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Monroe County Board

Monday, December 30, 2019 - 11:18am
Three more Monroe County board incumbents submitted non-candidacy papers to the Monroe County clerk’s office last week bringing the number of current supervisors not seeking re-election to five. County Board Vice Chairman Jim Schroeder, Tomah supervisors Paul Steele and Sparta Supervisor Gregg...
Hetti Brown, executive director of Couleecap, spoke to the Monroe County Board Wednesday. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:57am
In her annual report to the Monroe County Board Wednesday, Hetti Brown, executive director of Couleecap, a community action program that serves a four-county region, said there are plenty of low-income residents in the area having trouble making ends meet. Brown referred to the results of a recent...
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 10:12am
Last Wednesday, Monroe County became one of 50 Wisconsin counties to pass a resolution calling for a fair voting maps referendum County board supervisors voted 13-2, with one member absent, to place the question on the April 7 ballot, asking “should the Wisconsin legislature create a non-partisan...
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 11:08am
The Monroe County Board will hold its annual meeting Wednesday, Nov. 6, when it will ratify the 2020 county budget. The meeting includes a public hearing where citizens will be able to voice their opinions on county spending. The 2020 budget that goes before the board Wednesday includes a $5.32...
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 10:31am
The Monroe County Board voted unanimously last Wednesday to use money from its revolving loan fund buyout to fund a drug court for the next two years. Last month, the board voted to buyout its revolving loan fund, making just over $900,000 available to the county, which it can use for up to three...
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 9:40am
When the Monroe County Board meets this Wednesday, Sept. 25, it will  be considering resolutions on climate change and drug court funding. The climate change resolution, which was forwarded to the board by the newly formed (Climate Change Task Force), calls on supervisors to recognize that climate...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 9:25am
The Monroe County Board last week approved a new patrol officer position that will act as a resource officer for the Cashton and Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton school districts and the Ho-Chunk Head-Start program. The position was sent back to committee last month to iron out funding, which remains in...
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:29am
The Monroe County Board Wednesday voted to give itself its first raise in over 20 years, but not without a few objections. Supervisors approved two separate resolutions, one increasing the board chair and vice chair's salaries, and the second bumping per diem payments for all county board members....
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 11:02am
The Monroe County Board will be considering raising the salaries of the board chairman and vice chairman as well as voting on two new positions when it meets Wednesday, Aug. 28. Those are among the 14 resolutions going before supervisors, who also will vote on increasing their per diem payments....
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30am
Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revel's request for a new patrol officer position seemed to have support, but after disagreements over funding emerged, the request was sent back to committee for refinement. Revels said the position would act as a resource officer for the Cashton and Norwalk-Ontario-...

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