[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Grafton as Title 2, Ch. 2.54, of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended by Ord. No. A-323-77; Ord. No. 024, Series 1996; Ord. No. 023, Series 2001; Ord. No. 021, Series 2009; 6-20-2011 by Ord. No. 015-2011]
The Village will hereinafter be divided into 14 election wards pursuant to §§ 5.02(25) and 5.15(2)(b)3 and (2)(d), Wis. Stats.
A ward map, on file in the Village Clerk's office, showing the area covered by each of the 14 official election wards, is hereby made a part of this chapter. Said map may be amended, as necessary, to reflect the annexation or detachment of property.
A detailed description of the boundaries of each of the official 14 election wards, on file in the Village Clerk's office, is hereby made a part of this chapter.
[Amended by Ord. No. 024, Series 1996; Ord. No. 023, Series 2001; Ord. No. 026, Series 2008; Ord. No. 014, Series 2009; 6-20-2011 by Ord. No. 015-2011; 11-18-2019 by Ord. No. 019-2019]
The polls in Election Wards 1 through 14, inclusive, shall all be held in the Grace Lutheran Church ELCA, 715 Sixth Avenue, Grafton, Wisconsin, effective with elections that occur after November 18, 2019. The polls shall be opened at 7:00 a.m. and closed at 8:00 p.m. for all elections.
[Amended by Ord. No. 024, Series 1996]
Election inspectors. There shall be five election inspectors for each ward or ward group, pursuant to § 7.30, Wis. Stats. Election inspectors may be reduced by the Village Clerk to only three inspectors for each ward or ward group when deemed sufficient to effectively handle the vote.
Appointments. The Village Board, no later than the second Board meeting in December of odd-numbered years, pursuant to the requirements of § 7.30(4), Wis. Stats., shall officially appoint qualified persons to serve as election inspectors for the Village of Grafton. Said appointments shall be made from a listing provided by the Village Clerk and shall be for a term of two years.
[Amended 6-20-2011 by Ord. No. 015-2011]
In the event of a need for additional inspectors or if a vacancy occurs, the Village Clerk may appoint qualified persons to serve as election inspectors until such time as the Village Board officially makes the biannual appointments.
Compensation. Compensation of election inspectors shall be determined by the Village Board as part of the annual budget process.