Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Registered Principal Details

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

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

Title:
Director of Legal Services

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

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Susan Anthony Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Kevin Shafer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Steve Jacquart Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Timothy Hoven Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Katie White Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/10/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Erik Kanter Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/25/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 307
Assembly Bill 307
Relating to: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/30/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 347
Assembly Bill 347
Relating to: funding for science services positions in the department of natural resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/24/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 640
Assembly Bill 640
Relating to: creating the innovation fund and economic development programs funded by that fund, establishing the Innovation Fund Council, authorizing the State of Wisconsin Investment Board to provide certain advice and services to state agencies and othe...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 770
Assembly Bill 770
Relating to: workforce housing development tax incremental districts; local fees and charges; local levy limits; subdivision approval conditions; plat approval conditions; expiration of certain project approvals; division of land by certified survey map; e...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 243

Other
Notification Date
12/21/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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: the charges, rules, and practices of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 312

Other
Notification Date
12/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/29/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 525
Senate Bill 525
Relating to: creating the innovation fund and economic development programs funded by that fund, establishing the Innovation Fund Council, authorizing the State of Wisconsin Investment Board to provide certain advice and services to state agencies and othe...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 640
Senate Bill 640
Relating to: workforce housing development tax incremental districts; local fees and charges; local levy limits; subdivision approval conditions; plat approval conditions; expiration of certain project approvals; division of land by certified survey map; e...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/18/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
MMSD joins the SEWRPC in requesting the elimination of Section 61 of the bill. This section would undermine local governments’ ability to manage storm water resulting in increased risk of flood related property damage in the region.
Senate Bill 697
Senate Bill 697
Relating to: the charges, rules, and practices of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/22/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
3/22/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
Support the Governor's proposed budget provision.

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

Notification Date
3/22/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
3/22/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
3/22/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
3/22/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019-20 State Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2019-20 State Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Issues relating to public bidding.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to public bidding.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 - 4470 Relating to the charges, rules, and practices of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB - 4470 Relating to the charges, rules, and practices of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Relating to the regulation of Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Public Service Commission and membership of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Commission.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the regulation of Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Public Service Commission and membership of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Commission.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/2/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

In support of LRB-2459/2 - The creation of the "innovation fund" (fund) and economic programs supported by interest earnings of said fund.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
In support of LRB-2459/2 - The creation of the "innovation fund" (fund) and economic programs supported by interest earnings of said fund.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

MMSD Governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
MMSD Governance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/23/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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: CWF Loan Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget: CWF Loan Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/13/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 2017-2018 state budget, CWF.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The 2017-2018 state budget, CWF.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/10/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/21/2016
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$36,276.02
2017
July - December
$33,704.71
2018
January - June
$11,681.25
2018
July - December
$9,671.24
Total $91,333.22
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
46.75
2017
July - December
34.25
2018
January - June
22.75
2018
July - December
4.75
Total 108.50
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
236.95
2017
July - December
206.75
2018
January - June
96.50
2018
July - December
65.75
Total 605.95

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: creating the innovation fund and economic development programs funded by that fund, establishing the Innovation Fund Council, authorizing the State of Wisconsin Investment Board to provide certain advice and services to state agencies and others, and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: workforce housing development tax incremental districts; local fees and charges; local levy limits; subdivision approval conditions; plat approval conditions; expiration of certain project approvals; division of land by certified survey map; erosion control and storm water management; limiting certain local regulatory authority; relocation benefits in condemnation proceedings; and zoning ordinance amendments. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: creating the innovation fund and economic development programs funded by that fund, establishing the Innovation Fund Council, authorizing the State of Wisconsin Investment Board to provide certain advice and services to state agencies and others, and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: workforce housing development tax incremental districts; local fees and charges; local levy limits; subdivision approval conditions; plat approval conditions; expiration of certain project approvals; division of land by certified survey map; erosion control and storm water management; limiting certain local regulatory authority; relocation benefits in condemnation proceedings; and zoning ordinance amendments. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the charges, rules, and practices of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
20 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: the charges, rules, and practices of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
20 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 8 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 10 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
35 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 14 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
30 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 10 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
8 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
60 %
2018
July - December
92 %
Total 19 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures