The city council of the City of Seattle recently held a public meeting, Public Forum: The Possibility for a Public Bank in Seattle to discuss, with experts in the field, the possibility of establishing a public bank in Seattle. Of particular interest is a “Public Banking 101” presentation by Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Executive Director of the Public Banking Institute and one of the invited speakers at our Banking on Colorado: Bring Our Money Home to be held on Saturday, January 31. 2015. Information about the Conference, including a link to the registration page are in the column to the right.
The video is set to start at the beginning of Gwen Hallsmith’s presentation. The start times of other speakers at this forum are given below the video.
At t = 15:04 — Karl Beidel, Director, The Public Bank Project
At t = 27:22 — Thomas Keidel, Director, German Savings Banks Association (DSGV)
A 40 minute session of public participation begins at t = 1:04:43.