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Season 2 Episode 8:

The Season 2 Finale Episode of the Official Podcast of the City of Bastrop features City Manager Paul A. Hofmann, Acting City Manager Trey Job, and Assistant City Manager Rebecca Gleason. Enjoy Paul’s farewell episode, full of lots of laughs, a look at the biggest projects, challenges, and initiatives coming up for the City, and bit of reminiscing as Paul says goodbye.

Season 2 Episode 8: Goodbye Paul! Season Finale

Season 2 Episode 7:

Join City Manager Paul A. Hofmann on a visit to the Bastrop Public Library! Paul talks with Carmen Serna, Children's Services Associate and Veronica (Ronni) Nunez, Executive Administrative Assistant about the success of the 2022 Summer Reading Program, how important volunteers are to the library, and the vital role the library plays in our community.


July 22 - 18 min. 49 sec.




Season 2 Episode 7: Bastrop Public Library

Season 2 Episode 6:


Episode 6 of the Official Podcast of the City of Bastrop features a visit to Bastrop Fire Department’s Station 1 and conversation with Firefighters Ben Gonser and Morgan LeBaron, and Captain Chris Stone. Give the episode a listen and learn about the latest developments within the Bastrop Fire Department!


July 8 - 22 min. 11 sec.




Season 2 Episode 6:  Bastrop Fire Department

Season 2 Episode 5:


City Manager Paul A. Hofmann visits with City of Bastrop Recreation team members Jo Everheart, Instructor and Coach, David Harwell, Instructor and Coach, and Terry Moore, Recreation Manager. Join Paul in the gym for this great overview of the classes and healthy opportunities offered by the Recreation Program!


June 7 - 19 min. 44 sec.




Season 2 Episode 5: Recreation Program

Season 2 Episode 4:


In this episode, Paul goes to court! Court Administrator Kim Walters talks with host Paul A. Hofmann about the ins and outs of Bastrop Municipal Court. Join us for this fun and informative conversation!


May 20 - 17 min. 7 sec.
Season 2 Episode 4: Paul Goes to Court

Season 2 Episode 3: 


The Official Podcast of the City of Bastrop features guests Jaylen West and Dylan Judd, two of Bastrop’s newest Police Officers. These officers were Bastrop Police Department-sponsored cadets in CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy.


May 6 - 19 min. 06 sec.

Season 2 Episode 3: Sitting Down with Bastrop's Newest Police Officers

Episode 2: 


The City's Utility Billing & Customer Service Supervisor, Tracey Moffett, discusses providing excellent customer service, greeting new residents, and the value of the city's solid waste service.


April 22 - 16 min. 31 sec.







Episode 2:  Talkin' Trash with Tracey

Season 2:  Premiere!


Overheard at City Hall returns with a second season!  In this latest episode, City Manager Paul A. Hofmann talks with Water/Wastewater experts James Wilson, Adam Jordy and Fernando Guerrero about Bastrop's new treatment plant, how it works, what it takes to work in the field.


April 1 - 23 min. 25 sec.


Season 2 Premiere:  Talking with the City's Wastewater Experts

The Season 1 Finale!


In this episode, City Manager Paul A. Hofmann brings Public Information Manager Colin Guerra from behind the camera to discuss the City's Communication Strategy, what he thinks citizens should know, and some of his approach at making government communications clear and accessible.


Oct. 1 - 27 min. 49 sec.

Episode 13



SEASON FINALE - Public Information Manager, Colin Guerra

City Manager Paul A. Hofmann talks all things finance, money, and City Budget with CFO Tracy Waldron.


Sept. 17 - 31 min.

Episode 12



Money Talks with Chief Financial Officer Tracy Waldron

City Manager Paul A. Hofmann chats with our Human Resources Director Tanya Cantrell about the hiring freeze, how to be a good employer and the adoption of the city's very first comprehensive safety manual.


Sept. 3 - 20 min.

Episode 11



Sitting Down with Human Resources Director Tanya Cantrell

Assistant City Manager for Community Engagement Rebecca Gleason assumes the role of host and puts City Manager Hofmann in the hot seat. 


Aug. 30 - 31 min.

Episode 10


A Podcast Takeover with Rebecca Gleason

In this episode, City Secretary Ann Franklin and City Manager Paul A. Hofmann discuss our form of government, City election cycle and process, the role of the City Secretary’s office, and many other details about the fundamental inner workings of city government. 


Aug. 6 - 25 min.

Episode 9


A Conversation with City Secretary Ann Franklin

City Manager Paul A. Hofmann chats with Fire Chief Andres Rosales about what's happening now at the Bastrop Fire Department. Paul and Andres discuss emergency management, building inspections and the departments roles as Fire Marshall, volunteers, wildland fires, the CIty's improved ISO rating from a 4 to a 3 this year (!), and several other important and interesting topics.


July 23 - 26 min.

Episode 8



A Conversation with Fire Chief Andres Rosales

Join City Manager Paul A. Hofmann on a great conversation with Assistant City Manager for Community Development Trey Job as they discuss future development, the B³ codes, and many other important topics.


July 9 - 25 min.

Episode 7



A Conversation with Trey Job, Assistant City Manager for Community Development

City Manager Paul A. Hofmann chats with Director of Public Works @Curtis Hancock in an illuminating conversation covering topics like the skate park project, streets maintenance, Wastewater Treatment Plant #3, and all things Public Works!


July 2 - 26 min.

Episode 6

Skate Park, Streets, Parks, & All Things Public Works with Curtis Hancock

Join City Manager Paul A. Hofmann on a discussion with Bastrop Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Becki Zumwalt Womble and Visit Bastrop  President/CEO Susan Moore Smith as they discuss two exciting upcoming events - Corvette Invasion and the 30th Annual Bastrop Patriotic Festival!


June 23 - 23 min.

Episode 5

Visit Bastrop and Bastrop Chamber of Commerce

Join City Manager Paul A. Hofmann on a discussion with Director Bonnie Pierson as they discuss all things "library" including the Summer Reading program and other exciting library offerings!


June 7 - 18 min.

Episode 4


Bastrop Public Library Director Bonnie Pierson

Assistant City Manager for Community Engagement Rebecca Gleason and Summer in the City Committee Chair Sarah Houser. We hope you enjoy this fun conversation about an upcoming event that's right around the corner!


May 25 - 23 min.

Episode 3



Summer In The City

A conversation with Chief Nagy coverings topics such as community policing, recruitment, and Chief's casual hobby of completing triathalons.


May 10 - 19 min.

Episode 2



A Conversation With Chief Nagy

The Official City of Bastrop Podcast presents its debut episode featuring Assistant Planning Director Jennifer Bills, Development Coordinator Vivianna   Andres, and our host, City Manager Paul A. Hofmann!  We hope you enjoy this conversation about the City's new B3 Codes, current development activity, and   life in the Planning & Zoning department!


Apr. 28 - 22 min.

Season 1:  Episode 1



Just What is Overheard at City Hall?

City's New B3 Codes




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