Rebecca Schwarz, La Crosse City Council Member - District 10

Rebecca Schwarz, La Crosse City Council Member - District 10 I am the representative for District 10 in La Crosse, WI. This page is a touch point for happenings at city hall and all around La Crosse. Watch for updates on how to contact me and the committees and boards I serve on.

A little about the Council Member Schwarz: Rebecca was born in La Crosse and grew up on a farm 20 min from downtown. Like a lot of young people, after graduating from UW-La Crosse, she moved away, first to the Twin Cities, and later to Oregon. She spent the majority of her career working in social services, for state, county, and non-profit entities, both large and small. In 2017, family, particul

A little about the Council Member Schwarz: Rebecca was born in La Crosse and grew up on a farm 20 min from downtown. Like a lot of young people, after graduating from UW-La Crosse, she moved away, first to the Twin Cities, and later to Oregon. She spent the majority of her career working in social services, for state, county, and non-profit entities, both large and small. In 2017, family, particul

Operating as usual

Free event open to the public to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend!
06/15/2021

Free event open to the public to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend!

Mark your calendars for June 18 and 19th!

We are excited to be hosting another Juneteenth Celebration! This year we will be co-hosting with other community leaders Black Student Leaders, Enduring Families Project, Hope Restores, UWL's Black Student Unity, and UWL Diversity & Inclusion!

This event is FREE to the public! We will have many interactive activities and live entertainment with special surprises throughout the day! So come ready to learn about different historical facts about Juneteenth and the Black community!

Lastly, invite your friends and families to join and we hope to see you all soon! Be on the lookout for more updates coming soon!

06/02/2021

We had a blast at the All Abilities Trane Park Grand Opening tonight! Thank you to everyone whomade this possible.

So this is awesome! Can't wait for the grand opening next week!
05/26/2021

So this is awesome! Can't wait for the grand opening next week!

Re-opening today!
05/24/2021

Re-opening today!

Looking for a fun and safe spot for your furry friend to run around and play? You are in luck!

The Houska Dog Park is re-opening today May 24th!

The park has been updated with new features such as a dog barrel, walking ramp, weaving posts, and much more.

We hope your four legged friends enjoy the new additions. 🐶

We'll see you there!
05/21/2021
La Crosse parks and rec official hails Trane All Abilities Park as 'spectacular'

We'll see you there!

(Trane Park webpage photo)LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — Jim Flottmeyer sets the expectations bar high for the Trane All Abilities Park, which will open to the public June 3. “You’re gonna be amazed. The park is spectacular,” Flottmeyer promised during a La Crosse Park Board meeting Thursday. Invi...

As a member of our Board of Public Works I am learning new things about our city's infrastructure EVERY day! The sewer p...
05/19/2021
Ground broken for $69 M sewer plant expansion in La Crosse

As a member of our Board of Public Works I am learning new things about our city's infrastructure EVERY day! The sewer plant expansion is going to allow us to do some VERY cool things.

https://www.wizmnews.com/2021/05/18/ground-broken-for-69-m-
sewer-plant-expansion-in-la-crosse/

Energy efficiency.  Sustainability.  Fertilizer.  Just a few of the desired outcomes of a three-year expansion project at the La Crosse wastewater treatment plant.  Area leaders…

Hey District 10! Have your voice heard in this county wide survey about the future of our community.
05/05/2021

Hey District 10! Have your voice heard in this county wide survey about the future of our community.

We’d like to invite all La Crosse County residents to join us in creating the Envision 2050 Comprehensive Plan, starting by taking the survey at this link: https://publicinput.com/envision2050. Over the coming months, we’ll be seeking your input on a variety of key issues. The goal is to plan for a sustainable and thriving La Crosse County. Stay tuned for more opportunities to make your voice count.

05/01/2021
Large Items | La Crosse, WI

Reminder: Large Item Collection is this month!
There will only be ONE collection day per tax parcel, between May 17th-28th, on your regular recycling day. Large items are to be placed at your normal refuse & recycling collection point. Items not placed in the refuse & recycling area, will not be collected. Mattresses and box springs will be recycled. Please place them away from the other large items at your collection point and cover if rain is in the forecast.

Collection is for residential tax parcels and is limited to 5 items and their counterparts (a table and chairs is considered 1 item) at each parcel. Items shall not be set out more than 12 hours before collection and the property owner is responsible for removal of extra items placed out once pickup is complete for the season. Items cannot weigh more than 300 lbs. Electronics and appliances are not allowed to be placed for collection. For questions on specific items, please call Harter's Quick Clean-Up at 608-782-2082.
https://www.cityoflacrosse.org/your-government/departments/refuse-recycling/collection-disposal-information/large-items

There will only be ONE collection day per tax parcel, between May 17th-28th, on your regular recycling day. Large items are to be placed at your normal refuse & recycling collection point. Items not placed in the refuse & recycling area, will not be collected. Mattresses and box springs will be r...

Ever wondered about Electric Vehicles? Checkout this event at the city hall parking lot on Saturday!https://m.facebook.c...
04/22/2021

Ever wondered about Electric Vehicles? Checkout this event at the city hall parking lot on Saturday!
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=4042184962495957&id=179971475384011

Dairylanders will be participating in an Ask Me Anything... About My EV event on Saturday, April 24, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the La Crosse City Hall parking lot. Stop by to learn more about driving electric! #Sustainability #EarthWeek

Earth Fair is underway. It may look a little different this year but there are lots of ways to have fun and learn how yo...
04/21/2021
EarthFair | Sustainability Institute

Earth Fair is underway. It may look a little different this year but there are lots of ways to have fun and learn how you can make every day, Earth Day!
https://www.sustaininstitute.com/earthfairlacrosse?fbclid=IwAR1_wsgXfFuZ2xnqvNkHTpKI-0YDY15iiPHG0IeKe1ohxJj2OlCLqQlG47Q

The 2021 Earth Fair will include a week long celebration filled with virtual content and activities for all ages. We will culminate the week with a drive through recycling event in Myrick Park.

