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The following communications have been compiled from the agencies of the Government of Dane County, Wisconsin and are intended to inform the public and media outlets.

Press Releases for County Board Supervisors

DateReleaseAgency
11/21/16

Resources To Report Harassment

County Board Supervisors
11/14/16

County Board Approves Spending Plan For 2017

County Board Supervisors
11/04/16

Dane County Board Boosts Criminal Justice Reforms

County Board Supervisors
10/21/16

Dane County Board Moves To Reform Criminal Justice System

County Board Supervisors
10/17/16

County Board To Hold Public Hearing On The Proposed 2017 Budget

County Board Supervisors
10/13/16

Dane County Joins White House Effort To Reform Criminal Justice System

County Board Supervisors
10/07/16

Dane County Board Takes Steps For Jail Safety

County Board Supervisors
10/05/16

Ems Community Supports Funding In Proposed County Budget

County Board Supervisors
09/29/16

Dane County Board Welcomes Renowned German Jazz Trio

County Board Supervisors
09/23/16

Non-Partisan Redistricing Plan Ok’D By Dane County Board

County Board Supervisors
09/19/16

Groundbreaking Study To Gauge Impact Of Wisconsin’s New Voter Id Laws

County Board Supervisors
09/09/16

Dane County Board Oks $15 Minimum Wage

County Board Supervisors
09/01/16

Hearings Set For 2017 Dane County Budget Requests

County Board Supervisors
08/18/16

County Supervisors Announce Plan To Increase Living Wage For Dane County

County Board Supervisors
07/21/16

Dane County Comprehensive Zoning Revision Under Way

County Board Supervisors
06/29/16

Dane County Community Restorative Court Offers An Information Session

County Board Supervisors
06/17/16

County Board Votes To Address Life And Safety Concerns For City County Building Jail

County Board Supervisors
06/10/16

County Board: Homeless May List County Buildings As Address To Get Voter Id

County Board Supervisors
05/06/16

Dane County’s Office For Equity And Inclusion Named For Longtime Public Servant Tamara D. Grigsby

County Board Supervisors
04/20/16

County Board Elects Officers

County Board Supervisors
04/08/16

Outgoing County Supervisors Honored For Service

County Board Supervisors
03/23/16

County Announces Alliant Energy Center Comprehensive Master Planning Committee

County Board Supervisors
03/18/16

County Board Approves Sustainable Operations Plan

County Board Supervisors
03/03/16

County Board Overrides Veto Of Alliant Energy Center Planning Resolution

County Board Supervisors
03/02/16

County Board Announces Appointments To Zoning Ordinance Overhaul Subcommittee

County Board Supervisors
03/01/16

Dane County Criminal Justice Council Partners With The Laura And John Arnold Foundation And Researchers From Harvard University To Improve Criminal Justice Outcomes

County Board Supervisors
02/22/16

County Board Approves Alliant Energy Center Market Study And Master Planning Process

