Town of Fulton, WI
Rock County
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The Town Board of the Town of Fulton has the specific authority, powers and duties, pursuant § 60.22 and Ch. 90, Wis. Stats., to act as fence viewers and, in addition, to take the action as a fence viewer as authorized by Ch. 90, Wis. Stats.
The Town Board of the Town of Fulton has, by adoption of this article, confirmed the specific statutory authority, powers and duties noted above in Chs. 60 and 90, Wis. Stats., and has established pursuant to these chapters and this article the powers and duties of the Town Board of the Town of Fulton related to a procedure for appointment of fence viewers, related to the process for fence viewing and related to the dollar amounts required to reimburse the costs and expenses incurred by the fence viewers in the Town of Fulton.
The members of the Town Board of the Town of Fulton may act as fence viewers and shall comply with Ch. 90, Wis. Stats. Written decisions and orders of the Town of Fulton fence viewers shall be filed with the Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton within 10 days of the decision and order of the fence viewers.
A. 
If no conflict of interest exists, the Town Chair of the Town of Fulton shall appoint two members of the Town Board who shall act as fence viewers in a division of a partition fence action when all lands lie in the Town of Fulton. If the appointed members have a conflict of interest or either refuses to serve, the Town Chair shall appoint another member of the Town Board of the Town of Fulton. If the lands lie within the Town of Fulton and another town, then the Town Chair of the Town of Fulton or his appointee, if no conflict of interest exists, shall act as the fence viewer for the Town of Fulton.
B. 
Upon application by a landowner, the fence viewers should make a decision and order, pursuant to § 90.07, Wis. Stats. The decision and order shall be filed with the Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton, and the Town Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Fulton should record the decision and order, within 10 days of receipt of the decision and order, with the Register of Deeds in the appropriate county where the lands under partition are located.
A. 
The individual fence viewer is entitled, pursuant to § 90.15, Wis. Stats., to fees and expenses for services rendered as a fence viewer under Ch. 90, Wis. Stats. The fence viewer's fees and expenses shall be set forth in a schedule on record with the Town Clerk/Treasurer, as established by the Board of the Town of Fulton.
B. 
Failure of either party to pay its share of the total amount charged by the two fence viewers within 30 days after the services are performed shall allow the fence viewer to receive double the amount due from the delinquent party, plus the Town of Fulton can charge back as a special assessment on the real estate tax bill any delinquency.