Free Preschool Screenings At Amery
Child Development Days are free preschool developmental
screenings for children who reside in the School District of Amery and were
born between September 15th, 2013, and December 31st, 2014. Any preschool children of any age are also
welcome to attend a screening if there are concerns about vision, hearing, or
general development. Two screenings are
scheduled at the Amery Public Library: one today and the other on Thursday,
February ninth, both screenings will be held from three to 6:45pm. For more information call Becky at
715-268-9771, extension 337.
February 1, 2017
Amery City Council Meets, Will
Consider Agreement With Administrator
Frances Duncanson, Amery City Clerk, has
announced that the regular meeting of the Amery City Council is scheduled for 5
pm this Wednesday, February first, in the Council Chambers at the Amery City
Hall. The agenda includes consideration
of an amendment to the 2017 General Fund budget to fund the hiring of an Organizational
Consultant, a mutual aid agreement between Polk County and the Amery Fire
Department, and the approval of an agreement between the City of Amery and
Amery City Administrator, Darcy Long.
January 25, 2017
Amery City Council Special Meeting
Frances Duncanson, the Amery City Clerk, has
announced a special meeting of The Amery City Council will be held this
Wednesday evening, January 25th, at 7pm in the City Council Chambers at the
Amery City Hall. A closed session will
consider employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation
regarding the City Administrator and Clerk-Treasurer-Office-Manager
positions. The City Council will also
confer with legal counsel about litigation in which it is, or is likely to
become involved regarding the City Administrator position.
January 19, 2017
Amery City Council Special Meeting
The Amery City Council met in special session
Wednesday afternoon in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
The Council approved an agreement with Carole
Wondra, recently retired Polk County Clerk, to provide WisVote and
election-related services for the City.
She will be contracted at $20 per hours, and the city will provide the
vote device needed.
The Council then approved an agreement with
Cheryl Slind to provide accounting services.
She will be contracted at $50 per hour, plus any mileage, though most of
her work will be done from her home.
The Council then agreed to seek Requests for
Proposals for an organizational Consultant, to examine city operations and
The Council went into Closed Session at about
5:28pm, and returned to Open Session at about 7:15pm. In Open Session, the council offered a
contract to Fran Duncanson for the City Clerk-Treasurer-Office Manager position
for the City of Amery. Prior to this,
Duncanson had not had a contract.
The WPCA Radio reporter noted that the Council
was in attendance for the meeting, however the person and name plaque for
Administrator Darcy Long was not in view.
The Council offered no explanation.
The special council meeting adjourned at about
January 11, 2017
Winter Weather Advisory This
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for our area, including the Twin Cities, Menomonie, Eau Claire,
Rice Lake and Ladysmith until noon today, when the snow is expected to
diminish. Two to four inches of snow is
expected, visibility is reduced, and the roads are slippery.
January 4, 2017
Amery City Council Meets Tonight
City Clerk Frances Duncanson has announced that the Amery City Council will
meet today at 5pm in the City Council Chambers at the Amery City Hall. The Amery City Council plans to amend the
Code of the City to establish a tourism commission as well as the room tax
chapter, approve alcohol operator licenses, hold a closed session to consider
employment, promotion, compensation, or performance evaluation of the City
Administrator, and amend the 2017 general fund budget to hire an organizational
December 15, 2016
Hwy 46 Improvement Public Meeting
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Northwest Region has announced a public information meeting to discuss traffic
and pedestrian safety improvements on Wisconsin Highway 46, Keller Avenue,
between Snow Street and the York Park Entrance.
The meeting is scheduled from 5-7pm on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 at
the Amery City Hall. There will be a
presentation at 5:15pm followed by an opportunity to provide input and ask
The safety improvement is a “road diet” for
Highway 46, Keller Ave. A “road diet” is
converting a four-lane road to a three-lane road, with one lane in each
direction and a center turn lane. The
center turn lane allows left turning vehicles to stop without blocking through
traffic. National studies show a “road diet” can reduce total crashes by 29
percent. A “road diet” would give
opportunity for pedestrian safety improvements.
The public is encouraged to attend the meeting,
provide input and ask questions concerning this proposed project. Department Of Transportation representatives
will be available to discuss the project on an individual basis after the
If you are unable to attend the meeting, or
would like more information, contact Traffic Engineer Jennifer Berg at (715)
836-2853 or by writing to her at 718 West Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI
54701 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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