Saturday, February 22, 2020

Tomah City Council

Adam Gigous was sworn in by Tomah city clerk Jo Cram as Tomah's Dist. 1 alderman. Herald photo by Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:33am
The Tomah City Council approved the creation of a fulltime fire chief position Tuesday night Fire chief Tim Adler received approval for full time status, effective May 1. The benefit/wage package of $92,969 was also approved. Both motions were approved unanimously by the council. With the change...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 9:56am
The first reading for a proposed ordinance for operational use of all-terrain and utility-terrain (ATV/UTV) vehicles on Tomah's city streets had no opposition from the Tomah city council. Tomah police chief Mark Nicholson told the council the ordinance "basically follows state statutes," with...
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:51am
The number of candidates for the Tomah School Board is up to eight after two additional candidates took out paperwork Monday. Kirk Arity and Spencer Stephens join Rick Murray, Mike Gnewikow, Susan Bloom, Mitch Koel, Richard Taylor and Wayne Kling seeking three open school board seats. A primary is...
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:24am
The Tomah city hall council chambers filled Monday night for discussion to consider all terrain and utility terrain vehicle access (ATV/UTV) on Tomah city streets. When those who asked to speak at Committee of the Whole were finished, a motion was made (by mayor Mike Murray) that allows city...
 Ron Waddell was recognized at the Tomah City Council meeting Tuesday night. Waddell retired earlier this month after nearly 28 years with the TPD. He is pictured with wife Dawn and their daughters, Hannah and Olivia. Son Jacob was unable to attend the council meeting. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein and contributed photo
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:12am
In the case of Ron Waddell his recognition was the result of a culmination for years of service leading to his retirement from the Tomah Police Department. For Adam Robarge his recognition was for service provided for a serious accident during his duties with the Tomah Area Ambulance Service. Both...
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:39am
The Tomah City Council approved a per capita rate increase for the Tomah Area Ambulance Service (TAAS) Tuesday night. A per capita rate, or subsidy rate, is charged to municipalities the TAAS serves to offset costs incurred for service. The current rate is $5 per capita. The council increasing that...
Work started this week on replacing outdated street lights on Tomah's Superior Avenue. As part of its downtown master plan renovation one of the key components was funding to replace lights on Superior Avenue. The first was erected Tuesday by Public Works employees. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:52am
As of Tuesday night the city of Tomah has a class B liquor/class B fermented malt beverage license available for issuance. The Tomah City Council approved a motion after the license had been in limbo since July 2018. At that time the council agreed to keep the license with the defunct Sportsman's...
The view from Murray's On Main patio shows the steadily growing crowd for the first Downtown Thursday Night concert. The picture was taken early during the concert. Contributed photo
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:34am
The Tomah City council approved a resolution regarding the wage of police chief Mark Nicholson. According to the resolution terms outlined when Nicholson was hired as chief in 2014, it was required he obtain a four-year degree in criminal justice, which he had not done to this point. During wage...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:59am
The Tomah City Council approved a request by local ATV/UTV clubs for a route into Tomah for owners to drive their units in the Fourth of July parade. The request was on the agenda for the May meeting. But the absence of one council member at the May Committee of the Whole and following some heated...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:11am
The Tomah City Council approved a  proposed intergovernmental agreement for a reconstruction project for County Highway ET between the city and Monroe County at its meeting Tuesday night. The project has a tentative start date for 2023/2024. The agreement is the initial step to outline...


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