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News and Notices Fall 2018

News and Notices Fall 2018 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Teleconference Series begins December 2018 The Local Government Center offers the following series of teleconferences on these issues. Attend by phone and learn from your desk. Local Government Regulation of Nonferrous Mining – Unearthing Your Options December 11, 2018 Live, Work & Play is […]


2019 Local Land Use, Planning and Zoning Teleconference Series

These timely audio programs for Wisconsin local government officials, attorneys, and land use planners, and interested citizens begin on January 9, 2019. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Continuing Maintenance (SM), and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) accreditation applied for. Participation in live program qualifies for credit. Each 90-minute teleconference is $20 and includes a digital copy […]

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Recruiting the Next Generation of Local Elected Officials

This article, Recruiting the Next Generation of Local Elected Officials appears in the November 2018 issue of The Municipality.The authors are Jennifer Erickson, Jennifer Erickson, Melissa Kono, and Victoria Solomon, UW-Extension Community Development Educators and Dan Hill, UW-Extension Local Government Specialist, Retired. The article on page 12 builds on research begun in 2016 and discusses […]

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2018-2019 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies

Teleconferences from December 2018 through February 2019 Hear experts discuss current issues of concern to local government officials in Wisconsin–recruiting and retaining talent, nonferrous mining, downtowns, and farm economic trends. Each program is moderated by UW-Extension’s Local Government staff. There will be time for questions. All programs are from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Local […]

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Wisconsin Attorney General Issues Opinion on Public Records Fees

Wisconsin’s Attorney General issued an advisory opinion on August 8, 2018 on charging fees under the Wisconsin Public Records Law. The opinion is linked here: Attorney General’s Advisory Opinion on Public Records Fees. The League of Wisconsin Municipalities has a summary of the opinion in their latest issue of Capitol Buzz, August 9, 2018. For […]