Local Government Center News

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  • Run For It- Designing a Winning Campaign February 1, 2021
    Run for It- Designing a Winning Campaign” – Local Government Education. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 12:00- 1:30 p.m. This program will help candidates with details and approaches they can use for their campaigns. Session will be recorded. For more information visit the links below and to register please visit: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/meeting/register […]
  • Electronic Meetings Webinar February 1, 2021
    The League of Wisconsin Municipalities and the UW Madison Extension, Local government Education Program have teamed to present two webinars on Electronic Meetings. The Part 1 will cover the basics to keep your electronic meeting compliant with the Wisconsin open meeting law. Part 2 will delve into addition advanced issues and all participants can submit […] […]
  • February- March Upcoming Local Government Events January 27, 2021
    February- March Upcoming Events PDF February- March Upcoming Events Word Doc
  • January- February Upcoming Local Government Programs January 5, 2021
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  • Register now for the Restorative Justice Summit November 2, 2020
    Register now for the Restorative Justice Summit. This Summit will take place November 13, December 11, and January 8 from 10am-12pm and feature three keynotes, as well as breakout sessions featuring youth serving organizations throughout the state. Registration is free. Please click the link below to register. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/teencourthub/just […]
  • October-November Upcoming Government Programs September 25, 2020
    October November Upcoming Local Government Programs PDF October November Upcoming Local Government Programs Word Doc
  • 2020 Town Law Conference September 18, 2020
    The annual Town Law Conference will go ahead as a Zoom distance learning event this year! The conference will be provided in two parts over two successive Fridays. Participants will have the option to attend the live webinar sessions online or via phone. Following the live events, registrants will also have the option of watching […]
  • County Board Restructuring Webinar September 16, 2020
    County Board Restructuring Webinar October 8, 2020 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. The 2021 Census and required redistricting provide an ideal opportunity for a County Board to consider whether restructuring their board size and board committees could facilitate governing efficiency and operations. Join us for an interactive webinar that provides information on the l […]
  • 2020 Town and Village Workshops September 14, 2020
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  • Previous Local Government Center Programs for Purchase from 2020 August 11, 2020