Village of Allouez, WI
Brown County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Allouez as § 2.02 of the Village Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is created an office known as "Municipal Judge" for the Village of Allouez. The Court of the Municipal Judge shall be called the "Municipal Court" and shall be open daily except Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, and may be open Saturdays.
The Municipal Judge shall be a resident of the Village of Allouez and shall be elected to office at an election at large of the Village for a four-year term for any term of office commencing after April 30, 1985.
The Municipal Judge shall receive a salary in lieu of fees and costs. Such salary may be increased by the Village Board before the start of any year of service after the initial year of the term of the Judge but shall not be decreased during the term of the Judge. No Judge shall be paid a salary for any time during his term during which such Judge has not executed and filed his official bond or official oath.
The Municipal Judge shall have the jurisdiction provided in the Wisconsin Statutes.
The Municipal Judge shall have such powers to punish a violation of a Village ordinance as are provided by law. Any prisoners confined in the county jail or in some other penal or correctional institution for violation of a Village ordinance shall be kept at the expense of the Village and the Village shall be liable therefor.
The procedure in the Municipal Court shall be as is provided by law. The Municipal Judge shall keep such dockets as required by law. The taxable costs shall be as provided by law and shall be paid to the Village treasury.
The Municipal Judge may impose a sanction authorized under § 800.12, Wis. Stats., for contempt of court, as defined therein.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).