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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
February 17, 2015 - Introduced by Representatives Kleefisch, Ballweg, R.
, Danou, Knodl, Krug, Mursau, Ripp, Thiesfeldt, Tittl and Murphy,
cosponsored by Senators S. Fitzgerald, Harsdorf, Gudex, Moulton, Nass
and Olsen. Referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting
AB47,1,3 1An Act to amend 33.28 (2) (intro.), 33.28 (2) (a) and 33.28 (2) (b) of the statutes;
2relating to: membership of boards of commissioners established for public
3inland lake protection and rehabilitation districts.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, a county may establish one or more public inland lake
protection and rehabilitation districts (lake districts) in the county. A board of
commissioners is established to manage the affairs of a lake district, which include
enacting boating ordinances and receiving state funding for local water safety
patrols. Under current law, the board consists of five members, one of whom is a
member of the governing body of the city, village, or town within which the largest
portion of the district lies, as measured by property tax valuation, and who is selected
by that body. Under this bill, the governing body may either appoint one of its
members to serve on the board or another person who resides in the city, village, or
For further information see the local fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB47,1 4Section 1. 33.28 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
133.28 (2) (intro.) The board of commissioners shall consist of all of the following:
AB47,2 2Section 2. 33.28 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB47,2,53 33.28 (2) (a) One person appointed by the county board who is a member of the
4county land conservation committee or who is nominated by the county land
5conservation committee and appointed by the county board; .
AB47,3 6Section 3. 33.28 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB47,2,117 33.28 (2) (b) One member of resident of the district who is appointed by the
8governing body of the town, village, or city within which the largest portion by
9valuation of the district lies, appointed by the governing body and owning and who
property within the district if possible; and . The appointee may be a member
11of the governing body making the appointment.
AB47,2,1212 (End)