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Assembly Bill 155

Relating To: a municipality's and county's ability to eliminate certain nonconforming buildings or premises.
Bill Text and History
2005 Wisconsin Act 81
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
1000 Friends of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/1/2005

Comments
This bill is misleading. 59.69(10) already addresses municipalities' ability to eliminate nonconforming buildings / premises. The few ords. that exist allow structure owners to accrue income that more than covers costs of upgrading or removing.
Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 4/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/1/2005

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 4/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/6/2005

Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin Notified Date 6/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/8/2005

Comments
communities need to remove objectionable structures such as billboards to improve their appearance and their business climate
City of Madison Notified Date 3/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/16/2005

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 12/21/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/21/2005

Concerned Auto Recyclers of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/14/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/14/2005

Kenosha County Notified Date 8/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/9/2005

Comments
Problematic in that it limits ability to remove old billboards.
League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 3/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/31/2005

Madison Audubon Society Inc Notified Date 10/13/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/13/2005

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 9/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/20/2005

Midwest Equipment Dealers Association Inc Notified Date 4/15/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/15/2005

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 4/5/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/5/2005

Outdoor Advertising Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/12/2005

Petroleum Marketers Assn of WI / WI Assn of Convenience Stores Notified Date 4/14/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2005

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 4/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/4/2005

Comments
OPPOSE limits ability to remove old billboards.
Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc Notified Date 3/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/16/2005

Wisconsin Association of Campground Owners Notified Date 4/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/6/2005

Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association Inc Notified Date 4/13/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/13/2005

Wisconsin Automotive Aftermarket Association Inc (formerly Wis. Automotive Trades Assn) Notified Date 4/5/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/5/2005

Wisconsin Automotive Parts Association Notified Date 4/5/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/5/2005

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 3/11/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/11/2005

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 4/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/6/2005

Wisconsin Innkeepers Association Notified Date 4/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/6/2005

Wisconsin Landscape Federation Notified Date 12/14/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/14/2005

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 4/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/28/2005

Wisconsin Manufactured Housing Association Notified Date 3/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/16/2005

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 3/18/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/18/2005

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 4/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/1/2005

Other
Report Date
4/20/2005

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 4/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/8/2005

Lobbying Efforts

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2005
January - June
140.00
2005
July - December
283.00
2006
January - June
5.00
2006
July - December
Total 428.00
Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin 2005
January - June
18.00
2005
July - December
26.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 44.00
Concerned Auto Recyclers of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
4.00
2006
January - June
4.00
2006
July - December
Total 8.00
League of Wisconsin Municipalities 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
37.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 37.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
4.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4.00
Midwest Equipment Dealers Association Inc 2005
January - June
1.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
Outdoor Advertising Association of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
71.00
2005
July - December
130.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 201.00
Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc 2005
January - June
28.00
2005
July - December
62.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 90.00
Wisconsin Landscape Federation 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1.00
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Manufactured Housing Association 2005
January - June
16.00
2005
July - December
20.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 36.00
Wisconsin Restaurant Association 2005
January - June
6.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 6.00