League of Wisconsin Municipalities

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The League of Wisconsin Municipalities is a not-for-profit association of cities and villages. Its membership consists of 396 villages and 190 cities.

Lobbying Interests:
The League focuses its lobbying efforts on any areas that affect municipal powers, funding, and organization, including annexation, land use, taxation, election laws, police powers, rights-of-way, employment law, public finance, public utilities, fire protection, building regulation, parks, liquor licensing and libraries.

Title:
Assistant Director

Contact
CAW
Curtis A. Witynski
131 West Wilson, Suite 505
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 267-3294
(608) 267-0645
witynski@lwm-info.org
http://www.lwm-info.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Curtis Witynski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/4/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Steve Lyons Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Rogowski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Nathan J Halbach Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Gerard Deschane Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/2/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Paul G Kent Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/30/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 31
Assembly Bill 31
Relating to: setoffs against tax refunds for debts related to providing ambulance services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 32
Assembly Bill 32
Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 45
Assembly Bill 45
Relating to: authorizing towns to participate in multijurisdictional tax incremental financing districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 96

Other
Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 73
Assembly Bill 73
Relating to: changing the conditions under which a city or village may require the Department of Revenue to redetermine the value of the tax incremental base of a tax incremental district that is in a decrement situation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 79
Assembly Bill 79
Relating to: allowing municipal clerks to register voters on election day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 108
Assembly Bill 108
Relating to: requiring a local governmental unit to create a civil service system with a just cause standard of discipline for its employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 111
Assembly Bill 111
Relating to: inspection of certain renovations of one-family and two-family dwellings and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 116
Assembly Bill 116
Relating to: limiting the authority of a city, village, town, or county to create new occupational licenses or fees or to continue to regulate certain professions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 131
Assembly Bill 131
Relating to: industrial zoning requirements in tax incremental districts, planning commission notice for tax incremental district amendments, obsolete references relating to tax incremental districts, allocation of tax increments, joint review board review...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 132
Assembly Bill 132
Relating to: standing joint review boards, annual joint review board meetings, annual reports on tax incremental districts, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 133
Assembly Bill 133
Relating to: modifying the requirements for sharing tax increments by tax incremental districts, limiting the participation of certain special purpose districts in tax incremental district financing, and authorizing any tax incremental district to use allo...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 134
Assembly Bill 134
Relating to: tax incremental financing project plan amendments and extending the life of a tax incremental district if the district is adversely impacted by statutory changes to the method of calculating equalized valuation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 135
Assembly Bill 135
Relating to: inclusion of vacant land within the boundaries of a tax incremental district and exclusion of tax-exempt city-owned property from the initial tax incremental base of a tax incremental district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 136
Assembly Bill 136
Relating to: limits on TID creation as measured by total TID value. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 137
Assembly Bill 137
Relating to: designation of tax incremental districts as distressed or severely distressed districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 138
Assembly Bill 138
Relating to: redetermination of base value for tax incremental districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 143
Assembly Bill 143
Relating to: regulation of transportation network companies, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 16

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 156
Assembly Bill 156
Relating to: coverage for new participating employers under the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 164
Assembly Bill 164
Relating to: various election law changes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 170
Assembly Bill 170
Relating to: regulating the use of vapor products.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 199
Assembly Bill 199
Relating to: publication of certain legal notices on an Internet site maintained by a municipality. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/19/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 210
Assembly Bill 210
Relating to: an additional local sales and use tax for maintenance of streets and highways and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/19/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 213
Assembly Bill 213
Relating to: ambulance staffing by emergency medical technicians and first responders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/19/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 230
Assembly Bill 230
Relating to: requiring a municipal judge to be a licensed Wisconsin attorney.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/26/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 262
Assembly Bill 262
Relating to: authorizing limited residency requirements for a city operating under the city manager plan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/21/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 269
Assembly Bill 269
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 290
Assembly Bill 290
Relating to: imposing residence restrictions on certain sex offenders, establishing conditions of release from civil commitment for certain sex offenders, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/31/2015
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
We have concerns about total preemption of municipal authority to impose residency restrictions on sex offenders.
Assembly Bill 296
Assembly Bill 296
Relating to: distributing excess sales tax revenue collected by a local professional football stadium district to Brown County and the municipalities within Brown County and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/25/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 306
Assembly Bill 306
Relating to: golf cart crossing points.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/25/2015
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.
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
8/25/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 320
Assembly Bill 320
Relating to: temporary alcohol beverage retail licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/27/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 322
Assembly Bill 322
Relating to: highway parking of motor vehicles owned by carsharing organizations.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 73

