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7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,
Monday through Friday

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18 N. Jackson Street

Janesville, WI 53548

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P.O. Box 5005

Janesville, WI 53547-5005 

General Telephone (608) 755-3000

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Cherek, Duane

Duane has seventeen years of experience in working with a broad range of municipal planning and community development activities in Janesville.  He was hired as an Associate Planner in December 1995 and promoted to Senior Planner in 2001.  In 2005, when the Community Development Department was created he was promoted to Manager of Planning Services.  He is principally responsible for updating various elements of the City’s long range planning program and the coordination of physical land development review activities.  He currently serves as the Director for the Janesville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) which carries out federally mandated planning and programming activities enabling the City to remain eligible for federal highway, transit and bicycle funds.  Duane has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and earned a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado in Denver.  Duane is a member of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association and has completed the LEAD program at the University of Virginia.  
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