Jackson County Unit Meeting

March 16th, 2023 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: Department of Health and Human Services Building (DHHS) | 421 County Road R | Black River Falls, Wisconsin 54615 Get Directions »

County unit meeting participation is encouraged for all town officials.  The meetings empower you to network with other town officials, engage with legislators, learn from speakers, hear updates from WTA Directors, and improve your ability to serve your constituents.  The Jackson County Unit leaders look forward to your participation.

    • Call Meeting to Order/Pledge of Allegiance/Introductions
    • Minutes Read from last Unit Meeting/Attendance
    • Legislative Reports (Invited): WI Senator Tammy Baldwin, WI Senator Ron Johnson / Congressman Derrick Van Orden - WI 3rd, Congressman Tom Tiffany - WI 7th Dist. / State Senate; Sen. Jesse James - Dist.23, Sen. Patrick Testin - Dist.24, Sen. Jeff Smith - Dist.31 / State Assembly; Rep. Donna Rozar - Dist.69, Rep. Nancy VanderMeer - Dist.70, Rep. Treig Pronschinske - Dist.92
    • County Department Reports (Invited): Representatives, County Board of Supervisors / Jay Borek, Highway Commissioner / Duane Waldera, County Sheriff / Jonathan Hemp, Zoning Administrator
    • The Future of Recycling in Jackson County – County Supervisors Adrian Swanson & Ed Chamberlain: Jackson County has concerns about the rising costs and lack of markets for recyclables.  If the County decides to discontinue this service, each Town would need to find a way to provide its own recycling program.  There is a State mandate requiring Towns to provide recycling services.  We need to begin discussions on how to best manage this underfunded State mandate.
    • News and Information from the Wisconsin Towns Association: WTA State Directors – Jack Herricks and Steve Dickinsen
    • Town Official Reports: What is happening in your Town?  Report from each Town.
    • Adjournment 9:00 pm (Next Unit Meeting Date: Thursday, June 1, 2023)
Your County Unit Officers invite all Town Board Officials to attend our quarterly meetings of the “Jackson County Towns Association.”  These meetings are intended for Clerks and Treasurers, Chairs and Supervisors, Planning Commissions, and any other Town Appointed Committee Members.  Unit Meetings provide for a wide variety of educational topics and the opportunity for you to address your County, State and Federal Legislators.

An email reminder will be sent 3-5 business days prior to this meeting.  We use the email address submitted annually by your town.  If you are NOT receiving emails from WTA, please contact our office at 715-526-3157 with your email address.

Senators and Representatives:
Please advise Phil Hazard, Jackson County Unit Secretary, at 715-334-5104 as to whether you will be able to attend.  Thank you!