Previous Local Government Center Programs for Purchase from 2018

Programs from 2018

Case Law and Legislative Update (02/14/2018)

Case Law and Legislative Update (02/14/2018) TELECONFERENCE
Planning law is constantly changing. This program reviews recent court decisions and legislation from the past year affecting planning and land use in Wisconsin including conditional use permits, nonconforming lots, and more.
Presented by Brian Ohm, JD, Land Use Law Specialist, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture, UW-Madison/Extension
Approximate length of program: 90 minutes, PDF 47 pages, 3162 KB
Available on the Learning Store website

How to Run the Annual Town Meeting (03/06/2018)

How to Run the Annual Town Meeting (03/06/2018) TELECONFERENCE
Every year Wisconsin Towns are required by law to convene a meeting of its electors. Learn the statutory requirements and best practices required for running a successful annual town meeting.
Presented by Attorney Carol Nawrocki, Wisconsin Towns Association.
Approximate length of program: 90 minutes, PDF 64 pages
Available  for $35 on USB drive from the Local Government Center.  Call 608-262-9961 or 608-262-9960 to place your order

Tax Increment Financing: Evaluating Proposals to Ensure the Best Deal for the Community (03/14/2018)

Tax Increment Financing: Evaluating Proposals to Ensure the Best Deal for the Community (03/14/2018) TELECONFERENCE
Tax increment financing is an important planning tool used by many communities in Wisconsin. This program reviews how local governments use tax increment financing and explores how communities can evaluate proposals for the use of tax increment financing to ensure they are getting the best deal for the community.
Presenters: Daniel Lindstrom, AICP, Planning & Community Development Manager, Vierbicher Associates, Inc.
Approximate length of program: 90 minutes, PDF 22 pages, 2049 KB
Available for $35 on USB drive from the Local Government Center. Call 608-262-9961 or 608-262-9960 to place your order.

Planning for Natural Hazards: Floodplain Zoning (04/11/2018)

Planning for Natural Hazards: Floodplain Zoning (04/11/2018) TELECONFERENCE
The National Flood Insurance Program and Wisconsin DNR Floodplain Management Program aim to reduce the impact of flooding on private and public structures. We will discuss how floodplain management is implemented in Wisconsin and how the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs Division of Emergency Management aids communities in flood disasters.
Presented by Michelle J. Staff, CFM, DNR Floodplain Policy Coordinator; Katie Sommers, CFM, State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Wisconsin Emergency Management
Available for $35 on USB drive from the Local Government Center. Call 608-262-9961 or 608-262-9960 to place your order.

Local Government Fiscal Stress: Drivers and Responses (04/12/2018)

Local Government Fiscal Stress: Drivers and Responses (04/12/2018) TELECONFERENCE
Local governments are increasingly challenged with fiscal and budgetary issues. Learn about the drivers of local government fiscal stress and potential local responses based on national research and insights from focus groups with Wisconsin local officials.
Presented by Yunji Kim, Local Government Budget and Finance Specialist, UW-Extension’s Local Government Center / Assistant Professor, Dept. of Planning and Landscape Architecture UW-Madison
Available for $35 on USB drive from the Local Government Center. Call 608-262-9961 or 608-262-9960 to place your order.

Alcohol Beverage Regulation and Licensing (05/08/2018)

Alcohol Beverage Regulation and Licensing (05/08/2018) WEBINAR
Wisconsin municipalities are required to appropriately review and issue alcohol licenses according to state law. Prepare for your municipality’s review and issuing of licenses by learning the statutory requirements for alcoholic beverage licenses, municipal licensing actions, recent court decisions and any legislative changes.
Presented by Atty. Carol Nawrocki, Wisconsin Towns Association, Atty. Claire Silverman, League of Wisconsin Municipalities, and Tom Ourada, Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue.
Available for $35 on USB drive from the Local Government Center. Call 608-262-9961 or 608-262-9960 to place your order.

Dealing with Conflict in Local Land Use Decision-Making (05/09/2018)

Dealing with Conflict in Local Land Use Decision-Making (05/09/2018) TELECONFERENCE
Although land use planning is often accompanied by conflict, effective, proactive communication between local planning officials and the public can go a long way to minimize conflict. It can also inform the planning process by ensuring that the interests, concerns, and values of the public and other community stakeholders are understood by planners and considered when planning decisions are made. This session will describe several public participation strategies and techniques that support an inclusive and civil planning process.
Presented by: Bill Rizzo, Professor, UW-Extension (retired)
Available for $35 on USB drive from the Local Government Center. Call 608-262-9961 or 608-262-9960 to place your order.

If you would like to order a USB thumb drive with the program and materials for $35.00 please contact our office.

 

Local Government Center
Phone: 608-262-9960 or 608-262-9961
Email: lgc@uwex.edu
610 Langdon Street, Room 229 Lowell Center
Madison, WI 53703