Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Housing, Commerce and Trade

Senate Bill 630

Relating to: prohibiting certain property tax assessment practices.

By Senator Feyen; cosponsored by Representatives Brooks, Armstrong, Dittrich, Gundrum, Kitchens, Edming and Schraa.

October 20, 2021        Referred to Committee on Housing, Commerce and Trade

December 07, 2021     Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Jagler; Senators Feyen, Roth, Agard and Johnson.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Cori Lamont - Wisconsin Realtors Association

·      Christopher Schaefer - Rep.Rob Brooks

·      Senator Dan Feyen - 18th Senate District

Appearances Against

·      Michelle Drea - Wisconsin Association of Assessing Officers and City of Madison

·      Joe Ruth - Wisconsin Towns Association

·      Jerry Derr

·      Town of Genesee chair Sharon Leair

·      Supervisor,  Town Of Rib Mountain Fred Schaefer

·      Supervisor John Brixy - Town of Blue Mounds Dane County

·      Curt Witynski - League of wis municipalities

·      Brenda Wood - City of Milwaukee

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Legislative Director Brian Dake - Wisconsin Independent Businesses

·      Robert Welch - Apartment Association of South Central Wisconsin

Registrations Against

·      Assessors office Brookfield William Mortag - Wisconsin association of assessors

·      Megan Lukens - City of Madison

·      Sarah Tyrrell

·      Lester Lewis

·      Robert Helback

·      Chair townsherman William Goehring

·      Forbes McIntosh - Dane County Cities & Villages Association

·      Forbes McIntosh - Dane County Cities &  Villages Association

·      Village President Jane Cahill Wolfgram - Village of DeForest

·      Village President Bob Wipperfurth - Village of Windsor

·      Administrator Judy Weter - Village of Marshall

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

March 10, 2022           Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Charlie Bellin

Committee Clerk