Village of Fox Point, WI
Milwaukee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Fox Point as Ch. 28 of the 1961 Code; amended by Ord. No. 499. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 31-1 Establishment.

Pursuant to the authority granted by the Wisconsin Statutes, there is hereby established the Municipal Court for the Village of Fox Point, Wisconsin.

§ 31-2 Office of Municipal Judge created.

Pursuant to the authority granted by the Wisconsin Statutes, there is hereby created the office of Judge of the Municipal Court for the Village of Fox Point, Wisconsin.

§ 31-3 Election; term.

[Amended 8-14-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-09]
The Municipal Judge shall be elected at large at the spring election for a term of four years commencing on May 1 succeeding election.

§ 31-4 Salary.

The Municipal Judge shall receive a salary in such amount as may be fixed from time to time by the Village Board, which shall be in lieu of fees and costs. No salary shall be paid to the Judge for any time during his term for which he has not executed and filed his official bond and oath as required by § 31-5 of this chapter.

§ 31-5 Bond; oath.

The Municipal Judge shall execute and file with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Milwaukee County the oath prescribed by § 755.03, Wis. Stats., and a bond in the penal sum of $1,000.

§ 31-6 Jurisdiction.

The Municipal Court and the Municipal Judge shall each have such jurisdiction as provided in Wisconsin Statutes.

§ 31-7 Procedure.

A. 
The Municipal Court for the Village of Fox Point, Wisconsin, shall be open as determined by order of the Municipal Judge.
B. 
The Municipal Judge shall hold Court in Padway Hall in the Fox Point Police Department Building, 7300 North Santa Monica Boulevard, and shall be separated from the Police Department by design and signage.
[Amended 8-14-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-09]
C. 
The procedure in Municipal Court for the Village of Fox Point shall be as provided by this chapter and state law, including, but not excluding because of enumeration, Chapters 66, 800 and 755 of the Wisconsin Statutes.
D. 
The Municipal Judge shall collect all forfeitures and taxable costs in any action or proceeding before him and shall pay over such money to the Village Clerk/Treasurer within 30 days after his receipt thereof.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 31-8 Contempt.

[Amended 8-14-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-09[1]]
The Municipal Judge may impose a forfeiture for contempt under § 800.12, Wis. Stats., not to exceed $200 or upon default in payment of the forfeiture a jail sentence of not to exceed seven days. The Municipal Judge also may impose such additional penalties and remedies as are allowed by § 800.12, Wis. Stats.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).