[Adopted as § 3.17 of the 1961 Code]
The Board of Police Commissioners shall consist of five citizens who are residents of the Village, three of whom shall constitute a quorum. The President shall annually, between the last Monday of April and the first Monday of May, appoint in writing, to be filed with the Secretary of the Commission, one member for a term of five years, subject to confirmation by the Board. No appointment shall be made which will result in more than three members of the Commission belonging to the same political party. The Commission shall keep a record of its proceedings. The Board of Police Commissioners shall have the power and authority prescribed by this Code and by § 62.13, Wis. Stats., excepting the optional powers prescribed in § 62.13(6), Wis. Stats.
[Amended 11-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-08]
Pursuant to §§ 66.0301, 62.13(2) and 61.35, Wis. Stats., the Village has entered into an agreement with neighboring communities to establish a jointly operated fire and emergency services department called the "North Shore Fire Department." Pursuant to § 61.65, Wis. Stats., and the terms and conditions of the North Shore Fire Services Agreement (and any subsequently executed agreements), the Village designates and vests in the Joint Fire Commission all jurisdiction, power, and authority, as provided by § 62.13(2) to (12), Wis. Stats., exclusive of § 62.13(6), Wis. Stats. The Village President shall appoint in writing such member(s) for such term(s) to the Joint Fire Commission as provided in the North Shore Fire Services Agreement subject to confirmation by the Village Board.