County Board Supervisors
02/05/16

Committee To Overhaul County Zoning Ordinance

County Board Supervisors
01/29/16

Nominations For Youth Governance Program Now Open

County Board Supervisors
01/28/16

Dane County Continues Work To Improve The Criminal Justice System

County Board Supervisors
01/20/16

Bookmobile To Be Named For “Dode” Lowe

County Board Supervisors
11/16/15

County Board Approves Spending Plan For 2016

County Board Supervisors
11/13/15

County Finance Committee Approves Amendments

County Board Supervisors
11/06/15

County Approves Purchase Of Property For Day Resource Center

County Board Supervisors
10/15/15

County Board To Hold Public Hearing On The Proposed 2016 Budget

County Board Supervisors
10/13/15

Nikole Jones Appointed To County Board

County Board Supervisors
10/07/15

Criminal Justice Community Conversation Set For Monday

County Board Supervisors
09/18/15

Report: Criminal Justice Overhaul Begins With Data

County Board Supervisors
09/15/15

County Board Holding Hearing For District 28

County Board Supervisors
09/04/15

Hearings Set For 2016 Dane County Budget Requests

County Board Supervisors
08/31/15

Report Offers Sweeping Four Year Plan To Increase Racial Equity In Dane County

County Board Supervisors
08/14/15

County Board Accepts $450,000 Grant For Jail Job Center

County Board Supervisors
07/17/15

County Board Allocates $2 Million For Homeless Day Shelter

County Board Supervisors
07/16/15

Local Police To Address Racial Equity With County Grant

County Board Supervisors
07/14/15

County Supervisors: Wisconsin State Budget Removes Local Control Of Pipeline

County Board Supervisors
06/08/15

County Board Approves Cherokee Marsh Purchase

County Board Supervisors
05/22/15

County Board Unanimously Approves Jail Reform Measure

County Board Supervisors
04/01/15

Supervisors Move To Ban Travel To, And Purchasing In, Indiana

County Board Supervisors
03/10/15

County Supervisors Kiefer And Mccarville Propose Funding For North Mendota Parkway Planning

County Board Supervisors
03/09/15

County Board Increases Danecom Funding

County Board Supervisors
02/19/15

County Resolution Would Address Criminal Justice

County Board Supervisors
01/28/15

County Committee Postpones Enbridge Decision

County Board Supervisors
11/17/14

County To Set Aside $8 Million To Stem Homelessness

County Board Supervisors
11/17/14

Dane County Budget Responds To Pressing Needs

County Board Supervisors
11/14/14

County Will Designate Rooms For Nursing Mothers

County Board Supervisors
11/07/14

Supervisors Approve Proposal To Improve 911 Center Oversight

County Board Supervisors
10/20/14

County Officials Announce Community Court

County Board Supervisors
10/17/14

County Board To Hold Public Hearing On The Proposed 2015 Budget

County Board Supervisors
10/03/14

County Board Approves Funding For Sith Lord’s Brother

County Board Supervisors
09/22/14

Briarpatch Transitional Housing Cooperative Opens; Will Help Prevent Homelessness

County Board Supervisors
09/05/14

Community Members Invited To Participate In New Alliant Energy Center Study Reviewing Redevelopment Opportunities

County Board Supervisors
09/04/14

County Budget Hearings Slated For Next Week

County Board Supervisors
08/21/14

County Board Marks World Breastfeeding Week

County Board Supervisors
07/18/14

County Board Fires Back At Regional Plan Agency’s 76% Budget Hike

County Board Supervisors
07/18/14

Voters To Weigh In On Badgercare Expansion

County Board Supervisors
06/30/14

County Board Approves Labor Contract

County Board Supervisors
06/30/14

Voters To Weigh In On Minimum Wage

County Board Supervisors
06/18/14

Hammes Company To Perform Comprehensive Alliant Energy Center Study

County Board Supervisors
06/16/14

Third Youth Governance Class Get Committee Assignments

County Board Supervisors
05/19/14

County Board Approves Martin Street Location For Homeless Day Shelter

County Board Supervisors
05/05/14

County Board Unanimous On Equity Initiative

County Board Supervisors
04/15/14

County Board Elects Corrigan Chair

County Board Supervisors
04/07/14

Announcement From County Board Chair John Hendrick

County Board Supervisors
03/24/14

Alliant Energy Center Parking Fee Hike To Ease Traffic

County Board Supervisors
03/19/14

German Artist To Provide New Look At Dane County

County Board Supervisors
03/10/14

County Board To Congress: Protect Reproductive Rights

County Board Supervisors
03/06/14

Supervisors Urge Passage Of Women’s Health Protection Act

County Board Supervisors
02/26/14

County Supervisors Defend 911 Operators

County Board Supervisors
01/29/14

County Bans E-Cigs For Kids

County Board Supervisors
01/28/14

County Board Shines Light On Student Loan Debt

County Board Supervisors
01/13/14

Marijuana Referendum Approved Unanimously

County Board Supervisors
12/20/13

Manure Digester Gets Green Light

County Board Supervisors
12/05/13

County Supervisors Propose Referendum On Marijuana

County Board Supervisors
11/26/13

“Vital Steps To Build A Foundation:” County Nears Deal On Permanent Day Shelter, Ramps Up Temp Services Until It Opens

County Board Supervisors
11/19/13

County Approves $560 Million In Spending For 2014

County Board Supervisors
11/18/13

County Board Chair Hendrick’s Comments On The 2014 Budget

County Board Supervisors
11/14/13

County Takes Racial Disparity Head On: Budget Items Take Aim At The “Great Embarrassment” Of Racial Disparities

