Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Ways and Means
Assembly Bill 521
Relating to: additional local sales and use tax for Milwaukee County.
By Representatives Goyke, Bowen, Brostoff, Anderson, Considine, Crowley, Hebl, Haywood, Sinicki, Ohnstad, L. Myers, Hintz and C. Taylor; cosponsored by Senators Johnson, Larson, Bewley and Carpenter.
October 08, 2019 Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
March 05, 2020 Public Hearing Held
Present: (10) Representative Macco; Representatives Wittke, Kerkman, Brooks, Petersen, Dittrich, Ramthun, Riemer, Haywood and McGuire.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (2) Representatives Kulp and Ohnstad.
· Representative Evan Goyke - Wisconsin's 18th Assembly District
· Senator LaTonya Johnson - Wisconsin's 6th Senate District
· Representative David Bowen - Wisconsin's 10th Assembly District
· Represenative David Crowley - Wisconsin's 17th Assembly District
· County Exec. Chris Abele - Milwaukee County
· Mayor Tom Barrett - City of Milwaukee
· Secratary Peter Barca - WI DoR
· Chairman Theodore Lipscomb - Milwaukee County
· Alderman Ashanti Hamilton - City of Milwaukee
· Supervisor Jason Haas - Milwaukee County (14th District)
· John Barmore - Milwaukee Retired Fire and Police Association
· Richmond Izard - Milwaukee County Commission on Aging
· Rev. George Humphrey - Commission on Aging
· Tim Sheehy - MMAC
· Mark O'Connell - Wisconsin Counties Association
· Jerry Deschane
· Greg Nickerson - Greater Milwaukee Committee
· Rebecca Grill - City of West Allis
Appearances for Information Only
· Rob Henlan - Wisconsin Policy Forum
· Secretary Peter Barca - WI DoR
· Senator Chris Larson - Wisconsin's 7th Senate District
· Senator Tim Carpenter - Wisconsin's 3rd Senate District
· Representative Christine Sinicki - Wisconsin's 20th Assembly District
· Joe Strohl - Professional Firefighters of WI
· Mahlon Mitchell - Professional Firefighters of WI
· Daniel Idzikowski - Milwaukee County Department on Aging
· Alec Knutson - Milwaukee County
· Nicole Stickler - Milwaukee County
· Kimberly Montgomery - City of Milwaukee
· Brenda Wood - City of Milwaukee
· John Jacobson - WI Property Taxpayers Inc.
· Josh Zepnick
· Senator Steve Nass - Wisconsin's 11th Senate District
Registrations for Information Only
· Andrew Wagner - Milwaukee Police Association
March 26, 2020 Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1