About the Local Government Institute of Wisconsin

About the Local Government Institute of Wisconsin

Founded in October 2007


Mission Statement:The Local Government Institute of Wisconsin, Inc. is a not-for-profit, non-partisan corporation representing all citizens of Wisconsin at the local level and created to conduct research, enhance collaboration, and educate the public and policymakers on ways to improve local government's ability to serve the people.


Vision: The Local Government Institute of Wisconsin, Inc. will collaborate with others to find solutions for the efficient delivery and funding of local government services consistent with the needs of our citizens.


Current Focus and Initiatives:

  • Promote Collaboration
  • Sustainable local transportation funding
  • Local government summit in June 2015
  • Best Practices
  • Local government collaboration case studies - suggest an example here
  • Analysis of Previous Local Government Reform Initiatives

LGI Overview Presentation:


Founding Partners:

Wisconsin Counties Association

League of Wisconsin Municipalities

Wisconsin Alliance of Cities (now the Urban Alliance - a division of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities)

Wisconsin Towns Association

Funding: Funding for 2015 is provided by our founding partners and program income.

Administration: Administrative services for the LGI are provided under contract by Vierbicher Associates, Inc. Gary Becker serves as Executive Director.

Contact Us: Mailing Address: 999 Fourier Drive, Suite 201 Madison, WI 53717 Phone: (608) 831-1662 Email: Exec_dir@localgovinstitute.org