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County Board votes to add captions to meeting videos, proposal will cost nearly $40,000 annually


July 25, 2019

Following a contentious discussion, the Sauk County Board of Supervisors voted to pay $36,400 per year to add captions to its meeting videos.

The County records key meetings, including monthly board meetings, and posts them online via its provider, Granicus. The videos are free and available to the public.

The proposal was passed at the July meeting to bring the meetings into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. In the past, videos did not feature captions.

The measure passed with 24 yes votes and seven nay votes. Dissenting votes came from supervisors Wally Czuprynko, Tommy...

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