Emergency Management Committee meets Monday, Oct. 9, at 8 a.m., Erlandson Office Building Lower Level Conference Room EOC. Consideration of applicants for Emergency Management Director position; may enter into closed session pursuant to Wis Statutes section 19.85(1)©© Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. Committee to interview applicants for Emergency Management Director; Reconvene in open session pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes Section 19.85( 2).(Roll call vote if motion is not unanimous). May act on items discussed in closed session.

Highway Committee meets Tuesday, Oct 10, at 9:30 a.m., Vernon County Highway Department. Discussion and possible action on purchase of tandem truck attachments; discussion and possible action on purchase of Topcon leveling system for grader; discussion and possible action on request for proposal-architectural and engineering services for new highway shop; review and approve vouchers for payment; commissioner’s report—CTH JJ bridge update, FHWA/FEMA update.

Personnel Committee meets Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m., Vernon Manor conference room. Presentation of supplemental insurance benefits; Emergency Management vacancy; director’s report—2018 open enrollment.

Vernon County Board of Health meets Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 1 p.m., Erlandson Office Building. Coroner’s report—update and possible approval of activities/equipment/supplies/budget; Dave Geske, Vector Control Officer, La Crosse County Health Department; Public Health Preparedness—Discussion of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Southern Region Consortium update and purchase and approval of equipment/supplies; WIC Program update—Equipment/Supplies approval; Public Health Update and possible vote on:—Environmental Health Activities and Programs,—TNC Program – Water Lab – Fees,—Budget Reports—September 2017,—Public Health Report—Limited Agent-Agent Status.

Land and Water Conservation Committee meets Thursday, Oct. 12, at 9:30 a.m., Ag Service Center conference room, 220 Airport Rd., Viroqua. Agency reports (NRCS, DNR, FSA, RC&D, UW-Ext.), any others; introduction of new staff; Gary Meiners-Blackhawk Store; parks pass discussion; approval for hand railing at Jersey Valley Beach; discussion on horseback riding at Jersey Valley; discussion on land donations for county forest; Tainter Hollow nutrient management grant cost-share approval; tracking software purchase approval; 2018 wildlife damage budget approval.

Legal Affairs meets 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in Room 309 of Court House Annex- Renewal of Liability, Worker Comp, Property Insurance – Workers Comp and Loss Control report – Corporation Counsel Activity report – Confirm next meeting.

Agriculture and Extension Education Committee meets Thursday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m. Erlandson Office Building UWEX conference room. September 2017 office expenses; review Cooperative Extension nEXT Generation position/service options; Wisconsin Grape Growers Association requests for equipment and funds.

Vernon Manor Board of Trustees meets Friday, Oct. 13, at 8:30 a.m. Vernon Manor conference room. Administrator’s report—update and possible action—QAA review—staffing positions; update bank account signature cards; replace the condensing unit and evaporator for the walk-in refrigerator; upgrade HVAC system to connect with the network.


Angie Cina is editor of the Vernon County Broadcaster. Contact her at 608-637-5616.

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