Monday Night Chock Full of Political Activity
Left, School Board Members Jeff Ebel, Renae Scheibley and Bob Larson. (City-Times photo)
The last Monday night of October is a busy one for local elected officials and residents throughout the Stevens Point Area.
The evening begins at 5 PM when the Village of Plover will hold a special plan commission meeting to discuss a proposal over a warehouse located on Integrity Drive. That meeting is being held at the Plover Municipal Building, 2400 Post Road and is open to the public.
The City of Stevens Point will present its proposed 2014 city budget- and proposed tax levy- at Lincoln Center, 1519 Water Street, at 6 PM. A quorum of the Police & Fire Commission may be present to hear the proposed budget. No public comment will be taken tonight.
The Stevens Point School District is holding its meeting at Bliss Education Center, 1900 Polk Street, at 6:30 PM. The board will consider the new school budget, potentially hiring a board facilitator and enter into closed session for continuing consideration of a contract with district employees. That meeting is open to the public and will take comments.
A Common Cause panel discussing good government will take place in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University Center at UWSP at 6:30 PM. The panel includes Assemblywoman Katrina Shankland and former Congressman Dave Obey, both Democrats. Bill Kraus, a Republican strategist, is also expected to appear. Senator Julie Lassa and Assemblyman Scott Krug were invited to participate, but no word on whether they will attend. The panel is being moderated by Political Science Professor Dennis Riley of UWSP. The event is free and open to the public.