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Although Wisconsin taxpayers will need to have their taxes filed by April 17, they won't be done paying for those taxes until May 2. According to the Tax Foundation, Wisconsin taxpayers will have to work until that day in order to pay their share of state and local taxes, which includes property taxes. They call the day "tax freedom day." According to the group's recently released annual report, Wisconsin ranks 7th in the nation in its tax burden. Meanwhile Minnesota ranks 11th, while Iowa ranks 18th and Illinois ranks 22.
Last year, Allegra Goodman made a splash with her fourth novel, which I missed by a country mile. Fortunately it's now out in a snazzy paperback edition "Intuition," (Dial Press, $13.95) so I can get another crack at it. "Intuition" is a rare mixture of science and passion, a love story set in a lab populated by a publicity-hungry oncologist, a talented research scientist and a post-doctoral fellowship recipient. Books like this don't come off the presses with much regularity, so it's difficult to scare up comparisons.
Holly, Valens, Redding, Cobain, Joplin, Nelson, Darin, Marley, Cline. American popular music is crowded with the names of performers whose untimely deaths spark endless "what if they'd lived" debates. And for many of them their fame has soared in the years after they died, often to a degree undreamed of during their abbreviated lives. "Always...Patsy Cline," now on stage at St.
654 Glover Road The Town of Troy Board of Appeals will conduct a public hearing and meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday April 12, 2007 at the Troy Town Hall to hear comments regarding the following: 1. Applicant: Lyndly Opitz (owner) Location: Section 24, T28N-R20W, Town of Troy. Address: 192 Cove Court, Hudson, WI 54016 Request: Conditional use permit request to replace & add stone retaining walls, revise design of stairs, revise landscape plan and mitigation affidavit pursuant to Section 171-H (9,11,13), 171-I (5, 7) 171-J (3) Lower St.
The Annual Town Meeting of the electors of the Town of Troy will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at the Town Hall (Government Center) at 7:30 p.m. The United Fund will hold their meeting before that at 7:00 p.m. Included will be reports covering the budget, parks, planning, and other committee activities, plus any items brought up by residents. Sharon Provos, Clerk/Treasurer
654 Glover Road PUBLIC HEARING - There will be a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday April 12, 2007 at the Troy Town Hall to hear comments regarding the amendment of the Town of Troy Chapter 171-Lower St. Croix Riverway Zoning ordinance. REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING-- will be held following the 7:00 p.m. Board of Appeals meeting on Thursday April 12, 2007 at the Troy Town Hall. AGENDA: 1. Approve Minutes; 2. Park Board and Plan Commission Reports; 3. Citizen Input; 4. Final Plat - Tom & Renee Patnode, Troy Overlook; 225 CTH F; 5.
654 Glover Road There will be a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday April 5, 2007 at the Troy Town Hall to hear comments regarding the amendment of the Town of Troy Chapter 171-Lower St. Croix Riverway Zoning ordinance. Supervisors may attend for purpose of gathering information. Sharon Provos, Clerk/Treasurer 03/22/07, 03/29/07
I have been a Troy town constable for over six years. During that time I have assisted the Town Board in transitioning constables into a more professionally performing organization. The road has been rough, with the Town Board attempting to eliminate the three elected positions. These attempts were defeated overwhelmingly by the town's citizens (some voting was unanimous). Because of this voting I set about improving the services I provided to the citizens. I designed new uniforms and equipment and updated them.
The last two years I have been honored to serve as Troy town chairperson. I am running again in 2007 and I ask for the support of Troy residents on April 3. I am pleased to report that (1) property taxes have not gone up in the last two years; (2) the town has no debt; (3) we listen respectfully to all citizen concerns; and (4) we are working collaboratively with the county to control our own land-use issues. I am disappointed, however, that the city of River Falls has arbitrarily established its own development plan for a large area that is now part of the four surrounding towns.
There are many reasons for a change in the Troy Town Board. I will only touch on three today. The first is finances. At the March meeting Town Board members discovered that they had approximately $400,000 in excess income. This far from an adequate budget process. They immediately started discussing how they were going to spend it. I believe it should be returned to the taxpayers. Last fall they voted to give themselves another pay raise, but refused to give any other elected or committee/board members one, some of whom have never received one.