2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 92. Soil and water conservation and animal waste management.
92.06 Land conservation committees.

92.06

92.06 Land conservation committees.

92.06(1)

(1) Creation; membership.

92.06(1)(a)

(a) Creation. Each county board shall create a land conservation committee.

92.06(1)(b)

(b) Membership.

92.06(1)(b)1.

1. The county board shall appoint to the land conservation committee at least 2 persons who are members of the committee on agriculture and extension education created under s. 59.56 (3) (b).

92.06(1)(b)2.

2. The county board shall appoint to the land conservation committee a person who is the chairperson of the county agricultural stabilization and conservation committee created under 16 USC 590h (b) or other county agricultural stabilization and conservation committee member designated by the chairperson of the county agricultural stabilization and conservation committee.

92.06(1)(b)3.

3. The county board may appoint to the land conservation committee any number of members who are also members of the county board.

92.06(1)(b)4.

4. The county board may appoint to the land conservation committee up to 2 members who are not members of the county board.

92.06(1)(c)

(c) Terms. Each member of the land conservation committee shall serve for a term of 2 years or until a successor is appointed, whichever is longer.

92.06(1)(d)

(d) Reimbursement. Each member of the land conservation committee shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses and shall be paid the same per diem as members of other county board committees.

92.06(1)(e)

(e) Programs and responsibilities. The county board may assign other programs and responsibilities to the land conservation committee.

92.06(2)

(2) Designated representatives. The county board shall designate a representative of each county committee with responsibilities related to natural resource management to serve as an adviser to the land conservation committee. The county board shall designate, at a minimum, representatives from any county zoning or land use, forestry, parks and solid waste committees. In addition, the land conservation committee may invite any state, federal or local agency with which the county or committee has a memorandum of understanding to designate a representative to advise the land conservation committee.

92.06(4)

(4) Public participation. The committee shall actively solicit public participation in the planning and evaluation of soil and water conservation programs.

92.06 - ANNOT.

History: 1981 c. 346; 1985 a. 29; 1995 a. 201.

92.06 - ANNOT.

Appointments to the conservation committee are made by the county board, not the county executive. 76 Atty. Gen. 173.

92.06 - ANNOT.

Committee responsibilities and prohibitions of private interests in public contracts are discussed. 76 Atty. Gen. 184.

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