For
Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 333
Assembly Bill 333
Relating to: the possession of certain wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 349
Assembly Bill 349
Relating to: applying financial accountability provisions that currently apply to certain tax incremental districts to all tax incremental districts created by a city or village. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 350
Assembly Bill 350
Relating to: state payments for municipal services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 361
Assembly Bill 361
Relating to: authorizing local government employees to participate in ancillary insurance coverage programs offered by the Group Insurance Board to state employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/13/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 371
Assembly Bill 371
Relating to: comprehensive planning and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 389
Assembly Bill 389
Relating to: electronic voter registration, verification of certain registrations, proof of residence for voting in an election, authorizing Wisconsin to enter into agreements to share information related to the registration and voting of electors; electio...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 404
Assembly Bill 404
Relating to: the sale of alcohol beverages by a municipality or county in a park.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 410
Assembly Bill 410
Relating to: powers and duties of cemetery authorities; inheritance of cemetery lots in which human remains are buried; exemption of cemeteries from certain requirements concerning excavation; the powers and duties of the Cemetery Board, the Department of ...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/1/2015
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.
Comments
Seeking to amend the bill to repeal statute requiring municipalities to take over abandoned cemeteries after 5 years.
Assembly Bill 412
Assembly Bill 412
Relating to: changing the assessment method for business improvement districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/1/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 439
Assembly Bill 439
Relating to: changing the publication notice requirement for certain budget actions taken by local governments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 138

For
Notification Date
11/1/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 459
Assembly Bill 459
Relating to: adverse possession against the state or a political subdivision. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/1/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 497
Assembly Bill 497
Relating to: residency requirements for sexually violent persons on supervised release.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 156

For
Notification Date
12/18/2015
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
We are monitoring the bill and want to ensure it does not impliedly preempt municipal ordinances that have more restrictive standards for locating violent sexual offenders.
Assembly Bill 515
Assembly Bill 515
Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 392

For
Notification Date
11/16/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 519
Assembly Bill 519
Relating to: compatible offices and positions for city, village, and town elective officeholders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/18/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 546
Assembly Bill 546
Relating to: creating a student loan reimbursement program for individuals who relocate to certain rural counties, authorizing non-rural counties to create a similar student loan reimbursement program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropri...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 552
Assembly Bill 552
Relating to: preparation and response required by railroad corporations in the event of discharge of transported materials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 554
Assembly Bill 554
Relating to: out-of-state sewer and water affiliates of public utility holding companies and the sale or lease of municipal water or sewer public utilities to investor-owned public utilities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/11/2015
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
After further review we have concluded the process in current law for selling a water utility should remain in place. We have come to believe that a mandatory referendum is preferable and better recognizes the extraordinary public investment.
Assembly Bill 563
Assembly Bill 563
Relating to: authorizing towns located in populous counties to withdraw from county zoning; requiring certain towns to enact a zoning ordinance and a comprehensive plan; removing plat and certified survey map approval authority from a county if the town in...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 178

Against
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 565
Assembly Bill 565
Relating to: funding for the Department of Transportation and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 568
Assembly Bill 568
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity; disposition of personal property left in rental property by a trespasser; preexisting sprinkler ordinances that are stricter than the multifamily dwelling code; tow...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 176

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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
The proposed substitute amendment addresses most of the concerns we had about the original bill. Hence, we have changed our position on the bill to neutral.
Assembly Bill 571
Assembly Bill 571
Relating to: information required on building permit forms and reporting requirements for municipalities that issue building permits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/18/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 575
Assembly Bill 575
Relating to: determining equalized property values. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 321

For
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 576
Assembly Bill 576
Relating to: the special supervision of property tax assessments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 322

For
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 577
Assembly Bill 577
Relating to: suspending an assessor's certification. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 582
Assembly Bill 582
Relating to: government actions affecting rights to real property; the regulation of shoreland zoning; the substitution of hearing examiners in contested cases; and the property tax treatment of unoccupied property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 391

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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
The substitute amendment addresses most of our concerns about the original bill. Consequently, we have changed our position form oppose to neutral.
Assembly Bill 583
Assembly Bill 583
Relating to: lodging establishments and restricting a local government's ability to prohibit or restrict a person from renting out of the person's residential dwelling. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 593
Assembly Bill 593
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Chippewa Valley regional transit authority and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 595
Assembly Bill 595
Relating to: tax administration technical changes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 600
Assembly Bill 600
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 609
Assembly Bill 609
Relating to: authorizing certain libraries to notify collection agencies and law enforcement agencies of delinquent accounts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 612
Assembly Bill 612
Relating to: municipal quotas for retail intoxicating liquor licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 286

For
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 624
Assembly Bill 624
Relating to: retaining invoices for the sale of malt beverages and intoxicating liquors and the local option for issuing liquor licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 372

Other
Notification Date
3/21/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 628
Assembly Bill 628
Relating to: suspending, revoking, or refusing to renew cigarette and tobacco products retailer licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 275

