Resources for Local Governments

UW-Extension’s Local Government Center
provides information and workshops for counties, towns, villages, and cities.

An “Advanced Course in Parliamentary Procedure for Wisconsin Local Government” will be offered as a WisLine this April on Wednesdays, April 1, 8, 15, and 29 from 4-5:30 p.m. Their is a $59 fee that covers all four sessions and includes a link to reference materials. (A WisLine is a toll-free teleconference that you can access from home or from work. You can register online or by phone by following a link on this webpage. Read the 2015 Parliamentary Procedures Brochure for more information about this course.

Visit the Local Government Center website to explore additional resources available, including fact sheets, answers to frequently asked questions, papers on topics related to local governance, useful web links, and information on how to participate in upcoming workshops and WisLines.

Other Web Links for local government officials and residents

U.S. Census Bureau – Taylor County Quick Facts Data

Wisconsin Counties Association

Wisconsin Towns Association

League of Wisconsin Municipalities

Wisconsin State Legislature

Wisconsin State Statutes Table of Contents

Wisconsin Government Portal

G.R.E.A.T. (Graphing Revenues, Expenditures, and Taxes) This online program makes it possible for Wisconsin towns, cities, villages, and counties to compare their revenues, expenditures, and taxes to other places of similar population. Data is graphed from 1987-2011.

UW-Green Bay Local Government Education Program