The League's E-Muni is the electronic supplement to the League's print magazine, the Municipality.
It provides you with additional resources & quick links that you can use in your municipality. 
Protecting Our Water Resources
September E-Muni
Phosphorus Limits 
September, the Municipality, pg. 6

The City of Oconomowoc is at the forefront of phosphorus management in Wisconsin, spearheading the Oconomowoc Watershed Protection Project (OWPP) in partnership with many area organizations and potentially saving millions in the process.  

For background, check out the DNR respurces on Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and Adaptive Management.

To learn more about Oconomowoc's groundbreaking project attend the League's Annual Conference. Tom Steinbach,Operations Mgr. for the City of Oconomowoc Wastewater Treatment Facility will be discussing the OWPP along with Andy Kurtz, Village Administrator, Marathon City who will be talking about the Village's innovative trading program on Thursday. One-day registration is available for Thursday only.  
  "The Local Perspective"   Hosted by WatertownTV

WatertownTV hosted the production of this month's "Local Perspective," which was fitting because the topic this month was water and phosphorus. Tom Steinbach, City of Oconomowoc Wastewater Treatment Facility Operations Manager provided excellent information on the watershed-wide partnership that is projected to save the city millions. You can watch the 1/2 hour show here.   

The League is proud to partner w ith Wisconsin Community Media  (WCA) on this new 1/2 hour public access TV show. Thanks to Watertown Mayor John David and Karen Huismann, Media Coordinator at WatertownTV and her team for hosting us for the second taping of "The Local Perspective."
6 Innovative Approaches
September, the Municipality - pg. 10

From "Repurpose the Effluent" to "Extend the Lifetime," innovative approaches to meeting expensive phosphorus mandates might be an option for your municipality.  SEH details some of the alternatives that have worked for their clients.  
American Society of Civil Engineers' Report Card
September, the Municipality

Wisconsin has $7.1 billion in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years. That, and other rankings from the American Society of Civil Engineers' latest report card were scattered throughout the September the Municipality. To see the entire report card for Wisconsin including aviation, roads and bridges, go here.  
Non-Revenue Water? 
September, the Municipality, pg 14 

American Water Works Association (AWWA) defines non-revenue water as unbilled authorized consumption, apparent losses and real losses. You can find their water loss resource toolkit  here. In addition,  Siemens details how using a performance contract provides an opportunity to replace aging infrastructure while reducing the project risk to the municipality. Read their paper on Water Meter Solutions here
Don't Forget - Sept. 29 Turnout for Transportation

Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. 
 
City, county, town and village officials from all 72 counties in Wisconsin, plus members of the business community and the public, will gather to discuss critical projects and services in each region and the need for the state to find a sustainable solution to Wisconsin's transportation challenge.
  • Turn out to be counted.  Projects across the state are at risk of being eliminated!
  • Share how transportation is important to your business and community.  
  • Network with your neighbors from nearby cities, towns and villages.
Details, including your county's meeting location are on the Turnout for Transportation website.  
League meetings are an investment in you and your municipality.  We'll see you in Stevens Point!
Annual Conference Registration

The League's 118th Annual Conference -  ½ off Registration for First-Time Municipal Attendees
Join us October 19-21 at the  Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, Stevens Point.  
 
If you are a municipal official or staff and have never attended the League's Annual Conference before, this is your year. All first-time municipal attendees receive ½ off of their registration fee. More than 350 local officials and staff attend the League's popular Conference. The League's Conference offers great networking opportunities, valuable workshops and an opportunity to talk with a wide variety of exhibitors as well as inspiring speakers. You can register here

Thursday only registration is also available.  

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