Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Government Operations and Consumer Protection

Senate Bill 263

Relating to: applying financial accountability provisions that currently apply to certain tax incremental districts to all tax incremental districts created by a city or village.

By Senators Stroebel, Nass and Vukmir; cosponsored by Representatives Craig, Kremer, R. Brooks, Thiesfeldt, Neylon, Brandtjen, Jacque and Horlacher.

September 21, 2015    Referred to Committee on Government Operations and Consumer Protection

October 21, 2015        Public Hearing Held

Present:       (4)        Senator Stroebel; Senators LeMahieu, Kapenga and Harris Dodd.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (1)        Senator Wirch.

Appearances For

·      Duey Stroebel - 20th Senate District

·      Van Mobley

·      John Jacobson - Wisconsin Property Taxpayers Inc

Appearances Against

·      Curt Witynski - Wisconsin League of Municipalities

·      Richard Lincoln - NAIOP-WI

·      Brian Dondun - Wisconsin Economic Development Association

·      Mary Rajek - Wisconsin Economic Development Association

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Representative David Craig - 83rd Assembly District

·      Mike Coles - Wisconsin Towns Association

·      Dan Rossmiller - Wisconsin Association of School Boards

·      Mayor Dan Abendroth - City of Mequon

Registrations Against

·      Senator Rick Gudex - 18th Senate District

·      Rebecca Ballweg - Wisconsin Economic Development Association

·      Michael Harrigan - Ehlers & Associates

·      Tom Larson - Wisconsin Realtors Association

·      Tom Larson - NAIOP

·      Kimberly Montgomery - City of Milwaukee

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

February 10, 2016       Executive Session Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Stroebel; Senators LeMahieu, Kapenga, Harris Dodd and Wirch.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Moved by Senator Stroebel, seconded by Senator Kapenga that Senate Bill 263 be recommended for passage.

Ayes:     (3)     Senator Stroebel; Senators LeMahieu and Kapenga.

Noes:     (2)     Senators Harris Dodd and Wirch.



John Soper

Committee Clerk