Videos Offered of Land Use Seminars

The Wisconsin Towns Association partnered with UW-Extension and DATCP to sponsor nine statewide workshops December 2011 and June 2012 that focused on land use planning and regulation.   The workshops were geared towards town and village board members and plan commissioners.  Other local officials and staff were also welcome to attend.  The Wisconsin Towns Association is currently offering online videos of the speakers at this workshop and other videos of interest to town and local governments.  Contact the Wisconsin Towns Association to subscribe.

Workshop Topics:

  • The Role of the Plan Commission
  • Creation and Maintenance of Local Subdivision Ordinances
  • Comprehensive Planning Law Changes
  • Legislative Update, including Working Lands
  • Other Land Use Controls Beyond Zoning and Subdivision Regulations

Presenters:  Rebecca Roberts, Center for Land Use Education, UW-Stevens Point/Extension; Philip Freeburg, Local Government Center, UW-Madison/Extension; Brian Ohm, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UW-Madison/ Extension; DATCP Representatives; Thomas W. Harnisch, Wisconsin Towns Association, And Rick Stadelman.

This was Tom Harnisch’s last program with the Towns Association before his retirement in July2011.  The Local Government Center thanks Tom for his helps to LGC and local governments, and wishes him success in his future endeavors.

For more information, please contact the Wisconsin Towns Association at 715-526-3157 or visit  Registration is required one week prior to each scheduled workshop.