To: Municipal Executives of Central Wisconsin From: Rich Eggleston Subject: The State-Local Partnership I. Beginnings of the Partnership In 1911, ...

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An article from the Wisconsin State Journal describing the difficulty of local government service consolidation: "For the first time in recent memo...

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A new website has the potential to streamline the time between identifying a problem and securing a local government solution. SeeClickFix - www.seecl...

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IBM has inaugurated the Smarter Cities Challenge, a competitive grant program through which IBM will award a total of $50 million worth of technology ...

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The Executive Director of the Southern Growth Policies Board, Ted Abernathy recently wrote a commentary on the importance of regional collaboration.&n...

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The Local Government Institute of Wisconsin is committed to promoting the building of leadership skills and organizational capacity among local govern...

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LGI presented testimony to the Special Committee on Local Service Consolidation - a special legislative committee established to explore the consolida...

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LGI maintains a directory of case studies of local government collaboration for service delivery. The directory contains case studies, sample agreements and other documents, training opportunities and lists of individuals willing to discuss their experience. The directory is focused on specific examples of local governments working together to reduce costs, improve services, or to better address regional issues.

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A recent article in the Kansas City Federal Reserve newsletter "Main Street Economist" describes how local governments in rural areas can cope with fi...

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In January 2009, Governor Doyle awarded 10 energy independence grants to 23 Wisconsin communities. The grants were used by the participating communities to prepare energy independence plans focused on energy and fuel usage in municipal buildings and fleets.

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