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May/June 2019 Issue

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Supreme Court Allows Town to Proceed with Broad Challenge to Annexation Ordinance

Julia Potter
In April of 2018, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals ruled against the Town of Lincoln in its challenge to the City of Whitehall’s annexation of…

A Comparison of the First Three Approved Financial Assistance Programs for Private Lead Service Line Replacements

Jared Walker Smith
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) has now received four applications from municipal water utilities to provide for ratepayer assisted private lead service line…

Municipalities Lose the Right to Raise the Notice of Claim Statute as a Defense if Not Plead as an Affirmative Defense

Before persons may sue a municipality, they must serve the municipal clerk with a notice of claim under Wis. Stat. § 893.80(1d). The purpose of…

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