For
Notification Date
1/6/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 636
Assembly Bill 636
Relating to: a grant program to support creative industries, job creation, or economic development in this state and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 655
Assembly Bill 655
Relating to: changing the permitted uses of room tax revenues. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 714
Assembly Bill 714
Relating to: changes affecting tourism entities under the room tax.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 301

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 720
Assembly Bill 720
Relating to: the redemption period and notice of sale applicable to a foreclosure action involving noncommercial property and procedures regarding abandoned property in a foreclosure action.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 376

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 730
Assembly Bill 730
Relating to: local regulation of certain containers.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 302

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 736
Assembly Bill 736
Relating to: proof of physical fitness requirement for certain local transit employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 750
Assembly Bill 750
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 774
Assembly Bill 774
Relating to: assessing certain items as real property for property tax purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 798
Assembly Bill 798
Relating to: funding for broadband expansion grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 820
Assembly Bill 820
Relating to: duties of the Public Service Commission under the broadband expansion grant program and certification of political subdivisions under that program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 278

Other
Notification Date
2/4/2016
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.
Comments
The authors agreed to make changes to the bill addressing our initial concerns.
Assembly Bill 843
Assembly Bill 843
Relating to: the charge-back of rescinded or refunded property taxes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 317

For
Notification Date
2/3/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 876
Assembly Bill 876
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2016
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 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: setoffs against tax refunds for debts related to providing ambulance services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 59

For
Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.
Senate Bill 49
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 50
Senate Bill 50
Relating to: industrial zoning requirements in tax incremental districts, planning commission notice for tax incremental district amendments, obsolete references relating to tax incremental districts, allocation of tax increments, joint review board review...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 256

For
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 51
Senate Bill 51
Relating to: standing joint review boards, annual joint review board meetings, annual reports on tax incremental districts, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 257

For
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 52
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: modifying the requirements for sharing tax increments by tax incremental districts, limiting the participation of certain special purpose districts in tax incremental district financing, and authorizing any tax incremental district to use allo...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 53
Senate Bill 53
Relating to: tax incremental financing project plan amendments and extending the life of a tax incremental district if the district is adversely impacted by statutory changes to the method of calculating equalized valuation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 254

For
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 54
Senate Bill 54
Relating to: inclusion of vacant land within the boundaries of a tax incremental district and exclusion of tax-exempt city-owned property from the initial tax incremental base of a tax incremental district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 255

For
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 55
Senate Bill 55
Relating to: limits on TID creation as measured by total TID value. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 56
Senate Bill 56
Relating to: designation of tax incremental districts as distressed or severely distressed districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 57
Senate Bill 57
Relating to: redetermination of base value for tax incremental districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 64
Senate Bill 64
Relating to: changing the conditions under which a city or village may require the Department of Revenue to redetermine the value of the tax incremental base of a tax incremental district that is in a decrement situation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2015
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.
Senate Bill 71
Senate Bill 71
Relating to: allowing municipal clerks to register voters on election day.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 39

For
Notification Date
4/13/2015
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.
Senate Bill 81
Senate Bill 81
Relating to: limiting the authority of a city, village, town, or county to create new occupational licenses or fees or to continue to regulate certain professions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 65

Against
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Senate Bill 87
Senate Bill 87
Relating to: inspection of certain renovations of one-family and two-family dwellings and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/6/2015
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.
Senate Bill 106
Senate Bill 106
Relating to: regulation of transportation network companies, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Senate Bill 121
Senate Bill 121
Relating to: various election law changes.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 37

For
Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.
Senate Bill 132
Senate Bill 132
Relating to: regulating the use of vapor products.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.
Senate Bill 134
Senate Bill 134
Relating to: coverage for new participating employers under the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 174

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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 137
Senate Bill 137
Relating to: publication of certain legal notices on an Internet site maintained by a municipality. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 79

For
Notification Date
5/26/2015
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.
Senate Bill 143
Senate Bill 143
Relating to: ambulance staffing by emergency medical technicians and first responders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 113

For
Notification Date
5/19/2015
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.
Senate Bill 153
Senate Bill 153
Relating to: donation of abandoned or seized vehicles.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 106

For
Notification Date
5/19/2015
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.
Senate Bill 195
Senate Bill 195
Relating to: authorizing limited residency requirements for a city operating under the city manager plan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2015
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.
Senate Bill 203
Senate Bill 203
Relating to: changing the assessment method for business improvement districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.
Supporting Documentation
20150930_SB 203.docx

Senate Bill 213
Senate Bill 213
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/31/2015
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.
Senate Bill 225
Senate Bill 225
Relating to: golf cart crossing points.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 125

For
Notification Date
8/25/2015
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.
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
8/25/2015
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.
Senate Bill 233
Senate Bill 233
Relating to: distributing excess sales tax revenue collected by a local professional football stadium district to Brown County and the municipalities within Brown County and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 114

For
Notification Date
8/25/2015
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.
Senate Bill 235
Senate Bill 235
Relating to: highway parking of motor vehicles owned by carsharing organizations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.
Senate Bill 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: temporary alcohol beverage retail licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 62