Check out all of VIRTUAL & FREE Earth Fair activiities happening this week in La Crosse!
04/19/2021

Check out all of VIRTUAL & FREE Earth Fair activiities happening this week in La Crosse!

Check out all of the events going on this week at Earth Fair. More information can be found on their web page www.earthfairlacrosse.com

Powell Poage Hamilton Neighborhood Logan-Northside Neighborhood Association Holy Trinity-Longfellow Neighborhood Association Grandview-Emerson Neighborhood Association GENA Lower Northside Depot Neighborhood Washburn Neighborhood in La Crosse Weigent-Hogan Neighborhood Assn. - WHNA Bluffside Neighborhood Association Downtown Neighborhood Association - La Crosse, WI University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Western Technical College Viterbo University Harter's Quick Clean Up Munson Realty The Apartment Association of the La Crosse Area La Crosse College Housing Benson Management Inc Three Sixty Real Estate Solutions

BIG gratitude to Holy Trinity-Longfellow Neighborhood Association and all the volunteers who spent Saturday morning maki...
04/19/2021

BIG gratitude to Holy Trinity-Longfellow Neighborhood Association and all the volunteers who spent Saturday morning making sure our South Library Park is ready for another summer of fun and community!

04/07/2021

We are picking up signs today! If you've already taken yours down we'll be in touch to stop by later this week! Thank you everyone who helped get the word out!

04/07/2021

We did it! Thank you District 10 voters. Thank you to everyone who volunteered, donated, put up a yard sign, talked to a neighbor, made a phone call, dropped lit, or sent a postcard. I'm honored and humbled to serve our community as the city council member for District 10.

04/05/2021
Have an absentee ballot but don't want to risk mailing it in late? Drop it off! City Hall has ballot boxes. Your vote co...
04/02/2021

Have an absentee ballot but don't want to risk mailing it in late? Drop it off! City Hall has ballot boxes. Your vote counts!

03/28/2021

Its a gorgeous day to go to the park!

03/27/2021
We all need clean water. BIG thanks to a district 10 voter who informed me of this virtual meeting by the DNR and DHS la...
03/26/2021
DNR Community Information Session: PFAS Contamination In The Town of Campbell & French Island

We all need clean water. BIG thanks to a district 10 voter who informed me of this virtual meeting by the DNR and DHS last night.
If you missed the virtual information session for local residents about the PFAS contamination found in some private wells, click the link below for a 20 min video. They also discuss how residents of French Island can access safe drinking water provided by local businesses and the DNR.
https://youtu.be/kz-29ndUMCI

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public information session regarding the PFAS contamination detected on French Island in the town ...

Did you know you can drop off your absentee ballot at city hall?  There's a drop box out front!
03/24/2021

Did you know you can drop off your absentee ballot at city hall? There's a drop box out front!

This week in City business... The Human Rights Commission, the Committee for Citizens with Disabilities, the Economic De...
03/23/2021

This week in City business... The Human Rights Commission, the Committee for Citizens with Disabilities, the Economic Development Commission and more! Remember you can check out minutes and agendas on Legistar and even watch the meetings virtually! Learn more at https://cityoflacrosse.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

This week in City business... The Human Rights Commission, the Committee for Citizens with Disabilities, the Economic Development Commission and more! Remember you can check out minutes and agendas on Legistar and even watch the meetings virtually! Learn more at https://cityoflacrosse.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

For that rare non-campaign related PSA:
03/23/2021

For that rare non-campaign related PSA:

Today, new groups are eligible for vaccination! Individuals age 16 and older with certain medical conditions can register for their appointments.

You can register at vaccinate.wi.gov or visit our website to see other vaccination options: lacrossecounty.org/covid19/vaccines .

𝐌𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬:
-Asthma (moderate-to-severe)
-Cancer
-Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain)
-Chronic kidney disease
-COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
-Cystic fibrosis
-Diabetes mellitus type 1 or 2
-Down syndrome
-Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
-Hypertension or high blood pressure
-Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant, blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, or use of other immune weakening medicines
-Liver disease
-Neurologic conditions, such as intellectual disabilities and dementia
-Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30-39 kg/m2)
-Overweight (BMI of 25-29 kg/m2)
-Pregnancy
-Pulmonary fibrosis (having damaged or scarred lung tissues)
-Severe Obesity (BMI 40 kg/m2 or more)
-Sickle cell disease
-Thalassemia (a type of blood disorder)

Visit https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/vaccine-about.htm to see more information.

Hey! There's an election coming up soon (psst... its April 6th). Need to get caught up on who to vote for? League of Wom...
03/23/2021
VOTE411

Hey! There's an election coming up soon (psst... its April 6th). Need to get caught up on who to vote for? League of Women Voters has got you covered with the VOTE411 website. I searched for La Crosse's Common Council race by looking up races in WI and found our District 10 race. Check it out for yourself at https://www.vote411.org/

Election information you need. Brought to you by The League of Women Voters Education Fund.

03/21/2021

With the election around the corner, our plans for door knocking today were thwarted but we are still having conversations! Do you have qestions or issues you want to talk about? I can be reached here on FB or by email at [email protected]. We can also talk via phone at (608) 571-4851.

03/20/2021

Thank you to all the volunteers out today and every day to get the word out about my campaign for city council in Distict 10!

Address

1507 Weston St
La Crosse, WI
54601

Telephone

+16085714851

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