Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Membership is comprised of county supervisors on the land conservation committee and their county land conservation department staff.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues pertaining to county land and water conservation department interests, such as protecting water quality and quantity, soil conservation, wetland protection, invasive species control and mitigation, land use planning, and budget matters related to funding county departments.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
JV
James VandenBrook
702 E Johnson St
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 441-2677
(608) 441-2676
jim@wlwca.org
http://www.wlwca.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
James VandenBrook Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/7/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Curt Pawlisch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Chris Kunkle Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 13
Assembly Bill 13
Relating to: methods of providing assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program and the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program and projects that are eligible for assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 680
Assembly Bill 680
Relating to: adaptive management plans for reducing discharges of phosphorus and total suspended solids to the waters of the state and a statewide variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus for certain dischargers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2014
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.
Comments
WLWCA supports the bill with the condition that non-county options under a permittee's variance must follow state conservation standards and provide the same level of reporting that counties must provide
Senate Bill 10
Senate Bill 10
Relating to: methods of providing assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program and the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program and projects that are eligible for assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 7

For
Notification Date
2/8/2013
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.
Senate Bill 547
Senate Bill 547
Relating to: adaptive management plans for reducing discharges of phosphorus and total suspended solids to the waters of the state and a statewide variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus for certain dischargers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 378

For
Notification Date
2/5/2014
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.
Comments
WLWCA generally supports the bill but is concerned that proper accountability measure for non-county efforts to implement non-point source reductions are needed. Further, it is unclear the level of county funding to be generated by the proposal
Supporting Documentation
20140205_110337_WLWCA Testimony on Senate 547 2014.docx

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015-2017 Biennial Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2015-2017 Biennial Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

The ATCP 50 Rulemaking Process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ATCP 50 Rulemaking Process

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/4/2014
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.

Proposals relating to the implementation of adaptive management.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to the implementation of adaptive management.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/15/2013
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.

2013-15 biennial budget: DATCP and DNR issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2013-15 biennial budget: DATCP and DNR issues

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/15/2013
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.

The Legislature's "Right the Rules" Administrative Rule Review Initiative.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Legislature's "Right the Rules" Administrative Rule Review Initiative.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$23,702.00
2013
July - December
$2,498.05
2014
January - June
$5,759.52
2014
July - December
$3,602.52
Total $35,562.09
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
89.80
2013
July - December
22.00
2014
January - June
21.00
2014
July - December
58.50
Total 191.30
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
202.10
2013
July - December
44.60
2014
January - June
43.60
2014
July - December
11.60
Total 301.90

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: methods of providing assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program and the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program and projects that are eligible for assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: methods of providing assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program and the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program and projects that are eligible for assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: adaptive management plans for reducing discharges of phosphorus and total suspended solids to the waters of the state and a statewide variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus for certain dischargers. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: adaptive management plans for reducing discharges of phosphorus and total suspended solids to the waters of the state and a statewide variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus for certain dischargers. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 7 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
60 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 41 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
30 %
Total 10 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
80 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 11 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 8 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures