Wisconsin Towns Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Voluntary association of town and village governments.

Lobbying Interests:
Wisconsin Towns Association will attempt to influence both state legislation and administrative rules that impact on the role of state and local governments, including but not limited to transportation; taxation; environment; land use; solid waste/recycling; annexation/ boundary issues; state funding of local government and local school districts.

CEO Name:
Richard Stadelman
Executive Director

Contact
RJS
Richard J Stadelman
W7686 County Road MMM
Shawano, WI 54166-6086
(715) 526-3157
(715) 524-3917
wtowns@frontiernet.net
www.wisctowns.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Richard J Stadelman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Jolene Plautz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Kent Woods Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2005 Withdrawn On 9/30/2005

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 52
Assembly Bill 52
relating to: the payment of personal property taxes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 58
Assembly Bill 58
relating to: school district revenue limits and levy limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, and technical college districts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 61
Assembly Bill 61
relating to: residency of certain election officials.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 27

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 64
Assembly Bill 64
relating to: polling hours.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 333

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 71
Assembly Bill 71
relating to: determinations of ordinary high-water marks by counties and by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 129
Assembly Bill 129
relating to: late payments of property tax installments and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 349

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 146
Assembly Bill 146
relating to: changing the amount at which a public construction contract let by a city, village, town, technical college district board, town sanitary district commission, or federated public library system must be let to the lowest responsible bidder.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 202

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
relating to: technical changes to the tax incremental financing law.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 156
Assembly Bill 156
relating to: allowing certain counties to create tax incremental financing districts.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 357

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 161
Assembly Bill 161
relating to: solicitation of bids for public procurements by means of an electronic auction and granting rule-making.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 173
Assembly Bill 173
relating to: creation of a Joint Committee on State Mandates and required funding of state mandates.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 191
Assembly Bill 191
relating to: posting the proceedings of a school board meeting on the school district's Internet site.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 194
Assembly Bill 194
relating to: a person's right to contest a property tax assessment if the person refused a written request by the assessor to view the property.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 198
Assembly Bill 198
relating to: authorizing cities and towns, and expanding the authority of villages, to create combined protective services departments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 208
Assembly Bill 208
relating to: creating rural enterprise development zones and providing tax incentives to qualified businesses in the zones, creating refundable individual income tax credits for income and capital gains derived from the zones, making appropriations, and pr...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 361

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 221
Assembly Bill 221
relating to: assessing and collecting personal property taxes on mobile homes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 230
Assembly Bill 230
relating to: the licensing of motor vehicle salvage dealers.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 339

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 238
Assembly Bill 238
relating to: damaging or removing certain highway signs and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 240
Assembly Bill 240
relating to: the immobilization, impoundment, and disposal of unregistered motor vehicles.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 185

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 242
Assembly Bill 242
relating to: creating a property tax exemption for real property owned by a disabled veteran.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
We are opposed if not limited to principal residence
Assembly Bill 245
Assembly Bill 245
relating to: utility aid payments based on the megawatt capacity of a wind farm.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 247
Assembly Bill 247
relating to: late fees for dog licenses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 253
Assembly Bill 253
relating to: authorizing a town that has entered into a cooperative boundary agreement to use tax incremental financing.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 257
Assembly Bill 257
relating to: changing the requirements for the publication of city and village ordinances.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 265
Assembly Bill 265
relating to: the sale of development rights separate from the sale of property.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
4/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 266
Assembly Bill 266
relating to: the powers of certain towns, authorizing the creation of charter towns by certain town boards, and expanding the authority of charter towns to create tax incremental financing districts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
WTA opposes the Sec. 7 that limits the right of local government to bring public nuisance actions unless it violates a state law or local ordinance.
Against
Notification Date
4/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
We are opposed to this bill if Section 7 is not removed
Assembly Bill 295
Assembly Bill 295
relating to: the location of a town board meeting.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 312

For
Notification Date
4/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 324
Assembly Bill 324
relating to: requiring subdividers to comply with municipal extraterritorial public improvement requirements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 325
Assembly Bill 325
relating to: the applicability of city and village comprehensive plans in unincorporated territory.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 326
Assembly Bill 326
relating to: authorizing towns to withdraw from county zoning and requiring certain towns to become subject to town or county zoning and a comprehensive plan.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 342
Assembly Bill 342
relating to: private motor carriers transporting livestock.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 375
Assembly Bill 375
relating to: the operation of all-terrain vehicles on highways for the purpose of certain types of access.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 393
Assembly Bill 393
relating to: establishing a requirement that a petition for the recall of a city, village, town, or school district officer include a statement of the grounds that constitute cause for the recall.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 399
Assembly Bill 399
relating to: the involvement of military base commanders with local zoning entities; creating a council on military and state relations; and requiring a seller of real property to disclose its proximity to the boundaries of a military installation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 26

