COVID-19 UPDATES FOR COUNTY OFFICIALS

As issues continue to develop and change at a quick rate with COVID-19, the Coronavirus, we at the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) are working alongside Governor Tony Evers, the Administration, the National Association of Counties (NACo) and our general counsel, von Briesen & Roper, s.c., (von Briesen) to provide the latest resources and updates to assist county officials during this unprecedented time.

COVID-19 Legal Resources/Sample Resolutions

June 23, 2020

Working alongside the Wisconsin Counties Association, WCA General Counsel von Briesen & Roper, s.c. has created a series of legal updates, some in a Q & A format, on various topics. As they are released, they will be added to this page.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.16.2020

June 16, 2020

The 6.16.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a WCA interview with WEDC Secretary Missy Hughes on the We’re All In Small Business Grant Program, the release of a Forward Analytics Report on “Economic Activity in a Pandemic: Wisconsin Taxable Sales in March and April,” and a NACo story on the decline of local government employment.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.12.2020

June 12, 2020

The 6.12.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features WEDC’s We’re All in Small Business Grant Program, a NACo look at the county responses to COVID-19 in the area of human services and the State of Wisconsin’s Bureau of Correctional Enterprises new line of safe space products.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.10.2020

June 10, 2020

The 6.10.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features the LFB’s May 2020 General Fund Tax Collections, the State of Wisconsin’s Bureau of Correctional Enterprises new line of safe space products, and the Legislative Technology Services Bureau’s virtual training webinars.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.5.2020

June 5, 2020

The 6.5.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a WisEye Newsmakers discussing Wisconsin’s Courts as they prepare to reopen, NACo issue briefs and a survey to help NACo estimate the COVID-19 impact on the county workforce and county finances.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.2.2020

June 2, 2020

The 6.2.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features WCA Executive Director Mark O’Connell on Capital City Sunday discussing Safer at Home, a DHS web link for recovery numbers by county and a NACo webinar on administering an election during the COVID-19 crisis.

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