren Missouri: Episode 024 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:53

Customer Relationship Manager Page Selby shares how to contact the utility company, programs and rebate you may be eligible to receive, new energy projects and more. Show notes are available at

 Shop Ballwin First: Episode 023 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:04:25

Save money and support a local business when you Shop Ballwin First. Ballwin businesses get free advertising and residents get great deals in this community discount program, it's a win-win. Show notes at

 Budget Discussion with Denise Keller: Episode 022 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:49

Finance Officer Denise Keller discusses the process of preparing Ballwin's municipal budget, awards the City has won related to financial reporting and how residents can stay informed in the process. Show notes at

 Breaking Down the Ballwin Race Series: Episode 021 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:48

Fitness Manager Matt Struemph breaks down the seven different races that make up the Ballwin Race Series. Learn more about the race series on our website at

 All About Annexation: Episode 020 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:01

Director of Development/Assistant City Administrator Andy Hixson explains where Ballwin is in the annexation process, what the timeline is for the future, and how residents can get involved. Show notes at

 Ward 4 Aldermen Ross & Ray: Episode 019 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:09

Ballwin Ward 4 Aldermen Ross Bullington and Ray Kerlagon share what they love most about representing the residents of Ballwin, common questions they're asked and more. Show notes are available at

 Ballwin Grab Bag: Episode 018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:28:54

With so many projects happening now in the City of Ballwin, we decided to use this week's episode to give you a brief update on as many as we could. Show notes available at


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