November 25 – December 11

The Baileys Harbor Town Clerk’s Office will be closed through Nov 29. Those who need assistance can call Town Supervisor Barbara Anschutz at 920.493.4649.

The Door County Economic Development Corporation and the UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center will offer free one-on-one business counseling sessions on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 9 am – 5 pm for new or existing business owners.

Chuck Brys, Business Counselor for the Small Business Development Center, will be providing advice on business planning, financing and other issues.

Sessions will be held at the Door County Business Development Center, 185 East Walnut Street, Sturgeon Bay. An appointment is required and can be made by contacting Janet Frick- Warecki at 920.743.3113 x 200 or via e-mail at [email protected]

The Village of Egg Harbor will hold a special joint meeting with the Town of Egg Harbor for discussion and action regarding Fire Station Number One at 6 pm on Dec. 9. The meeting will be at the Town of Egg Harbor Town Hall on County I in Carlsville.

• The next meeting of the Door County Tourism Zone Commission is Dec. 17 at 9 am at the Liberty Grove Town Hall.

The Village of Sister Bay has an opening on its Zoning Board of Appeals. Village residents interested in serving should contact Denise Bhirdo at 920.854.4118.

American Transmission Company has applied with Wisconsin regulators for permission to build a 9-mile power line between Sturgeon Bay and Sevastopol. The $25 million 138,000-volt line would nearly double the existing line, and would address voltage and reliability issues that it says could get worse by 2015.

Door County contractors are urged to complete the Department of Workforce Development wage survey. The department uses Brown County wages to determine the prevailing wage threshold because not enough Door County contractors complete the survey. The survey can be completed online at

The International Joint Commission is scheduled to release its final report “Impact on Upper Great Lakes Water levels: St. Clair River,” on Dec. 1. The report will conclude the first phase of the study that examined physical changes in the river and what affects those had on water levels for Lake Michigan, Huron, and Superior.