Wisconsin Counties Utility Tax Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Association of counties interested in shared revenue utility tax issues

Lobbying Interests:
Areas affecting the shared utility tax revenue formula and any other utility tax revenues.

Title:
President WCUTA

Contact
WG
William Goehring
10 East Doty St. Suite 523
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 283-2587
gklaetsch@kpaslic.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Alice O'Connor Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/21/2020 Withdrawn On 12/31/2021
Kelly McDowell Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 3/18/2021 Withdrawn On 12/31/2021
George Klaetsch Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/4/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 153
Assembly Bill 153
Relating to: disclosure of information regarding state revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 489
Assembly Bill 489
Relating to: changing the phase-out of utility aid payments for decommissioned power plants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 70
Senate Bill 70
Relating to: disclosure of information regarding state revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 66

For
Notification Date
2/16/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 468
Senate Bill 468
Relating to: changing the phase-out of utility aid payments for decommissioned power plants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/27/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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

Administration: Utility Public Benefits and Air Quality Improvement
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Utility Public Benefits and Air Quality Improvement

Notification Date
2/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities

Notification Date
2/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities

Notification Date
2/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Revenue: Collection of Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Collection of Taxes

Notification Date
2/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
2/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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

Wisconsin Utility Aid Formula
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Utility Aid Formula

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/18/2022
First Communication Date
7/14/2022
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

State Taxation of Public Utilities - including light, heat, and power utilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Taxation of Public Utilities - including light, heat, and power utilities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/18/2022
First Communication Date
7/15/2022
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

SUPPORT: Co-sponsorship of LRB-2961/LRB-3742 relating to: changing the phase-out of utility aid payments for decommissioned power plants.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
SUPPORT: Co-sponsorship of LRB-2961/LRB-3742 relating to: changing the phase-out of utility aid payments for decommissioned power plants.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

utiity tax formula distribution method by Dept of Revenue.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
utiity tax formula distribution method by Dept of Revenue.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$28,077.84
2021
July - December
$8,381.46
2022
January - June
$21,013.20
Total $57,472.50
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
146.00
2021
July - December
14.50
2022
January - June
17.00
Total 177.50
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
211.70
2021
July - December
26.75
2022
January - June
31.50
Total 269.95

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: disclosure of information regarding state revenue. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: disclosure of information regarding state revenue. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: changing the phase-out of utility aid payments for decommissioned power plants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
45 %
2022
January - June
35 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: changing the phase-out of utility aid payments for decommissioned power plants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
75 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 60 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
16 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
35 %
2022
July - December
Total 18 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures