City of Muskego, WI
Waukesha County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Muskego 12-23-1964 by Ord. No. 1 as § 1.05 of the 1964 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 4-20-2000 by Ord. No. 1024]
A. 
Membership. The Board of Review shall consist of five members and one or more alternate members who are citizens of the City. None of the members may hold any public office or be publicly employed by the City of Muskego. The first alternate member shall act with full power when three members are absent, refuse, or are otherwise unavailable to hear an objection. The second alternate member (if any) shall act with full power when four members (or three members and the first alternate member) are absent, refuse, or are otherwise unavailable to hear an objection. Additional alternate members (if any) shall act, in order of their priority, when necessary to provide three members/alternate members to hear an objection.
[Amended 3-31-2005 by Ord. No. 1189]
B. 
One member shall be appointed annually by the Mayor, subject to the confirmation of the Council, for a term of five years, provided that initially five members shall be appointed for terms of one, two, three, four and five years, respectively. The Mayor shall appoint, subject to confirmation of the Council, one alternate member for a term of five years. The Mayor may appoint, subject to confirmation of the Council, additional alternate members, in addition to the one required alternate member. If more than one alternate member is appointed, the Mayor, subject to the confirmation of the Council, shall designate one of the existing or newly appointed alternate members as first alternate, one as second alternate, and so forth to establish the priority of all alternate members. The terms of any additional alternate members shall be for five years, unless that term must be reduced by one or more years at the time of appointment to ensure that no two alternate members' terms end in the same year.
C. 
Clerk. The Clerk-Treasurer shall act as Clerk of the Board of Review, but shall not be a member thereof, and shall keep an accurate record of all its proceedings.
D. 
Each member of the Board shall receive compensation in an amount to be established from time to time by resolution of the Common Council for:
[Amended 3-8-2001 by Ord. No. 1056]
(1) 
Attendance at training sessions approved by the Mayor; and
(2) 
Attendance on the dates when the Board of Review is in actual session.
E. 
Each alternate member shall receive compensation in an amount to be established from time to time by resolution of the Common Council for:
[Amended 3-8-2001 by Ord. No. 1056]
(1) 
Attendance at training sessions approved by the Mayor; and
(2) 
The alternate member's attendance, when requested by the Clerk, for dates when the Board of Review is in actual session.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
F. 
Filing and electronic transmission. Filing documents with the Clerk of the Board of Review may be accomplished in person, by mail, by facsimile transmission or by e-mail transmission. In each case the document is not deemed to be filed until, and it is only deemed to be filed if, it is complete and it is actually received by the Clerk in hand, in the case of in-person delivery, mail or facsimile, or it is opened by the Clerk, in the case of e-mail. No document transmitted by facsimile transmission or by e-mail transmission while the Board of Review is in session shall be deemed filed with the Clerk during the session, in that the Clerk will not be able to receive the same while the Board of Review is in session. The party transmitting the document is solely responsible for ensuring its timely and complete receipt and filing.
[Added 6-20-2013 by Ord. No. 1372]
[Amended 8-31-2006 by Ord. No. 1232; 4-23-2015 by Ord. No. 1395[1]]
See § 400-17, Plan Commission, of Chapter 400, Zoning.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Amended 7-3-2002 by Ord. No. 1107[1]]
See § 400-18, Zoning Board of Appeals, of Chapter 400, Zoning.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Amended 4-28-1987 by Ord. No. 566]
The Zoning Board of Appeals will act as the Board of Housing Appeals and when acting as the Board of Housing Appeals will have the rights conferred by Chapter 205, Housing Standards, of the City Code.
See § 24-1 of this Code.
[Amended 11-6-1997 by Ord. No. 949; 4-23-2015 by Ord. No. 1395[1]]
A. 
Composition. The Parks and Conservation Committee shall consist of six citizens who shall be appointed annually by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council for a term of three years, provided that the initial appointments shall be for terms of one, two, and three years, respectively. One additional member shall consist of an Alderperson who shall be appointed by the Mayor subject to confirmation of the Council. The Alderperson member shall be appointed for a term of one year. All terms shall commence on May 1. The Alderperson shall serve so long as he/she holds the position.
B. 
Officers. The Mayor shall annually select a Chairperson.
C. 
Quorum. Attendance of four members of the Committee shall be necessary for a quorum.
D. 
Rules of procedure. The Committee shall adopt such Robert's Rules of Order for the conduct of its proceedings.
E. 
Powers and duties. The Committee does not constitute a board of park commissioners organized pursuant to the provisions of Ch. 27, Wis. Stats., and shall have the following recommending powers and duties to the Common Council:
(1) 
To recommend improvements and uses for all municipally owned public parks, open space, conservation areas, parkways, and public recreational property located within or partly within and partly without the City and secure the quiet, orderly and suitable use and enjoyment thereof by the people; also to recommend rules and regulations to promote those purposes.
(2) 
To recommend acquisition in the name of the City for park, parkway, open space, conservation land, boulevard, pleasure drive, or public recreational purposes, by gift, devise, bequest or condemnation, either absolutely or in trust, money, real or personal property, or any incorporeal right or privilege. Gifts to the City of money or other property, real or personal, either absolutely or in trust, for park, parkway, boulevard, pleasure drive or public recreational purposes shall be accepted only after they shall have been recommended to and approved by the Common Council.
(3) 
To aid in compilation of the adopted Parks and Conservation Plan.
(4) 
To provide insight and implementation to the City's lakes, forestry, and conservation programs.
F. 
Staff. Staff to the Committee shall consist of the Public Works and Development Director, Recreation Manager, Conservation Coordinator, and such other employees as shall be deemed necessary.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Amended 7-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1341]
A. 
Membership. The Library Board shall consist of nine members. A minimum of seven members must be residents of the municipality. One member shall be a member of the Common Council. In addition, one member must be a school district administrator or his or her representative.
B. 
Appointment and terms. Appointments shall be made by the Mayor subject to confirmation of the Common Council. The Mayor shall appoint the citizen members for staggered three-year terms. The appointed Alderperson shall serve a one-year term and the school district representative shall serve a three-year term.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
C. 
The Library Board is governed by §§ 43.54 through 43.58, Wis. Stats.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Original § 1.05(8), Civil Defense Commission, which immediately followed this section, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II). See now Ch. 33, Emergency Management.
[Added 7-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1341]
A. 
Membership. The Community Development Authority shall consist of seven members. The citizen members shall be residents of the municipality. Two Commissioners shall be members of the Common Council.
B. 
Appointment and terms. Appointments shall be made by the Mayor subject to confirmation of the Common Council. The Mayor shall appoint the citizen members for staggered four-year terms in accordance with Wisconsin Statutes. The appointed Alderpersons shall serve a one-year term.
C. 
The Community Development Authority is governed by § 66.1335, Wis. Stats.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 1.05(10), Conservation Commission, which immediately followed this section, as amended 5-5-2005 by Ord. No. 1192, was repealed 4-23-2015 by Ord. No. 1395. See now § 12-6, Parks and Conservation Committee.
[Added 6-3-2010 by Ord. No. 1318[1]]
Three consecutive absences by an appointed member of any board or commission from regularly scheduled meetings shall operate to vacate the member's office. An absence excused by the Mayor or board or commission chairperson for good cause shall not be considered an absence hereunder.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).