For
Notification Date
8/26/2015
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.
Senate Bill 241
Senate Bill 241
Relating to: the possession of certain wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/27/2015
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.
Senate Bill 246
Senate Bill 246
Relating to: retail liquor license quotas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.
Senate Bill 252
Senate Bill 252
Relating to: utility aid payments for decommissioned or closed production plants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 61

For
Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.
Senate Bill 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: applying financial accountability provisions that currently apply to certain tax incremental districts to all tax incremental districts created by a city or village. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.
Senate Bill 266
Senate Bill 266
Relating to: comprehensive planning and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/15/2015
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.
Senate Bill 273
Senate Bill 273
Relating to: state payments for municipal services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 278
Senate Bill 278
Relating to: authorizing local government employees to participate in ancillary insurance coverage programs offered by the Group Insurance Board to state employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Senate Bill 295
Senate Bill 295
Relating to: electronic voter registration, verification of certain registrations, proof of residence for voting in an election, authorizing Wisconsin to enter into agreements to share information related to the registration and voting of electors; electio...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 261

Other
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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.
Senate Bill 310
Senate Bill 310
Relating to: changing the publication notice requirement for certain budget actions taken by local governments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/14/2015
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.
Senate Bill 314
Senate Bill 314
Relating to: adverse possession against the state or a political subdivision. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 219

For
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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.
Senate Bill 331
Senate Bill 331
Relating to: membership of the board of commissioners of public inland lake protection and rehabilitation districts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Senate Bill 340
Senate Bill 340
Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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.
Senate Bill 409
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: residency requirements for sexually violent persons on supervised release.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/18/2015
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
We are monitoring the bill and want to ensure that it does not impliedly preempt more stringent municipal ordinances.
Senate Bill 411
Senate Bill 411
Relating to: funding for the Department of Transportation and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Senate Bill 416
Senate Bill 416
Relating to: creating a student loan reimbursement program for individuals who relocate to certain rural counties, authorizing non-rural counties to create a similar student loan reimbursement program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropri...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Senate Bill 427
Senate Bill 427
Relating to: preparation and response required by railroad corporations in the event of discharge of transported materials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Senate Bill 429
Senate Bill 429
Relating to: determining equalized property values. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Senate Bill 430
Senate Bill 430
Relating to: the special supervision of property tax assessments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2016
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 431
Senate Bill 431
Relating to: suspending an assessor's certification. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.
Senate Bill 432
Senate Bill 432
Relating to: out-of-state sewer and water affiliates of public utility holding companies and the sale or lease of municipal water or sewer public utilities to investor-owned public utilities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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.
Comments
After further review we have concluded the process in current law for selling a water utility should remain in place. We have come to believe that a mandatory referendum is preferable and better recognizes the extraordinary public investment.
Senate Bill 440
Senate Bill 440
Relating to: tax administration technical changes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 216

For
Notification Date
12/11/2015
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.
Senate Bill 442
Senate Bill 442
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Chippewa Valley regional transit authority and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2015
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.
Senate Bill 445
Senate Bill 445
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity; disposition of personal property left in rental property by a trespasser; preexisting sprinkler ordinances that are stricter than the multifamily dwelling code; tow...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/11/2015
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
The proposed substitute amendment to the Assembly companion addresses most of our concerns about the original bill. Hence, we are changing our position to neutral.
Senate Bill 446
Senate Bill 446
Relating to: lodging establishments and restricting a local government's ability to prohibit or restrict a person from renting out of the person's residential dwelling. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/11/2015
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.
Senate Bill 458
Senate Bill 458
Relating to: information required on building permit forms and reporting requirements for municipalities that issue building permits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 211

Other
Notification Date
12/20/2015
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.
Senate Bill 459
Senate Bill 459
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 387

For
Notification Date
12/20/2015
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.
Senate Bill 464
Senate Bill 464
Relating to: government actions affecting rights to real property; the regulation of shoreland zoning; the substitution of hearing examiners in contested cases; and the property tax treatment of unoccupied property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/20/2015
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
The Substitute Amendment addresses most of our concerns about the bill. Consequently, we are changing our position from oppose to neutral.
Senate Bill 466
Senate Bill 466
Relating to: authorizing certain libraries to notify collection agencies and law enforcement agencies of delinquent accounts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 169

