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Common Council discusses budget, public record laws

Common Council discusses budget, public record laws
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,...

City budget on track for 2021

Screenshot of the Common Council meeting.
Common Council meeting brief
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)

Whitewater Parks and Recreation moves forward with Halloween
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

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
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...

Bike share moves forward

Whitewater Student Government President Tom Kind sits on a Spin ride-share bicycle
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
February 12, 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

January 22, 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
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...

Proposed landmark ordinance dies at council

Proposed landmark ordinance dies at council
October 3, 2017

An ordinance that would have allowed the City of Whitewater Common Council to rescind the status of a landmark for any reason, died on the floor Tuesday night when no other council member would give the...

Common council briefs – 9/19/2017

Common council briefs - 9/19/2017
September 26, 2017

Immigrant resolution Ald. Jimmy Schulgit proposed a resolution during last Tuesday’s Common Council meeting that would give the council an official position on the benefit that immigrants bring to the...

September 5, 2017 Whitewater Common Council brief

September 5, 2017 Whitewater Common Council brief
September 7, 2017

Tuesday’s Common Council meeting included the discussion of a new timeline for the 2018 city budget and postponed the discussion about a contractual agreement pertaining to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s...

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