[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Richfield 8-4-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-8-2 (§ 2.02 of prior Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Administration of government — See Ch. 7.
[Amended 6-16-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-6-3; 8-18-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-8-1]
As provided in § 5.15, Wis. Stats., the Village shall be divided into nine wards, the boundaries of which are as follows:
Ward No. 1: population 604; census blocks 2032, 2033, 3036 to 3040 and 3042 in census tract 460101.
Ward No. 3: population 977; census blocks 2001, 2003 to 2031 and 2034 to 2035 in census tract 460101.
Ward No. 4: population 1,302; census blocks 1024 to 1034, 1041 to 1050, 1062, 2000, 2002, 3000 to 3004 and 3012 to 3016 in census tract 460101.
Ward No. 7: population 1,072; census blocks 2000 to 2030 and 3004 to 3007 in census tract 460102.
Ward No. 8: population 1,371; census blocks 3000 to 3003, 3008 to 3024, 4006 to 4015 and 4019 in census tract 460102.
Ward No. 9: population 730; census blocks 4000 to 4005 and 4016 to 4018 in census tract 460102.
All primary, general, special, and other elections in and for each of the wards of the Village shall be held at Northbrook Church, 4014 STH 167, Richfield, WI.
The polls for all elections in the Village, unless otherwise provided by law, shall be opened at 7:00 a.m. and closed at 8:00 p.m. each election day.
Required. Pursuant to § 6.27, Wis. Stats., no elector of the Village shall be permitted to vote unless registered in the manner provided by the statutes and laws of the state.
Registry. The Village Clerk or designee shall have control of elector registration within the Village and shall prepare and revise the registry and is required to proceed with the registration of voters, all in the manner provided by the statutes and laws of the state.
Appointment; duties; powers. Election officials for each polling place shall be appointed pursuant to §§ 7.30 and 7.32, Wis. Stats. Such election officials shall have all of the powers and perform all of the duties prescribed for such officers by statute. Inspectors shall serve as clerks of an election as may be necessary.
Reduction of number. The Village Clerk or designee may reduce the number of election officials for any given election to not fewer than three and redistribute the duties of such remaining election officials.
As provided in § 8.05(4), Wis. Stats., the nomination of elective Village officers shall be by nonpartisan primary election conducted in accordance with law.