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Applications for Common Council Vacancies Available

Applications for Common Council Vacancies Available

January 21, 2024

Whitewater, Wis. January 17, 2024 – Applications to fill the Common Council Vacancies for Member at Large/ Even Years and Aldermanic District 1 are now available. Applications can be physically picked...

The members of Whitewater Common Council discuss what to do with the Library.

Council mulls library renovations

Mackenzie Juedes, Community News Journalist November 13, 2023

Irvin L. Young Memorial Library is about to take off on a capital campaign to raise over $2,500,000 from donations and $3,000,000  from the City of Whitewater to help fund an expansion up to 4,400 additional...

Questions arise on city development

Questions arise on city development

Aliza Kaiser, Assistant Community Editor October 8, 2023

The start of October brings the first Whitewater Common Council meeting of the month. The meeting lasted approximately two hours, not including two closed sessions. Many community members were in attendance...

Split common council votes on policy for telecommunication

Council split on telecommuting

Josh Stoughton, Assistant Community Editor March 12, 2023

Tuesday, March 7 the Whitewater Common Council voted on an amendment to end telecommunication, or meeting online virtually, for the City of Whitewater boards and commissions except upon extreme circumstances....

Whitewater Common council board members meet to discuss city matters.

Effigy Mounds get funding for maintenance

Josh Stoughton, Assistant Community Editor February 12, 2023

The Whitewater Common Council met Tuesday, Feb. 7 to discuss funding for maintenance of the Effigy Mounds Preserve and the retirement of a city employee. The council discussed how groups have been requesting...

Common Council candidates Jim Allen, Jill Gerber and Chuck Mills answer questions from the public in a forum at Whitewater City Hall Saturday, March 12.

Common Council candidates stumping for seats

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor March 27, 2022

The city of Whitewater will host its upcoming spring general election April 5 for residents to choose from four Common Council candidates. The League of Women’s Voters in Whitewater Area held a candidate...

Whitewater Emergency Medical Technicians discuss a proposal for a paramedic upgrade instead of an advanced emergency medical technician at the March 1 Common Council meeting.

Lake dredging cost over $1 million

March 6, 2022

The city of Whitewater held its Common Council meeting March 1, 2022 to discuss the many happenings in the community such as an update on the Community Space, the Bird scooters being brought back for use...

photo by Shannan Lojeski

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...

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