Previous Local Government Center Programs for Purchase from 2017

Programs from 2017

Case Law and Legislative Update

Case Law and Legislative Update (4/19/2017) Item #LGC2017-08
Planning law is constantly changing. This program highlights and reviews recent court decisions and legislation affecting planning and land use in Wisconsin. Presented by Brian Ohm, JD, Land Use Law Specialist, Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning, UW-Madison/Extension
Approximate length of program: 90 Minutes, PDF 23 pages, 1717 KB
Available on the Learning Store website

Manure Management: Issues for Local Officials

Manure Mangement: Issues for Local Officials (4/18/2017) Item #LGC2017-07
This session will provide an overview of key issues for local officials related to production, transport, and field application of manure. Topics addressed will include farm manure management systems, transport and roadway issues, and public health concerns. Presented by Ken Genskow, UW-Madison Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning Kevin Erb, UW-Extension Environmental Resources Center Becky Larson, UW-Madison Dept. of Biological Systems Engineering Cheryl Skolaas, UW Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Approximate length of program: 92 Minutes, PDF 56 pages, 3274 KB
Available on the Learning Store website

Managing Public Records (03-21-2017)

 Managing Public Records (03-21-2017) Item #LGC2017-05
Access to Public Records is an accepted part of Wisconsin local government. This session will consider the legal and practical concerns of maintenance and storage of public records. Learn what the law requires for preserving public records and what records may be destroyed. Also discover how these legal requirements affect electronically created and stored public records, including when an electronic record can be deemed the original record. Presented by Holly Wilson, J.D. of Stafford & Rosenbaum, LLC
Approximate length of program: 87 Minutes, PDF 26 pages, 865 KB
Available on the Learning Store website

Cooperative Boundary Agreements (03-15-2017)

 Cooperative Boundary Agreements (03-15-2017)
Boundary Agreements can provide a constructive, planned and deliberative alternative to issues surrounding municipal expansion and boundaries. They can help avoid the controversies and conflicts often associated with annexation, land use, municipal utilities and services, and other issues of municipal expansion. Learn about the types of boundary agreements available in Wisconsin, including tips and potential pitfalls when creating boundary agreements. Presented by Christopher Hughes, JD, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP, and Mark Roffers, AICP, MDRoffers Consulting LLC
Approximate length of program: 85 Minutes, PDF 14 pages, 634 KB
Available on the Learning Store website

Cybersecurity (02-21-2017)

 Cybersecurity (02-21-2017) Item #LGC2017-04
We read almost daily reports about sensitive computer information being lost or leaked. Data breaches come in many forms—stolen laptops, misrouted emails, careless website updates, employee error, viruses and hackers, to name a few. Participants in this session will learn from the experts about the common threats and steps you can take to protect yourself and your government’s computer systems. Presented by John Dirkse, Executive Vice President, Aegis Corporation, General Administrator of the Wisconsin County Mutual Insurance Corporation Eduard Goodman, Chief Privacy Officer IDT911 Bill Kriese, Marketing Relationship Manager, Rural Mutual Insurance Company
Approximate length of program: 89 minutes, PDF 13 pages, 858 KB
Available for purchase on the Learning Store website

Insights on Recent Changes to Wisconsin Land Use Law (02-15-2017)

 Insights on Recent Changes to Wisconsin Land Use Law (02-15-2017) Item #LGC2017-03
Over the past several years various legislative changes have altered the practice of Wisconsin land use law. These include new legislation governing the use of local government moratoria, time of sale restrictions, shoreland zoning, historic preservation, the regulation of nonconforming structures, vested rights and many other aspects of local land use regulation. This program will present the perspective of the Wisconsin Realtors Association, a statewide organization that has been influential in the development of these new laws. Presented by Tom Larson, JD, Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, Wisconsin Realtors Association
Approximate length of program: 90 minutes, PDF: 32 pages, 2,825 KB
Available for purchase on the Learning Store website

Ethics and Open Government Laws for Planning Body Members (01-18-2017)

Ethics and Open Government Laws for Planning Body Members (01-18-2017) Item #LGC2017-02
Members of plan commissions, zoning boards of appeal or other planning bodies are subject to Wisconsin’s ethics and open government laws regardless of whether the member is appointed or elected. It is vital that planning body members and their support personnel be familiar with these laws to help preserve the integrity of their decision making processes, as well as avoid any adverse effects of violating the law. Presented by Philip Freeburg, JD, Local Government Law Educator, UWEX Local Government Center
Approximate length of program: 89 minutes, PDF: 58 pages, 967 KB
Available for purchase on the Learning Store website

Fire and EMS Amid Changing Demographics (01-17-2017)

Fire and EMS Amid Changing Demographics (01-17-2017)  Item #LGC2017-01
Local fire protection and emergency medical services are critical community services that Wisconsin residents count on. However, changing conditions relating to customers and service providers will have a significant impact on how these services are provided and funded. Learn what changing demographics service delivery challenges are revealing about how communities will need to plan for, fund, and deliver these critical services.
Presented by Dan Veroff, UW-Madison Applied Population Lab Jim Case, Assistant Chief, Wauwatosa Fire Department Jon Hochkammer, Wisconsin Counties Association
Approximate length of program: 87 minutes, PDF: 19 pages, 457 KB
Available for purchase on the Learning Store website

 

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