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2018-2019 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies

Teleconferences from November 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. Live, […]

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Fall Town and Village Workshops Off to Strong Start, Six Locations Yet To Go

We’re one week into our Fall Town and Village Workshops and nearly 200 officials have attended so far. Designed for town and village board chairs and presidents, members and trustees, town and village clerks and clerk-treasurers, topics include budget preparation, road maintenance, right-of-way safety, DOR updates and forms, legislative update, collecting personal property tax, common […]

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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 […]

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Fall Town and Village Workshops Around the State in September

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, road maintenance, right-of-way safety, DOR updates and forms, legislative update, collecting personal […]

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Wisconsin Town Law Conference August 10, 2018

The Town Law Conference for attorneys and officials representing Wisconsin towns. Register Online Date and Location Friday, August 10, 2018 University of Wisconsin Law School, 975 Bascom Mall, Madison, WI  53706 Schedule 8:30 am – 9:00 am  Registration 9:00 am -10:30 am  State and Federal Court Relief from Licensing and Permit Decisions 10:30 am – […]

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Listen Learn Lead at the 2018 County Officials Workshops

Registration Open for County Officials Workshops in May 2018

This one-day workshop is a unique opportunity for both newly-elected county government officials and veterans of the county board to learn more about their roles and responsibilities. Learn about best practices and avoiding the pitfalls of governance, and meet other county officials from your part of the state. View the County Officials Workshops brochure for dates, locations, […]

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