2017 League Annual Conference

The 119th League Annual Conference was held October 18-20, 2017 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton.  
Many of the workshop presentations are available to download and print:

Workshop Topics & Presentations
From Wednesday, October 18 Sessions:


PDF of Trends in Banking Fraud Presentation
PDF of Credit Industry Point of View Presentation
PDF of DOA Presentation
PDF of How to Survive Presentation

From Thursday, October 19 Sessions

Active Transportation: Driving Local Economies
Copies of slides from this presentation will be available soon.

Open Meetings Compliance, a 21st Century Perspective

PDF of Open Meetings Compliance Presentation

Working with Railroads

PDF Working with Railroads presentation

Complying with Levy Limits & Qualifying for Expenditure Restraint Program

PDF Complying with Levy Limits Presentation

Construction Contracting 101*

PDF of Construction Contracting 101 presentation

Municipal Liability Issues

​PDF of Municipal Liability Issues Presentation

Get the Lead Out!

PDF of Lawrie Kobza's Get the Lead Out Presentation

Housing Development Panel

PDF of Village of Howard Housing Presentation
PDF of Pat Kaster's Housing Presentation

Distinctive P-5 Partnerships

PDF of Distinctive P-% Partnerships Presentation

The Importance of Urban Trees as Infrastructure

PDF of Urban Trees as Infrastructure Presentation

PDF of Tax Incremental Financing Presentation

Landlord Connections

PDF of Landlord Connections Presentation

Project Development:  Idea through Construction

Ask the Attorneys

Ethics for Engineers*

​PDF of Ethics for Engineers Presentation

Women In Government Reception
Sponsored by Engaging Local Govt. Leaders, Wisconsin Women in Govt, Wisconsin Women's Council

Brenna Root, UW-Oshkosh MPA Graduate Student PDF of Diversity Presentation
PDF of Diversity Dashboard PowerPoint

From Friday, October 20 Session:

ANATOMY OF A PERMIT                           
PDF of Matthew Dregne's Presentation: Drafting the Ordinance

 PDF of Eric Larson's Presentation: Hearings and Decision

PDF of David Moore's Presentation:  The Challenge

The Hidden Costs of Health Care
No presentation was submitted for this workshop

Effective Pavement Ratings & Forecasting*

PDF of Pavement Ratings Presentation

Managing in Chaos*
No presentation was submitted for this workshop

Make plans now to join us next year for the 120th League Annual Conference!

Kalahari Resort
Wisconsin Dells
October 24-26, 2018
Interested in learning more about the value and networking provided at a League Conference? View the full 2016 Annual Conference Program (PDF)

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