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Village of Sauk City, WI
Sauk County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Sauk City as Chs. 2.09, 2.12, 2.13, 2.14, 8.01 and 13.01 of the 1970 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sauk Prairie Court Commission — See Ch. 21.
Village Board — See Ch. 80.
Historic Preservation Commission — See Ch. 181.
Architectural Review Board — See Ch. 365, Art. XII.
A. 
Establishment; members. There is established by ordinance a Finance Committee. Such Committee shall consist of the Village President and two Trustees.
B. 
Powers and duties. The Finance Committee shall have those powers and duties as are specifically provided and enumerated in this Code, including the following:
(1) 
To aid the Village Administrator in the development of the annual operating and capital improvements budget and the supervision of the funds spent in accordance therewith.
(2) 
To review all claims or demands against the Village and approve all payments related thereto. Items requiring full Board approval may first be reviewed by the Committee.
(3) 
To serve at the direction of the Village Board on any additional projects it may desire.
(4) 
To investigate and recommend alternative sources of income for the municipality.
(5) 
To provide an approved copy of the minutes to the Village Board as soon as practicable.
C. 
Meetings. The Finance Committee shall meet the second Tuesday of every month prior to the Village Board meeting.
[Amended 6-13-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-4]
A. 
The President, the Village Administrator and two Trustees to be appointed by the Village Board shall constitute the Board of Review of this Village. The Assessor shall be present at the Board of Review, which shall be held annually at the time and date prescribed by Wisconsin Statutes. The Village Attorney shall be present at the request of either the Village President, Village Administrator or Village Assessor.
B. 
Whenever the Assessor, in the performance of the Assessor's duties, requests or obtains income and expense information pursuant to § 70.47(7)(af), Wis. Stats., or any successor statute thereto, then such income and expense information that is provided to the Assessor shall be held by the Assessor on a confidential basis, except, however, that the information may be revealed to and used by persons in the discharge of duties imposed by law; in the discharge of duties imposed by office (including but not limited to use by the Assessor in performance of official duties of the Assessor's office and use by the Board of Review in performance of its official duties); or pursuant to order of a court. Income and expense information provided to the Assessor under § 70.47(7)(af), unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is, per § 70.47(7)(af), not subject to the right of inspection and copying under § 19.35(1), Wis. Stats.
A. 
Generally. There is created a Village Library Board which shall be charged with the duty of investigating the conduct and management of the Village Library and of making recommendations to the Village Board from time to time. Said Library Board shall consist of five members who are residents of the Village and two members who may be residents of other municipalities. Of the two members who may be residents of other municipalities, one such member shall be the school district administrator or his representative. All Library Board members shall be appointed by the Village President, with the approval of the Village Board, and each member's term of office shall be three years. Each three-year term shall be staggered in such a way as to cause at least one appointment to be made each year. Resignations may be made to and accepted by a majority of the Village Board. Each member of said Library Board shall remain in office until his or her successor is duly appointed. The Librarian shall be appointed by the Library Board.
[Amended 3-28-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-3]
B. 
Oath of office. Citizen members of the Board shall be required to take the official oath as set forth in § 19.01, Wis. Stats., which oath shall be filed with the Village Administrator.
C. 
Budget. The Library Board and Librarian shall prepare a proposed annual budget and submit the same to the Village Administrator on or before October 1 of every year. The Library Board shall furthermore make all library asset and financial information available to the Village Auditor.
A. 
Members of the Board of Health shall be appointed by the Village President, subject to confirmation by the Village Board. The Board of Health shall elect a Chairman, Clerk and Health Officer as provided by § 251.03, Wis. Stats. The duties and powers of the Board of Health and Health Officer shall be as enumerated in Ch. 251, Wis. Stats.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
The Health Officer together with the Board of Health shall have the power to abate health nuisances in accordance with § 254.59, Wis. Stats., which is adopted by reference and made a part of this section as if fully set forth herein.
