Monday, March 7, 2011

Oshkosh State of the City Address Scheduled for March 21st

State of the City Address Scheduled for March 21st 

(Oshkosh, WI.)  The public is invited to attend the 2011 State of the City Address on Monday, March 21st at the Oshkosh Convention Center (2 North Main Street).  The event will start at 6:00 p.m. with a “Meet and Greet” opportunity for citizens to interact with elected officials and city staff.  City Manager Mark Rohloff will deliver the State of the City Address at 6:30 p.m.

The newly created Community Partner Awards and annual Citizen Service Awards will immediately follow the address.  The Community Partner Awards acknowledge individuals and/or groups, who have furthered city events and causes with their significant efforts.  The Citizen Service Awards recognize citizens that have achieved individual five-year milestones in 2010 while serving as volunteers on city of Oshkosh boards or commissions.

The evening will conclude with a City Exhibit Expo.  City departments and various other city partners will display educational material on current and future projects and programs.

The following is a list of some of the organizations and projects that will be profiled at the City
Exhibit Expo:

• Wisconsin DOT Winnebago County highway 41 roundabout model
• Wisconsin DOT interactive roundabout education materials
• Public Works Department’s display about the city’s stormwater management plan
• City Clerk's office voter registration and election information
• Community Development Department’s riverwalk plans
• City’s Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan update
• Parks Department and Oshkosh Area Community Foundation’s “Taking Root”
beautification campaign information
• Oshkosh Fire Department’s new Lucas Heart compression machine and new fire
inspection pre-plan software
• Oshkosh Police Department’s team policing display
• Oshkosh Public Library information about e-books, e-audio books, and other media the
public can download from the library’s website
• Community Health Improvement Plan information
• ReThink display
• Various other department displays
For questions about the event please contact Communications Coordinator Dean Leisgang at (920) 236-5269.

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