Dane County Cities & Villages Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Represent the interests of cities and villages in the Dane County region.

Lobbying Interests:
Policy and budget issues impacting Wisconsin cities and villages.

Title:
Lobbyist

Contact
FM
Forbes McIntosh
14 W. Mifflin St., Suite 206
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-0029
forbes@wis-gps.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Forbes McIntosh Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/20/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: exemption from local zoning ordinances for certain transportation project aggregate and concrete production sites. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/10/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 283
Assembly Bill 283
Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/10/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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: tax increment value reporting errors and property tax reimbursement. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 310
Assembly Bill 310
Relating to: holding a referendum to increase a political subdivision's levy limit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 126

For
Notification Date
11/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 490
Assembly Bill 490
Relating to: changes to the local levy limit calculation for a political subdivision that transfers responsibility to provide a governmental service to another governmental unit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/14/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
Oppose AB-490 with Assembly Substitute Amendment 1. However, DCCVA can change to "neutral" position with Sen. Kooyenga Senate Substitute Amendment 1 to AB-490.
Senate Bill 95
Senate Bill 95
Relating to: cost-sharing assistance for property tax assessments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 96
Senate Bill 96
Relating to: actions for excessive property tax assessments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 97
Senate Bill 97
Relating to: the submission of information for commercial property tax assessments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 269
Senate Bill 269
Relating to: tax increment value reporting errors and property tax reimbursement. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 37

For
Notification Date
9/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 276
Senate Bill 276
Relating to: exemption from local zoning ordinances for certain transportation project aggregate and concrete production sites. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/10/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 282
Senate Bill 282
Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/10/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 291
Senate Bill 291
Relating to: holding a referendum to increase a political subdivision's levy limit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 441
Senate Bill 441
Relating to: changes to the local levy limit calculation for a political subdivision that transfers responsibility to provide a governmental service to another governmental unit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/14/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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

Revenue: State and Local Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: State and Local Finance

Notification Date
3/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
Levy limits and property assessments.

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
3/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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: Local Revenue Options
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options

Notification Date
3/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 Tax Credits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits

Notification Date
3/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
3/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
3/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
City and village transportation funding.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

issue of COVID-19 and related topics.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
issue of COVID-19 and related topics.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/26/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 3735: limiting annexation of certain towns.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3735: limiting annexation of certain towns.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/12/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Local levy limit calculations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Local levy limit calculations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 use condemnation powers to extend bike lanes and sidewalks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring to municipalities the ability to use condemnation powers to extend bike lanes and sidewalks.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/13/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 that the fair dealership law doesn't apply to governmental entities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying that the fair dealership law doesn't apply to governmental entities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/13/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/13/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 Aid & Assistance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid & Assistance.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2018
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.

Shared Revenue and Direct Aid Payments
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Shared Revenue and Direct Aid Payments

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2018
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.

Opposition to deteriorating local control of cities and villages with respect to comprehensive plans and elements included in a county development plan.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposition to deteriorating local control of cities and villages with respect to comprehensive plans and elements included in a county development plan.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2018
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.

County levy limit exception for regional planning commissions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
County levy limit exception for regional planning commissions.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2018
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.

Mental health and protective placements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental health and protective placements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2018
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$3,556.80
2019
July - December
$9,075.25
2020
January - June
$8,347.99
2020
July - December
$4,153.85
Total $25,133.89
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
4.75
2019
July - December
13.00
2020
January - June
19.75
2020
July - December
2.00
Total 39.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
14.25
2019
July - December
23.25
2020
January - June
42.25
2020
July - December
24.25
Total 104.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: exemption from local zoning ordinances for certain transportation project aggregate and concrete production sites. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: exemption from local zoning ordinances for certain transportation project aggregate and concrete production sites. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: holding a referendum to increase a political subdivision's levy limit. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: actions for excessive property tax assessments.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: holding a referendum to increase a political subdivision's levy limit. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: tax increment value reporting errors and property tax reimbursement. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: tax increment value reporting errors and property tax reimbursement. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: changes to the local levy limit calculation for a political subdivision that transfers responsibility to provide a governmental service to another governmental unit. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
Total 17 %
Relating to: changes to the local levy limit calculation for a political subdivision that transfers responsibility to provide a governmental service to another governmental unit. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
Total 17 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
40 %
2020
July - December
70 %
Total 30 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
5 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 4 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures