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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Land Use Decisions and the Rule Of Law

Powers of Municipalities 941, April 2021 by Matthew Dregne, Partner, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Discretionary Immunity in Slip and Fall Case

Liability 439, February 2021 by Attorneys Ted Waskowski and Kyle W. Engelke, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Qualified Immunity Acknowledges Legal Realities

Liability 438, January 2021 by Kail Decker, City Attorney and Patrick Mitchell, Chief of Police, City of West Allis

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Enforcing Seasonal Weight Limitation Ordinances

Traffic Regulation 432, December 2020 by Attorneys E. Joseph Kershek and Kimberly Kershek

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

“This Is Not My Beautiful House…” (Strategies for Dealing with Dilapidated Properties)

Nuisances 161, December 2020 by Attorney Nathan Bayer, Crivello Carlson s.c.

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Garbage Collection and Recycling FAQs

Sanitation 30, December 2020 by Curt Witynski, Deputy Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Apartment Inspection and Landlord Registration Programs

Powers of Municipalities 940, November 2020 by Curt Witynski, JD, Deputy Executive Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

After State Interference, Financial Incentives Encourage Employee Residency

Employees 367, November 2020 by Curt Witynski, JD, Deputy Executive Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Funding Streets Through Transportation Utility Fees

Powers of Municipalities 939, September 2020 by Curt Witynski, J.D., Deputy Executive Director, Claire Silverman, Legal Counsel, Maria Davis, Assistant Legal Counsel, League of Wisconsin Municipalities

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Oversight of Municipal Police Departments in Wisconsin

Police 314, August 2020 by Claire Silverman, Legal Counsel, League of Wisconsin Municipalities

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Short-Term Rentals

Licensing and Regulation 403

R. D. Bitar, Muni Law & Litigation Group, Apr 2020 Legal Articles
Posted on: September 23, 2019

ABCs on CBD

Licensing & Regulation 401

Barry Blonien, Attorney, Boardman & Clark, LLP Legal Articles
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Summertime and (Pre-Mosquitos) the Living Is Easy

Employees 272R3, Licensing & Regulation 400, Miscellaneous 21

Claire Silverman, The Municipality, May 2019 Legal Articles
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Court Declines Invitation to Revamp Governmental Immunity

Courts 369, Liability 435

Courts 369 Wisconsin Supreme Court declined to adopt interpretation of governmental immunity statute that would reverse longstanding precedent and expand municipal liability under sec. 893.80(4) explaining that to do so would create problems for governmen...

Claire Silverman, The Municipality, March 2019

Claire Silverman, The Municipality, March 2019 Legal Articles
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Panhandling Ordinances after Reed and Norton

Licensing/Regulation 399, Ordinances/Resolutions 511: Legal comment discussing the constitutionality of panhandling ordinances in the wake of Reed v. Town of Gilbert, 135 S.Ct. 2218 (2015) and Norton v. City of Springfield, 806 F.3d 411 (7th Cir. 2015).

Maria Davis, The Municipality, March 2019 Legal Articles
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Nuisance Concerts Separate Events

Liability 434, Nuisances 160: Concerts constituting a nuisance are considered separate events for purposes of the 120-day notice timeline in Wisconsin Statute § 893.80(1d). Yacht Club at Sister Bay Condo Assn., Inc. v. Village of Sister Bay, 2019 WI 4.

Maria Davis, The Municipality, March 2019 Legal Articles
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Wisconsin Cities Have Class!

Municipal Corporations 59: Provides overview of Wis. Stat. sec. 62.05 which classifies cities as 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th class cities based on population as well as procedure for altering classification and some differences between the different classes.

Claire Silverman, The Municipality, March, 2019 Legal Articles