For
Notification Date
12/20/2015
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.
Senate Bill 479
Senate Bill 479
Relating to: authorizing towns located in populous counties to withdraw from county zoning; requiring certain towns to enact a zoning ordinance and a comprehensive plan; removing plat and certified survey map approval authority from a county if the town in...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/21/2016
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.
Senate Bill 483
Senate Bill 483
Relating to: a grant program to support creative industries, job creation, or economic development in this state and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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 516
Senate Bill 516
Relating to: changing the permitted uses of room tax revenues. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2016
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 528
Senate Bill 528
Relating to: suspending, revoking, or refusing to renew cigarette and tobacco products retailer licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2016
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 535
Senate Bill 535
Relating to: municipal quotas for retail intoxicating liquor licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2016
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 578
Senate Bill 578
Relating to: changes affecting tourism entities under the room tax.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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 581
Senate Bill 581
Relating to: compatible offices and positions for city, village, and town elective officeholders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 341

Other
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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 601
Senate Bill 601
Relating to: local regulation of certain containers.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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 606
Senate Bill 606
Relating to: calculating the allowable number of amendments that a municipality may make to a tax incremental district's project plan and creating an exception to certain requirements in the amendment of such a district's plan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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 616
Senate Bill 616
Relating to: requiring a supermajority vote for bills overturning local government policies, ordinances, and regulations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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 619
Senate Bill 619
Relating to: proof of physical fitness requirement for certain local transit employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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 624
Senate Bill 624
Relating to: assessing certain items as real property for property tax purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2016
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 629
Senate Bill 629
Relating to: the redemption period and notice of sale applicable to a foreclosure action involving noncommercial property and procedures regarding abandoned property in a foreclosure action.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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 689
Senate Bill 689
Relating to: the charge-back of rescinded or refunded property taxes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2016
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 765
Senate Bill 765
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/21/2016
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

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

Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Comments
We oppose elimination of the Local Government Property Insurance Fund.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Comments
We seek to modify the freeze the Governor is proposing on use of the Stewardship Fund to acquire land, to allow local governments to continue to use the program to acquire land for bike paths and other urban purposes.

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

Notification Date
3/2/2015
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
Opposed to $4 million cut to recycling grant program in the first year of the budget.

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

Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Comments
Regarding levy limits, we urge the Legislature to allow communities to fully carry forward any unused levy capacity from the prior year.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Comments
We urge the Legislature to pass increases in highway user fees or taxes to ensure long-term funding that is adequate to meet state and local transportation needs,

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

Notification Date
4/25/2015
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: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Notification Date
4/25/2015
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

Creates Chapter Trans 319, relating to towing of vehicles. SS 064-14
Agency Name
Department of Transportation (Trans)

Subject
Creates Chapter Trans 319, relating to towing of vehicles. SS 064-14

Register Number: 703 (7/15/2014)
Other
Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

PSC 185, water utility service rules.
Agency Name
Public Service Commission (PSC)

Subject
PSC 185, water utility service rules.

Register Number: 654 (7/1/2010)
Other
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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
Submitted comments regarding draft rule on topic of who is responsible for paying cost of thawing frozen water laterals when customer fails to comply with run water orders.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Allowing cities and villages with populations under 4,000 the same type of flexibility with regard to exceeding levy limits that small towns have under sec. 66.0602(5).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing cities and villages with populations under 4,000 the same type of flexibility with regard to exceeding levy limits that small towns have under sec. 66.0602(5).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/28/2016
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.

DOR's new interpretation of expenditure restraint program budget test.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DOR's new interpretation of expenditure restraint program budget test.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/28/2016
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.

Increasing from $25,000 to $100,000 the competitive bidding threshold for municipal construction projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing from $25,000 to $100,000 the competitive bidding threshold for municipal construction projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/28/2016
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.

Changing the process by which a mayor notifies governing body members of a special meeting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changing the process by which a mayor notifies governing body members of a special meeting.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/28/2016
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.

Allowing municipal governing body members to participate in meetings by phone.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipal governing body members to participate in meetings by phone.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/28/2016
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.

Clarifying the budget test for determining eligibility for expenditure restraint program payments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying the budget test for determining eligibility for expenditure restraint program payments.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/12/2016
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.

Restoring municipal authority to restrict the location of certain cell towers with residential and other zoning districts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring municipal authority to restrict the location of certain cell towers with residential and other zoning districts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/19/2016
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.

Need for Act 175 trailer bill clarifying that municipalities that create multiple jurisdictional heath departments may agree to divide up the costs of the department in any way they want.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Need for Act 175 trailer bill clarifying that municipalities that create multiple jurisdictional heath departments may agree to divide up the costs of the department in any way they want.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/9/2016
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.

Cleaning up the definition of "tourism entity" in the room tax law as modified by Act 55.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cleaning up the definition of "tourism entity" in the room tax law as modified by Act 55.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.

Ability of municipalities to recover part of cost of tax refunds by charging back to other taxing jurisdictions their proportional cost of the refund.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ability of municipalities to recover part of cost of tax refunds by charging back to other taxing jurisdictions their proportional cost of the refund.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.

LRB 3692/1, allowing room tax revenues to be spent on economic development as well as tourism promotion.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3692/1, allowing room tax revenues to be spent on economic development as well as tourism promotion.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.

