The Spring Green Village Board met for the first time with it’s two newly elected board members, marking not only the largest village board turnover in the last 20 years but also the first female village president.
Last week, both Iowa and Richland counties reported cases of the P.1 COVID-19 variant, and officials are stressing COVID safety to avoid the further spread of this or other variants.
If the city of Oshkosh’s streets superintendent gets an email from a citizen complaining about an uneven sidewalk in front of his house, by law that public employee has to hold onto that record should anyone want to see it.
The River Valley School District Board of Education met April 19 for a special meeting in which federal emergency relief funds and a track resurfacing project were discussed. All eight board members were present, with one vacancy still remaining for Area 4 in the Village of Lone Rock.
Valley Sentinel reached out to the local health departments for an update on vaccine distribution in the county. Below are responses about vaccines in Iowa and Richland counties.
The Richland County board voted to appoint former deputy clerk Derek Kalish as County clerk, and approved an overall decrease to the position’s salary at its April 20 meeting.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee, Karen Timberlake visited a home in Richland County April 22 to see progress on a house that will benefit from Lead Safe Homes funding from DHS.
The Village of Spring Green Board met April 14 virtually to stamp their approval on the Farmer’s Market location, complete the several meeting process of allowing ATV’s and UTV’s on village roads, to accept the resignation of Trustee Robin Reid as she transitions to village president — and to request the attendance of an ice cream truck owner at their next meeting to answer questions.
The Arena Village Board met April 13 for its regular meeting amidst a new lawsuit filing, took up the resignation of a trustee and purported to fill the resulting vacancy in a vote that didn’t include enough trustees, leaving questions as to how the board will proceed.
As part of his Badger Bounceback initiative, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers toured the Spring Green Preserve State Natural Area (SNA) on April 19. The main focus of the trip was to highlight Evers’ 2021-23 biennial budget request to renew funding for the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship program while touring a site that has benefited from the funding in the past.