WLIA Legislative Visit to the Capitol

Take a walk across the street with the Legislative Committee during our Fall Regional Meeting to meet with Wisconsin Legislators and their staff at the Capitol. Please join us on November 4th from 3pm to 5pm as we… Read More

Let’s Get Technical! – Attend the Technical Committee Meeting on July 12th

The WLIA Technical Committee invites all WLIA members to listen in and participate in their inaugural Committee Meeting for 2021! Mark your calendars for 2-3 p.m. on Monday, July 12th. You can access the Zoom meeting here. The… Read More

Legislative White Papers

Last month the WLIA Board of Directors approved updates to our Legislative White Papers to reflect our legislative priorities for the upcoming 2019-20 legislative session.  One highlight is the addition of a fourth Legislative Priority: Next Generation 911 GIS… Read More

Proposed Legislation Would Change State Agency Land Information Plan Requirement

Introduced by Senators Stroebel and Kapenga, SB 570 would eliminate the requirement for certain state agencies to submit Land Information Plans to the Department of Administration. The WLIA is registered with the GAB as neutral on the bill…. Read More

WLIA Opposes Current Comprehensive Planning Legislation

Legislation (2015 Assembly Bill 371/Senate Bill 266) to repeal Wisconsin’s Comprehensive planning law was recently introduced by Sen. Moulton and Rep. Kulp.  The elimination of the comprehensive planning grant program is included in the repeal.  Although not awarded… Read More

County Assessment Proposal Dropped From Budget

According to jsonline.com, the county property assessment proposal has been dropped by the Joint Finance Committee.  Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) and Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette), the co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee, said they dropped the assessment… Read More

Survey Modernization Bill Signed by Governor

Last week the Governor signed the Survey Modernization Bill which significantly changes the statutes that impact land surveying. The WLIA Legislative Committee has been tracking this Bill since introduction. Now that it has passed, we will work with WSLS… Read More