Public Notices


Blackhawk Technical College Annual and Regular District Board Meeting July 13, 2020 Virtual Meeting Call-in Number for Meeting: (312) 626-6799; Pass Code: 957 5476 7718 (Listen Only) 5:00 PM

AGENDA Enc. #1 1. Oath of Office for New and Reappointed Board Members Enc. #2 2. Election of Officers of the Board for the 2020-21 Fiscal Year (Annual Business – Action) a. Chair b. Vice Chair c. Secretary d. Treasurer 3. Public Comment Members of the public who, during the portion of the meeting set aside for public comment, raise issues not on the agenda may be invited back to repeat their comments at a later Board meeting when the subject is properly noticed on the agenda. 4. Special Reports Enc. #3 a. 2020-21 Strategic Plan Projects (Information – Dr. Tracy Pierner) Enc. #4 b. Presentation on the Educational Support Professionals Compensation Study (Information –Dr. Tracy Pierner) 5. District Board Professional Development 6. Information/Discussion Enc. #5 a. Financial Statement (Information – Renea Ranguette) b. President’s Report (Dr. Tracy Pierner) 1. Community Engagement Update 2. Internal Communications 3. Review of College Events 4. Upcoming Events 5. Other Communications c. Update on Public Safety & Transportation Training Center Project (Information – Dr. Tracy Pierner) d. WTCS Consortium Update (Information – Representative) 7. Annual Meeting Business Enc. #6 a. Designation of Date, Place, and Time of Regular Meetings of the Board for the Ensuing Year (Annual Business – Action) Enc. #7 b. Designation of District’s Official Newspaper (Annual Business – Information) Enc. #8 c. Naming of Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Delegate and Committee Representatives: Designation of Board of Director Delegate (Annual Business – Action) Designation of External Partnerships Committee Representatives (Annual Business – Action) Designation of Internal Best Practices Committee Representatives (Annual Business – Action) Designation of Bylaws, Policies & Procedures Committee Representative (Annual Business – Action) Designation of Awards Committee Representative(Annual Business – Action) Enc. #9 d. Designation of Depositories for the Blackhawk Technical College District (Annual Business - Action) Enc. #10 e. Designation of Legal Counsel for the Blackhawk Technical College District for FY 2020-21 (Annual Business – Action) Enc. #11 f. Designation of Auditor for the Blackhawk Technical College District (Annual Business – Information) 8. Consent Agenda Consent Agenda items will be approved in one motion; however, any Board member may ask that any individual item be acted on separately. Enc. #12 a. Approval of Combined Minutes of the Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget and Regular Meeting Held on June 17, 2020 (Action) Enc. #13 b. Approval of Current Bills (Action – Renea Ranguette) Enc. #14 c. Confirmation of Administrative Employment Contract Issued for the Position of Executive Director of Human Resources (Kathy Broske) (Action – Dr. Tracy Pierner) Enc. #15 d. Confirmation of Instructional Employment Contract Issued for the Position of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Instructor (Timothy O’Donnell) (Action – Dr. Tracy Pierner) Enc. #16 e. Confirmation of Instructional Employment Contract Issued for the Position of Communications Instructor (Hin Heng Antonio Tang) (Action – Dr. Tracy Pierner) Enc. #17 f. Confirmation of Administrative Employment Contract Issued for the Position of Interim Exempt, Non-Instructional, Supervisor (Gregory Phillips) (Action – Dr. Tracy Pierner) Enc. #18 g. Approval Acceptance of Resignations (Nikki Arn, Cynthia Ruiz, Gary Saganski) (Action – Dr. Tracy Pierner) Enc. #19 h. Approval of Reclassification Adjustments (Jeff Pfeifer, Jennifer Thompson, Tara Zachgo) – (Action – Dr. Tracy Pierner) Enc. #20 i. Approval of Intent Resolution Describing Proposed Capital Expenditure Projects of $32,000,000; and Identifying the Source of Funding Therefor – (Action – Dr. Tracy Pierner) 9. Action Items Enc. #21 a. Selection of 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Nominee (Action – Dr. Tracy Pierner) Enc. #22 b. Approval of Three-Year Facilities Plan (Action – Renea Ranguette) Enc. #23 c. Approval of Concept Review for Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program (Action – Greg Phillips) Enc. #24 d. Approval of Machinist Apprenticeship Program (Action – Gary Phillips) 10. Committee Reports Finance Committee Barbara Tillman, Chairperson No June Meeting Held No July Meeting Scheduled Committee-related item follows Enc. #25 a. Adoption of Resolution Awarding the Sale of $3,500,000 General Obligation Promissory Notes, Series 2020B (Action – Renea Ranguette and Robert W. Baird Representative) Personnel Committee Rick Richard, Chairperson No June Meeting Held Meeting Scheduled – 7/13/20 – 4:00 p.m. Enc. #26 Approval of President’s Compensation for Fiscal Year 2020-21 and approval of Contract Extension (Personnel Committee Recommendation– Action) 11. New Business Enc. #27 a. Summer 2020 Enrollment Report (Information – Dr. Jon Tysse) Enc. #28 b. BTC Foundation Donation Report (Information – Lisa Hurda) Enc. #29 c. Review of New Board Policy E-275 – Free Speech 12. Other Business a. District Boards Association Summer Meeting, July 24, (virtual) b. ACCT Conference Leadership Congress, September 30-October 3, Chicago c. District Boards Association (Recent New and Resources – 6/22/20) Conversation between Layla Merrifield and Lakeshore Technical College President Paul Carlson Regarding the State Budget 13. Future Agenda Items (July 11, 2020) WNAXLP


