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What’s going on in Madison?

Many state legislative actions that could affect planning have been introduced in the past few months. To help you keep up with the latest, we will keep updates on our home page, as well as our regular Law & Legislation section. Keep checking back for the latest on what’s going on at the capitol!


For the second year, Middleton participated in the Professional Fellows program, hosting two international planners. From October through November, the ICMA (International City/County Management Association) hosted 40 fellows from across Southeast Asia, including the two that spent their time in Middleton.

For the second year, Middleton participated in the Professional Fellows program, hosting two international planners. The ICMA (International City/County Management Association) hosted 40 fellows from across Southeast Asia, including the two that spent their time in Middleton.

Fall-Winter 2015 Newsletter is here!

Learn about the many legislative proposals that impact planning in Wisconsin, Chapter Awards announced, and a new report on plan commissions from the Public Policy Forum.


Announcing our 2015 Chapter Award Winners

Congratulations to the eight communities that received Wisconsin Chapter awards for 2015.  In addition, the Chapter recognized two Great Places in Wisconsin, APA – Wisconsin board service, and a planner retiree.

Carolyn Esswein, the outgoing Vice President for Awards, has prepared a great overview of the winning plans, places, and people.


 2015 Upper Midwest Planning Conference Recap

Keynote speaker Chuck Marohn speaks to a full house on Monday, October 12 at Monona Terrace

Chuck Marohn speaks to a full house on Monday, October 12 at Monona Terrace

Conference presentations are now online! Relive them, or share them with friends!

Thanks to all attendees, presenters, and organizers for making it a great conference!

The APA – Wisconsin Chapter was proud to host “Adaptive Planning: Solutions for Changing Times,” the 2015 Upper Midwest APA Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, on October 12-13.

Like Chuck Marohn’s presentation? Find more Strong Towns information here!