2014 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.

In addition, economic development will be the primary focus of issues and meetings.

Legislative Issues

Expansion of Highway 2 to 4 Lane – Superior/Hurley

Local Option Sales Tax for County Highway Projects

9-1-1 Funding

Job Creation Retention Funding

Department of Administration

Local Option Sales Tax for County Highway Projects

Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Specialty Crop Products

Department of Natural Resources

Development of the North Country National Scenic Trail in Northwest Wisconsin

Incentives to Property Owners that Allow for Public Recreational Trails

Preservation and Protection of Wisconsin Point

Payment in Lieu of Taxes for County Forest Lands

Department of Tourism

Encourage Wisconsin Department of Tourism increase awareness of Northwest Wisconsin as premier travel destination

Department of Transportation

Expansion of Highway 2 to 4 lane-Superior/Hurley

Local Option Sales Tax for County Highway Projects

Public Safety Commission

9-1-1 Funding

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Job Creation Retention Funding