Pierce County, WI
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[Adopted by Ord. No. 88-3]
Pursuant to § 59.04, Wis. Stats., there is established a County Department of Land Management.
The purposes outlining the creation of a Department of Land Management include:
Development of an administrative structure in County government to incorporate all of the land-use-related units under a common framework for improved coordination and efficiency of operation;
Development of a common geographical database whereby all departments would develop and access information tied to a defined geodetic base which would be common to all public and private uses of this information;
Coordinating the work programs of the various units of County government for more efficient utilization of staff, facilities and resources which could be brought to bear in meeting County needs;
Easier access by the public and users of land use information to the records and information contained in the current separate departments;
Minimizing future expenditures by allowing for multiple use of facilities and resources by County units which now function as separate entities; and
Development of a land records modernization system for the County based on national and state initiatives to implement a uniform coordinated statewide system of land records management.[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 2.30.030, Consolidation - Recommendations, which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted 4-17-2001 by Ord. No. 00-15.
[Amended by Ord. No. 91-2; Ord. No. 91-27; Ord. No. 91-5; Ord. No. 94-13; 4-17-2001 by Ord. No. 00-15]
A County Department of Land Management is established which will involve a process of consolidating several existing land-use-related departments. As the first step in this process, the Zoning Department and the Planning Department will be combined as subunits of the Department of Land Management.
The existing County Planner position will be discontinued and a new position will be created as administrator/department head of the Department of Land Management which will include the responsibilities associated with County planning functions. Duties of this position will also include:
Serving as the administrative head of the Department.
Supervising the Zoning Administrator, the County Surveyor and related staff.
Supervising the Surveyor and related staff. Duties of the Surveyor will be as set forth in the job description approved October 10, 1991, as amended from time to time.
Supervising other departmental staff as future consolidations occur.
Other existing County functions which may be consolidated within the Department include real estate tax listing, Land Conservation Department, Parks Department and recycling center.[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 2.30.050, Budget, which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted 4-17-2001 by Ord. No. 00-15.