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INITIATIVES >> ConnectWI

How To Apply & Criteria

 

HOW TO APPLY

  • Self Nomination
  • 10 Pre-set Criteria
  • Open Application Period
  • Awards Announced Quarterly
  • Valid for 5 years (after 5 yrs simple recertification may be required)
  • Free


ELIGIBILITY
Open to any Wisconsin:

  • County
  • City
  • Village
  • Town
  • School district

 

CRITERIA
printable list of criteria (.pdf)

ConnectWI RECOGNITION

  • Governing Body / Elected Officials

    1. Separate link to "Elected Officials" or governing body on the local government’s official website homepage
  • Governing Body Members

    2. Name
    3. Title (if applicable)
    4. Contact information (phone and/or e-mail address)
  • Governing Body Meeting Information & Materials

    5. Meeting Calendar
    6. Meeting Agendas/Minutes & Archive
  • Committees (if applicable)

    7. List of Committees
    8.
    Meeting Calendar
    9. Meeting Agenda/Minutes & Archive
    10. List of committee members with contact information at least for committee chair or staff

GOLD RECOGNITION
At Least 4 of the Following (in addition):

  • Biographies for elected officials, with listing
  • Terms of office (start/end dates)
  • District map for elected officials (if applicable)
  • Photograph of Governing Body
  • Photos of individual elected officials, with listing
  • Link(s) for how to run for office/candidate information on elected officials page
  • Spanish or other language option, in addition to English, for information and materials on elected officials page
  • Post vacancies for board and committee seats on web site

 

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