Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Milwaukee County looks to go to the head of the class with wheel tax advisory referendum

As of next month, 15 municipalities and 5 counties will charge a wheel tax.

Milwaukee County voters on April 4 to weigh in on $60 wheel tax.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3/20/2017)
While no county officials are predicting — at least publicly — that the proposal will gain approval of a majority of county voters, a few elected officials speaking Monday at a panel on the wheel tax suggested it would be difficult politically to approve boosting the fee to $60 in the face of a majority no vote.
Source:  Wisconsin Adminstrative Code (page 1 or 2)

Related posts:
Additional jurisdictions likely to add their names to Wisconsin wheel tax list.  (8/20/2016)
Add Fort Atkinson to the list of municipalities assessing a wheel tax.  (2/24/2016)
Sheboygan Common Council wheel tax vote: The yeas, the nays & the chickenshits.  (10/14/2015)
Sheboygan Council Vice-President tells his colleagues not to pee their pants at upcoming Committee of the Whole meeting.  (10/11/2015)
Sheboygan Common Council ponders an annual $20 wheel tax.  (8/25/2015)
Janesville becomes 5th community to impose a wheel tax.  (12/1/2011)
Three Dane County supervisors propose wheel tax.  (11/9/2011;  it didn't fly.)
Hudson lawmaker puts his finger on Janesville's pulse.  (10/20/2011)
Mayville retains its wheel tax.  (10/13/2011)
Wheel tax proposed in Janesville.  (10/12/2011)

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