What's Normal Podcast

A photo of the What's Normal Logo

This podcast, hosted by Dan Irvin, focuses on Town operations and community partners.  Get know Town department heads, Town staff, and community leaders, and learn how we all work together to keep Normal anything but!  To hear all  available episodes, please visit the What's Normal Libsyn library  or scroll down.  All episodes are also available on  Apple iTunes and Spotify

Now Taking Suggestions!
Do you have a topic idea?  Send them to podcast@normal.org or leave a message at 309-433-3426.



Special Episodes


These episodes are short, timely, and address very specific projects or seasonal Town operations.  

SPECIAL Episode 1 - Urban Connector (Underpass Project)

Feature Topic Pic - cropped

SPECIAL Episode 2 - Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan Update

Bike lights being installed on a bike during the Light the Night event.

Regular Episodes

Click on the image to listen! 


Episode 1 - Intro by City Manager Pam Reece

a photo of Pam Reece

Episode 5 - Engineering with Ryan Otto

photo of Ryan Otto

Episode 9 - Finance with Andrew Huhn

a photo of Beth Whisman

Episode 13 - Water with John Burkhart

a photo of Crystal Howard of the CVB

Episode 17 - Civic Arts and Special Events with Adam Fox

A photo of Greg Troemel

Episode 21 - Human Resources with Jenny Keigher

A photo of Human Resources Director Jenny Keigher, click here to hear this podcast

Episode 2 - Public Works with Wayne Aldrich

photo of Wayne Aldrich

Episode 6 - Planning with Mercy Davison

A photo of Michael Brown of the EAC

Episode 10 - Legal Department with Brian Day

A photo of Andrew Huhn

Episode 14 - Inspections with Greg Troemel

a photo of John Burkhart

Episode 18 - Chamber of Commerce with Charlie Moore

A photo of Chamber of Commerce CEO Charlie More.  Click here to listen to this podcast.

Episode 22 - Facilities Management with Mark Clinch

A photo of Facilities Management Director Mark Clinch.  Click here to listen to this podcast.

Episode 3 - NPD with Chief Rick Bleichner

Photo of Rick Bleichner

Episode 7 - Parks and Recreation with Doug Damery

a photo of Mercy Davison

Episode 011 - Fire with Fire Chief Mick Humer

A photo of Brian Day

Episode 15 - Connect Transit with COO Martin Glaze

Connect Resized.jpg

Episode 19 - Sprague's Super Service with Terri Ryburn

A photo of Sprague's Super Service.  Click here to listen to this podcast.

Episode 23 - Clerk's Office with Angie Huonker

A photo of Town Clerk Angie Hounker, click here to hear this podcast

Episode 4 - Ecology Action Center with Michael Brown

CircleHeadshots-18

Episode 8 - Children's Discovery Museum with Beth Whisman

a photo of Doug Damery

Episode 12 - Bloomington-Normal (CVB) with Crystal Howard

a photo of Fire Chief Mick Humer

Episode 16 - Seasonal Collection with Wayne Aldrich

photo of Wayne Aldrich

Episode 20 - Planning Commission with Mercy Davison

A photo of Michael Brown of the EAC