Town of Fulton, WI
Rock County
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The Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall:
A. 
Clerk of Town Meeting. Serve as Clerk of the Town of Fulton meetings pursuant to § 60.15, Wis. Stats.
B. 
Clerk of Town Board.
(1) 
Serve as Clerk of the Town Board of the Town of Fulton, attend all meetings of the Town Board of the Town of Fulton and keep a full record of its proceedings.
(2) 
File all accounts approved by the Town Board of the Town of Fulton or allowed at the Town of Fulton Town Meetings and enter a statement of the accounts in the record books of the Town of Fulton.
(3) 
File with the Town Board of the Town of Fulton claims approved by the Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton, as required under § 60.44(2)(c), Wis. Stats.
C. 
Finance book. Maintain a finance book, which shall contain a complete record of the finances of the Town of Fulton, showing receipts, with the date and amount and source of each receipt; the disbursements, with the date, amount and object of each disbursement; and any other information relating to the Town of Fulton finances prescribed by the Town Board of the Town of Fulton.
D. 
Elections, appointments and notices.
(1) 
Perform the duties required by Chs. 5, 10 and 12, Wis. Stats., relating to elections and notices.
(2) 
Transmit to the County Clerk, within 10 days after election or appointment and qualification of any Town Supervisor, Treasurer, Assessor or Clerk, a written notice stating the name and post office address of the elected or appointed officer. The Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall promptly notify the County Clerk of any subsequent changes in such offices.
(3) 
Transmit to the Clerk of Circuit Court, immediately after the election or appointment of any Town police officer or Municipal Judge in the Town of Fulton, a written notice stating the name of the Town police officer or Municipal Judge and the term for which elected or appointed. If the Municipal Judge or Town police officer was elected or appointed to fill a vacancy in the office, the Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall include in the notice the name of the incumbent who vacated the office.
E. 
Sale of real and personal property. Execute the conveyance of real or personal property of the Town of Fulton.
F. 
Notices.
(1) 
Publish or post ordinances and resolutions as required under § 60.80, Wis. Stats.
(2) 
Give notice of Town of Fulton Annual and Special Town Meetings as required under §§ 60.11(5) and 60.12(3), Wis. Stats.
G. 
Records.
(1) 
Comply with Subchapter II of Ch. 19, Wis. Stats., concerning any record of which the Town Clerk/Treasurer is legal custodian.
(2) 
Demand and obtain the official books and papers of any Municipal Judge if the office becomes vacant and the Municipal Judge's successor is not elected or appointed and qualified, or if any Municipal Judge dies. The Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall dispose of the books and papers as required by law.
H. 
Licenses. Issue any license or permit granted by the Town Board of the Town of Fulton.
I. 
Schools.
(1) 
Perform the Town Clerk/Treasurer's duties under Chs. 115 and 121, Wis. Stats., relating to public instruction.
(2) 
Within 10 days after the Town Clerk/Treasurer's election or appointment, report his or her name and post office address to the administrator of each cooperative educational service agency which contains any portion of the Town of Fulton. The Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall report to the administrator the name and post office address of each school district clerk within 10 days after the name and address is filed in the Town Clerk/Treasurer's office.
(3) 
Make and keep in the Town Clerk/Treasurer's office a map of the Town of Fulton showing the exact boundaries of school districts within the Town of Fulton.
(4) 
Apportion, as provided by law, tax revenues collected by the Town of Fulton for schools.
J. 
Notice of property tax revenue. The Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall notify the County Treasurer in which the Town of Fulton is located, by March 15, of the proportion of property tax revenue and of the credits under § 79.10, Wis. Stats., that are to be disbursed by the County Treasurer to each taxing jurisdiction located in the Town of Fulton.
Pursuant to Ch. 60, Wis. Stats., the Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall:
A. 
Receive and disburse Town money.
