NATaT Board Elects New Leadership and Says Goodbye and Thank you to a Member

The NATaT Board of Directors elected Bryan Smith (Exec. Director, Township Officials of Illiniois) as President, Mike Koles (Executive Director, Wisconsin Towns Association) as Vice President, and Gerry Geist (Exec. Director, Association of Towns of the State of New York) as Secretary/Treasurer.  It also thanked board members Dave Sanko (Exec. Director, Pennsylvania State Association of[…]

FCC Adopts 5G Small Cell Deployment Order

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted the Wireless Infrastructure Order at its September 26th Open Meeting. The Third Report and Order and Declaratory Ruling establishes shot clocks for state and local approvals for the deployment of small wireless facilities, and imposes new state and local streamlining requirements on wireless infrastructure deployment. The Commission unanimously adopted[…]

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Rural Water Bill

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Improve Rural Water Infrastructure in Wisconsin. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today introduced legislation to fund critical water infrastructure projects in rural Wisconsin communities. The Rural Water Infrastructure Improvements Act would reauthorize and expand the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) grant and loan program that provides funding to states,[…]