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Fall Town and Village Workshops Continue September 27, 28 and 29!

Registration is still available for the September 27 – 29, 2017, seminars in Eau Claire, Warrens and Mineral Point. Designed for town and village boards, and clerks, treasurers and clerk-treasurers. Topics include budget preparation, agendas and minutes, DOR updates and forms, legislative update, road maintenance, conducting effective hearings, and more. Seminar are at these locations […]

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News and Notices Summer 2017

Fall Town and Village Workshops These one-day workshops return to nine locations this September 6 through 29. Experts from the Wisconsin Towns Association, UW-Transportation Information Center, the Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue and the UW-Extension Local Government Center present topics of interest to town and village officials. Two sessions run concurrently; one general and one for […]

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2017 Town & Village Workshops September 6 – September 29

Fall Town and Village Workshops including Budget and Finance will be presented in nine locations across the state in September. Designed for town and village board chairs and presidents, members and trustees, town and village clerks and clerk-treasurers, topics will include budget preparation, agendas and minutes, DOR updates and forms, legislative update, road maintenance, conducting […]

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Local Government Essentials Teleconference Series, May-July 2017

These programs cover some of the essential elements of local governance in Wisconsin: budgets, alcohol beverage licensing, and running a meeting. Thursday, May 25, 2017 Alcohol Beverage Regulation and Licensing Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Developing Your Annual Budget Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Parliamentary Procedure Basics For more complete information, download the 2017 Local Government Essentials […]

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News and Notices Winter 2017

Welcome to Yunji Kim Yunji Kim has started her work with the Local Government Center. She will be providing expertise in local government budgets and finance. Yunji has a master’s degree in Public Administration and a doctorate in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University. She will be part of the teaching team at the […]

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Member of Board of Review at required two-hour meeting.

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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