On FIRST Podcast

Tune in to "On FIRST" to hear what’s happening along 1st Avenue in Council Bluffs, Iowa. City of Council Bluffs Communications Officer Ashley Kruse and Community Development Director Brandon Garrett explore the transformative project and share everything from the specific details to the big picture vision for the future. 

Starting with the history of 1st Avenue (a former rail line), we zoom in on the project, talk with the experts, hear from the stakeholders, and divulge plans for trails, transit, and redevelopment. Tune in to each episode to find out who’s “On FIRST” with Ashley and Brandon.

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On FIRST Episodes:

  1. On First with Vincent Martorello

    Vincent Martorello, Parks and Recreation Director, talks with us about the trail and what First Ave means to the CB Parks Department. 

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  2. On First with Drew Kamp

    Drew Kamp, President and CEO of the Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce talks with us about what First Ave means to the future of Council Bluffs. 

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  3. On First with Mike Geier and Doug Bisson

    Mike Geier from Snyder and Associates and Doug Bisson from HDR talk with us about the trail design process for First Avenue. 

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