Choose-A-Scrooge Fundraiser Underway | Dec 01, 2013
Members of the Project Pulse team are holding a Choose a Scrooge fundraiser from December 2nd through December 23 to help place AEDs in City of Platteville facilities. $1.00 per vote is the cost to vote for your favorite scrooge - City Manager, Larry Bierke; UW-Platteville Foundation Executive Director, Dennis Cooley; Main Street Executive Director,…
The 2014 Platteville Main Street’s Creative Bike Rack Competition is Underway | Dec 01, 2013
A creative placemaking design competition! Art as bike racks? Bike racks as art? The Platteville Main Street Sustainability Committee is excited to host a second artistic bike rack design competition. This competition aims to increase creative placemaking efforts in the Platteville Main Street district. According to the National Endowment for the Arts’, creative placemaking “animates…
Revitalization projects named to honors | Dec 01, 2013
by the Telegraph Herald, November 1, 2013 The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation recently recognized the best downtown revitalization projects of 2012-2013 at the 23rd Annual Wisconsin Main Street Awards in Wausau. Local winners were: Best Public-Private Partnership in Downtown Revitalization Second Street Renovation, City of Platteville & Platteville Main Street Program Best Creative Fundraising Effort…
CPR/AED Class | Dec 01, 2013
Platteville Emergency Medical Service will be holding a Family/Friends CPR/AED class. It will be Monday, December 2nd from 6 pm to 10 pm. Family/Friends CPR/AED consists of Adult, Child and Infant CPR/choking and AED use for the general public. Class size is limited. Cost of the class is $15 (includes student manual and instruction costs).…
Broadway Street Update 9-24-13 | Sep 24, 2013
September 24th, 2013 Concrete Notice #3 Dear Broadway Street Resident, This letter is to inform all residents that we have met with the concrete contractor, Augelli Concrete, and they have provided us with the following schedule: -Pour concrete sidewalks: Monday/Tuesday, September 23rd, 24th (West side) -Driveway Aprons: Wednesday, September 25th (West Side) -Start pouring remaining concrete pavement for street: Thursday, September 26th -Finish pouring remaining concrete pavement for street: Friday, September 27th This schedule is tentative and may change due to weather conditions. We will do our best to inform you of changes. Once the driveway aprons &…
Broadway Street Update 9/23 | Sep 23, 2013
Traffic on Broadway will be switched onto the new concrete on Tuesday. People who need to go on Broadway will be able to access it from Furnace Street, go up or down, then they will need to turn around and come back out Furnace. If the weather cooperates, they hope to have all concrete work done – street, sidewalk & driveways – by Friday Sep 27. This will mean that it will be cured for full traffic on Oct 4. We thank you for your patience during the construction and hope you enjoy the new road!
Broadway Street Update 9-18-13 | Sep 18, 2013
Schedule for the rest of the week for Augelli: Thursday- finish the west leg of E Mineral intersection and pour south half of Main St intersection Friday- start sidewalk and driveways on east side Saturday- sidewalks and driveways and maybe some of the remaining mainline paving.
Broadway Street Update | Sep 12, 2013
September 12th, 2013 Concrete Notice #2 Dear Broadway Street Resident, This letter is to inform all residents that live along Broadway Street concrete pavement is underway. Concrete pavement joints must be sawed to prevent stress cracks within 24 hours. In most cases the concrete can be sawed at the end of each days pours, but this depends on how well the concrete is drying and the weather. In some cases we will have to saw at non traditional working hours, example: between 8:00 PM and 6:00 AM We apologize for this inconvenience, but it is necessary to complete the…