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2017 Board of Review DVD and materials are now available.

The Board of Review is a panel of local officials whose job it is to hear property owners’ objections to their tax assessments. Wisconsin Law requires that at least one member of the Board of Review obtain a Wisconsin Department of Revenue-approved training within two years of the Board of Review’s first two-hour meeting. Training […]

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2017 Local Land Use Planning and Zoning Series

Hear experts discuss issues of current concern to local government officials, planners, attorneys and interested citizens in Wisconsin–from ethics and open government laws to Business Improvement Districts (BID). For more information and a short animated video…

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2017 Local Land Use Planning and Zoning Teleconferences January – May

These programs cover topics of interest to Wisconsin local government officials, land use planners, and interested citizens. Each 90-minute teleconference is $20 and includes a digital copy of written materials. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Continuing Maintenance (CM), and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) accreditation applied for. Participation in live program qualifies for credit. Topics […]

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Wisconsin Prepares for Spring Elections

'Wisconsin Prepares for Spring Elections' was the topic on WORT A Public Affair December 5, 2017 . To listen to the archive program click on 'read more'.  Betty Grotophorst, Green County Board Supervisor; Jenny Erickson, Community Resource Development Agent at UW-Extension Sauk County, and Dan Hill, Local Government Specialist with UW-Extension Local Government Center joined host Patty Pelteko

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2016-2017 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Teleconference Series

2016-2017 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Teleconferences from October 4, 2016 through July 18, 2017 Hear experts discuss issues of current concern to local government officials in Wisconsin–from elections to broadband to road funding. There will be time for questions. All teleconferences are on Tuesday mornings from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. Voter Registration […]

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Open Meetings DVD

The Local Government Center has produced an informative DVD in 10 parts, each about five minutes in length. Actors portray realistic scenarios, followed by an explanation and analysis by an experienced attorney. Some boards view one part at each meeting and find it an ideal way to train their entire elected body. A copy of […]

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For County Educators

UW-Extension Local Government Center’s Educator Portal You will need a CES Net ID to access this information. If you have questions or need assistance, contact Eileen Langdon at the Local Government Center. eileen.langdon@uwex.edu, 608-262-9960  

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Current Issues Affecting Local Government Officials Fall 2015/Winter 2016

This series covers timely topics Wisconsin local governments will face this fall and winter. Each program includes time for questions and answers and are moderated by UW-Extension’s Local Government staff. Topics Engaging the Public When Issues Get “Wicked” Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Determining Local Options for Implements of Husbandry Monday, […]

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