The 2018 series has completed. To purchase a recorded copy of a program from the 2018 Local Government Essentials Series please visit Previous Programs for 2018.
2018 Topics, March – May 2018
How to Run the Annual Town Meeting Tuesday March 6, 2018
Every year Wisconsin Towns are required by law to convene a meeting of its electors. Learn the statutory requirements and best practices required for running a successful annual town meeting.
Presented by Attorney Carol Nawrocki, Wisconsin Towns Association.
Local Government Fiscal Stress: Drivers and Responses Thursday, April 12, 2018
Local governments are increasingly challenged with fiscal and budgetary issues. Learn about the drivers of local government fiscal stress and potential local responses based on national research and insights from focus groups with Wisconsin local officials.
Presented by Yunji Kim, Local Government Budget and Finance Specialist, UW-Extension’s Local Government Center / Assistant Professor, Dept. of Planning and Landscape Architecture UW-Madison
Alcohol Beverage Regulation and Licensing Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Wisconsin municipalities are required to appropriately review and issue alcohol licenses according to state law. Prepare for your municipality’s review and issuing of licenses by learning the statutory requirements for alcoholic beverage licenses, municipal licensing actions, recent court decisions and any legislative changes.
Presented by Atty. Carol Nawrocki, Wisconsin Towns Association, Atty. Claire Silverman, League of Wisconsin Municipalities, and Tom Ourada, Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue.
Cost to Participate
$25. Participate during the live program. The connection information and reference materials (PDF) will be sent by email.
$40. Participate during the live program plus hard copy of reference materials. Please register early to allow one week for U.S. Postal Service delivery.
$35. Recorded program available on USB thumb drive. Includes recorded program, electronic PDF file of the corresponding materials and shipping/handling.
For more complete information, download the 2018 Local Government Essentials brochure.
For information on purchasing previously recorded programs:
Programs from 2018 – click here
Programs from 2017 – click here.
Programs from 2016 – click here.
Programs from 2015 – click here.
Programs 2014 and earlier – click here.
To order past programs call 608-262-9961 or 608-262-9960.