2017 Urban Alliance Policy Forum

Wisconsin needs new plan to fund local government Column by Greg Buckley, Two Rivers City Manager
"June 8, I shared the podium with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett at a Wisconsin Urban Alliance meeting in Madison on “A 21st Century Fiscal Structure for Local Government in Wisconsin.”

The following presentations were part of the Urban Alliance Policy Forum held June 7-9, 2017. 

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Revenue Sources for Wisconsin Municipalities by Curt Witynski, Assistant Director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities

State and Local Government Finances in Wisconsin
by Dave Schmiedicke, Finance Director of the City of Madison

Why We Need to Find an Alternative by Tom Barrett, Mayor of the City of Milwaukee

Small City Perspective on State-Local Finance by Greg Buckley, City Manager of the City of Two Rivers

City of Milwaukee's Revenue Structure by Rob Henken, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Public Policy Forum

Property Taxes in Wisconsin
by Tom Larson, Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs for Wisconsin Realtors Association

Driving Local Austerity: A Tale of Inefficient Local Governments in New York State by Yunji Kim, Assistant Professor, UW-Extension Local Government Center