Bay Shore Property Owners Association Inc Website

PO Box 556 Sturgeon Bay WI 54235

To maintain the safe, natural and aesthetic character of the Bay Shore Drive area

To provide a forum for discussion and action on issues that impact the residential character of the neighborhoods and those that affect the character of Door County and/or the property rights of Bay Shore property owners.

The 2014 Annual meeting is Saturday 9/27. Save the Date.

Summer - It is here at last!

  • Link to More Pictures of Our Beautiful Bayshore


        Members can join in our Propane buying program at very favorable group rates. Our supplier this year will be Lakes Gas. If you were in the program last year you will be receiving a letter soon. If you are a member of BSPOA but have not been in the program please contact Brian Troutman at

      How to Join Bayshore Property Owners Association Inc:

      Double click this link to get an application blank: Membership Application or Renewal Form

      Print the form and send to the indicated address with your $15 dues

        BSPOA Recognized as An "Invader Crusader" Link

        BSPOA Inc 50% Match program still accepting new applications.

        BSPOA Inc 50% Match program for removal of invasive species Buckthorn & Japanese Honeysuckle.

        Details and application form

        Please direct questions to Dan Mathein at 715-923-5000 or email

        Any hours you put in on your own property removing invasive species will help earn matching funds for commercial efforts.

        Details and Reporting form

      The Steering Commitee of BSPOA Inc is:

      Dan Mathein (Chairman), Betty Parsons (Vice Chair), Jerry Smart, Secretary, Randy Kenny (Treasurer), Nancy Buhl, Pam Hays, Jim Schultz, Bryan Troutman, Deborah Mancuso

      Emeritus Steering Committee members are: Bob Graef, Mary Law, Bill Parsons, Jim & Barb Bunning

    Next Steering Committee meeting 10:00 AM July 16 at Randy & Mary Kenny's home 5178 Bay Shore Dr.

    The Door County triathalon is July 19 & 20

    Quote of the the Month:

    "When the people fear their government there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Jefferson

    • Wisconsin Taxpayer Alliance

      Your Association is a member of The Wisconsin Taxpayer Alliance (WTA)which is "a non profit, non partisan, independently funded organization dedicated to improving Wisconsin Government through education"

      Wisconsin is one of only seven states to cut taxes more than 1%. Five states increased taxes more than 1%.

      Link to

      Headlines for recent Wisconsin Legislative Sessions

      2009 - 2010 The Tax-Hike Session

      2011 - 2012 The Spending Cut Session

      2013 - 2014 The Tax-Cut Session

    Volunteer for our many projects. Details

    Membership Application or Renewal Form

      New Law Protects the Value of Waterfront Property in Wisconsin

      2011 WI Act 167 is a big victory for waterfront property owners in Wisconsin. This new law:

    • Eliminates the DNR pier registration requirement.
    • Guarantees all riparian owners have a right to place a pier.
    • Allows unlimited maintenance for nonconforming wet boat houses.

      Link to Video

    BSPOA Inc Areas of Interest Your Association is working on and following developments in the following areas of interest to members:

  • DNR shoreline setback rules
  • Water and septic rules
  • Tax issues - County taxes, Sturgeon Bay/Sevastopol School district lines
  • Dark Skies
  • Natural gas extension
  • Wiring for Internet
  • Invasive Species
  • Signage for rental property
  • BSPOA Inc Information Center