LRB 3936/1, Expanding private property rights and vested rights and limiting municipal regulatory powers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3936/1, Expanding private property rights and vested rights and limiting municipal regulatory powers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.

LRB 3993/1, restricting a municipality's ability to prohibit homeowners from renting out their homes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3993/1, restricting a municipality's ability to prohibit homeowners from renting out their homes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.

LRB 3011/4, relating to prohibiting municipalities from implementing rental inspection programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3011/4, relating to prohibiting municipalities from implementing rental inspection programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/7/2015
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.

Clean up of room tax law changes made by Act 55.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clean up of room tax law changes made by Act 55.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/13/2015
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.

Prohibiting municipalities from using eminent domain to acquire land for parks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibiting municipalities from using eminent domain to acquire land for parks.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/13/2015
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.

Deleting the extraordinary vote requirement for initial deciding to pay common council members a salary.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Deleting the extraordinary vote requirement for initial deciding to pay common council members a salary.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Making it possible for MS4 communities to construct detention ponds in artificial waterways to treat runoff. To also ensure that communities may receive credit towards water qualify goals for such facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Making it possible for MS4 communities to construct detention ponds in artificial waterways to treat runoff. To also ensure that communities may receive credit towards water qualify goals for such facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Making it easier to consolidate county health departments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Making it easier to consolidate county health departments.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Creating a 2% floor for the CPI component of the budget test for determining whether a municipality qualifies for Expenditure Restraint Program payments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating a 2% floor for the CPI component of the budget test for determining whether a municipality qualifies for Expenditure Restraint Program payments.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Changing from 10 to 15 days after a municipal budget is amended that notice of the change must be published.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changing from 10 to 15 days after a municipal budget is amended that notice of the change must be published.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Room tax law changes, including redefining "tourism promotion and tourism development."
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Room tax law changes, including redefining "tourism promotion and tourism development."

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Prohibiting municipalities from banning the rental of single family residences.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibiting municipalities from banning the rental of single family residences.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Prohibiting state and local government lands from being acquired by adverse possession.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibiting state and local government lands from being acquired by adverse possession.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Modifying state law provision requiring municipalities to take over abandoned cemeteries.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifying state law provision requiring municipalities to take over abandoned cemeteries.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Allowing municipal employees to sell intoxicating liquor from municipal parks and golf courses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipal employees to sell intoxicating liquor from municipal parks and golf courses.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2015
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.

Exempting the cost of conducting a full revaluations from levy limits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exempting the cost of conducting a full revaluations from levy limits.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

Establishing a CPI floor for the Expenditure Restraint Program spending limits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Establishing a CPI floor for the Expenditure Restraint Program spending limits.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

Repealing extraordinary vote requirement for establishing compensation for common council members.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repealing extraordinary vote requirement for establishing compensation for common council members.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

Repealing requirement that municipalities take over operation of abandoned cemeteries.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repealing requirement that municipalities take over operation of abandoned cemeteries.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

Adequately funding the Payment for Municipal Services program to ensure it reimburses 100% of municipal costs of serving state facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Adequately funding the Payment for Municipal Services program to ensure it reimburses 100% of municipal costs of serving state facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

Discusses changing the notice requirement for municipal budget changes from 15 days to 10 days.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Discusses changing the notice requirement for municipal budget changes from 15 days to 10 days.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

Discussed establishing a pilot for county wide assessment of property values for property tax purposes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Discussed establishing a pilot for county wide assessment of property values for property tax purposes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

LRB 1698, allowing municipalities to obtain dental and vision insurance through ETF's Group Insurance Board regardless of whether the local government participates in the WRS.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1698, allowing municipalities to obtain dental and vision insurance through ETF's Group Insurance Board regardless of whether the local government participates in the WRS.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

LRB 1921, allowing municipalities and counties to liquor and wine at municipal and county parks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1921, allowing municipalities and counties to liquor and wine at municipal and county parks.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

Support for LRB 0672/2, requiring adequate funding of the payment for municipal services program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for LRB 0672/2, requiring adequate funding of the payment for municipal services program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/27/2015
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.

Changing from 10 to 15 days the time by which notices of municipal budget changes must be published in the official newspaper.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changing from 10 to 15 days the time by which notices of municipal budget changes must be published in the official newspaper.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/27/2015
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.

Allowing cities and villages to sell liquor and wine in municipal parks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing cities and villages to sell liquor and wine in municipal parks.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/27/2015
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.

Changing effective date of repeal of prevailing wage law for local governments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changing effective date of repeal of prevailing wage law for local governments.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/25/2015
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.

Allowing municipalities to issue temporary alcohol beverage licenses that would allow wine walking events in commercial business districts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipalities to issue temporary alcohol beverage licenses that would allow wine walking events in commercial business districts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/25/2015
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.

