Recently a new term has been introduced called the living wage. The argument for the living wage is somewhere between human rights and human responsibilities. By rights, we most naturally think of our Bill of Rights which grant certain rights to the citizens – right to own property, right to free speech and so forth. […]
Coming to City Council this Tuesday June 27th at 7PM is Agenda Item #29, with future expansion in the plans in the Princeton Valley and surrounding area. The 4 acres are located at La Salle Street in the Town of Seymour. Annexation ordinances require a two-thirds (2/3) vote “of the elected members of the governing body,” […]
I’m sure your heart is like mine and we are always sadden when any harm comes to our neighbors. Our ECPD is a great example of how they protect and offer assistance to those directly impacted. My prayers and thoughts are with the Lantz family. If you have not read Chief Gerald Gerald Staniszewski’s Facebook post in […]
I’m sure we all enjoyed that amazing November warm wea we enjoyed, but now the snow has come! Here is update from the city for today 12/17/16 The City of Eau Claire received about 6.5 inches of snow since Friday December 16, 2106. Ice control routes are being plowed and salted. City crews will start […]
Today at City Council we were honored to proclaim a great event to get to know our wonderful public servants in public safety. A family friendly event and lots of fun activities for all. National Night Out is a community event that brings citizens together to get to know our neighbors and local police […]
On the agenda this week is the request for the Police department to seek a grant to pay for 50% of the costs of replacing bulletproof vests. We are fortunate to have such a great and safe community, but this equipment is essential for putting our officers out in the field. Here is the WEAU […]
Tonight at the CVTC Clairemont Campus you can hear from all the candidates running for City Council in the upcoming election. The event is free and no advanced registration is needed. A great opportunity to connect and learn first hand the issues facing Eau Claire. In case you can’t attend, here is a video of […]
On last Tuesday’s City Council meeting the council said “Yes!” to making way for food trucks in selected Eau Claire parks. Hard work by the City Staff and fellow Council Members to helping this move forward.
Connecting with residents is essential. One way to do that is with a site just for that. TimTewalt.com is the site you can use to connect with your city council representative and catch up on a few happenings and news items.
We had a great presentation this past Monday and wonderful input from the community. There is no action at this time, the presentation is simply that. After hear all the input Council President Kerry Kincaid asked with a warm smile, ‘return before the snow falls’. Looking forward to seeing this idea be refined as part of […]