For
Notification Date
5/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 412
Assembly Bill 412
relating to: condemnation of county or municipal land for electric transmission lines, payment of certain environmental impact fees to municipalities and counties, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 509
Assembly Bill 509
relating to: liability of cities, villages, towns, and counties for damages caused by an insufficiency or want of repair of a highway.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 614
Assembly Bill 614
relating to: the settlement of personal property taxes on improvements to leased land.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 241

For
Notification Date
10/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 620
Assembly Bill 620
relating to: requiring notice to persons affected by zoning actions and comprehensive plans that change the allowable use of their property.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 208

Other
Notification Date
8/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
WTA has no opposition to the bill as written, but is not asking for the bill as it is an additional requirement.
Assembly Bill 645
Assembly Bill 645
relating to: repealing the comprehensive planning statute known as Smart Growth.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 662
Assembly Bill 662
relating to: requiring the departments of administration and revenue to study the impact on local governments of removing land from the tax rolls.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 670
Assembly Bill 670
relating to: distributing the school levy and lottery and gaming property tax credits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 675
Assembly Bill 675
relating to: compensation for the reduction in the fair market value of private real property.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Concerned about increasing the threat of lawsuits for any governmental action. This bill goes beyond the constitutional protections under "takings actions."
Assembly Bill 678
Assembly Bill 678
relating to: annual or consecutive month permits for certain overweight vehicles or vehicle combinations, creating an overweight vehicle surcharge, requiring certain motor carriers to maintain weight records, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 167

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 713
Assembly Bill 713
relating to: subjecting a county development plan to town board approval.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 757
Assembly Bill 757
relating to: the required general fund balance, grants for the treatment of aquatic invasive species infestations in inland waters, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 760
Assembly Bill 760
relating to: changes to the comprehensive planning statutes and authorizing towns to withdraw from county zoning.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 790
Assembly Bill 790
relating to: requiring funding for bills imposing state mandates on local units of government.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 889
Assembly Bill 889
relating to: allowing a municipality or a county to charge a registration fee for animal-drawn vehicles.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/17/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 899
Assembly Bill 899
relating to: expanding town authority to create an official map and the status of an official town map.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 904
Assembly Bill 904
relating to: changing the method of appointing members to a town plan commission.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 207

For
Notification Date
1/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 929
Assembly Bill 929
relating to: construction of one- and 2-family dwellings by dwelling owners who are members of bona fide religious denominations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/7/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 973
Assembly Bill 973
relating to: expanding the purposes for which a town may create a tax incremental financing district.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 330

For
Notification Date
2/3/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 992
Assembly Bill 992
relating to: the Volunteer Fire Fighter and Emergency Medical Technician Service Award Program and the exclusion of wages earned for services performed as a volunteer fire fighter, emergency medical technician, or first responder from partial unemployment ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1011
Assembly Bill 1011
relating to: the determination of the value of timber for purposes of assessing a yield tax.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Other
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Based on the new sub., we now have no position on the bill.
Assembly Bill 1012
Assembly Bill 1012
relating to: sale of public lands and investment of proceeds from the sale of public lands and requiring the Department of Natural Resources to obligate moneys under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program to acquire certain public lands...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 352

For
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1051
Assembly Bill 1051
relating to: objecting to property tax assessments and making claims for unlawful property taxes and excessive property tax assessments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1077
Assembly Bill 1077
relating to: the time period during which impact fees must be used and the refunding of impact fees.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 203

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental app...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 98
Assembly Joint Resolution 98
relating to: different property tax levy rates for parts of cities, villages, towns, counties, and school districts added by attachments to school districts, consolidations, and boundary changes under cooperative agreements (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 1
Senate Bill 1
relating to: creation of a Government Accountability Board, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 5
Senate Bill 5
relating to: creation of a Joint Committee on State Mandates and required funding of state mandates.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 28
Senate Bill 28
relating to: school district revenue limits and levy limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, and technical college districts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 34
Senate Bill 34
relating to: the method of filling vacancies in certain county, city, village, and town elective offices.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 248

Against
Notification Date
3/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Other
Notification Date
3/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
With Assembly Amendment #1 adopted we withdraw our opposition to SB 34 as amended.
Senate Bill 83
Senate Bill 83
relating to: technical changes to the tax incremental financing law.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 6

Other
Notification Date
3/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 115
Senate Bill 115
relating to: utility aid payments based on the megawatt capacity of a wind farm.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 117
Senate Bill 117
relating to: late payments of property tax installments and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 124
Senate Bill 124
relating to: authorizing a town that has entered into a cooperative boundary agreement to use tax incremental financing.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 13

