Sec. NR 55.04 - Determination of municipal PILT payments

ยง NR 55.04. Determination of municipal PILT payments

(1) CALCULATION METHOD. The department shall calculate PILT payments to municipalities for each acre of national forest land in the same manner as used under 31 USC 6903 to determine the PILT payments to the county in which the municipalities are located.

(2) LEVEL OF SERVICES. Each municipality eligible for PILT payments under s. NR 55.03 shall be considered to be providing the same level of general governmental services for each acre of national forest land within its boundaries as any other eligible municipality.

(3) MUNICIPAL PAYMENT. The department shall make payment to each municipality eligible for PILT payments under s. NR 55.03 equal to the acreage of national forest land located in the municipality calculated as a percentage of the acreage of national forest land in the county in which the municipality is located. Payments calculated under this subchapter and due any municipality which total less than $15.00 will not be issued to that municipality but be redistributed to other qualifying municipalities within the county. The redistribution will be proportional and consistent with the calculations performed above.

(Cr. Register, August, 1985, No. 356, eff. 9-1-85; am. (3), Register, September, 1988, No. 393, eff. 10-1-88.)

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