Village of Fredonia, WI
Ozaukee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Fredonia as Sec. 5-1-4 of the 1995 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is created and established a Municipal Court, to be designated as the "Mid-Moraine Municipal Court," under the provisions of Ch. 755, Wis. Stats., and pursuant to the tenth amended agreement for the operation of the Mid-Moraine Municipal Court, and as may be amended in the future ("agreement"), a copy of which is on file with the Village Clerk.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
The Municipal Court shall be under the jurisdiction of and presided over by a Municipal Judge, who shall be an attorney licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and who resides in any of the member municipalities as defined in the agreement. The Municipal Judge shall be elected at large in the Spring election for a term of four years commencing on May 1 of the year of his or her election. The governing bodies of the member municipalities shall provide for a primary election in the event that more than two candidates file nomination papers for the position of Municipal Judge.
The amount of the bond required by § 755.03(1), Wis. Stats., shall be $2,500.
The Municipal Court shall be open at such times as the Municipal Judge determines, subject to the agreement.
The Municipal Judge may impose a forfeiture for contempt of court and a jail sentence for nonpayment of the forfeiture and any applicable assessments, under § 800.12, Wis. Stats.
This chapter shall be construed to limit neither the jurisdiction of the Municipal Court nor the authority of the Municipal Court to impose penalties under the Wisconsin Statues.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
Pursuant to the provisions of §§ 814.70, 814.705 and 814.71 of Wis. Stats., on behalf of the Village of Fredonia, the Mid-Moraine Municipal Court, of which the municipality is a member, shall charge fees as set by the Village Board for all warrants or orders issued. Upon the Municipal Court's receipt of payment, the Village of Fredonia shall receive a portion of the fee and the Mid-Moraine Municipal Court shall receive a portion of the fee.[1]
A. 
If there is more than one defendant or person to be served at a given address, the warrant or commitment order service fee shall apply to each person served. If the person has warrants or commitment orders from multiple jurisdictions, the fee shall be assessed with regard to each such warrant or commitment order.
B. 
All warrant or commitment order service fees that are forwarded by the Municipal Court to the Village of Fredonia shall be deposited in the Village's General Fund.
[1]
Editor's Note: See the current Schedule of Fees on file in the Village office.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
Pursuant to the provisions of §§ 814.70, 814.705 and 814.71, Wis. Stats., the Village of Fredonia Police Department shall charge a service fee as set by the Village Board when the Village Marshals serve a warrant or commitment order upon a person.[1] The person served with the warrant or commitment order shall be responsible for the payment of the warrant or commitment order service fee. The service fee may be collected as a court cost through the court.
A. 
Multiple warrants. The Village of Fredonia Police Department shall charge a separate fee for each warrant or commitment order served on a person.
B. 
Disposition of fees. Upon collection by the court, all warrant or commitment order service fees shall be forwarded by the court to the Village Clerk-Treasurer.
[1]
Editor's Note: See the current Schedule of Fees on file in the Village office.