2008 Issues

All Superior Days issues must meet the following three criteria:

  1. Issues must be unique to Northwest Wisconsin.
  2. Issues must have community wide consensus.
  3. Resolution of the issue requires resources that exceed
    local capacity.

PROPOSED ISSUES FOR 2008
IF YOU WOULD LIKE A COPY OF AN ISSUE FROM 2008 PLEASE CONTACT US AND WE WILL EMAIL YOU A COPY

Legislative Issues

Illegalize the Transport & Launch of Prohibited Aquatic Invasive Species
US Highway 2 Expansion Study
Leah’s Law
Superior Refinery Expansion
UW-Superior Academic Building

 

Department of Administration

Coalition for Eco-Industrial Development
Illegalize the Transport & Launch of Prohibited Aquatic Invasive Species
Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve & Freshwater Estuary Initiative
Superior Refinery Expansion

 

Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Coalition for Eco-Industrial Development
Purchase of Development Rights Program


Department of Commerce

Coalition for Eco-Industrial Development
Crex Meadows Youth Conservation Camp
Superior Refinery Expansion
Village of Solon Springs Downtown Redevelopment Plan Thank You and Update

Department of Corrections

Funding for Training of Prisoners Held in the Ashland, Bayfield, & Douglas County Jails
Leah’s Law
State Prisoners in the Douglas & Bayfield County Jails
UW-Extension Criminal Justice Specialists


Department of Health & Family Services

Dental Care Access
Human Services Transportation
Inadequate ADRC Funding
Income Maintenance (Economic Support) Workload Capacity
Simplification of Transportation Requirements

Department of Natural Resources

Coalition for Eco-Industrial Development
Development of the North Country Scenic Trail
Eco-Municipality Support
Emerald Ash Borer Prevention & Control
Illegalize the Transport & Launch of Prohibited Aquatic Invasive Species
Increased Acreage Share Payments
Lake Superior National Estuarine Research
Reserve & Freshwater Estuary Initiative
Rapid Response to Aquatic Invasive Species
Storm Water Run-Off Fees
Superior Refinery Expansion

Department of Tourism

Development of the North Country Scenic Trail
Sustaining Northwest Wisconsin Tourism

Department of Transportation

US Highway 2 Expansion Study
Highway 2 & 13 Intersection Safety

Department of Veterans Affairs

Hayward Veterans Clinic Reopening
Northwest Wisconsin Homeless Veterans
Northwest Wisconsin Veterans Long-Term Health Care
Twin Ports Veterans Clinic 

Department of Workforce Development

Minimum Wage Rates For Youth Employees
Prevailing Wages
Vocational Training for Northwestern Wisconsin Youth

Office of Energy Independence

Wood Based Bio Fuels Promotion Initiatives
Eco-Municipality Support

Public Service Commission

Eco-Municipality Support

University of Wisconsin-Extension

Improve Fisheries Education & Water Resource
Management in Northwestern Wisconsin
Lake Superior National Estuarine Research
Reserve & Freshwater Estuary Initiative
UW-Extension Criminal Justice Specialists