Budget Listening Sessions for Residents of the 17th Senate District
Friday, March 5 – Sen. Howard Marklein (17th) and Rep. Tony Kurtz (50th)
9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Necedah Village/Town Hall (101 Center Street, Necedah)
1-2 p.m. at the LaValle Town Hall (314 WI-33, LaValle)
Monday, March 8 – Virtual Listening Session Via Zoom
Send an email to Sen.Marklein@legis.wi.gov to register. Please include your residential address for verification purposes. Only residents of the 17th Senate District will be invited to participate.
Registered attendees will receive a link to join the listening session with guidelines for testimony based on the number of registrations.
Deadline - Register by Saturday, March 6, 2021.
Friday, March 12 – Sen. Howard Marklein (17th) and Rep. Travis Tranel (49th)
1-2 p.m. at the Grant County Fairgrounds, Youth & Ag Building (916 E Elm Street, Lancaster)
Friday, March 19 – Sen. Howard Marklein (17th), Rep. Todd Novak (51st) & Rep. Travis Tranel (49th)
1-2 p.m. at the Belmont Community Center (222 S. Mound Ave., Belmont)
Monday, March 29 - Sen. Howard Marklein (17th) and Rep. Todd Novak (51st)
10-11 a.m. at the Browntown Fire Department Community Room (107 S Mill St., Browntown)
The format for the Listening Sessions are designed for the legislators to receive input and ideas about the State Budget. The legislators do not plan to answer questions, debate ideas, challenge the ideas or otherwise comment because they seek to hear every point-of-view equally. The goal is for every attendee to feel comfortable sharing their input.
Depending on the number of people who attend, the session moderator may set a time limit for each attendee to share their thoughts (2-3 minutes) so that everyone has a chance to speak. If there are only a few people, the session may be more casual.
Constituents are welcome to attend to listen to others and submit written ideas, however, facility capacity limitations may impact audience observation. As always, all constituents are invited to call, email or write to the legislators at any time to share thoughts, ideas and concerns.
In the case of inclement weather, please check this website, Facebook page or call 608-266-0703 to determine if the Session will be held.
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