City of Prescott, WI
Pierce County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Prescott as Secs. 2-1-3 to 2-1-7 of the former City Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Mayor and Council — See Ch. 120.

§ 64-1 Date of election; poll hours.

A. 
Annual City election. The annual City election shall be held on the first Tuesday in April.
B. 
Hours. The polls at all elections in the City shall be opened at 7:00 a.m. and closed at 8:00 p.m.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 64-2 Notice.

Notice of all elections, stating the prescribed polling hours, shall be given by publication in the official newspaper at least 10 days before the election.

§ 64-3 Polling places.

The designated polling place for all wards of the City of Prescott shall be at the Prescott City Hall, Pierce County, Prescott, Wisconsin.

§ 64-4 Nonpartisan primary for City offices.

Whenever three or more candidates file nomination papers, candidates for elective City offices may be nominated by a nonpartisan primary conducted pursuant to § 8.11, Wis. Stats. Such candidate shall file with his nomination papers a declaration that he will qualify for the office to which he may be elected.

§ 64-5 Election officials.

Pursuant to the Wisconsin Statutes, there is hereby established one set of election officials to conduct all elections in the wards of the City which shall consist of seven election inspectors. However, the City Clerk shall have the power to limit the number of election officials. The Clerk shall determine in advance of each election whether the number of election officials for such election should be reduced from the number prescribed by the Wisconsin Statutes, and if such a reduction is so determined, the Clerk shall further redistribute duties among the remaining officials.

§ 64-6 Ward descriptions.

[Amended 6-27-2011 by Ord. No. 05-11]
A. 
Ward 1: Beginning at the East corporate boundary line of the City of Prescott on U.S. Highway 10; thence southwesterly to Dexter Street; thence Southwesterly along Dexter Street to Walnut Street; thence southwesterly to Linden Road; thence southwesterly along Linden Road to Ash Street; thence southwesterly along Ash Street to Flora Street South; thence southwesterly along Flora Street to Monroe Street; thence southwesterly along Monroe St. South; thence northeasterly along Jefferson Street/State Road 35 to the East corporate boundary line.
B. 
Ward 2: Beginning at the East corporate boundary line of the City of Prescott south of Jefferson Street/State Road 35; thence southwesterly along Jefferson Street/State Road 35 to the St. Croix/Mississippi River to an imaginary line parallel to Orange Street; thence southeasterly to the CBQ railroad crossing; thence northeasterly along Kinnickinnic Street to Dakota Street South; then southeasterly along Dakota Street South to Walnut Street; thence northeasterly along Walnut Street to Linden Road; thence southwesterly along Linden Road to Ash Street; thence northwesterly along Ash Street to Flora Street South; thence southwesterly along Monroe Street South to Jefferson Street.
C. 
Ward 3: Beginning at the Mercord Mill Parking lot northwesterly along US Hwy 10; thence northeasterly along U.S. Highway 10 to Hilton Street; thence southeasterly along Hilton Street to Pearl Street; thence southeasterly along Pearl Street to St. Croix Street; thence southeasterly along St. Croix Street to Monroe Street; thence southwesterly along Monroe Street to Walnut Street; thence southwesterly along Walnut Street to Dakota Street South; thence northwesterly along Dakota Street South to Kinnickinnic Street; thence northwesterly along Kinnickinnic Street to the point of beginning.
D. 
Ward 4: Beginning at the intersection of Dexter Street and U.S. Highway 10; thence southwesterly along U. S. Highway 10 to Campbell Street; thence southeasterly along Campbell Street to St. Croix Street; thence northeasterly along St. Croix Street to Monroe Street; thence southeasterly along Monroe Street to Walnut Street; thence northeasterly along Walnut Street to Dexter Street; thence northwesterly along Dexter Street to point of beginning.
E. 
Ward 5: Beginning at Easterly corporate boundary line of the City of Prescott; thence north of U.S. Highway 10 to North corporate boundary line; thence southwesterly along North corporate boundary line, except that part of the City of Prescott lying north of the north line of the S 1/2 of the S 1/2 Section 3, T26N, R20W to the St. Croix River; thence southeasterly along the St. Croix River to U.S. Highway 10 car bridge; thence northwesterly along U.S. Hwy 10 to Hilton Street; thence northeasterly along Hilton Street to Pearl Street; thence southeasterly along Pearl Street to St. Croix Street; then northeasterly along St. Croix Street to Campbell Street; thence northwesterly along Campbell Street to U.S. Highway 10; thence northeasterly along U. S. Highway 10 to the point of beginning.
F. 
Ward 6: Part of the City of Prescott lying north of the north line of the S 1/2 of the S 1/2 of Section 3, T26N, R20W; commonly known as St. Croix Bluffs Subdivision.

§ 64-7 Election machines.

If the City is conducting an election for another party, and the other party underestimates the amount of electronic ballots needed by greater than 100, compensation for election officials will be triple their regular rate for the time spent tallying election returns. All charges shall be reimbursed by the third party.