Government

Thu
10
Oct

Additional $25,000 to Community Park Project for 13 parking spaces

The Village Board of Black Earth approved expanded parking for the Community Park project at their Oct. 2 meeting. 13 spaces will be added for a cost of $25,500. The original vote for the project was for $750,000. The board then decided to look into expanding parking.

Thu
03
Oct

Arena board member withdraws charges against Village President

The Arena Village Board held a meeting last Sunday afternoon to solve problems plaguing the village and set future events back on an even keel.  The only board member who was unable to attend the weekend meeting was Jessica Voight.

Thu
03
Oct

Mazomanie talks budget, construction

The 2020 budget was a main topic of discussion at the Mazomanie board meeting on Sept. 24.

Thu
03
Oct

Prairie du Sac to increase cyber security

Prairie du Sac Village administrator Alan Wildman said there wasn’t a lot of change from 2019 to 2020 with the public works and utilities portion of the village’s annual budget, but one line item in the village’s general administrative budget stood out for showing a 400 percent increase over last year: computer system maintenance.

Thu
03
Oct

Sauk City Village Board approves financing for library renovations

The George Culver Community Library will get a new facelift after the Sauk City Village board approved the financing for the renovations at the board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.

Thu
26
Sep

Town of Vermont to purchase new voting machine, holds on to liquor license

A new voting machine and additional election inspectors are on the horizon for the Town of Vermont.

At the town’s monthly meeting in September, town clerk Katie Zelle and town chair Karen Carlock led the board through a listing of initial expenditures predicted for the 2020 annual operating budget.

Thu
26
Sep

Sauk County Board supports federal background checks for firearms

The Sauk County Board of Supervisors has agreed to send a message to federal leaders regarding background checks for gun buyers.

Thu
19
Sep

Town of Mazo NWDSS contribution exceeds amount requested

Paulette Glunn, executive director of Northwest Dane Senior Services, incorrectly stated the contributions for the village and town of Mazomanie at the Sept. 7 village of Black Earth meeting.

Thu
19
Sep

Sauk City plans on $700,000 remodel of village hall

The Sauk City village board reviewed a proposed $700,000 remodel of the village hall, and denied the Village Pub a special permit to play music outdoors until 11 p.m. on Sept. 28. A neighbor had complained about the music. Carter Arndt, architect with MSA, talked to board about the remodel of the village hall during the September 10 meeting.

Thu
19
Sep

Village of Mazo asked to address stormwater flooding on Walter Road

Flooding of a different sort was a topic of conversation at the village of Mazomanie board meeting on Sept. 10. James LeVoy, owner of property located at 406 Walter Road, asked the village to address flooding in the parking lot.

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