2011 Issues

All Superior Days issues must meet the following three criteria:

  1. Issues must have major impact or unique implications for Northwest Wisconsin.

  2. Issues must have community wide consensus.

  3. Resolution of the issue requires resources that exceed local capacity  

IF YOU WOULD LIKE A COPY OF AN ISSUE FROM 2011 PLEASE CONTACT US AND WE WILL EMAIL YOU A COPY 

Department of Administration

Equal Geographic Distribution of State Jobs
Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Research Facility at the USGS Vessel Dock Site in Ashland
State Budget Cuts Spare Local Government Shared Revenues
Wisconsin – Minnesota Tax Reciprocity

Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Agriculture Station Infrastructure Development
Fiber Optic Infrastructure

Department of Children & Families

Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Investing in Child Protective Services

Department of Commerce

Agricultural Station Infrastructure Development
Emergency Management Services
Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Lake Superior Technology Park Development
POWTS

Department of Corrections

Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Housing State Inmates in County Jails
Northwest Regional Community Reentry Center Initiative
UW-Extension Education on Local Government Criminal Justice Mgmt

Department of Health Services

Emergency Management Services
Family Long Term Care
Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Per Capita State & CDC Funding for Public Health Services

Department of Natural Resources

Ensuring Lake Superior Stays Protected
Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Hayward Tree Nursery
Modify Bass Fishing Regulations to Improve Quality of Fishery
Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR)
New Water Utility Chlorination Requirements
North Country National Scenic Trail
Precautionary Measures to Prevent Asian Carp Establishment in Lake Superior
Preservation & Protection of Wisconsin Point
Resume Lake Superior Salmon Stocking Program
Washburn Marina Wall Repair
Wastewater Mandates Compliance
Wetlands Mitigation

Department of Revenue

Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Wisconsin – Minnesota Tax Reciprocity

Department of Tourism

Exploring Current Tourism-Related Issues
Fiber Optic Infrastructure

Department of Transportation

Bay Area Rural Transit System
Equal Geographic Distribution of State Jobs
Expansion of Highway 2
Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Highway 53
Intersection Safety (Highways 53 & 77 in Minong)
North Country National Scenic Trail
Rural Signage
Washburn Marina Wall Repair

Department of Veterans Affairs

Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Northwestern Wisconsin Veteran’s Lodge
Northwestern Wisconsin Veterans Fund
VA Expansion / Medical Training

Department of Workforce Development

Equal Geographic Distribution of State Jobs
Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Green Jobs Training Facility
New Face of Wisconsin Works (W-2) Program
Support NW Wisconsin Concentrated Employment Program (CEP) Job Center Offices

Office of Energy Independence

Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Green Jobs Training Facility

Public Service Commission

Fiber Optic Infrastructure
911 Land Line Reimbursement Modification

Wisconsin Arts Board

Fiber Optic Infrastructure
Promotion of the Arts as a Tool for Economic Development and Revitalization

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