County Board Supervisors
10/29/13

County To Begin Bargaining On 2016 Contract

County Board Supervisors
10/25/13

George Gillis Appointed To County Board

County Board Supervisors
10/18/13

County Board To Hold Public Hearing On The Proposed 2014 Budget

County Board Supervisors
10/16/13

City, County Leaders Condemn “Secretive” Trade Deal

County Board Supervisors
10/09/13

County Board Supervisors: No Raise For Us, Thanks

County Board Supervisors
10/02/13

County Supervisors Propose $2 Million For Sustainability

County Board Supervisors
08/28/13

Slow No Wake Order On Lake Monona To End Thursday

County Board Supervisors
08/22/13

Hearings Set For 2014 Dane County Human Services Budget Request

County Board Supervisors
08/22/13

County Services For Children And Families Return To Sun Prairie

County Board Supervisors
08/16/13

County To Buy 60 Acres, Allow Hunting And Trapping

County Board Supervisors
07/18/13

Hesselbein, Corrigan Spur County Board To Push For Workers At Uw Hospital

County Board Supervisors
06/21/13

County Board Cites Likelihood Of Flooding In Denying Fish Lake Zoning Request

County Board Supervisors
06/19/13

Ten Named To Poverty Commission: Five County Supervisors, Five Community Members To Tackle Pervasive Problem

County Board Supervisors
05/30/13

County Commission To Tackle Poverty

County Board Supervisors
05/23/13

County Board Passes Local Goods Preference

County Board Supervisors
05/21/13

County Supervisors: Require Unbiased Reproductive Health Information

County Board Supervisors
05/01/13

County Would Give Preference To Local Materials Under New Proposal: Supervisor Richmond Proposes Preference For Locally Produced Goods In County Purchasing

County Board Supervisors
04/10/13

Alliant Energy Center Strategic Design Study Committee Underway: Will Oversee A $100,000 Effort To Define The Center's Future

County Board Supervisors
01/11/13

Town Of Cross Plains Moves To Encourage Farmland And Natural Resource Preservation: New Town Plan Would Allow Transfer Of Development Rights

County Board Supervisors
01/07/13

Special Election Set For Downtown Madison County Supervisor: Election Will Replace Former County Board Chair Scott Mcdonell

County Board Supervisors
12/26/12

County To County: A Friendly Rose Bowl Wager: Dane County’s Hendrick, Santa Clara County’s Yeager Put Board Meeting Attire On The Line

County Board Supervisors
12/21/12

Dane County Supervisor Calls For Assault Weapons Ban

County Board Supervisors
12/18/12

Dane County Board To Meet Wednesday To Avoid Winter Storm

County Board Supervisors
11/02/12

County Board Unveils Homeless Initiatives

County Board Supervisors
10/18/12

County Board To Hold Public Hearing On The Proposed 2013 Budget

County Board Supervisors
09/18/12

Report: Sheriff Reduces Overtime Use By Nearly 40 Percent

County Board Supervisors
08/31/12

Hearings Set For 2013 Dane County Human Services Budget Request

County Board Supervisors
07/24/12

Facility To Address Basic Needs

County Board Supervisors
07/13/12

County Board To Create Education Task Force

County Board Supervisors
07/12/12

Free Mental Health Services To Begin In August: County Board Chair Mcdonell And County Executive Parisi Announce Contract To Provide Recovery Bridge For Those In Need

County Board Supervisors
07/09/12

County Board/Madison Common Council Meeting Room Renovation Forces Summer Meetings To Be Held At Other Locations

County Board Supervisors
07/05/12

Dane County To Adopt Lake Level Management Guide

County Board Supervisors
06/06/12

Youth Inducted Into Inaugural Year Of Dane County’s Youth Governance Program

County Board Supervisors
05/17/12

Resolution Introduced In Support Of North Mendota Parkway Study

County Board Supervisors
05/17/12

Updates To Dane County Shoreland Zoning Ordinance Introduced

County Board Supervisors
05/15/12

Dane County Board Achieves Gender Parity

County Board Supervisors
05/10/12

Zoo Introduces Healthier Food And Fresh Sandwiches To Meet Community Demands

County Board Supervisors
04/18/12

Dane County Board Elects Officers

County Board Supervisors
03/30/12

Sculptor Michael Velliquette To Represent Dane County At Major International Exhibition