STATE OF WISCONSIN, CIRCUIT COURT, GREEN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: RICHARD H. COWAN PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: 1. An application for informal administration was filed. 2. The decedent, with date of birth June 18, 1949 and date of death June 26, 2020 was domiciled in Green County, State of Wisconsin, with a mailing address of: W5411 Highland Drive, New Glarus, WI 53574

3. The application will be heard at the Green County Justice Center, 2841 6th Street, Monroe, Wisconsin, before Gloria Baertschi, Probate Registrar, on August 3, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. You do not need to appear unless you object. The application may be granted if there is no objection. 4. The deadline for filing a claim against the decedent's estate is October 9, 2020. 5. A claim may be filed at the Green County Justice Center, 2841 6th Street, Monroe, Wisconsin, Office of the Register in Probate. 6. This publication is notice to any persons whose names or addresses are unknown.

Gloria A. Baertschi Probate Registrar July 8, 2020

Paul W. Voegeli Voegeli, Ewald & Bartholf Law Offices, S.C. P.O. Box 56 Monroe, WI 53566-0056 608-328-2000 Bar Number 1005957

(July 11, 18, 25, 2020)



Notification is hereby given of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) pending intent to provide Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program funding for Green County for an acquisition demolition project. Funds will be provided in accordance with the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Public Law 93-288, as amended. Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and EO 11988, FEMA is required to provide public notice of any proposed actions in or affecting floodplains or wetlands. Green County proposes to acquire and demolish 1 flood-prone property in the floodplain of the Pecatonica River. The site would then be maintained as open space in perpetuity, permanently eliminating future flood risk. FEMA’s review has determined that no significant impact to the existing floodplain will result from this project. Within 15 days, interested persons may submit comments, obtain more detailed information about the action, or request a copy of the findings by contacting FEMA’s Region V office which is located at 536 S. Clark, Chicago, IL 60605. Requests can also be made to Tanna McKeon, Green County Emergency Management Director at (608) 328-9416 or to Mary Beth Caruso, FEMA Region V Office at (312) 408-5455. (July 11, 2020) WNAXLP


Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk. A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot. Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued. You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing or online at Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both. You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature. You may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is: 5 pm on the fifth day before the election, August 6, 2020. Note: Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror. If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot. Voting an absentee ballot in person You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person. Brittney Rindy, City Clerk 608-329-2530 1110 18th Ave Mon – Thursday, 7 AM – 3:30 PM, Friday 7 AM – 11 AM The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is / was: Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 7 AM The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office: Friday, August 7, 2020 7 AM – 11 AM No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election. The municipal clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on August, 11, 2020. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted. (July 11, 2020) WNAXLP

Probate Notices

Public Notice

Greenco Industries Inc. hereby provides notice that it intends to apply to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the following transportation projects under Section 5310 to serve seniors and individuals with disabilities in Green and Lafayette Counties. Two Transit type vehicles with seating capacities of either 4 passenger and 2 wheelchair or 8 passenger and zero wheelchair seating. Individuals or agencies wishing to comment or receive additional information about this application should contact Randy Klein at 608-328-8311, 1601 4th Avenue W, Monroe, WI 53566. Formal comments or requests for additional information must be received in writing 14 days after publication. (June 27, July 1, 8, 11, 15, 2020)