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MISSION STATEMENT

The Regulatory Committee is responsible for monitoring and informing the WIAWWA membership of laws (both federal and state), Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Public Service Commission (PSC) issues that are relevant to our membership.

GOALS

The immediate goals of the Regulatory Committee are:        

  • Recruit members to attend regulatory agency meetings.     
  • Coordinate the dissemination of meeting topics and minutes.      
  • Designate one individual to participate in the planning of Regulatory Affairs seminar each year.    
  • Recruit and budget for attendees at AWWA’s National Fly in each year.            
  • Serve as steering committee to budget and coordinate agendas and minutes for the Regulatory Newsletter of the WIAWWA.

ACTIVITIES PLAN

The 2017 Fly-In occurred on March 22 -23, 2017. This is an annual event that provides opportunity to meet our national legislators and bring issues that are important to the water industry to the forefront. This year the Association and WIAWWA each supported sending a representative.  Nancy Quirk and David Kelter represented us.  If you are interested in representing WIAWWA at this event in future years, please contact a either a trustee or a committee member.   Issue papers for this past year's Fly-in can be found here and here.  The 2018 Fly-in is scheduled for April 18-19.

Regulatory Affairs Seminar is a joint seminar put on by the Wisconsin DNR, Wisconsin PSC , MEG-Water, WRWA, and WIAWWA. The seminar was held on May 3, 2017 at the Pyle Center in Madison.   The 2018 seminar is tentatively scheduled for May 2, 2018.

 

Links

MEG-Water is a coalition of municipal water systems formed in 1991 to lobby on municipal water utility issues before the Wisconsin State Legislature, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.

Who Are My Legislators? Click on this link to identify your state legislators.

AWWA National Governement Affairs Website

Wisconsin Legislative Notification Service It's free and anyone can sign up by registering a user name and password. You can track legislation by House or Senate committee, author, or subject matter. You can specify how often you want to receive email

You can check the status of proposed administrative rules. You either need to know the clearinghouse rule number or you can perform a search for a particular administrative code chapter, etc.

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David Kelter joined the group Committees: Regulatory Committee.
Posted Friday, June 5, 2015
Frank Miller joined the group Committees: Regulatory Committee.
Posted Friday, February 7, 2014
Michael Sullivan joined the group Committees: Regulatory Committee.
Posted Friday, December 6, 2013
Andrew Schultz joined the group Committees: Regulatory Committee.
Posted Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Jim Prindle joined the group Committees: Regulatory Committee.
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Board Liasion
John W. Richmond P.E.
Committee Chair
John Steinbrink Jr
Committee Vice Chair
David Kelter

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