(1) 
Receive and take charge of all money belonging to the Town of Fulton, or that money which is required by law to be paid into the Town treasury of the Town of Fulton, and disburse the money pursuant to § 66.0607, Wis. Stats.
(2) 
Keep an itemized account of all moneys received and disbursed, specifying the source from which it was received, the person to whom it was paid and the object for which it was paid. The Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall issue numbered receipts for all funds received. At the request of the Town Board of the Town of Fulton, the Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall present the account books and any supporting documents requested to the Town Board of the Town of Fulton.
B. 
Deposit of Town money. Deposit, as soon as practicable, the funds of this Town in the name of the Town in a proper public depository or in the public depository or public depositories designated by the Town Board.
C. 
Records. Comply with Subchapter II of Ch. 19, Wis. Stats., concerning records of which the Town Clerk/Treasurer is legal custodian.
D. 
Taxes. Perform all of the duties relating to taxation required of the Town Clerk/Treasurer under Chs. 70 through 79, Wis. Stats.
The Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall
A. 
Municipal Court records. Receive the Town of Fulton Municipal Court records, pursuant to § 755.12, Wis. Stats., when and if the Municipal Court ceases to exist, and, within 10 days of receipt, dispose of any records and briefs with the appropriate Clerk of Circuit Court pursuant to § 755.14, Wis. Stats.
B. 
Statement of indebtedness to Secretary of State. Furnish, pursuant to § 69.68, Wis. Stats., a full and complete summary of the bonded indebtedness and all other indebtedness, the purpose for which the sum was incurred and any accrued interest, if any, remaining unpaid to the Secretary of State.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 3c, Bounties, which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
C. 
Managed Forest Law. Receive copies from the Department of Natural Resources of all petitions for entry under the Managed Forest Law of all lands in the Town of Fulton pursuant to § 77.82(5), Wis. Stats. The Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall receive copies of notice of hearings established pursuant to § 77.82(6), Wis. Stats., and copies of any orders issued pursuant to § 77.82(8), Wis. Stats.
D. 
Release and publication of tax roll. Receive the assessment rolls and then publish a Class 1 notice, if applicable, or post notice under Ch. 985, Wis. Stats. The notice will provide that in the noted days the assessment roll will be open for examination by the taxable inhabitants.
E. 
Rabies control program. Promptly post notice in at least three public places in the Town of Fulton, pursuant to § 95.21(3), Wis. Stats., with the notices of quarantine to be furnished by the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
F. 
Requiring seller's permit. Require proof of a seller's permit or application for a seller's permit from any person that requests a license or permit from the Town of Fulton to engage in a business involving the sale at retail of tangible personal property subject to taxes under § 77.61, Wis. Stats.
G. 
Prepare general statistics and annual statement of taxes. Make out and transmit to the County Clerk a statement pursuant to § 69.60, Wis. Stats., showing the assessed value of all property within the Town of Fulton, all taxes levied, all special assessments made and purposes for special assessments, and a complete and detailed statement of the bonded and other indebtedness of the Town of Fulton and of any accrued interest remaining unpaid and the purpose for which the indebtedness was incurred. In addition, on or before the third Monday of December, the Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton shall file a statement of taxes levied to the Department of Revenue.
H. 
Make tax roll. Make out the complete list of all taxable real property to be called the "tax roll" as required in § 70.65, Wis. Stats.
I. 
Correct tax roll. Correct errors in the tax roll as required in § 70.73, Wis. Stats.
J. 
Receive assessment roll. Receive from the Assessor on or before the first Monday in May the completed assessment roll as required by § 70.50, Wis. Stats.
The Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton has the additional powers and duties, beyond those noted in §§ 97-6, 97-7 and 97-8, as may be established by the Town Board of the Town of Fulton ordinances or by order of the Town Board of the Town of Fulton.
The offices of the Town Clerk and Town Treasurer of the Town of Fulton are currently performed by one individual. Any reference in this article to the Town Clerk shall be read as "Clerk/Treasurer" for purposes of clarity.