Removing impediments and creating incentives for broadband in rural Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Removing impediments and creating incentives for broadband in rural Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/25/2015
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.

Creating more exemptions from liquor license quotas that limit the number of Class B liquor licenses municipalities can issue. In particular, allow communities with no licenses to acquire licenses from nearby communities with excess licenses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating more exemptions from liquor license quotas that limit the number of Class B liquor licenses municipalities can issue. In particular, allow communities with no licenses to acquire licenses from nearby communities with excess licenses.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/25/2015
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.

Removing impediments and creating incentives for communities to engage in shared service delivery.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Removing impediments and creating incentives for communities to engage in shared service delivery.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/25/2015
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.

Allowing municipalities to issue alcohol beverage licenses that would allow wine walk events in central business districts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipalities to issue alcohol beverage licenses that would allow wine walk events in central business districts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2015
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.

Allowing municipalities to issue alcohol beverage licenses to businesses in downtown districts to hold wine walk events.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipalities to issue alcohol beverage licenses to businesses in downtown districts to hold wine walk events.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/30/2015
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.

Regulation of columbarium..
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of columbarium..

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/19/2015
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.

Historic Preservation Tax Credit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Historic Preservation Tax Credit

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/19/2015
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.

Changing the incorporation process for the Town of Windsor.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changing the incorporation process for the Town of Windsor.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/19/2015
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.

Modifications to the Room Tax Law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifications to the Room Tax Law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/19/2015
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.

Changes to prevailing wage law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to prevailing wage law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.

Establishing uniform statewide standards regulating the placement of released sex offenders into communities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Establishing uniform statewide standards regulating the placement of released sex offenders into communities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.

Requiring municipal judges to be attorneys.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring municipal judges to be attorneys.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.

Technical clean up to the tax lien process created by 2013 Act 274 that municipalities use to collect delinquent tenant utility bills.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Technical clean up to the tax lien process created by 2013 Act 274 that municipalities use to collect delinquent tenant utility bills.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.

enabling local governments to levy a half percent sales tax to help pay for street maintenance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
enabling local governments to levy a half percent sales tax to help pay for street maintenance.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/25/2015
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.

Allowing towns to withdraw from Dane County Zoning Ordinances.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing towns to withdraw from Dane County Zoning Ordinances.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/13/2015
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.

Technical follow-up to 2013 Wisconsin Act 274, relating to process for collecting delinquent tenant municipal utility bills.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Technical follow-up to 2013 Wisconsin Act 274, relating to process for collecting delinquent tenant municipal utility bills.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/13/2015
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.

Clarifying the method of assessing commercial properties for property tax purposes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying the method of assessing commercial properties for property tax purposes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/13/2015
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.

Legislation prohibiting municipalities from regulating electronic cigarettes more stringently than the state.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation prohibiting municipalities from regulating electronic cigarettes more stringently than the state.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/27/2015
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.

Elimination of the personal property tax and the computer aid payments the state makes to municipalities to off set the tax exemption created for such personal property in 2001.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elimination of the personal property tax and the computer aid payments the state makes to municipalities to off set the tax exemption created for such personal property in 2001.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/27/2015
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.

LRB 1116/5: Preempting Municipal Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1116/5: Preempting Municipal Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/17/2015
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.

Changing part of the levy limit law requiring a municipality to reduce its allowable levy by the amount of fee revenue it collects for providing five listed services if any of those services were funded in whole or in part in 2013 by the property tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changing part of the levy limit law requiring a municipality to reduce its allowable levy by the amount of fee revenue it collects for providing five listed services if any of those services were funded in whole or in part in 2013 by the property tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/5/2015
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.

Allowing municipalities with city or village managers to impose residency restrictions on those managers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipalities with city or village managers to impose residency restrictions on those managers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.

