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Parking changes a sore spot for Common Council

Parking changes a sore spot for Common Council

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017

  Despite the Whitewater Common Council’s plan to adjourn into a closed session to discuss University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s new parking rules, many council members elected to speak publicly about their concerns at Tuesday’s meeting. The new parking structure UW-Whitewater has impl...

Upcoming event sees uncertainty

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

The end-of-semester celebration, Spring Splash, has lost its major sponsor for this year. Marketing company Wisconsin Red backed out after receiving criticism on last year’s event from city officials. In regards to last year’s party, Wisconsin Red stated in a news release published on Feb. 9 tha...

Council clashes over annual Spring Splash

Marisa LaBello, Senior Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

The City of Whitewater Common Council collectively agrees that the annual Spring Splash party is a growing concern for all residents, but disputes on handling the event became an issue for the Common Council. City Manager Cameron Clapper announced  at the Feb. 7 meeting that Wisconsin Red, a business that promotes ...

Common Council releases budget

Hailee Jensen, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Last Tuesday, the plans for what the City of Whitewater could look like – and the preliminary estimates of spending could from the next few years– were presented at the Common Council Meeting. Salary increases for City of Whitewater employees, a breakdown of the proposed budget for 2017 and capital imp...

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