Lunch at Century Plaza
Friday of every month. 5 p.m. Mac’s Industrial Bar.
You Up to Date?
your union reach you when you’re not at work? To make sure
we can, we need your personal – not work – email and
phone. Simply fill
out the form
on Council 5's website.
Strong on the Rise
86% of Local 34 are now full members of our union. AFSCME Strong is our program to determine our own
destiny by building a stronger union with members who
are more engaged. Sign a membership card to protect your
job, defend our rights and preserve the quality of
services we provide our communities. Our goal is to
reach 94% membership. Contact any of the
to sign a card or plan to attend one of the
AFSCME Strong trainings.
AFSCME Family Scholarship for 2017 is now taking applications.
Children of full dues-paying members can apply for one of 10
scholarships, worth $2,000 a year for up to four years. The
postmark deadline is December 31. Download
the form and learn more here.
entire family can save on health care costs
health care expenses aren’t cheap. Luckily, AFSCME
Health Savings can help you save on a plan that fits
your family’s needs. From dental, vision and
prescription discounts, to telemedicine and health
counseling, the savings can start for less than $15 per
County budget hearings
The board scheduled public
hearings for adoption of the 2017 budget and
levy, and set a schedule for the Budget and
Capital Investment Committee to consider the
proposed 2017 budget. The meetings will proceed
as follows: County administrator presents
proposed 2017 budget to County Board Tuesday,
September 13, 2016 1:30 p.m. County Board vote
on 2017 maximum tax levy and budget Tuesday,
September 20, 2016, 1:30 p.m.) Truth-in-Taxation
public meeting - Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 6
p.m. Participants can park for free after 5 p.m.
in the Government Center ramp. Enter on 3rd
Avenue. County Board vote on 2017 budget and
levy Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
safety: (Thursday, September 22, 2016, 1 – 4
p.m.) Library/Operations: (Monday, September 26,
2016, 1 – 4 p.m.) Health: (Tuesday, September
27, 2016, 9 a.m. – noon)
Human Services and
Public Health: (Thursday, September 29, 2016, 1
– 4 p.m.) Public Works: (Friday, September 30,
2016, 1 – 4 p.m.)
Human Services and Public
Health: (Thursday, October 6, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
– 11:30 a.m. (follow-up, if needed) Capital
Budgeting Task Force and fees: (Thursday,
October 20, 2016 – 9 a.m. – noon
amendments: Wednesday, December 7, 2016, during
Budget and Capital Investment Committee meeting.
Commissioner amendments: Monday, December 12,
2016, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.