If you have questions regarding the issues identification process for
Superior Days 2017, please contact:
Charlie Glazman, Issues Committee Co-Chair
Dave Minor, Issues Committee Co-Chair
James Anderson, Superior Days Coordinator
Issues Identification Meeting
On October 26th the Douglas County issues identification meeting was held, earlier in October Bayfield County and the City of Ashland met to identify issues.
This linked document lists the issues identified as potential issues for 2017 Superior Days. The Superior Days Issues Committee will work to identify the final slate of issues for the 32nd Superior Days on February 21 and 22, 2017.
Issue Committee Dates:
• Noon, Monday, November 7. Minutes and notes below.
• Noon, Tuesday, November 22. Minutes and notes below.
• 11am, Thursday, December 8. Minutes and notes below.
All Issues Committee meetings are at noon and held at WITC-Superior and WITC-Ashland (connected by ITV) – unless otherwise noted.
Issues Committee Meeting Minutes
|Monday, Nov. 7th||Attendance: James Anderson, Daniel Fanning, Jim Biros, Andy Lisak, Jim Caesar, Doug Finn, Pat Ryan, Jim Paine, Mark Liebaert, Fred Strand, Charlie Glazman, Pat Schanen, Mark Abeles-Allison, and Deb Lewis.
|Tuesday, Nov. 22nd||Attendance: James Anderson, Daniel Fanning, Jim Biros, Andy Lisak, Jim Caesar, Pat Ryan, Jim Paine, Mark Liebaert, Fred Strand, Charlie Glazman, Mark Abeles-Allison, Deb Lewis, Scottie Sandstrom, Dale Kupczyk, Shelley Faul, Kara Schmidt, Jim Taray.
|Thursday, Dec. 8th||
Delegates and Interested Persons in Attendance: Jim Biros, Pat Ryan, Jim Taray, Pat Schanen, Doug Finn, Jesica Hehir, Jim Caesar, Dave Minor, Shelley Faul, Charlie Glazman, Dan Corbin, Bruce Thompson, Fred Strand, James Anderson, Mark Abeles-Allison, Tim Kane, Scottie Sandstrom, and Dale Kupczyk.
The following issues were selected for the 32nd Superior Days platform:
Three Main Legislative Issues and a Thank You:
The following issues will be included in the issues book, discussed with Governor or staff (if meeting is possible), and might be brought up during lobbying visits:
For Discussion with Governor and Issue Briefs in Issues Book:
The slate of agency issues is currently unchanged, except the Veteran’s issue is being pulled. However, we will attempt to schedule a meet and greet with the new Veteran’s Administration head.
Small tactical lobbying groups will be formed for the following agency visits:
Large agency meetings will be scheduled with the following, at the Concourse Hotel:
A working agenda will be assembled and posted in the coming week or two. Visit SuperiorDays.com for the most current information, and it will also be provided in the Superior Days eNewsletter.