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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 […]


Previous Local Government Center Programs Available for Purchase – 2016

Programs from 2016  The streaming audios are not downloadable.  If you require a physical copy of a past program, please contact the Local Government Center office.  There is the option of ordering a USB thumb drive of the audio and electronic PFD file of the materials for $35.  Order directly from the Local Government Center. […]

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News and Notices – Fall 2016

In this Issue:

  • Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Teleconference Series
  • 2016 Fall Town and Village Workshops a Success
  • Bill Rizzo, Local Government Specialist, to retire
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Local Government Specialist Shares Knowledge About Two Surprisingly Different Topics

At the fall Town and Village Workshops in September Dan Hill will discuss Closed Sessions and how to comply with Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law. For more information please visit lgc.uwex.edu. In October, Dan will be presenting Real Colors: Discover Your Personality and Communication Style at the League of Wisconsin Municipalities’ annual conference. For more information on the conference, visit 118th-Annual-Conference.


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 […]


Local Land Use Planning and Zoning Spring 2016 WisLines

For local government officials, planners, attorneys and interested citizens. A WisLine is a live teleconference offered by the UW-Extension that you attend using your home or office telephone. Topics Understanding Local Sign Codes Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Promoting Local Protection of Wetlands and Updates to the Shoreland Zoning Program Wednesday, […]

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For over 20 years UW-Extension’s Local Government Center
has been helping local government officials build their capacity to govern.


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