When Revenues Fall Short – Weathering the Covid-19 Recession

Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Series presented by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Local Government Education, in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, the Wisconsin Towns Association, and the Wisconsin Counties Association When Revenues Fall Short – Weathering the Covid-19 Recession Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Zoom Webinar Wisconsin municipal […]

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Effective Virtual Public Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Series : presented by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Local Government Education, in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, the Wisconsin Towns Association, and the Wisconsin Counties Association Effective Virtual Public Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Zoom Webinar Assistant Attorney […]

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Forest County Awarded PSC Broadband Grant

On March 19th, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin awarded 72 Broadband Expansion grants for $24,000,000, including a grant to Forest County in the amount of $939,200. According to the PSC website the Forest County project will build and equip 17 wireless transmission tower sites in Forest County. The project will also build an 11-mile […]

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Better Broadband is the Key to the Future of Forest County

This coming Thursday, May 9 we will have an event at Crandon High School hosting Wisconsin State Broadband Director Angie Dickison as we craft a message and strategy on Forest County’s needs and efforts to improve its broadband capacity.  Our Forest County Broadband Team is busy preparing for this important gathering.  But what matters most […]

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Upcoming Local Government Programs

The UW-Extension Local Government Center is announcing its October & November statewide programming efforts, as well as other programs of interest relating to local government that are offered in Wisconsin. The Programs can be found on here:  https://localgovernment.extension.wisc.edu/files/2018/09/Upcoming-Local-Government-Programs-October-November-2018-e.pdf    

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Wabeno to host Town and Village Workshop

The Local Government Center of the University of Wisconsin-Extension will present Fall 2018 Town and Village workshops at nine different locations across the state in September, including a presentation in Wabeno on Thursday, September 13th. The workshops are designed for town and village board chairs and presidents, members and trustees, town and village clerks and clerk-treasurers, […]

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UW-Extension and WCA offer trainings for new county officials

  Following the spring elections in even numbered years, UW-Extension’s Local Government Center and the Wisconsin Counties Association co-sponsor day-long County Officials Workshops to orient both new and continuing county officials, at seven locations around the state. In May 2018, topics will include the roles and responsibilities of county board supervisors, the county budgeting process, […]

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