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.

Next Board of Directors meeting 10:00 AM October 15 at the Pam Hays Home at 6681 Birch Lane.

Link to our GREAT 2014 Summer News Letter

The Annual Meeting was a Great Success.

  • Link to More Pictures of Our Annual Meeting

  • Link to More Pictures of Our Beautiful Bayshore

      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"

      Link to

      When judging election year TV Advertisments it is well to consider the latest Wisconsin report card from Wisconsin Taxpayer Alliance

    • Personal income grew faster over the past five years than the national average. (11.4% vs 9.0%)
    • Household income was 4.0% above the national figure.
    • After dropping in 2009 & 2010 the number of Wisconsin Firms grew in 2012 by 1.1% well above the national average of 0.6%.
    • Manufacturing's share of state employment bucked the national trend rising every year since 2010.
    • Taxes are still a problem with the share of income going to state and local taxes 8.3% higher than the national average.


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

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

    Quote of the the Month:

    "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go."

    - Oscar Wilde

  • 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