2020 Town Law Conference

Image for Local Government Center Law- no textThe annual Town Law Conference will go ahead as a Zoom distance learning event this year! The conference will be provided in two parts over two successive Fridays. Participants will have the option to attend the live webinar sessions online or via phone. Following the live events, registrants will also have the option of watching the recorded sessions which will be posted to the WTA website for on-demand viewing. As always, the conference will feature a timely array of topics that will be sure to be of interest to municipal attorneys and town officials alike. Please join us!

Part I: 9:00am-12:00pm, Friday, September 25, 2020

Part II: 9:00am-11:30am, Friday, October 2, 2020 – Added Materials:

Anderson v Hanson – 9/27/20 Judge Adelman Wisconsin Eastern District Federal Court

Registration includes both Part I & Part II. Printed materials will not be provided to participants this year. Alternatively, course materials will be provided via email to registrants prior to the program.

Materials,Register and Find out more at: https://www.wisctowns.com/town-law-conference/

Attorneys: The Town Law Conference has been approved for 6.5 CLEs as a LIVE Webcast.  While we have applied for approval to allow for CLE credit for those attorneys viewing the recordings “on demand” after the conference, that application is still pending at this time.  As a result, any attorney interested in receiving 6.5 CLE credits for the conference should plan to attend the LIVE two-part Webcast.

The conference features these topics:

Part 1 Friday September 25 – “Just Dropping in to See What Condition Conditional Uses are In (a review of the state’s experience with conditional uses since 2017 Wisconsin Act 67),”

“Exploring Local Moratoria in Wisconsin,” and “Alcohol License Revocation/Non-renewal”. Presented by James Kalny, Davis & Kuelthau S.C.; Prof. Brian Ohm, UW-Madison Department of Planning and Landscape Architect and Division of Extension; and Rick Manthe, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP.

Part 2 Friday October 2

“Issues that Arise With Public Meetings – From Current Issues with COVID-19 to Constitutional Claims and Other Common Pitfalls & Issues that Arise With Public Meetings — From Current Issues with COVID-19 to Constitutional Claims and Other Common Pitfalls” and “Local Control of Siting and Expansion of Large Livestock Agriculture Operations – Sixteen Years of Livestock Siting Law Lessons.” Presented by: Remzy Bitar, Municipal Law and Litigation Group, S.C. and Larry Konopacki, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP.