Thursday, January 22, 2015

City of Milton Meetings - Week of January 26th

Please visit our website for the packets for the following city meetings scheduled for the week of January 26th:

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Proposal Request: Comprehensive Plan Update and Merchant Row Downtown Plan Update

The City of Milton is seeking qualified proposals for the update to the City’s 2008 Comprehensive Plan and an update to the City’s Merchant Row Downtown Plan.  Interested applicants are encouraged to submit proposals to complete both tasks concurrently, but the City will accept proposals that split the work into separate tasks.  

Qualified firms can contact City Administrator Al Hulick at (608) 868-6900 or by email at ahulick@milton-wi.gov for more information and submittal requirements before January 31, 2015.

FREE Workshop – Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits in Wisconsin

The City of Milton along with the Wisconsin Historical Society, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and Wisconsin Department of Revenue, will be hosting a Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits in Wisconsin Workshop on February 23, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the Council Chambers.  The registration form is available at www.milton-wi.gov/TaxCreditWorkshopReg.

This FREE, 2 hour workshop is open to all Wisconsin residents, and will focus on the use of state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits for income-producing buildings in the state. It will cover both the state and federal 20% tax credits, the federal 10% non-historic credit, the Secretary of Interior Standards for Rehabilitation, eligible properties, eligible expenses, minimum investment requirements, transferability rules, and application processes.

For additional information contact Inga Cushman, Assistant to the City Administrator, at 608-868-6900 or by e-mail at icushman@milton-wi.gov.

Public Input Opportunity for City of Milton Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

The Parks & Recreation Commission is working on updating the Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (CORP), which will allow the City to apply for grants for projects through the Department of Natural Resources and other state agencies.  In order to gather public input about the parks in the community, the commission will host a public input session on February 16, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at City Hall, 710 S. Janesville Street.  The input session will be held in conjunction with the commission’s regularly scheduled meeting.

For additional information contact Inga Cushman, Assistant to the City Administrator, at 608-868-6900 or by e-mail at icushman@milton-wi.gov.

Community Recognition Dinner – February 19, 2015

The City of Milton will host the 2nd Annual Community Recognition Dinner on February 19, 2015.  This event will serve to recognize citizens and city employees that have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the Milton community through their actions in 2014.  In addition, the Milton Police Department will receive their WILEAG Accreditation plaque that will be displayed at the Milton Police Department.  The Milton Police Department is one of only 24 agencies in Wisconsin who have obtained WILEAG Accreditation.

The Community Recognition Dinner will be held at The Gathering Place, 715 Campus Street.  Tickets are $25 each, and are available at City Hall, 710 S. Janesville Street.

The cash bar will open at 6 p.m., dinner will start at 6:30 p.m., and the program will begin at 7 p.m.  Dinner and hors d'oeuvres have been provided by Cowley’s Piggly Wiggly in Milton.

The City is also seeking nominations for Community Awards.  These awards will be given to any citizen, city employee, non-profit organization, or business that has shown an exemplary commitment to the community by way of time, resources, or extraordinary commitment to the betterment of Milton.  Please submit nominations by February 2, 2015 to City Administrator Al Hulick at City Hall, 710 S. Janesville Street, or by email at ahulick@milton-wi.gov.

For additional information contact Al Hulick, City Administrator, at (608) 868-6900 or by e-mail at ahulick@milton-wi.gov.

American Legion Post 367 Donates to Purple Heart Monument and Gold Star Families Monument


American Legion Post 367 donated $4,600 to the Purple Heart Monument and $1,000 to the Gold Star Families Monument, both of which will be installed at the Milton Area Veterans Memorial this spring.  The Parks & Recreation Commission was presented with the check at their January 19, 2015 meeting.

The Purple Heart Monument will be fully paid for through this donation from American Legion Post 367 and another donation from a localresident.  The Parks & Recreation Commission and additional volunteers are working on raising additional funds for the Gold Star Families Monument.  Anyone who donates $250 or more will have their name engraved on the monument.  If you are interested in donating, please contact City Hall at (608) 868-6900.

The Parks & Recreation Commission is also still accepting order forms for bricks at the Milton Area Veterans Memorial.  The forms are available at City Hall, 710 S. Janesville Street, and online at www.milton-wi.gov/VeteransMemorial.

For additional information contact Al Hulick, City Administrator, at 608-868-6900 or by e-mail at ahulick@milton-wi.gov.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Rock County Sheriff's Office: Snowmobile Education Course

Sheriff Spoden is pleased to announce the Rock County Sheriff’s Office will be offering, a D.N.R. Snowmobile Safety Education Course on Saturday, February 7th. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office strongly encourages all snowmobilers to take the snowmobile safety course.

Anyone born on or after Jan 1st, 1985 is required to complete a snowmobile safety course to legally operate a snowmobile in areas open to the public. It is also recommended that participants be at least 12 years of age, or turn 12 shortly following completion of the class.

There is a class fee of $10.00 per student, which will be collected at the time of registration. A parent/guardian signature is required for all persons under the age of 18 and the underage student must be present with an adult parent or guardian at time of registration.

Class size is limited to twenty-five (25) students. Pre-registration for the course is required by calling Deputy Krahn, M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at 608-757-7932. Registration information can be obtained at this time.

Snowmobile Education Course:

  • Registration: January 26th @ 6:00 p.m. at the Rock County Sheriff’s Office 
  • Class: February 7th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Rock County Job Center 

Any questions concerning registration, or the course itself, should be directed to Deputy Krahn at 608-757-7932.