for Wisconsin Zoning Staff WHO RESPONDED TRENDING % % 44.3% Response Rate as of 3/23/2012
Assessment of Training Needs for Wisconsin Zoning Staff EDUCATION TRAINING % very or somewhat beneficial 94.2 % indicated that having access to a training program that is specifically designed for Wisconsin county planners and code administrators is very or somewhat beneficial for developing their abilities. YES 61.8% responded YES to the question, “Would you be interested in future sessions of the zoning leadership program.”
Update yet again April 2012 Publication - Factsheets
No additional regulations/ Unable to locate further regulations At least some additional regulation in place Current regulations in place on top of NR-135 Requirements Of the counties with additional regulations- 23 have at least a moderate level of additional regulations in place, with approximately 10 counties with a high level and 5 of those covering non-metallic mining extensively.
SourceTimeframe Total Farmland Conversion Annual Rate of Farmland Conversion NRCS National Resources Inventory 1982 to 2007 (loss) 520,500 acres (loss) 20,820 ac / yr. NASS Census of Agriculture: Land in Farms 1992 to 2007 (loss) 364,424 acres (loss) 26,030 ac / yr. *Spatial Analysis Results 1992 to 2010 (loss) 396,583 acres (loss) 22,032 ac / yr. *Note: Analysis method describe on upcoming CLUE publication Losing ground: Comparing farmland loss in Wisconsin counties 1992 to 2010 Farmland Conversion Table 1. WI Farmland Loss by the Numbers Expect publication on the CLUE website: Mid-April or email aaron.thompson@ uwsp.edu aaron.thompson@ uwsp.edu Expect publication on the CLUE website: Mid-April or email aaron.thompson@ uwsp.edu aaron.thompson@ uwsp.edu
New Impervious surface publication How impervious surfaces impact – Waterfront property values – Fishing – Wildlife 2-pager and longer version ~20 pages Complete by June 1