[Amended 9-30-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-3]
A. 
Statutory authority; joint commission formed. Pursuant to the provisions of the Wisconsin Statutes, and especially §§ 61.34(2) and 66.0301 thereof, the Village of Sauk City and the Village of Prairie du Sac have formed a joint police commission, which shall be the Sauk Prairie Police Commission.
B. 
Members; appointment. Three members shall be appointed to the Sauk Prairie Police Commission by the President of the Village of Sauk City, subject to the confirmation by a majority of the Village Board of said Village; one member may also be a member of the Sauk City Village Board. Terms shall be established by the Village Board so that one member's term expires each year. Annually, during April, one member shall be appointed by the Village President, subject to confirmation by the Village Board, for a term of three years. Each Commissioner shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Vacancies shall be filled in the original manner for the unexpired term. Citizen members shall take the oath required by § 19.01, Wis. Stats., which shall be filed in the administrative offices of the respective Villages.
C. 
Meetings. As soon as all members of the first Commission shall have been appointed, the Village Administrator or Clerk of the respective Villages shall give each Commissioner a written notice of the appointment, and the Village Administrator or Clerk of the respective Villages shall agree and fix the time and place of the first meeting, which shall not be less than five days nor more than 10 days thereafter. Notice of time and place of the first meeting shall accompany the written notice of appointment to the Commissioners. The Commission shall elect a Chairman, a Secretary and such other officers as may in its judgment be necessary and shall keep a written record of its proceedings, to include all actions taken. Each member of the Commission shall receive such compensation as is determined to be reasonable and just by the Commission, subject to the provision of § 66.0501(2), Wis. Stats. The Commission shall establish rules and regulations for the performance of its duties.
D. 
Duties. The duties of the Commission shall be those duties enumerated in the Agreement for the Operation of the Sauk Prairie Police Commission and any amendments to that Agreement as may be authorized by the Village Boards of Prairie du Sac and Sauk City.
E. 
Regulations generally. The Commission shall be authorized to appoint such employees as may be necessary for the effective administration, operation and development of the police facilities of the Village of Prairie du Sac and of the Village of Sauk City, subject, however, to the limitation of available funds and as provided for in the Agreement for the Operation of the Sauk Prairie Police Commission and subject to applicable Wisconsin Statute provisions. The Village Administrator of the respective Villages shall swear in all police officers. Prior to the first day of October of each year, the Commission shall submit to the Village Board of the Village of Sauk City and the Village Board of Prairie du Sac an annual budget for the ensuing year and file the same with the respective Village Administrator of each Village. The official population estimates from the Department of Administration for the previous year will be used to determine each Village's joint department appropriation for the upcoming year which shall be included in the budget for both Villages. The money as so appropriated shall be deposited and expended in the account of the Sauk Prairie Police Commission Fund as provided for in the Agreement for the Operation of the Sauk Prairie Police Commission. The Commission shall submit to each respective Village Board by June 1 of each year a report of the activities of the Commission during the preceding year. Each Village Board may from time to time also request a report as to the activities and expenditures of the Commission.
A. 
Purpose. Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 460, Laws of 1975, the Village of Sauk City joins with the Village of Prairie du Sac to project, plan, construct and maintain intercepting and other main sewers for the collection and transmission of house, industrial and other sewerage and to project, plan, construct and operate disposal works, and to accomplish said purposes a body corporate by the name "Sauk City - Prairie du Sac Sewerage Commission" is recognized.
B. 
Membership. The Sauk City - Prairie du Sac Sewerage Commission shall consist of five members, two members to be appointed by each of the governing bodies of the Villages of Sauk City and Prairie du Sac and a fifth member to be selected by the four members so appointed.
C. 
Powers and duties. The powers, duties, terms of office, and manner of selection of members of the Sauk City - Prairie du Sac Sewerage Commission shall be as provided in § 281.43(4), Wis. Stats.