GAB April 2015 Meeting



G.A.B. Office, 212 E. Washington Ave., Third Floor Board Room, Madison WI 53703

Event Type

Regular meeting of the Government Accountability Board.  This meeting was originally scheduled for April 15.

The amended agenda and meeting materials are attached below.

In addition to appearing at the meeting to address the Board in person, members of the public may submit written comments to the Board by emailing [email protected] with "Message for Board Members" in the subject line.  Written testimony will be distributed electronically to Board Members prior to the meeting.


A.    Call to Order

B.    Director’s Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice

C.    Canvass of 2015 Spring Election

D.    Minutes of Previous Meetings

1.    March 4-5, 2015 Meeting   
2.    March 13, 2015 Teleconference Meeting   
3.    March 18, 2015 Teleconference Meeting   
4.    March 25, 2015 Teleconference Meeting   
5.    April 10, 2015 Teleconference Meeting   

E.    Personal Appearances

F.    In the Matter of Steve Peer and Boscobel Area School  District, G.A.B. Case EL 15-8

G.    Election Division Legislative Agenda   

H.    Voter ID Implementation   

I.    Report on SVRS Treatment of Voters Adjudicated Incompetent   

J.    Proposed Policy on Approval of Electronic Voting Equipment Engineering Change Orders (ECO)

K.    Administrative Rules: Status of Rules and Authorization of Scope Statements

L.    Approval of SVRS Related Contracts   

M.    Proposed Lobbying Settlement Schedule – 15 Day Reporting   

N.    Proposed Guideline on Capitol Tours and Use of State Flag   

O.    Report to Joint Legislative Audit Committee   

P.    Legislative Status Report   

Q.    Per Diem Payments

R.    Director’s Report

1.    Ethics Division Report – campaign finance, ethics, and lobbying administration
2.    Elections Division Report – election administration   
3.    Office of General Counsel Report – general administration   

R.    Closed Session

5.05 (6a) and 19.85 (1) (h)    The Board’s deliberations on requests for advice under the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (g)    The Board may confer with legal counsel concerning litigation strategy.
19.851    The Board’s deliberations concerning investigations of any violation of the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (c)    The Board may consider performance evaluation data of a public employee over which it exercises responsibility.