The Municipality Magazine
The League's The Municipality magazine is published monthly and circulates to almost 10,000 local elected officials, staff and partners in Wisconsin. We focus on issues that are of interest to Wisconsin's cities and villages and will help to move Wisconsin forward.
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From Open Records requests to holding meetings post-pandemic, The Municipality covers open government plus there's an article on Dark Store and discussion of the delayed census data's impact on redistricting.
Every April about 800 new officials are elected in cities and villages statewide. The June magazine provides resources and information to new and experienced officials and staff.
The League's June E-Newsletter provides information on an important ARPA DEADLINE & Broadband $ + So Much More.
The League's June E-Muni provides direct links to the legal articles and additional resources.
In the category of things we take for granted drinking water and wastewater rank high on the list. But do you know what happens between the raw water and your tap, or what happens after you flush. No? Then this is the magazine for the municipal nerd in all of us.
The March E-Newsletter with information on the American Rescue Plan, Vaccine availability and much more.
Take a deep dive into the magazine and read the E-Muni.
Transportation in all its forms is topic of this month's Local Perspective. Debby Jackson, Executive Director of the Transportation Development Association is Jerry Deschane's guest.
Economic Development is in the spotlight for February with an article by Sturgeon Bay Mayor Ward and one on all the aspects of forward thinking comprehensive plan by MSA's Jason Valerius. In addition, you can read about the WEDA legislative agenda and return to the West Allis pedlet. The Wisconsin Policy Forum "Dollar for Dollar" report on local government spending is also detailed.
The League's February E-Newsletter with Workshops, Funding and Opportunities.
The League's E-Muni takes a deep dive into the magazine with direct links to resources.
From a Day in the Life of a Wisconsin Police Officer to how law enforcement has changed over the last 20 years, the articles in the League's January magazine provide details on policing in Wisconsin. We want to thank the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association for working with us.
The League's January E-Newsletter with opportunities, events and grants.
The January E-Muni provides online resources and direct links to the legal articles.
In this month's the Local Perspective, Jerry Deschane talks with Chief Ken Pileggi, Chief of Police, City of Jefferson Police Department and the President of the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association.
Wisconsin is the vibrant state that it is because of the local government employees who keep everything running in your community. From the Harbormaster in Lake Geneva, to the Bus Driver in La Crosse and the Librarian in Strum, we feature a small portion of the amazing local government employees working for you in Wisconsin's communities on the cover of the November The Municipality. Open it up and you'll find Jerry's article on "What is Your Why" you work in local government to the Wisconsin Policy Forum Salute Award Winners. We thank you all for your work!
The League's November E-Newsletter with events, grants and opportunities.
The November E-Muni takes a deep dive into the magazine with extra resources and direct links to articles.
The Annual Conference is coming to you. The Municipality reaches everyone so we made it the Annual Conference Program. Check out the full conference schedule plus all of the extras. Plus you can read about responsiblewisconsin.com, the new responsible bidder database, three feisty clerks and innovative phosphorus solutions.
Opportunities, Events and Grants - it's the League's October E-Newsletter.
The League's October E-Muni with links to all of the articles and additional resources.