For
Notification Date
3/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 156
Senate Bill 156
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 165
Senate Bill 165
relating to: the powers of certain towns, authorizing the creation of charter towns by certain town boards, and expanding the authority of charter towns to create tax incremental financing districts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 171
Senate Bill 171
relating to: the scheduling of referenda to approve school district borrowing or exceed a school district's revenue limit.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 194
Senate Bill 194
relating to: the involvement of military base commanders with local zoning entities; creating a council on military and state relations; and requiring a seller of real property to disclose its proximity to the boundaries of a military installation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 291
Senate Bill 291
relating to: the settlement of personal property taxes on improvements to leased land.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 330
Senate Bill 330
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate and depositing motor vehicle sales and use tax revenues into the transportation fund.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 331
Senate Bill 331
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 85

Against
Notification Date
10/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 476
Senate Bill 476
relating to: changing the method of appointing members to a town plan commission.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 505
Senate Bill 505
relating to: construction of one- and 2-family dwellings by dwelling owners who are members of bona fide religious denominations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 510
Senate Bill 510
relating to: repealing reporting requirements related to area cooperation compacts.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 164

For
Notification Date
2/17/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 543
Senate Bill 543
relating to: expanding the purposes for which a town may create a tax incremental financing district.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 577
Senate Bill 577
relating to: the Volunteer Fire Fighter and Emergency Medical Technician Service Award Program and the exclusion of wages earned for services performed as a volunteer fire fighter, emergency medical technician, or first responder from partial unemployment ...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 142

For
Notification Date
2/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 639
Senate Bill 639
the payment of interest on property tax refunds for manufacturing property and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/4/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 681
Senate Bill 681
changes to the impact fee law and imposing certain requirements on other fees imposed by political subdivisions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Resolution 21
Senate Resolution 21
the creation of state funds and accounts and prohibiting the state from changing the purpose of any state fund or program revenue appropriation account (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Bonding Authorization
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Bonding Authorization

Notification Date
1/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
DOT

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments

Notification Date
1/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options

Notification Date
1/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
1/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

Notification Date
1/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
1/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Working Lands
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Working Lands

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/30/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Proposed ATCP 51 relating to State Standards for Livestock Facilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed ATCP 51 relating to State Standards for Livestock Facilities

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Town withdrawal from county zoning and other related matters in LRB 3121,
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Town withdrawal from county zoning and other related matters in LRB 3121,

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Amend date when dog licenses are late
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend date when dog licenses are late

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Annexation moratorium during planning process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Annexation moratorium during planning process

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Authorizing town boards to appoint or remove town plan commission members
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Authorizing town boards to appoint or remove town plan commission members

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Best practices for nontraditional use on local roads
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Best practices for nontraditional use on local roads

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Change to extraterritorial plat review
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Change to extraterritorial plat review

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Clarification on adopted ordinances after the removal of village powers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarification on adopted ordinances after the removal of village powers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Clarify shriff's authority to enforce town ordinances
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarify shriff's authority to enforce town ordinances

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Create authority for towns and villages regarding burial of human remains
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Create authority for towns and villages regarding burial of human remains

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Creating charter towns
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating charter towns

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

DOA review of annexations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DOA review of annexations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

DOT outside consultants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DOT outside consultants

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Increasing funding for planning grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing funding for planning grants

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Keeping non-fiscal policy out of the budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Keeping non-fiscal policy out of the budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

limits on state land purchases in certain towns
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
limits on state land purchases in certain towns

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Maintain current law on polling hours
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Maintain current law on polling hours

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Modify recall procedures
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modify recall procedures

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Modify where town board may meet
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modify where town board may meet

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Notice of Board of Review, website posting and shopper and advertiser notice
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Notice of Board of Review, website posting and shopper and advertiser notice

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

oppose revenue removal for DOT seg. fund for purposes other than transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
oppose revenue removal for DOT seg. fund for purposes other than transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Ordinary high water mark decisions by DNR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ordinary high water mark decisions by DNR

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

PILT regarding town service to tribal land
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
PILT regarding town service to tribal land

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

property tax exemption review
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
property tax exemption review

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Recognize town offical plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Recognize town offical plans

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Require referendums on election days
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Require referendums on election days

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Sales tax exemption review
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sales tax exemption review

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

SCIP component to municipal aids
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
SCIP component to municipal aids

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Seek home rule for towns
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Seek home rule for towns

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

State patrol enforcement on town roads
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State patrol enforcement on town roads

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Tabor/property tax freeze
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tabor/property tax freeze

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

TIF enforcement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
TIF enforcement

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

town authority to approve or disapprove county plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
town authority to approve or disapprove county plans

