What does the County actually do? A lot more than most people realize. Read up on what work the county administers, from providing free maternal/infant health care to subsidizing commuter bike passes.
Dane County offers many many ways for citizens to get involved in our local government. I strongly recommend you dedicate some time to a local commission. Here are a few ways you can fulfill your civic responsibility.
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