Making counties instead of municipalities responsible for assessing the value of properties for property tax purposes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Making counties instead of municipalities responsible for assessing the value of properties for property tax purposes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Elimination of the Local Government Property Insurance fund.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elimination of the Local Government Property Insurance fund.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Providing adequate and sustainable funding for the Transportation fund.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Providing adequate and sustainable funding for the Transportation fund.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Clarifying the ability of municipalities to regulate/license the sale of tobacco or tobacco products to minors.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying the ability of municipalities to regulate/license the sale of tobacco or tobacco products to minors.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Removing stornwater management from the list of services for which fee increases must result in an equal reduction in the community's allowable levy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Removing stornwater management from the list of services for which fee increases must result in an equal reduction in the community's allowable levy.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Exempting stormwater utility fees from levy limits adjustments if the revenue is used exclusively on debt service.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exempting stormwater utility fees from levy limits adjustments if the revenue is used exclusively on debt service.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Exempting from levy limits spending by municipalities that is necessary to comply with federal transportation and environmental regulations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exempting from levy limits spending by municipalities that is necessary to comply with federal transportation and environmental regulations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain a special driver's license.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain a special driver's license.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Preemption of local regulations relating to the disposal of human ashes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preemption of local regulations relating to the disposal of human ashes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Allowing private ambulance providers that contract with municipalities to use the tax rebate intercept program to collect delinquent bills.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing private ambulance providers that contract with municipalities to use the tax rebate intercept program to collect delinquent bills.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Explicitly prohibit "balloon on a string" annexations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Explicitly prohibit "balloon on a string" annexations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Limit when cities and villages can use the powers provided by the extraterritorial zoning law to freeze existing uses or zoning classifications in the community's extraterritorial jurisdiction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Limit when cities and villages can use the powers provided by the extraterritorial zoning law to freeze existing uses or zoning classifications in the community's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Eliminate the rate per mile payment option as a method of distributing general transportation aids and distribute GTA exclusively on a share of cost basis.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eliminate the rate per mile payment option as a method of distributing general transportation aids and distribute GTA exclusively on a share of cost basis.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Realign the Local Road Improvement Program so that a higher percentage of LRIP dollars is allocated to projects in cities and villages.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Realign the Local Road Improvement Program so that a higher percentage of LRIP dollars is allocated to projects in cities and villages.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Modify the levy limit law by making the limit based on new construction rather than net new construction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modify the levy limit law by making the limit based on new construction rather than net new construction.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Tie levy limits to the rate of inflation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tie levy limits to the rate of inflation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Restoring to municipalities the ability to fully carry forward any unused levy capacity from the prior year.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring to municipalities the ability to fully carry forward any unused levy capacity from the prior year.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Support for all eight bills recommended by the Legislative Council Study committee on Tax Incremental Financing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for all eight bills recommended by the Legislative Council Study committee on Tax Incremental Financing.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Removing certain unnecessary hurdles added to legislation passed last session allowing communities with poorly performing (decrement) TIDs to request DOR to recalculate the TIDs base value.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Removing certain unnecessary hurdles added to legislation passed last session allowing communities with poorly performing (decrement) TIDs to request DOR to recalculate the TIDs base value.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Allowing municipalities to impose residency restrictions on city and village managers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipalities to impose residency restrictions on city and village managers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Modifying the clean water fund grant program, TIF law and making other changes to create incentives for local governments to engage in storm water treatment, wastewater treatment, and other water related projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifying the clean water fund grant program, TIF law and making other changes to create incentives for local governments to engage in storm water treatment, wastewater treatment, and other water related projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Requiring municipalities to pre-fund post retirement health benefits promised to new employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring municipalities to pre-fund post retirement health benefits promised to new employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Eliminating or modifying the state's prevailing wage law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eliminating or modifying the state's prevailing wage law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Clarifying the impact of the federal driver's privacy protection act on Wisconsin's open records law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying the impact of the federal driver's privacy protection act on Wisconsin's open records law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Applying campaign finance reporting requirements to mayors of first and second class cities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Applying campaign finance reporting requirements to mayors of first and second class cities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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 activities and recommendations of the Legislative Study Committee on Personal Property Taxes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The activities and recommendations of the Legislative Study Committee on Personal Property Taxes.

Action Intended To Affect
legislative matter

Notification Date
12/4/2014
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.

DNR regulations relating to storm water.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR regulations relating to storm water.

Action Intended To Affect
administrative rule

Notification Date
12/4/2014
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.

Draft legislation making it possible for a municipality to begin participating in the WRS on an incremental basis by choosing to make the benefit available only to new employees going forward.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Draft legislation making it possible for a municipality to begin participating in the WRS on an incremental basis by choosing to make the benefit available only to new employees going forward.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/4/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$169,488.32
2015
July - December
$139,965.66
2016
January - June
$153,278.10
2016
July - December
$133,745.68
Total $596,477.76
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
155.20
2015
July - December
112.20
2016
January - June
89.55
2016
July - December
89.25
Total 446.20
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
1171.20
2015
July - December
1016.50
2016
January - June
920.45
2016
July - December
901.80
Total 4009.95

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: industrial zoning requirements in tax incremental districts, planning commission notice for tax incremental district amendments, obsolete references relating to tax incremental districts, allocation of tax increments, joint review board review, and calculation of levy limits following dissolution of a tax incremental district. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: standing joint review boards, annual joint review board meetings, annual reports on tax incremental districts, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: modifying the requirements for sharing tax increments by tax incremental districts, limiting the participation of certain special purpose districts in tax incremental district financing, and authorizing any tax incremental district to use allocated tax increments donated from another tax incremental district. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: tax incremental financing project plan amendments and extending the life of a tax incremental district if the district is adversely impacted by statutory changes to the method of calculating equalized valuation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: inclusion of vacant land within the boundaries of a tax incremental district and exclusion of tax-exempt city-owned property from the initial tax incremental base of a tax incremental district. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December