Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
MMSD is a municipal corporation which provides planning, construction, operations and maintenance of a sewerage treatment system along with flood management services, water quality research, household hazardous waste collection, pharmaceutical collection, industrial waste monitoring, laboratory services, planning and engineering services and production of a fertilizer, Milorganite.

Lobbying Interests:
Any matter affecting the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District in any way by any state agency or the legislature.

Title:
Director of Legal Services

Contact
SA
Susan Anthony
260 W Seeboth St
Milwaukee, WI 54204-1446
(414) 225-2101
(414) 225-0167
santhony@mmsd.com
http://www.mmsd.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Susan Anthony Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/11/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Kevin Shafer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/11/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Timothy Hoven Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/11/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Jason Bauknecht Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/11/2014 Withdrawn On 2/6/2015
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/11/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/11/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/11/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Steve Jacquart Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Alicia Schweitzer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/19/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
Relating to: the manufacture and acceptance for sale of products containing microbeads. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2015
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.
Comments
Water reclamation facilities aren’t designed to remove microbeads from wastewater. The ability of microbeads to absorb chemicals is a concern. Fish may also ingest the non-digestable beads which then can move up the food chain by consumption.
Assembly Bill 313
Assembly Bill 313
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government or nonprofit organization. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2015
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.
Comments
Asking for an amendment to include a metropolitan sewerage district organized under ss. 200.01 to 200.15 or 200.21 to 200.65
Senate Bill 15
Senate Bill 15
Relating to: the manufacture and acceptance for sale of products containing microbeads. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 43

For
Notification Date
2/10/2015
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.
Comments
Water reclamation facilities aren’t designed to remove microbeads from wastewater. The ability of microbeads to absorb chemicals is a concern. Fish may also ingest the non-digestable beads which then can move up the food chain by consumption.
Senate Bill 18
Senate Bill 18
Relating to: the manufacture, sale, and distribution of products containing microbeads and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2015
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.
Comments
Water reclamation facilities aren’t designed to remove microbeads from wastewater. The ability of microbeads to absorb chemicals is a concern. Fish may also ingest the non-digestable beads which then can move up the food chain by consumption.
Senate Bill 213
Senate Bill 213
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/3/2016
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 227
Senate Bill 227
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government or nonprofit organization. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 126

For
Notification Date
9/8/2015
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.
Comments
Asking for an amendment to include a metropolitan sewerage district organized under ss.2001.01 to 200.15 or 200.21 to 200.65.
Senate Bill 567
Senate Bill 567
Relating to: the review of water quality standards and variances to water quality standards by the Department of Natural Resources and exempting certain actions of the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Administration from the requiremen...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 205

None
Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

Environmental Improvement Fund
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Fund

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
7/8/2015
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.

Comments
Interested in Extension of Water or Sewer Service Between Municipalities, p. 274, Item 11.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

Natural Resources: Environmental Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Quality

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife, and Recreation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife, and Recreation

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

Natural Resources: Parks and Forestry
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Parks and Forestry

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
5/12/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Implementation of 40 CFR § 122-125: National Pollution Discharge Elimination System—Regulations Addressing Cooling Water Intake Structures for New Facilities (New Facilities Rule) and Final Regulations To Establish Requirements for Cooling Water Intake Str...
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Implementation of 40 CFR § 122-125: National Pollution Discharge Elimination System—Regulations Addressing Cooling Water Intake Structures for New Facilities (New Facilities Rule) and Final Regulations To Establish Requirements for Cooling Water Intake Str...

SS 005_15
None
Notification Date
4/22/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

The 2017-2018 state budget, CWF.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The 2017-2018 state budget, CWF.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/27/2016
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.

Wastewater management practices related to MMSD's deep tunnel system, combined sewerage systems, separated sewerage systems, treatment plants, waterways, downspouts and lateral pipes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wastewater management practices related to MMSD's deep tunnel system, combined sewerage systems, separated sewerage systems, treatment plants, waterways, downspouts and lateral pipes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

Wastewater management practices related to MMSD's deep tunnel system, combined sewerage systems, separated sewerage systems, treatment plants, waterways, downspouts and lateral pipes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wastewater management practices related to MMSD's deep tunnel system, combined sewerage systems, separated sewerage systems, treatment plants, waterways, downspouts and lateral pipes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

Costs of replacement or relocation or certain municipal utility facilities required by the construction of a freeway
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Costs of replacement or relocation or certain municipal utility facilities required by the construction of a freeway

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

Expand the definition of metropolitan sewerage district in sec. 84.295 (4m)(e)2., Wis. Stats.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expand the definition of metropolitan sewerage district in sec. 84.295 (4m)(e)2., Wis. Stats.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/3/2015
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.

Natural Resources Board Stewardship Grant to the River Revitalization Foundation in the City of Milwaukee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Natural Resources Board Stewardship Grant to the River Revitalization Foundation in the City of Milwaukee

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/6/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$40,721.07
2015
July - December
$24,382.37
2016
January - June
$15,305.59
2016
July - December
$15,912.59
Total $96,321.62
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
58.50
2015
July - December
43.75
2016
January - June
19.75
2016
July - December
19.50
Total 141.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
291.50
2015
July - December
138.25
2016
January - June
96.35
2016
July - December
117.00
Total 643.10

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the manufacture and acceptance for sale of products containing microbeads. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the manufacture and acceptance for sale of products containing microbeads. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the manufacture, sale, and distribution of products containing microbeads and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government or nonprofit organization. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government or nonprofit organization. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the review of water quality standards and variances to water quality standards by the Department of Natural Resources and exempting certain actions of the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Administration from the requirement to promulgate rules relating to the statewide water quality variance for phosphorus. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
40 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 18 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
25 %
2015
July - December
30 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 18 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
40 %
2016
January - June
60 %
2016
July - December
40 %
Total 25 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 9 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 10 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures