MC2.60.260 Neighbor to neighbor committee. A nonstanding citizen committee that reports to the mayor’s office. The committee’s purpose is to empower citizen neighborhood associations. The city of Wausau will offer and make available tactical support and informational resources to assist the committee in achieving its goals.

Membership. Nine voting members to be appointed by the mayor, each to a two-year term, running concurrent with the terms of common council members. A committee chairperson shall be appointed by the mayor and the nine appointed members are to be approved by the common council.

Meetings. 3rd Friday of the month, 7:45 a.m. Boardroom – City Hall

Mission Statement. N2N is a community-driven group working to unite neighborhoods to improve safety and enhance quality of life for residents of the City of Wausau.

  • Goals
  • To act as a clearinghouse for information.
  • To address the issue of neighborhood security.
  • To address the issue of compliance with city ordinances by property owners.
  • To provide recommendations to the mayor’s office and common council regarding the aforementioned issues.
  • To encourage communication and coordination between groups that have an interest in the aforementioned issues.
  • To promote the growth and success of citizen neighborhood associations within the city of Wausau.
  • Challenges and recommended actions.
  • To establish more citizen neighborhood associations within the city of Wausau.
  • To explore the feasibility of defining and establishing a volunteer group to assist law enforcement and inspections personnel with their duties.
  • To define a formula/template for the purpose of funding citizen neighborhood association activities and projects with private sector monies.
  • To promote a sense of community responsibility within neighborhoods.
  • To engage nonprofit participation in meeting neighbor goals.
  • Features.
  • Provides city-wide program and representation.
  • Has clear objectives and builds on already successful, proven neighborhood initiatives.
  • Focuses on problems identified by neighborhood associations; neighborhood security, and compliance with city ordinances in regard to quality of life issues.
  • Avoids duplication of social services already offered by other government agencies.
  • Empowers individual citizens and promotes volunteerism.
Neighbor to Neighbor (N2N) Committee Members
Representing Name Address Term Phone #
Member 1 Doug Diny (1) 902 Adams St 2 Yr Term: 4/30/18 715-803-5040
Member 2 Deanna Schuette (2) Scott St 2 Yr Term: 4/30/19 715-218-4434
Member 3 Carlos Etcheparborda (1) 1134 E Grand Ave 2 Yr Term:  4/30/20 715-574-5135
Member 4        
Member 5 Richard Holster (4) 2808 Franklin St 2 Yr Term: 4/30/21 715-848-1402
Member 6  John Prey (3)  840 Bristers Hill Rd 2 Yr Term: 4/30/21 715-574-6882
Member 7 Joe Dina (2) 725 Steuben St 2 Yr Term: 4/30/20 715-222-0518
Member 8