[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Baldwin 4-28-2004 as Sec. 2-3-12 of the 2004 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Municipal Judge shall be elected at large at the spring election for a term of four years commencing on May 1 of the year of election.
The Municipal Judge shall receive a salary as determined from time to time by the Village Board, which shall be in lieu of fees and costs. No salary shall be paid to the Municipal Judge for any time during his/her term for which he/she has not executed and filed his/her official bond and oath as required by § 35-3.
The Municipal Judge shall execute and file with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for St. Croix County the oath and bond prescribed by § 755.03, Wis. Stats.
The Municipal Judge shall have such jurisdiction as provided in § 755.045, Wis. Stats., and exclusive jurisdiction of violations of Village ordinances.
The Court of the Municipal Judge shall be called the "Municipal Court for the Village of Baldwin, Wisconsin," and shall be open at such times as the Municipal Judge shall determine, but not less than once a month.
The Municipal Judge shall keep his/her office and hold court in the Baldwin Municipal Building.
The procedure in Municipal Court shall be as provided in Chapters 66, 755, 757 and 800, Wis. Stats., and as otherwise provided by law.
The Municipal Judge shall collect all forfeitures, fines and taxable costs in any action or proceeding before him/her and shall pay over such moneys to the Village Administrator-Clerk-Treasurer within 30 days after receipt of the money by the Municipal Court.
Section 800.12, Municipal court contempt procedure, of the Wisconsin Statutes shall apply and is incorporated by reference in this chapter as if fully set forth herein.