News and Notices Fall 2017

News and Notices Fall 2017

Learn from Teleconferences on USB Drives

Recorded teleconferences from the 2016-2017 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies series are available for purchase on USB drives (also known as flash or thumb drives).

  • Voter Registration & ID
  • Broadband in Rural Wisconsin: Taking Steps Forward
  • Assessing and Addressing Local Service Needs
  • Fire and EMS Planning and Changing Demographics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Managing Public Records
  • Manure Management: Issues for Local Officials
  • Road and Transportation Funding
  • Filling Our Shoes: Where will the next generation of local officials come from?
  • How to Use State Contracts for Local Government Purchasing

The drives are $35 per program, which includes shipping. To order, call the Local Government Center (LGC) at 608-262-9960 or 608-262-9961. For a complete list of these and other Local Government Center teleconferences, visit the Local Government Center’s  Register/Purchase page.

Open Meetings Videos Available on LGC Website

The Local Government Center has prepared a training video on Open Meetings. It can be viewed in its entirety, or by individual topics which range in length from one to six minutes (perfect for a review between agenda items at your next meeting). Find links to the videos on the Open Government page.

Dan Hill Recognized as “Friend of the County”

This award recognizes Dan’s many career accomplishments including developing a popular and widely recognized tri-county leadership program while he was a Community Resource Development Educator in Lafayette County; his expertise on Parliamentary Procedure and open government shared at hundreds of county board meetings and the biennial County Officials Workshops throughout the state; as well as authoring chapters in WCA’s Wisconsin County Officials Handbook, fact sheets, reference documents and program materials through his work at the Local Government Center.

Dan Hill Retiring from the Local Government Center

Dan Hill officially retires January 15, 2018. Dan’s skills as both a leader and team player, his editing eye, his professional curiosity and research, his clarity and his lively presentations will be sorely missed. We’re glad to have shared some of his UW-Extension career here, and congratulate him on a job well done!
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