Summary of Recent Planning-related Federal and Upper-Midwest Court Cases and Legislation

APA Wisconsin Chapter


Thursday, February 4, 2016
8:42 a.m. - 8:42 a.m. CST


This session will provide a very timely and informative overview of the recent court cases and legislative developments for the past year related to the upper Midwest (primarily Wisconsin) including the significant United States Supreme Court decisions affecting planning. It will also provide an up to minute update about recent acts passed by the Wisconsin legislature and pending legislative proposals related to planning. 

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Gary Taylor

Invited Speaker

Gary Taylor, JD, AICP Director, Community & Economic Development Program, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Professor, Community & Regional Planning College of Design Iowa State University Gary Taylor is the Director of the Community and Economic Development unit of ISU Extension and Outreach, and a Professor in the Department of Community & Regional Planning in the ISU College of Design. Mr. Taylor is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). He holds a law degree from the University of Nebraska and a Masters in Community and Regional Planning from Iowa State University.

Brian Ohm

Invited Speaker

Brian Ohm is a professor in the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a planning law specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. He is an attorney and has written numerous publications on various planning law topics and is a frequent presenter on planning law topics at seminars and conferences. Prior to joining the faculty at UW he was an attorney for the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council.