articles tagged "Dane County Board"

Fixing the Jail… At a Steep Price

Monday, 30 June 2014 | buzz
Sheriff Mahoney

Does Dane County need a bigger, better jail? Even at a 135 million dollar price tag? Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney joined us to review the options and need for a new facility. more »

Neighbors Speak Out About New Homeless Shelter

Tuesday, 13 November 2012 | Molly Stentz

You may be listening to “In Our Backyard,” but this story could more appropriately be called “Not In Our Backyard.”   Last Thursday’s public meeting on Dane County’s proposed temporary homeless shelter for the vacant Teen Loft space on East Washington Avenue brought out a number of fuming neighborhood residents.   View Larger Map   Listen to the story:   The temporary homeless shelter seems to have enough favorable local political will to survive. It received funding through the passage of the new county budget approved by the County Board on Monday, November 12th. It was signed into law by County Executive Joe Parisi on Thursday, November 15th.   …. more »

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