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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Municipal Water Coalition announce PFAS initiative

The coalition stated wastewater treatment facilities are not “producers” or “users” of PFAS chemicals.... The release stated POTWs are “receivers” of these chemicals used by manufacturers and consumers, and merely convey or manage the traces of PFAS....

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Whitewater Common Council again elects Singer as president

...all of the state legislators representing the City of Whitewater, Governor Tony Evers and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities.

In summary, the council approved resolutions in support for shared revenue funding increases, increases in levy limit flexi...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

School, city elected officials mostly from East Side

"That's the beauty of local control," Witynski [Deputy Executive Director, the League] said. "Communities can design their forms of government and how they elect people and what they think is best for their community."

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Manitowoc Art Forward: Museums making a difference throughout Wisconsin

The event, organized by Arts Wisconsin, the League of Wisconsin Municipalities and Wisconsin Federation of Museums, will be celebrating the contributions museums make to our state.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Village Board denies Walgreen’s excessive assessment claim

According to the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, attorneys for big box stores use the dark store loophole to argue that the value of a new store in a busy commercial district should be based on the value of former retail properties in unpopular areas ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

No liquor license issued for Fox Lake Dollar General store

The Fox Lake City Council decided the city has enough liquor stores when it rejected an application from the new Dollar General store to sell booze beyond the beer it has already been approved for.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

City of Clintonville offers full-time employees paid parental leave

A new policy in the updated personnel manual approved by Clintonville City Council at its March meeting puts the focus on growing families.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Civics Is Name Of The Game In New Wisconsin Competition

Former Madison Councilwoman Concerned About Participation In Government Created Wisconsin Civics Games

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Local officials say county pressuring communities to take on roads — and their cost

“Brown, Eau Claire, Milwaukee, Waukesha and Racine counties do not require jurisdictional transfers,” said Jerry Deschane, executive director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, which lobbies on behalf of the state’s cities and villages.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

High court upholds big property tax break for Lake Country home owner

Curt Witynski, deputy director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, said after the Court of Appeals ruling that the group warned about just such consequences when the Legislature first considered the ag classification about 12 years ago.  

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