Spring Series Starts at Local Government Center

Local Government Essentials Series In partnership with the Wisconsin Towns Association, the Wisconsin League of Municipalities and the Wisconsin Counties Association the University of Wisconsin – Extension Local Government Center is hosting a three-part teleconference series titled “Local Government Essentials”. These programs were designed to offer an overview of fundamental topics local governments will face […]

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UW-Madison Small Business Development Center Classes

UW-Madison Small Business Development Center Classes January 2017- August 2017 The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the UW-Madison School of Business cares deeply about helping you grow your business.  The SBDC at UW-Madison provides three core services Wisconsin Business Answerline for resources and quick answers Classes for you and your employees No-Cost Business […]

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Megatrends: Transportation

In this edition of Megatrends, we address issues of the impact of transportation on individuals, businesses, communities, the environment, and the state by taking a closer look at statewide land use and transportation trends. We provide a timeline of Wisconsin’s transportation history and discuss how people and goods move around, how different users rely on […]

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2017 Local Land Use, Planning and Zoning Teleconferences

Local Land Use Planning and Zoning Winter-Spring 2017 For local government officials, planners, attorneys and interested citizens. These programs are offered by teleconference and are audio-only. You attend using your home or office telephone. Topics Business Improvement Districts and Main Streets Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm For more information about the […]

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What is Placemaking?

You may have seen the work Placemaking showing up in a lot of places these days.  What is placemaking?  What does it mean?  How do I learn more? The Project for Public Spaces (PPS) surveyed website visitors about what Placemaking means to them.  They found that is is a crucial and deeply-valued process for those […]

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