For tonight's election:
Absentee ballots must be:
West Side voters and those living in the red area on the map (Wards 1-10, 22, and 23) vote at the Centralia Center, 220 3rd Avenue South.
East Side voters, with the exception of those living in the red area on the map (Wards 11-21, and 24-29), vote at the former Shopko store located at 1100 East Riverview Expressway (note that this is a new location and is just to the east of the former Crossview Church location).
Please visit the City website or http://www.myvote.wi.gov/ for more information.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS MOVES POLLING LOCATION FOR APRIL 7 ELECTION FROM CROSSVIEW CHURCH TO VACANT SHOPKO STORE NEXT DOOR
CENTRALIA CENTER POLLING LOCATION REMAINS UNCHANGED
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - City of Wisconsin Rapids – April 2, 2020
Wisconsin Rapids City Clerk Jennifer Gossick has announced that for the election next Tuesday, April 7, the previous polling location at Crossview Church has been moved to the former Shopko building next door (just to the east of Crossview Church). The address of the new polling location is 1100 East Riverview Expressway. The polling location on the City’s west side, Centralia Center, located at 220 Third Avenue South, remains the same.
The Shopko polling location is for voters in Wards 11-21, and 24-29.
The Centralia Center polling location is for voters in Wards 1-10, 22, and 23.
Polling places are open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7.
The City is taking special precautions to keep Election Day safe, including minimizing common touch points; using masks, gloves and hand sanitizer; and having separation barriers between voters and election workers. Both polling locations will be sanitized throughout the day.
Please visit https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/ for more information about the April 7 Spring Election and voter information.
Mayor Vruwink Announces Third Local Business COVID-19 Briefing Call with Chamber & Health Department Officials
WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes will join to share a state perspective
(April 2, 2020 - WISCONSIN RAPIDS-- For Immediate Release)
For the past two weeks, local businesses have been invited to a joint COVID-19 business briefing hosted by Mayor Zachary Vruwink. This briefing serves to inform local businesses, as well as the public, on important developments stemming from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the community. Last week, Congressman Ron Kind joined to provide an update on the passage of the CARES Stimulus Bill. This week, Missy Hughes, Secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will join us to provide a state business perspective.
Once again, local businesses and organizations are invited to a joint COVID-19 briefing with Mayor Zachary Vruwink, Wisconsin Rapids Area Chamber, and Wood County Health Department officials. The call will take place Friday, April 3, 2020 at 2:15pm. Registration is required and available at wirapids.org/coronavirus.
“Amid restrictions that will ultimately save lives, our businesses and their employees are faced with unprecedented challenges,” said Mayor Zach Vruwink. “As we continue to navigate unchartered waters, we are listening and considering every resource at our disposal to help,” he added.
Questions can be sent in advance to email@example.com or via the ‘Chat’ feature during the call.
“The Heart of Wisconsin is here to assist ALL local businesses - large and small." Said Angel Whitehead, President for the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce. “We want to ensure that Central Wisconsin’s business community can navigate through this challenging time.”
Call-in registration is available here: www.wirapids.org/coronavirus