Town of St. Joseph, WI
St. Croix County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of St. Joseph 12-20-1984. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 9-1
Statutory authority. 

§ 9-2
Powers and duties. 

§ 9-3
Effect on other ordinances and remedies. 

§ 9-1 Statutory authority.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

Pursuant to W.S.A. ss. 60.22(4) and 60.35, as added by 1983 Act 532, the Town of St. Joseph Board of Supervisors hereby establishes the jurisdiction and duties of the Town Constable of the Town of St. Joseph, St. Croix County, as described herein.

§ 9-2 Powers and duties.

The Town Constable of the Town of St. Joseph, St. Croix County, shall:

A. 

Keep and preserve the peace within the Town of St. Joseph.

B. 

Suppress unlawful assemblies within the Town of St. Joseph.

Editor's Note: See Ch. 68, Assemblies.

C. 

Direct and regulate traffic and, for purposes of carrying out such duties, shall be considered a traffic officer as defined in W.S.A. s. 340.01(70).

Editor's Note: See Ch. 183, Vehicles and Traffic.

D. 

Impound dogs, cattle, horses, sheep, swine and other animals at large on the highways in violation of any duly published order or ordinance adopted by the Town Board.

Editor's Note: See Ch. 64, Animals.

E. 

Cause to be enforced and prosecuted all violations of town ordinances of which he has knowledge or information.

F. 

Act on behalf of the Town Board as directed to:

(1) 

See that town orders and ordinances are obeyed.

(2) 

See that peace and order are maintained within the town.

(3) 

Obtain necessary assistance, if available, in cases of emergency, except as provided under W.S.A. ch. 166 for emergency government.

§ 9-3 Effect on other ordinances and remedies.

A. 

Other ordinances. Adoption of this chapter does not preclude the Town Board from adopting any other ordinance or providing for the enforcement of any other law or ordinance relating to the same or other matters.

B. 

Other remedies. The jurisdiction and duties of the Town Constable as stated herein shall not preclude the Town Board or any other town official from proceeding under any ordinance or law or by any other enforcement method to enforce any ordinance, regulation or order.