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Metro West seeks summer college intern

Metro West Council of Government is seeking a college student for a paid summer internship.  This position is 4-6 hours a week offering exposure to a variety of areas including legislation, member engagement, event planning, research and marketing.  Please contact Susan Russell at for more information. intern flyer 2022…

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2022 Legislative Breakfast rescheduled

Metro West’s Legislative Breakfast has been rescheduled to Monday, February 28th at Riverside Receptions in Geneva with registration beginning at 7am.  If you registered for the original date of January 14th, you will be automatically registered for the new date.  If you wish to cancel or register another person, please contact Susan Russell at  …

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October Spotlight: H.R. Green, Inc.

Our October Spotlight is HR Green.  HR Green, a Metro West COG Gold Level Business Partner since 2012, provides engineering and building services to municipalities throughout the region including more than a dozen Metro West COG municipalities. Their main point of contact is Scott Marquardt, PE, who is an Associate and Project Manager for HR…

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September Spotlight: Nicor Gas

Our September Spotlight features Gold Member Nicor Gas. Nicor Gas became a Metro West COG business partner in early 2013 and our main point of contact is Aaron Miller, Regional Manager of Community Affairs. As Regional Manager, I engage with local elected officials and other municipal and community leaders to build and maintain positive relationships…

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July Spotlight: F.H. Paschen

  F.H. Paschen became a Metro West COG business partner in 2019, with Leo Wright as the primary contact. Leo is the Senior Vice President with 25 years of experience at the company, and oversees Job Order Contract work in over 20 states across the nation. F.H. Paschen is a General Contractor/Construction Manager with a…

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June Spotlight: Azavar

Our June Spotlight features Gold Member Azavar Government Solutions. Azavar’s core mission is bringing back revenue to local governments through ensuring compliance with ordinances, fees, and taxes. The company’s revenue discovery system helps municipalities reclaim missing funds and secure additional monies for years to come. Azavar also offers Localgov, a business-friendly online tax-and-fee administration platform.…

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Spotlight: Mickey, Wilson, Weiler, Renzi, Lenert & Julien, P.C.

    Our May Spotlight features Gold Level Member Mickey, Wilson, Weiler, Renzi, Lenert & Julien, P.C. MWWRL&J was a founding member of Metro West and has been an active participant since its inception. The firm’s primary contact is Laura M. Julien. Laura is a Partner at MWWRL&J and has committed her entire career to…

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