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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1960
(1960)

Executive branch and constitutional departments,   pp. [245]-278 PDF (8.9 MB)


Page 275


                  GOVERNOR'S COMMITTEES                      275
  This committee was appointed March 1958 to study the whole
problem of land acquisition with particular attention to condemna-
tion procedures and methods of determining damages. Problems of
condemnation have become aggravated by the interstate highway
construction program. Report issued: "Draft of Proposed Legisla-
tive Bill to Effect a Revision of Present Chapter 32, Wisconsin
Statutes, relating to Eminent Domain", 1958. Recommended Bills
No. 483, A., and No. 285, S., 1959.
  The subcommittee was appointed October 1959 to iron out the
legal conflicts and confusion with respect to Bill No. 483, A., re-
lating to eminent domain passed by the 1959 legislature but not
signed by the Governor. The committee will study the bill's ef-
fect on the state's controlled-access highway program, on award
and contesting procedures, on establishing formulas for just com-
pensation, on equity between awards for land condemned and land
sold and on determining which party pays for the cost of appeals.
   LINCOLN SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE, WISCONSIN
Members: JERRY SLECHTA, chairman; GERTRUDE PUELIcHER, vice chair-
    man; MRS. MARGUERITE BENSON; Louis BRIDGMAN; CECIL FISHER;
    GEORGE R. CURRIE; J. F. FRIEDRICK; DONALD M. GERLINGER; JOHN
    HUNTER; R. L. LATHAN; MRS. FOREMNAN LEBOLD; FRED LOECK; JACK
    PHELPS; MRS. VEL PHILLIPS; CHRIST SERAPHIME ; EDWARD WATER-
    BURY; WALKER WYMAN.
  The purpose of this committee, appointed February 1959 in ac-
cordance with Jt. Res. of Congress P.L. 85-262, is to assist in the
observance of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth.
The committee is to provide an exhibit of Lincolniana for the State
Historical Society's Historymobile, to purchase a collection of Lin-
coln documents for the Historical Society and to provide for the re-
enactment of the famous Lincoln agricultural address delivered at
the Wisconsin State Fair on September 30, 1859.
   LITTER ALONG WISCONSIN HIGHWAYS, GOVERNOR'S
             COMMITTEE FOR ELIMINATION OF
Executive Committee: JOHN R. FREDERICK, chairman; MRS. RAY MAR-
    TENS, vice chairman; CLIFF HUTCHINSON, secretary; WALTER M.
    LINDEMLANN, treasurer; THOMNAS E. BRANAGAN; F. H. ELWELL;
    MAURICE HASSELL; RUSS J. NEUGEBAUER.
  This 30-member committee also known as the Keep Wisconsin
Clean and Beautiful Committee, established in 1956, consists of:
2 representatives from each of the 10 congressional districts, 3 mem-
bers at large representing business giving the greatest contribu-
tions, and 7 advisory members representing the Federated Wom-
en's Clubs, garden clubs, the Izaak Walton League, Conservation


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