Co-produced with the Administrative and Local Government Section
What’s trending in municipal regulation
Emerging Issues in Local Government and Administrative Law will provide practical guidance and information on timely issues for attorneys who deal with municipal regulation. This half-day program will cover three hot topics related to local land use, as well as dive into unique ethical issues faced by government lawyers.
Changes in conditional use regulations and proceedings
The 2017 Wisconsin Act 67 made major changes to how private property can be regulated in Wisconsin. Review the new procedures for a conditional use permit (CUP). Gain strategies for obtaining or opposing CUPs under the new Act.
Fighting the dark store loophole
In many cities across America, big box retailers are battling municipalities over commercial property tax valuation, leading to an ongoing saga of dark store appeals. Since 2015, at least 230 cases have been filed in Wisconsin. Review recent court decisions in which municipalities prevailed and gain best practices for defending against dark store challenges.
Drafting development agreements
Tax increment financing (TIF) is a popular tool employed by local and state governments to spur economic growth in distressed, underdeveloped, or underutilized areas. Receive an overview of TIF and its allowed developments and expenditures. Get tips on what terms to include when drafting a development agreement.
Emerging Issues in Local Government and Administrative Law is a helpful resource for attorneys who work with or for local government.