County workshop offer a primer, networking for county officials

There’s no official training program for county officials in Wisconsin, but Cooperative Extension’s Local Government Center (LCG) offers the next best thing. Partnering with the Wisconsin Counties Association  (WCA), the LGC hosts the County Officials Workshops, or COWs, in May, every other year, after county elections. Since the series began in 2002, 1,658 county officials […]

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Wisconsin county officials’ workshops slated through May

UW-Extension Local Government Center takes courses on the road Contact Philip Freeburg, 608-265-6273, philip.freeburg@wisc.edu Madison, Wis.—New and continuing county officials will get the latest information about the Open Meetings Law, budgeting practices, conducting effective meetings, government efficiency initiatives and other topics at workshops scheduled through May. The County Officials Workshops, conducted by educators and staff […]

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