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City closes TIF districts

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor March 21, 2021

The Whitewater Common Council passed resolutions to close out the five Tax Incremental Districts. These are to make unexpected revenue for both the city and the school district, as well as other areas...

Common Council checks in on elections, lake project, city districts

Common Council checks in on elections, lake project, city districts

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor February 21, 2021

The Whitewater Common Council met Tuesday, Feb. 16 to hear updates about the first round of spring election results, the lake drawdown project and future of the city's tax incremental financing districts.  There...

Common Council talks taxes, budgets and assessments

Common Council talks taxes, budgets and assessments

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor February 7, 2021

Whitewater’s Common Council held a meeting Feb. 2 to discuss several different aspects in the city including fiscal topics and program reopenings for the New Year.  The council addressed a resolution...

Common Council discusses budget, public record laws

Common Council discusses budget, public record laws

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor November 29, 2020

The Whitewater common council gathered on Nov. 17 to discuss the budget, as well as go over a refresh on public and open record laws.  City Manager Cameron Clapper went over the city manager report,...

Screenshot of the Common Council meeting.

City budget on track for 2021

Ben Yang, Journalist November 8, 2020

The Whitewater Common Council met Thursday, Nov. 5 to receive updates about the 2021 city budget from council members and to discuss updates from the District Administrator Caroline Pate-Hefty of the Whitewater...

Dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu, UW-Whitewater junior Jasmine Gilling sets out on her longboard from Anderson Library on October 31, 2017.  Jasmine said Halloween is the perfect day to enjoy her love of costumes. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

DIGITAL MANIPULATION OF PHOTOGRAPHS OTHER THAN NORMAL MINIMAL CROPPING AND TONING  IS PROHIBITED., CREDIT PHOTOS:  UW-WHITEWATER PHOTO/CRAIG SCHREINER

Trick-or-treat

Ben Yang, Journalist October 11, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic creeps into the Halloween season, community members wonder about what the outcome of Halloween will be this year. During the city of Whitewater’s virtual Common Council meeting...

Council discusses higher fines

Killian Jauch, News Editor September 10, 2018

The City of Whitewater Common Council might decide to raise fines and fees for using false identification, being intoxicated in public or carrying illegal substances. During its first meeting of the month...

Council approves zoning  request

Council approves zoning request

Nicole Amone, News Editor April 2, 2018

After little discussion on the item, City of Whitewater Common Council approved a rezoning request for a duplex unit at 310-312 S. Janesville St. The rezoning request, made by the owner Marcus Tincher...

Whitewater Student Government President Tom Kind sits on a Spin ride-share bicycle

Bike share moves forward

Nicole Aimone, News Editor March 11, 2018

A move toward creating an environmentally sustainable mode of transportation for University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students – a fleet of gray and baby blue bicycles – has become unsustainable. As...

Council mulls civility pledge

Council mulls civility pledge

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief February 13, 2018

The City of Whitewater Common Council debuted their Municipal Official Orientation Manual on Tuesday night, as a way to guide new city employees, council alders and residents appointed to committees through...

April Council Election Sees Only One Contest

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2018

Incumbent James All faces opposition for the councilmember-at-large seat from Brienne Diebolt-Brown in the Common Council Tuesday, April 3 election. While the voters in City of Whitewater Districts...

UW-W parking changes, explained

UW-W parking changes, explained

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2017

Members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater administration spoke at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting to address the council’s concerns about changes to the structure of parking in August 2017. Chancellor...

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