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2020 County Official Workshops Update

Due to social distancing requirements, COWs 2020 utilized a webinar format in 2020. For anyone that missed the live webinars, recordings are posted on the Wisconsin Counties Association and Local Government Center websites. The webinars are being offered free of charge. 2020 COWs materials are also available for download.   For more information and to register, Click […]

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UPDATE – Government Meetings During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 18, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic and public health measures cause government officials and bodies to consider alternatives to creating a risk of spreading the virus by assembling people to conduct meetings of governmental bodies. Teleconferences and video conferences to conduct meetings is one alternative, yet the public needs adequate access under the requirements and […]

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News and Notices Spring 2020

Fall Workshop Attendance Breaks Record The Local Government Center ended its 2019 Fall Town and Village Workshops with record-breaking attendance. Nearly 900 participants attended nine workshops across the state of Wisconsin. This would not have been possible without the assistance and collaboration of the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, the UW-Transportation Information Center, and the Wisconsin […]

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News and Notices Spring 2019

News and Notices Spring 2019 We’ve Moved The Local Government Center’s new address is: 702 Langdon Street, Suite 111 Madison, WI  53706 Center email:  lgc@extension.wisc.edu Website and telephone numbers remain the same (see below). Choice of Two for 2019 Board of Review This year’s Board of Review training offers two choices: 1) How to Conduct […]

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