Legal News

WCA Legal News is a periodic publication of the Wisconsin Counties Association. It is intended for general information purposes for the county family and the broader community, and highlights recent changes and developments in the legal area. This publication does not constitute legal advice from the Wisconsin Counties Association or the author, and the reader should consult legal counsel to determine how this information applies to any specific situation.

Published Date Title Issue Area
September 1, 2020 Virtual Meetings During COVID-19 County Organization and Personnel
April 1, 2020 County Board Rules County Organization and Personnel
March 1, 2020 County Board Organizational Meeting County Organization and Personnel
February 1, 2020 Emergency Management Functions of Counties Judicial and Public Safety
September 1, 2019 Wisconsin Small Cell Agriculture, Environment and Land Use
August 1, 2019 ATV/UTV Speed Regulations Transportation and Public Works
June 1, 2019 Legal Issues to Consider When Using Temporary & Seasonal Employees County Organization and Personnel
May 19, 2019 Marathon County Successful Litigation: Right to Establish a Rural Naming or Numbering System Other
May 1, 2019 County Board Supervisor Resignation Requirements County Organization and Personnel
February 1, 2019 911 Ordinances & Uniform Naming and Number Systems Judicial and Public Safety
January 1, 2019 Incompatibility of Offices & Conflicts of Interest County Organization and Personnel
December 1, 2018 How Much is Too Much Judicial and Public Safety
October 1, 2018 The Ongoing Evolution of Vested Rights & the Building Permit Exception Agriculture, Environment and Land Use
August 1, 2018 Maintaining a Drug Free Workplace County Organization and Personnel
August 1, 2018 Amicus Curie Brief in Support of Polk County Transportation and Public Works
June 1, 2018 What Every County Needs to Know About the Two Condemnation Procedures Agriculture, Environment and Land Use
April 1, 2018 County Board Rules County Organization and Personnel
February 1, 2018 The County Referendum Process County Organization and Personnel
December 1, 2017 Amicus Brief in Polk County Litigation Judicial and Public Safety
October 1, 2017 Victory for County Land Use Regulations Judicial and Public Safety
September 1, 2017 Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling Other
April 20, 2017 When Can a Private Contractor Receive Governmental Immunity? Other
April 1, 2017 Wisconsin’s Recreational Immunity Statute Other
March 1, 2017 Towns Assess Special Charge for Fire Protection Services Judicial and Public Safety
March 1, 2017 Think Twice Before Hitting Send County Organization and Personnel
November 29, 2016 WERC Clarifies the Scope of Health Insurance Components Health and Human Services
November 23, 2016 Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Court County Organization and Personnel
October 1, 2016 The County Tax Levy Tax and Finance
September 1, 2016 WCA Supports St. Croix County in Murr v. Wisconsin Judicial and Public Safety
August 9, 2016 Revisiting OFCCP Juristiction Other
August 1, 2016 Changes in Fair Labor Standards Act Salary Threshold County Organization and Personnel
July 14, 2016 Regulating High Capacity Wells in Wisconsin Agriculture, Environment and Land Use
July 14, 2016 Treatment of Transgender Status: A Primer Health and Human Services
May 11, 2016 Interplay Between DPPA and Wisconsin Public Records Law Transportation and Public Works
February 1, 2016 The Scope of Duty to Maintain & Improve County Highways Running through Cities Transportation and Public Works
January 1, 2016 Local Government & School District Procurement Process Tax and Finance
November 1, 2015 Paid Leave Programs County Organization and Personnel
September 1, 2015 Shoreland Zoning Authority Agriculture, Environment and Land Use
May 1, 2015 Court of Appeals Decision Prohibiting Bargaining Health Care Plan Health and Human Services
April 1, 2015 Confidentiality Policies in Light of Public Records Law Judicial and Public Safety
February 1, 2015 Clerk of Court Cannot Charge Copy Fees When Personal Device is Used Other
January 1, 2015 The Federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act & the Wisconsin Public Records Law Transportation and Public Works

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