Category Archives: Wausau

Initial Thoughts on Licensing Wausau Landlords

If you have read this Sunday’s Wausau Daily Herald or watched the news last night on Channel 9, you are aware that the City of Wausau, yet again, is starting to make some noise about licensing rental properties. The Wausau … Continue reading

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Free Political Speech in Wausau – Only If Properly Zoned

I received an interesting call from Wausau’s inspections department yesterday.  Apparantly, we are violating Wausau’s zoning codes and someone complained about this violation and now the City is following up. So.. what did we do?  Trash can out too early? … Continue reading

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The Future of HazMat Response in Wausau?

Every now and then I attend city council and committee meetings not because there is something on the agenda near and dear to my heart… sometimes I attend just to get a pulse for what is going on.  (Okay, and … Continue reading

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Concealed Carry Legal in Wisconsin in Two Weeks (but maybe not Wausau?)

As the classroom requirements for the concealed carry classes are being finalized, the City ofWausauis looking at how the ability for people to legally carry concealed weapons affects them.   The Public Health and Safety Committee addressed this issue last … Continue reading

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Who Knew??

Another week… where has it gone? Of course the weekend was spent catching up on work that I missed because of my little jaunt down to Oklahoma City.  Also, part of the weekend was spent in snow removal.  In addition … Continue reading

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… the Wisdom to Know the Difference

Tonight at 7 PM the Wausau City Council will meet. They have a very short agenda, but one of those items is to formally approve the plan to convert the Federal Building into apartments, which will include a lease payment … Continue reading

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Federal Building Apartment Thoughts (Rob from the Poor – Give to the Middle Class)

On Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 the Wausau City Council as a whole officially took up the issue of accepting the proposal for the Federal Building submitted by Metro Plains. (Metro Plans is the same Minnesota developer that has been approved … Continue reading

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