339 South Locust Street, Janesville, Wisconsin, 53548-4655

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Annual County-wide Emergency Evacuation Exercise

In a real widespread emergency, such as a Shine Plant nuclear melt down event or a direct-hit tornado, or an I-90 500 vehicle 3-5 day snow emergency pile-up, the city manager is correct; we are not prepared. But a $30,000 Emergency Response Coordinator position is certainly not going to fix […]

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Dirty Laundry Update; member collective editorial

C.A.R.D. Citizen Association for Rights and Dignity: Dirty Laundry Update; member collective editorial SHINE corperation wants to use outdated technology to create nuclear waste by using war-grade uranium to make hospital-testing isotopes. A county community evacuation drill of a minimum ten mile radius should be a mandatory prerequisite to Shine […]

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C.A.R.D. Dirty Laundry Update: A Collective Member Anonymous Editorial

C.A.R.D. Dirty Laundry Update: A Collective Member Anonymous Editorial Dear Council Persons; The new fire station has a heated floor in its gymnasium-size “garage” with multiple gigantic overhead doors. What a disastrous plan for a utility cost nightmare and vehicle disintegration!! In Wisconsin winters, one wants the crud of salt […]

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To Council Persons Gruber and Marklien..

To Council Persons Gruber and Marklien; Please consider passing the council compensation. An amount of $7200 per year would never cause any one to run “for the money”. It is pittance. A mere $600 per month, equivalent to 15 hours per week employment at McD’s. BUT it does cover many […]

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Doug, additional questions: Procedure by which council revoked liquor license from Thomas Walters

Hi Doug, I appreciate this conversation. I have additional questions from your input. These topics are so vital to the integrity of our citizen representational process, and to the reputation of our community who has the finest citizens. And it is also equally vital to our protection of the reputation […]

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Landlord retaliation by city staff; Donahue

Council Members; Contractors clear the construction-site extra items to the dump, which is cheaper and faster than returning them to stores for credit. They were already paid for in the bid. Several economically disadvantaged tenants will scavenger dumpsters, landfills, and construction site clean-up areas to return items for store credit […]

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City Council Agenda availability and easy of access

Dear Council; I hope that, in spite of your ipads, that staff still provides the entire agenda packet of all materials and attachments to you days prior to each meeting. It takes hours to print every single page with all the links and multiple ways of printing, plus color for […]

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Historic Gas Station Citizen Badge of Honor

Dear Council Members, Please consider to simply transfer title, ownership, cost, and responsibility of the historic gas station to the preservation group and be done with it. Take it out of the budget. Save the costs of demo, salvage, storage, and patchwork monies. Get out from between citizen preservation efforts […]