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Menomonie City Council Meeting for 11/16/2020

Menomonie City Council Meeting 11/16/2020

November 16, 2020

We will provide a recording of the meeting by tomorrow morning.

Wisconsin Elections Commission addresses voting misinformation

Meagan Wolfe
November 10, 2020

MADISON, WI – In the week after the presidential election, misinformation has circulated on social media and political websites raising unfounded rumors about the integrity of Wisconsin’s election results.

 

Dunn County Board of Supervisors 11/10/2020

Dunn County Board of Supervisors - 11/10/2020

November 10, 2020

The agenda, council packet, and budget hearing document are attached below. 

Supervisor Paul Miller presented the COVID-19 report. Cases are quickly rising in the county and have swamped the ability of the health department to keep up with contact tracing. Local hospitals are now in the position of not being able to take patients because they are becoming overwhelmed with  COVID patients. Contact tracers are beginning to suffer from burnout.

Dunn County PR&D Meeting for 11/10/2020

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Planning Resources & Development Committee Meeting - 11/10/2020

November 10, 2020

These are the items on the agenda for this meeting. The full meeting packet is attached below.

In accordance with the provisions of Section 19.84, Wisconsin Statutes, notice is hereby given that a public meeting of the Dunn County Planning, Resource and Development Committee will be held on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held by Teleconference.

Menomonie School District Board votes to continue Fall Sports

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Menomonie School Board Meeting for 11/9/2020

November 9, 2020

Update - in an email this morning the school district announced that a decision will be made in this meeting tonight whether to continue with fall sports and other activities for the rest of the year. 

In order to provide sufficient physical distancing, in-person attendance for the public Board meeting will be limited to 25 people. It is anticipated that there will be 14 spaces available for members of the public. The meeting will also be live-streamed on this page.

Menomonie City Offices closed to public for most purposes

closing notice
November 9, 2020

The City of Menomonie has announced that city offices will be closed to the public for most purposes starting today, Monday, Nov. 9. The closing is part of an attempt to mitigate the spread of the pandemic. Offices will continue to operate but will be closed for most face-to-face contact unless an appointment is made.

What Wisconsinites need to know about the election

News Conference: Wisconsin Elections Commission Election Update

November 5, 2020

MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Elections Commission today released its list of the top things Wisconsin voters should know after the General Election.

 

1. Wisconsin voters turned out in record numbers.

 

Unofficially, Wisconsin’s voters cast 3,296,374 votes cast for president, the most ever in Wisconsin, smashing the record of 3,071,434 in 2012.

 

What Voters Need to Know about How Votes Will Be Counted in the 2020 Election

November 2, 2020

Madison, WI –Wisconsin election officials will be working overtime on Election Night to deliver complete and accurate election results to to the public and the news media, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

Important election news from the Wisconsin Elections Commission

October 29, 2020

We received two important election updates this afternoon from the Wisconsin Elections Commission that may answer many questions about the election Tuesday, and particularly on spoiling ballots.

The Elections Commission is currently holding a media briefing on the election - the video is available below.

Election Deadlines from Wisconsin Elections Commission

October 29, 2020

MADISON, WI – Wisconsin voters who are voting absentee by mail must act soon, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

 

US Supreme Court stops changes to Wisconsin election law for Nov. 3

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October 26, 2020

The US  Supreme Court ruled 5-3 today to no allow changes to the election laws in Wisconsin to allow more time to send absentee ballots in. The result of this ruling is that all absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election must arrive by 8 PM on election day. The court believed that the courts should not be deciding on and changing election law due to the pandemic. 

Menomonie School Board approves winter sports

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Menomonie Special School Board Meeting 10/26/2020

October 26, 2020

In accordance with the guidelines from the Dunn County Health Department, in-person attendance for the public Board meeting will be limited to 25 people. It is anticipated that there will be 14 spaces available for members of the public. The meeting will also be live-streamed on this page, Facebook Live, and

Second and last Presidential Debate

Second 2020 Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

October 22, 2020

This is the last Presidential Debate for this election since the original 2nd debate was canceled after President Trump became ill with COVID-19 and refused to do the debate in a virtual format. Tonight's debate will be slightly different than the first since the committee has decided that microphones for the candidates will be muted during parts of  the debate to keep them from talking over their opponent and the moderator.

The debate begins at 7 PM Central Time.

Wisconsin Election Commission discusses election issues

October 22, 2020

Meagan Wolfe reported this afternoon that 70 communities are still in need of about 200 poll workers, and reminded people that they can see where workers are needed and volunteer at https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/PollWorker. At the moment the City of Eau Claire, City of Menomonie, and Town of Menomonie are on the list of places looking for more workers.

Gov. Evers Announces Additional Tax Relief for Wisconsin Taxpayers

Goverrnor Tony Evers
October 20, 2020
Sales and use taxes from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers results in more than $250 million in tax relief targeted toward lower and middle-income taxpayers 
MADISON — Gov.

Outagamie County has a ballot problem

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October 20, 2020

The Wisconsin Elections Commission is currently holding a special teleconference meeting to deal with several issues before the election. One of these is a problem with ballots in Outagamie County. It is believed that this affects at least 5500 ballots that were sent out in the county that are faulty and cannot be read by the vote tabulating machines. They are missing a single timing mark on the border of the ballot.

October 12 and 13 Eau Claire City Council

Eau Claire City Council Meeting - October 12 & 13, 2020

October 14, 2020

A large portion of these meetings was involved with an attempt to hear the citizens about, and to try to pass an ordinance about health emergencies and the Health Department. As in Menomonie, after citizen testimony and a discussion, the ordinance was kicked down the road.

Thanks to for the recording.

Last day to register on-line for voting

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October 14, 2020

Today is your last day to register to vote on-line in Wisconsin. You may still register on-line at https://myvote.wi.gov until 11:59 PM today. If you miss that deadline and are not registered, you may still register to vote at the polls on election day. However you manage it, have a plan to vote, and be sure to follow it.

Senate Confirmation Hearing for Amy Coney Barrett

Confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett (Day 1)

October 13, 2020

This is an important Senate hearing. No matter how you feel about the current candidate, this is an important debate for the future of the country.

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