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Vilas rejects ATV referendum, OKs ordinance for Phelps route

By Wally Geist
News Correspondent

All-terrain vehicle trail supporters showed up with “Vote yes for ATVs” signs at last week’s meeting in Phelps.                                                       —Photo By Wally GeistPHELPS — The Vilas County Board rejected a proposal for a countywide all-terrain vehicle (ATV) advisory referendum on the November ballot and backed the use of County Highway A for an ATV route in the town of Phelps as part of a county ATV ordinance at its meeting at Phelps School last Tuesday night.

The proposed referendum was intended to

 

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Vilas rejects ATV referendum, OKs route on Highway A

The Vilas County Board voted 14-5 Tuesday night to reject a proposal for an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) referendum for county residents this fall. Meanwhile, the board approved a second resolution to open portions of Highway A in Phelps to an ATV route. The proposed route would be a 3-mile stretch...

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