Local Government

Local Government Education

  • Local Government and Finance Education -Each Fall, UW-Extension’s Local Government Center puts on  local finance workshops for town and village officials. 

The Local Government Center’s WisLine Distance Education series can be found on the LGC website at: http://lgc.uwex.edu//WisLines/index.html
Wisline Series Topics include:
      –Conducting Local Elections
      –Current Issues Affecting Local Government Officials
      –Local Land Use Planning, and Zoning
      — Board of Review Training

 Local Government News from UW-Extension’s “Local Call” blog

  • Good Bye Local Call Blog
    Sometime during the summer of 2016 The Local Government Center will take down and no longer use the “Local Call” blog. There is a new Local Government Center web site coming online soon and that along with the Center’s social media pages on Facebook and Flickr, will serve a similar function to “Local Call” of […]
  • Alcohol Licensing Training May 25
    UW-Extension’s Local Government Center is happy to announce the upcoming educational teleconference. Wisconsin Alcohol Beverage Regulation and Licensing will take place on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 9:30 am to 12:15 pm. This is a timely opportunity to learn more about the substantial changes made in legislation in the past year. Program Description: Wiscon […]
  • Local Government Center Study Examines Barriers to Potential Women Candidates
    In Wisconsin, like the rest of the U.S., studies have shown that women are less likely to run for elected office. And their reasons for staying out of the political arena often differ from those given by men, according to a new study by three University of Wisconsin-Extension educators. “We know that when women do […]


Other Local Government Links
Wisconsin Counties Association
Wisconsin Towns Association
League of Wisconsin Municipalities

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