County Board Supervisors
03/07/12

Dane County Board Chair Applauds Voter Id Injunction

County Board Supervisors
01/19/12

Mcdonell To Don Oregon Colors Tonight

County Board Supervisors
01/19/12

Chairman Urges Board To Approve Infrastructure Appropriation

County Board Supervisors
11/15/11

County Board Approves 2012 Budget

County Board Supervisors
10/07/11

Dane County Board Continues Support Of Domestic Partnership

County Board Supervisors
08/15/11

Study Panel Rejects 911 Center/Emergency Management Merger

County Board Supervisors
05/18/11

County Redistricting Plan Delayed To Accommodate Municipal Input

County Board Supervisors
05/04/11

Dane County Supervisors Oppose Joint Finance Action

County Board Supervisors
03/23/11

County Board Taking Applications And Holding

County Board Supervisors
10/29/10

Dane County Board Weighing Budget Priorities

County Board Supervisors
10/18/10

Dane County Board Schedules Public Hearing On Budget For Next Week

County Board Supervisors
10/11/10

Dane County Board Launches Debate Over Future Conservation Funding

County Board Supervisors
09/03/10

Dane County Board Approves Lake Belle View Restoration Funds

County Board Supervisors
08/02/10

County Supervisors Call For Federal Action On Lgbt Civil Rights

County Board Supervisors
04/28/10

German Sister County Brings Brothers Grimm Exhibit To Dane County Airport Today

County Board Supervisors
04/01/10

Sustainable Agriculture Resolution Comes To Dane County Board

County Board Supervisors
02/18/10

County Sustainable Agriculture Recommendations To Be Unveiled

County Board Supervisors
01/28/10

County Supervisors Agree With Local Officials

County Board Supervisors
10/16/09

County Board To Hold Public Hearing Thursday October 22Nd

County Board Supervisors
09/22/09

Dane County Environment, Agriculture And Natural Resources Committee To Hold Annual Public Hearing

County Board Supervisors
05/29/09

Dane County Freezes Spending On $25 Million In Capital Projects

County Board Supervisors
05/07/09

County Sustainable Agriculture Subcommittee Will Develop An ‘Action Agenda’ This Summer

County Board Supervisors
08/18/08

Dane County Supervisors Hampton And Hesselbein Push Resolution To Address Dire Situation At District Attorneys’ Offices

County Board Supervisors
07/24/08

Deadline To File Nomination Papers For Special Election For District 10 County Board Supervisor Is Monday July 28

County Board Supervisors
10/24/07

County Board To Hold Public Hearing On 2008 County Budget

County Board Supervisors
09/07/07

County Hearing Monday On Department Budget Requests

County Board Supervisors
08/15/07

Supervisors Roll Out Agricultural Initiatives

County Board Supervisors
12/29/06

County Officials To Take Oath Of Office In Ceremony Tuesday

County Board Supervisors
12/19/06

Supervisor Shelia Stubbs To Hold Listening Session On Proposed Huber Facility In District 23-South Madison

County Board Supervisors
10/19/06

County Board To Hold Public Hearing On 2007 County Budget

County Board Supervisors
08/11/06

Dane County Hearings Continue Tuesday On Need For Proposed Transmission Lines

County Board Supervisors
03/16/06

Tonight’s County Board Meeting Is Cancelled

County Board Supervisors
02/16/06

Tonight's County Board Meeting Is Cancelled

County Board Supervisors
01/04/06

Dane County Food Council Members Appointed; Funding Set

County Board Supervisors
12/07/05

Nominations Sought To Fill District 34 Vacancy

County Board Supervisors
11/11/05

Nominations Sought To Fill District 2 Vacancy On The Dane County Board Of Supervisors

County Board Supervisors
11/09/05

Public Hearing To Be Held November 15Th To Fill District 30 Vacancy On The Dane County Board Of Supervisors

County Board Supervisors
10/26/05

Former County Board Supervisor Lyman F. Anderson Passes Away

County Board Supervisors
10/20/05

County Board To Hold Public Hearing On 2006 County Budget

County Board Supervisors
08/25/05

Kesterson To Expedite Waivers From County Fees For Tornado Victims

County Board Supervisors
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