Week of November 13, 2017

PSC Broadband Grant Opportunity

Recently, Governor Walker announced that the PSC will conduct a second grant proceeding in FY 2018 to award a portion of the additional funds approved in the recent 2017-19 budget. For this round, the state has $7.5 million to spend on broadband grants!   Application materials are now posted on the PSC website. Grant applications are due January 25, 2018.

If you have questions about this grant opportunity, please contact Dennis Klaila at the PSC at (608) 267-9780 or via email. The PSC expects to hold 4-6 seminars around the state to discuss the application process for this grant round. Details regarding the PSC's outreach program will be posted on the PSC website as available.
2017 WCA Annual Conference Handouts Online

Handouts from concurrent workshops held during the 2017 WCA Annual Conference, held September 24-26, 2017 in Sauk County, are now online.

See 2017 WCA Annual Conference concurrent workshop handouts here.

Please note as presentations are submitted to WCA they are posted immediately.  If a document is missing, it has not yet been sent to us.
WCA's Hochkammer Receives 2017 Chancellor's Award

UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen presented 13 awards at the institutions' annual Chancellor's Awards event recently in Madison.

WCA Outreach Manager Jon Hochkammer was named the "2017 Friend and Advocate" at the event.

The awards recognize the exceptional teaching, outreach, collaborations and public service of both UW Colleges and UW-Extension employees, as well as valued partners and supporters.

New Monroe County Justice Center Opens its Doors

After decades of debate leading to a referendum, the Monroe County Justice Center project is now completed and open. 

County officials and the public took part in a dedication ceremony and open house in late September.
County Mutual Holds Successful 6th Annual Law Enforcement Challenge

The Wisconsin County Mutual Insurance Corporation and Community Insurance Corporation (County Mutual) held their successful 6th Annual Advanced Law Enforcement Risk Training (A.L.E.R.T.) Law Enforcement Challenge on October 4, 2017. 

Close to 30 member law enforcement departments from around Wisconsin competed at the event.

WCA Associate Members

The role and relationship of government with the private sector has changed in recent years.  
The creation of the WCA Associate Member Program is one more way WCA is reaching out to bring together the public and private sectors.

We encourage you to learn more about our WCA Associate Members by clicking her e

For more information about this program please contact WCA Marketing and Events Manager Cheryl Fleck at 866.404.2700.    
PSC Broadband Grant Opportunity
2017 WCA Annual Conference Handouts
WCA's Hochkammer Receives 2017 Chancellor Award
New Monroe County Justice Center Open
County Mutual Holds Successful Law Enforcement Challenge
WCA Associate Members