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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1958
(1958)

The state government: administrative branch,   pp. [323]-484 PDF (46.9 MB)


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WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK
Functions:
   1. Conducts examinations and issues certificates of registration.
   2. Issues certificates of registration on the basis of reciprocity,
      waiver or endorsement of credentials.
   3. Revokes certificates for cause.
       BOUNDARY SURVEY COMMISSION, JOINT
Members: GEORGE HANSON; JOHN W. OCKERMAN; two members each
    from the states of Michigan and Minnesota.
Office: Science Hall, University of Wisconsin.
Publications: None.
   For many years there had been uncertainty regarding the bound-
aries in Lakes Michigan and Superior. A conference of representa-
tives of the Governors of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin was
held October 30, 1946 with the purpose of starting a movement to
define these boundaries. As a result of this and subsequent con-
ferences, compacts were prepared, ratified by the respective legisla-
tures and confirmed by Congress. The Wisconsin members of the
Joint Boundary Survey Commission were appointed by Acting Gov-
ernor Rennebohm, April 28, 1948.
  Pursuant to the ratification of a compact establishing the bound-
aries on Lakes Michigan and Superior between the states of Michi-
gan, Minnesota and Wisconsin by Chapter 222, Laws of 1947,
2 engineers were appointed to survey the reference points on the
shores of the lakes. Each shore point was precisely located by latitude
and longitude. A bronze monument set in concrete was then placed
along the 2 reference monuments. A detailed topographic map was
made of each shore point area and photographs were taken of the
monuments. The field notes, geodetic computations, maps and photo-
graphs are now in the office of the Wisconsin Secretary of State.
  The boundary between Wisconsin and Minnesota in the Duluth-
Superior harbor has been defined and all computations made. It
awaits the ratification of a compact between Minnesota and Wiscon-
sin. This segment, when approved, will complete the boundary line
between Wisconsin and Minnesota.
     BUDGET AND ACCOUNTS, DEPARTMENT OF
Director of Budget and Accounts: E. C. GIESSEL.
Supervisor of Budget and Accounts: J. E. GOETZ.
Chief Accountant: C. A. REUTER.
Office: State Capitol.
Publications: Biennial Wisconsin State Budget; Annual Fiscal Re-
     port; supplied each member of the legislature and filed in the
     Legislative Reference Library for public use.
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