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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
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March 9, 2013
Covering unit deficits approved
The Pierce County Finance and Personnel Committee approved a variety of items during its monthly meeting Monday. Among them were transferring of funds to cover 2012 deficits for Library, Personnel and Medical Examiner. Finance Director Julie Brickner explained the deficits for each....
March 9, 2013 - 7:46am
March 6, 2013
Walker proposes tax cuts, keeping school spending freezes
RIVER FALLS--Gov. Scott Walker's biennial budget proposal, introduced late last month, drew hearty praise from local Republican lawmakers and...
March 6, 2013 - 3:37pm
Human waste dumped on highway
ELMWOOD--An Elmwood man could be looking at citations after it was discovered human sewage spilled onto a county highway. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department received a call around 6:15 p.m. Feb. 16 about human feces on the roadway on CTH G in the Town of Spring Lake. According...
March 6, 2013 - 9:55am
Ellsworth Village Board approves no-parking on 10-63 in midway
The Ellsworth Village Board Monday approved establishing no-parking zones on Hwy. 10-63 on both the north and south side from Piety Street to...
March 6, 2013 - 9:53am
March 4, 2013
Hove retires after 35 years with County
Friends, family and co-workers stopped by the Pierce County Emergency Operations Room Thursday to congratulate Barry Hove upon his retirement....
March 4, 2013 - 10:55am
February 28, 2013
County non-rep employee salaries approved
The Pierce County Board of Supervisors' monthly meeting was so brief Tuesday by the time Supervisor Jim Ross arrived 20 minutes late, it was...
February 28, 2013 - 10:45am
February 25, 2013
Dodge, Meixner advance for Trenton board chair
Results from Tuesday's primary election have been announced. In Pierce County, four candidates were seeking the Town of Trenton Board chair's position being vacated by incumbent Richard Bunce. Doug Dodge and Daniel D. Meixner received the top numbers of votes, with 92 and 71, respectively,...
February 25, 2013 - 8:50am
February 24, 2013
Wedding farm request withdrawn
RIVER FALLS - Homeowners on 950th Street spoke out against their neighbors opening a wedding reception business on their farm at a public hearing and regular town of River Falls board meeting Monday, Feb.
February 24, 2013 - 11:46am
February 20, 2013
New police vehicle, library hours in Elmwood
ELMWOOD--The Elmwood Village Board met early last week and reviewed the proposed purchase of a new police squad vehicle. To purchase the $12,000 truck, board members approved a resolution about a Community Facilities Grant Agreement. The resolution is a last formality to make the...
February 20, 2013 - 10:04am
February 19, 2013
City Council discusses residency requirements
PRESCOTT - The Prescott City Council took up the issue of residency requirements for its employees during the Feb.
February 19, 2013 - 10:30am
February 6, 2013
Beer, alcohol during fair almost reality
The Pierce County Fair is one step away from undergoing one of the biggest changes it has seen in recent years. The county's finance and personnel committee approved Monday authorizing the sale of, and prohibiting the carry-on of alcohol and beer on the fairgrounds during the fair. This...
February 6, 2013 - 7:18am
February 5, 2013
Assistant Pierce County prosecutor cited for OWI
T. Greg Amann, an Ellsworth attorney who works part-time as a Pierce County assistant district attorney, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, second offense, after his car apparently ran into a ditch outside Hudson late Friday night. St. Croix County Jail records indicate...
February 5, 2013 - 9:55am
Village Board had busy agenda in closed session
The Ellsworth Village Board spent much of Monday's monthly meeting in closed session, dealing with a variety of topics, including the wastewater...
February 5, 2013 - 9:42am
January 31, 2013
Elmwood board reduces village, worker hours
ELMWOOD--Cutbacks were a topic for the Elmwood Village Board last month. Trustee Brian Buck reported the personnel committee met and talked about office hours and work schedules. Buck summarized the changes made to the hours and schedules. New office hours are: Mondays, Tuesdays...
January 31, 2013 - 9:27am
January 27, 2013
Board gets good news about highway borrowing
The Pierce County Board of Supervisors got some unexpected good news about its highway borrowing Tuesday night during its monthly meeting. For...
January 27, 2013 - 7:49am