[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Hudson by Ord. No. 1-81 as Ch. 1, Sec. 1.04 of the 1981 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended by Ord. No. 5-85; 5-1-2000 by Ord. No. 9-00; 11-20-2000 by Ord. No. 21-00]
The Board of Review shall consist of the Mayor, Clerk or Administrator and three members of the Common Council, each of whom shall be a member of the Finance Council.
Prior to the Board of Review convening, the Common Council may appoint alternate members to serve on the Board of Review if it becomes necessary due to removal of a regular member pursuant to Wis. Stat. 70.47(6m) or due to the inability of regular member(s) to serve for reasons other than removal under Wis. Stat. 70.47(6m), e.g., illness. Alternates shall be Common Council members or other officers of the City.
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 1.04(2), Board of Health, which immediately followed this section, was repealed by Ord. No. 2-94.
The Police and Fire Commission shall consist of five citizens, one of whom shall be appointed annually by the Mayor for a five-year term.
The Plan Commission shall consist of the Mayor, who shall be its presiding officer, a member of the Water Utility, the President of the Park Board, an Alderperson member elected annually in April by a two-thirds vote of the Council and three citizen members, one of whom shall be appointed annually by the Mayor, subject to confirmation of the Council, for a term of three years. The Planner/Zoning Administrator shall serve as the Secretary of the Plan Commission. In the Mayor's absence, the presiding officer shall be the Alderperson member of the Plan Commission.
The Board of Appeals shall consist of five members appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation of the Council, for terms of three years, with the terms so staggered that no more than two members are appointed each year.
The Mayor may appoint, for a term of three years, an alternate member of such Board who shall act with power only when a member of the Board refuses to vote because of interest or when a member is absent.
[Amended by Ord. No. 9-93; 5-1-2000 by Ord. No. 9-00]
[Amended by Ord. No. 5-96; 1-20-2003 by Ord. No. 25-02]
Establishment and authority. The Hudson Area Joint Library shall be governed by a Joint Library Board which shall have all the authority, responsibility, and duties established under Wis. Stat. 43.58. The Joint Library Board shall act as an independent entity, and may establish bylaws and policies as it deems necessary and desirable and consistent with its authority and responsibilities under Wis. Stat. 43.58.
Membership of Joint Library Board. The Joint Library Board shall consist of seven members, composed as follows:
Three members shall represent the City of Hudson.
Two members shall represent the Town of Hudson.
One member shall represent North Hudson.
One member shall be the Hudson public school district administrator or his/her representative.
Each member municipality may appoint not more than one member of its governing body to the Joint Library Board.
Appointment procedure and compensation. Board members shall be appointed by the Mayor, President or Chairperson of each member municipality, subject to confirmation by the member municipality's governing body. The City of Hudson Mayor shall also appoint the school district administrator or his/her representative. Vacancies for the unexpired portion of a term are to be filled in like manner. Board members shall serve without compensation.
Term. Board members shall serve for a term of three years beginning on the effective date of the Joint Library Agreement and this section, except for the initial appointments which begin in 2003. Initial appointments by the City of Hudson shall be one member for a term of two years, one member for a term of three years, and one member for a term of four years; by the Town of Hudson, one member for two years and one member for four years; by the Village of North Hudson, one member for three years; and for the school district, one member for three years.
Additional towns appointing members. Additional towns becoming members of the Hudson Area Joint Library shall appoint Board members as described in Subsection C above. The term shall be for three years. The number of Board members shall be proportional to the town's population as compared to the population of each other member municipality.
Election of officers; quorum. In January of each year, the Hudson Area Joint Library Board shall elect from its members a president, and any other officers deemed necessary, to serve for a period of one year. A majority of the membership of the Board constitutes a quorum.
Severability clause. If any provision of this section shall be held void or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, said judgment shall not impair, affect, or invalidate the remainder of the section.
When effective. This section shall not become effective until the Joint Library Agreement has been approved and executed by the Village of North Hudson, the Town of Hudson and the City of Hudson and until publication as required by law.
[Amended by Ord. No. 11-84; Ord. No. 27-91]
The Industrial Development Committee shall consist of an Alderperson annually appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Common Council; three citizens appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Common Council, for a term of three years, with the terms staggered so that not more than one member is appointed each year; and one member each from the Village of North Hudson, the Town of Hudson, the Township of Troy and the Township of St. Joseph, each appointed by their respective governmental bodies. Residency in the City shall not be required of the citizen members. The City Planner/Zoning Administrator and the Executive Director of the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce shall be ex officio members of the committee.
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 1.04(9), Business Development Committee, which immediately followed this section and was added by Ord. No. 14-87, was repealed by Ord. No. 4-95.