American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Note: Information about the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), including rules about how the money can be used, is still coming out. Signed into law on March 11, the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act provides the latest round of stimulus funding to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal aid package includes […]

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Green County Leaders: Leadership & Local Government

Green County Leaders will be offering a 3-part series for Leadership & Local Government. Sessions will be held April 1st, April 15th, and April 29th. The first virtual session was “Introduction to Civics and Local Government” and was held Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 6:00-7:30 pm via Zoom. The second session was  “Effective Communication with […]

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Green County Board Elected Official Education & Training

To aid you in performing your County Board supervisor duties, Green County has partnered with UW Madison – Extension Green County to provide training and an in-person Question and Answer session. To start, watch the recorded session online before each Q & A session. Then, Local Government Center educators will be available online to respond […]

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Friend of Extension – Mike Doyle

Mike Doyle, retiring Green County Clerk was presented with the Friend of Extension award at the recent County Board meeting held on June 9th. This award has been presented annually since 1990 by the Extension Green County University of Wisconsin office to recognize individuals that have been provided outstanding support towards conducting UW-Extension educational programs […]

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COVID-19: Local Government Resources

Need some assistance running an open meeting while “social distancing”? The Office of Open Government in the Wisconsin Department of Justice issued two advisories in March 2020 indicating that governmental bodies may meet remotely during the COVID-19 public health emergency and still comply with the open meetings law. The March 16 advisory states that “governmental […]

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Training for Election Poll Workers

As of March 26, 2020, on April 7, 2020, the Presidential Primary and Spring Election will proceed. Be aware that due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Governor Ever’s “Safer at Home” Order that municipal clerks may have difficulty with staffing the April 2020 Election. The Election Worker Basics training recording and these materials will assist […]

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Information for Absentee Voting-April 7th

Because of COVID-19, voters are strongly urged to vote absentee for the April 7 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary. How to Request an Absentee Ballot Online Go to https://myvote.wi.gov. Look for the “Vote Absentee” button near the top of the page. On a mobile phone, use the menu button in the upper right corner of the […]

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COVID-19 Food Shopping Guidelines

Do you find yourself needing to tighten your budget during the COVID-19 pandemic?  Do you wonder how to determine the best purchase for your money?  Are you looking for different meal and snack ideas to use? A number of good websites have information posted for our use: Using coupons and looking for the best price […]

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COVID19 – Economic Development Resources

Some businesses have been ordered to close and others have lost revenue or shortened their hours. The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to find information on small business loans from the SBA. […]

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Food Safety in time of COVID-19

COVID19, commonly known as coronavirus, is a respiratory virus. While COVID19 is not considered to be a foodborne illness by the Centers for Disease Control, it is contagious. Actions that you can take to prevent foodborne illness can be taken to mitigate coronavirus. Of the food safety steps in helping to mitigate coronavirus, cleaning is […]

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