Attorneys at Reuter, Whitish & Evans, S.C., began representing municipalities in 1991. We currently serve as general counsel for several Dane County municipalities. We also have served as special counsel for municipalities throughout Wisconsin for issues such as zoning, utilities and licensing, among others.
Reuter, Whitish & Evans, S.C., provides representation in nearly all aspects of municipal operations. We advise clients in governmental powers and procedures, draft ordinances, resolutions, contracts, easements, and other documents, prosecute municipal ordinance violations and prosecute and defend litigation in circuit courts. Our litigation experience includes appeals at all levels of the state court system and the federal district courts and courts of appeals.
We have substantial experience in intergovernmental issues ranging from cooperative service agreements, joint agencies and boundary agreements to litigation over annexations, land regulations and other intergovernmental conflicts. We have also provided representation in connection with disputes over joint fire and EMS districts, joint utility agreements and real estate developments.
We have also done substantial work in redevelopment projects ranging from project planning, Tax Incremental Financing district establishment (and project plan and boundary amendments), property acquisition, environmental remediation, development agreements and economic development assistance. We have also done extensive work in connection with new residential subdivisions and the establishment of industrial parks.
Among the specific issues we have handled are the following:
- Administrative Procedure
- Alcohol Beverage Licensing
- Assessment Disputes
- Constitutional Law
- Development of Land
- Employment Issues
- Environmental Issues, including Brownfield Redevelopment
- Governmental Organization and Powers
- Industrial Development
- Intergovernmental Conflicts, including Annexations and Boundary Agreements
- Intermunicipal Contracts
- Land Divisions, including Platting and Certified Survey Maps
- Ordinance Drafting and Enforcement
- Public Construction and Bidding
- Real Estate
- Special Assessments
- Urban Recevelopment
- Zoning, including Extraterritorial Zoning
Additional questions you may have specific to your situation can be answered by one of our experienced attorneys. Please note that the information provided on this website is not legal advice, but is provided for information purposes only. For advice specific to your case, please contact our firm for a consultation.