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Town withdrawal from county zoning
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Town withdrawal from county zoning

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Towns disbursement on leased land, second payment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Towns disbursement on leased land, second payment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Vehicle registration fee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Vehicle registration fee

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Allowing the use of shoppers and advertisers for legal notices
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing the use of shoppers and advertisers for legal notices

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Annexation and Boundary issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Annexation and Boundary issues

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

campaign finance reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
campaign finance reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

limits on purchases of state land and payment in lieu of taxes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
limits on purchases of state land and payment in lieu of taxes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

local transportation aids
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
local transportation aids

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Modifactions to the recycling law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifactions to the recycling law

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Modify recall procedures for local officers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modify recall procedures for local officers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

property tax exemptions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
property tax exemptions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Referendums for local government
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Referendums for local government

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

shared revenue
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
shared revenue

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

smart growth planning, zoning and funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
smart growth planning, zoning and funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

State polling hours and certification of poll workers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State polling hours and certification of poll workers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Tax Incremental Finance law and as it relates to Tourisn, Forestry and Agriculture
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax Incremental Finance law and as it relates to Tourisn, Forestry and Agriculture

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

testing for chief inspectors and poll workers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
testing for chief inspectors and poll workers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Village powers of towns
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Village powers of towns

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$80,012.68
2005
July - December
$70,413.77
2006
January - June
$63,170.06
2006
July - December
$52,692.79
Total $266,289.30
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
608.00
2005
July - December
111.00
2006
January - June
118.50
2006
July - December
113.25
Total 950.75
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
636.50
2005
July - December
541.50
2006
January - June
530.50
2006
July - December
525.00
Total 2233.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: determinations of ordinary high-water marks by counties and by the Department of Natural Resources.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: the method of filling vacancies in certain county, city, village, and town elective offices.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2 %
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: a person's right to contest a property tax assessment if the person refused a written request by the assessor to view the property.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: authorizing towns to withdraw from county zoning and requiring certain towns to become subject to town or county zoning and a comprehensive plan.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: polling hours.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: late fees for dog licenses.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: condemnation of county or municipal land for electric transmission lines, payment of certain environmental impact fees to municipalities and counties, and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: the powers of certain towns, authorizing the creation of charter towns by certain town boards, and expanding the authority of charter towns to create tax incremental financing districts.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
7 %
2006
July - December
8 %
Total 10 %
relating to: the powers of certain towns, authorizing the creation of charter towns by certain town boards, and expanding the authority of charter towns to create tax incremental financing districts.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 6 %
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: requiring notice to persons affected by zoning actions and comprehensive plans that change the allowable use of their property.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: the required general fund balance, grants for the treatment of aquatic invasive species infestations in inland waters, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: changing the method of appointing members to a town plan commission.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: expanding town authority to create an official map and the status of an official town map.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: changing the method of appointing members to a town plan commission.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: the location of a town board meeting.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
4 %
2006
January - June
7 %
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: subjecting a county development plan to town board approval.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: changing the amount at which a public construction contract let by a city, village, town, technical college district board, town sanitary district commission, or federated public library system must be let to the lowest responsible bidder.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: liability of cities, villages, towns, and counties for damages caused by an insufficiency or want of repair of a highway.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: allowing a municipality or a county to charge a registration fee for animal-drawn vehicles.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: construction of one- and 2-family dwellings by dwelling owners who are members of bona fide religious denominations.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: sale of public lands and investment of proceeds from the sale of public lands and requiring the Department of Natural Resources to obligate moneys under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program to acquire certain public lands from the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: the time period during which impact fees must be used and the refunding of impact fees.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
the payment of interest on property tax refunds for manufacturing property and making an appropriation. (FE)
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: changes to the comprehensive planning statutes and authorizing towns to withdraw from county zoning.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: the settlement of personal property taxes on improvements to leased land.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
changes to the impact fee law and imposing certain requirements on other fees imposed by political subdivisions. (FE)
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for reducing the revenue limit, allowing local governmental units to raise revenue to compensate for reductions in state aid, requiring the state to reduce its revenue limit in conjunction with reduction in state aid, reimbursing the reasonable costs of imposing state mandates, standing to bring a suit to enforce the revenue limits, and requiring the approval of only one legislature to amend the revenue limit provisions (first consideration).
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: creation of a Government Accountability Board, making appropriations, and providing penalties.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
7 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: annual or consecutive month permits for certain overweight vehicles or vehicle combinations, creating an overweight vehicle surcharge, requiring certain motor carriers to maintain weight records, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
7 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
15 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 6 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
3 %
2006
January - June
7 %
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
15 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 6 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
8 %
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 5 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
7 %
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
19 %
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
10 %
Total 14 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
25 %
Total 6 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures