Local Government Essentials Distance Education Series — Spring-Summer 2020
These webinar programs cover some of the essential elements of local governance in Wisconsin. Programs are moderated by UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education Staff and are offered by Zoom webinar. These webinars are fully accessible through any computer with video and audio capabilities, and can also be accessed by smart phones. The audio can even be accessed by landlines and other phones with no video capabilities. An email with connection information and a PDF containing reference materials will be sent to registrants five days prior to the program.
The cost for participating in each session is $20. Register at the links below:
Cancellation policy: You may cancel up to ten (10) days before the program and still receive a refund.
Alcohol Beverage Regulation and Licensing – Part 1
Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Under state law, Wisconsin municipalities issue and renew alcohol licenses. New municipal clerks and others looking for a refresher on the basics of alcohol licensing will benefit most from this session. Learn about the different types of licenses, license qualifications, notice requirements, and other statutory requirements as your municipality prepares for the upcoming license renewal period.
Presented by Attorney Carol Nawrocki of the Wisconsin Towns Association and Attorney Claire Silverman of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities.
Alcohol Beverage Regulation and Licensing – Part 2
Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Part 2 is intended for both new and continuing officials who want to stay up-to-date with recent changes in the law, current issues, and Wisconsin Department of Revenue resources related to alcohol licensing. In addition to providing these updates, Mr. Quam will be available to answer any questions you submit ahead of time, and if time, those questions posed during the presentation. To submit questions, please email them by Wednesday, May 1, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presented by Tyler Quam Special Agent-in-Charge at Wisconsin Department of Revenue, Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Unit.
Adjusting Your Allowable Levy Limit
Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
During this session, Wisconsin Department of Revenue staff will walk through the available adjustments to your allowable levy limit, including reporting requirements on the Levy Limit Worksheet. We will be focusing on Secs. D and E of the Levy Limit Worksheet. This session will not include exceeding the allowable levy limit via resolution or referendum.
Presented by Valeah Foy, Deputy Division Administrator of State and Local Finance, and Andrea Newman-Wilfong, Revenue Auditor, Wisconsin Department of Revenue.
For information on purchasing previously recorded programs:
Programs from 2018 – click here
Programs from 2017 – click here.
Programs from 2016 – click here.
To order past programs call 608-262-9961 or 608-262-9960.
- 2018 Local Government Essentials – (PDF file, 314 kb, 2 pages)
- 2017 Local Government Essentials – (PDF file, 314 kb, 2 pages)
- 2015 Local Government Essentials – (PDF file, 496 kb, 2 pages)
- 2014 Local Government Essentials – (PDF file, 394 kb, 2 pages)
- 2013 Local Government Essentials – (PDF file, 437 kb, 2 pages)
Local Government Center
Phone: 608-262-9960 or 608-262-9961
702 Langdon Street, Room 111 Pyle Center
Madison, WI 53706