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La Crosse County Administrator Klekamp on road funding, homeless, senior center and more



La Crosse County Administrator Jane Klekamp in the WIZM studio for La Crosse Talk PM on May 23, 2023.

La Crosse County Administrator Jane Klekamp in the WIZM studio Tuesday for La Crosse Talk PM discussing some of the initiatives they’re working on surrounding homelessness, road funding, skilled trades training and PFAS.

La Crosse Talk PM airs weekdays at 5:06 p.m. Listen on the WIZM app, online here, or on 92.3 FM / 1410 AM / 106.7 FM (north of Onalaska). Find all the podcasts here or subscribe to La Crosse Talk PM wherever you get your podcasts.

Throughout the show we talked about some of the important things that happened at last week’s monthly county board meeting, including $2 million in funding for youth skilled trades training, potential $3 million more for fixing roads, and $500k for PFAS research.

We also discussed some initiatives to help homeless and prevent homelessness, including an Eviction Defense Program, bridge housing and an upcoming meeting between the city, county and others on those who are unsheltered.

Another important topic was the potential options of converting some of the Hillview Healthcare (senior) Center.

We also learned the county has a new administrative assistance in Sara Coopman. 

Host of WIZM's La Crosse Talk PM | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate | Hometown: Greenville, Wis | Avid noonball basketball player and sand volleyballer in La Crosse

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