[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Sauk City as Title 3 and § 5.01.08 of the 1970 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Assessments and charges — See Ch. 6.
[Amended 10-28-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-7]
On or before the date of the second regular meeting of the Village Board in November of each year, the Finance Committee shall prepare and submit to the Village Board a proposed budget, and the public hearing thereon shall be held on or before December 7 of each year in accordance with § 65.90, Wis. Stats.
Payment of any claim against the Village or bill may be made from the Village treasury after the Village Administrator has audited and approved each such claim as a proper charge against the treasury and has endorsed his approval therefor, having first determined that:
The Village Administrator shall file with the Finance Committee at each regular meeting a list of the bills paid.
An annual detailed audit of the financial transactions and accounts of the Village shall be made by either a certified public accountant or by the Department of Revenue, as the Village Board may select and approve of from time to time.
No order, check, draft, or order check of the Village shall be released to the payee, nor shall it be valid, unless signed by the Village Administrator, and the countersignature of the Village President shall not be required thereon as authorized by the provisions of § 66.0607(3), Wis. Stats.
A certified copy of the ordinance codified in this section shall be furnished every Village depository.
As a complete alternative to the requirements established by §§ 61.54 and 61.55, Wis. Stats., the provisions of § 62.15, Wis. Stats., shall be applicable to Village contracts. The authority vested in the Board of Public Works shall in such case be exercised by the Village Board, or as delegated by the Village Board.
The Village Administrator may invest any Village funds not immediately needed in temporary investments pursuant to §§ 66.0603(1m) and 219.05, Wis. Stats.
Penalty. There shall be due a penalty, in conformity with § 74.47(3), Wis. Stats., as amended from time to time, of 1% per month or fraction of a month, in addition to any interest charged by the county pursuant to said statute, on any and all overdue or delinquent personal property taxes.
Effective date. The penalty enacted under this section shall apply to any personal property taxes that are overdue or delinquent on or after January 1, 1982.
Exclusion by County Treasurer. It is hereby specifically provided that the County Treasurer shall exclude the additional revenue generated by the penalties imposed herein and pay over the same to the Village Administrator pursuant to § 74.42, Wis. Stats., as amended.
Whenever the holder of any license or permit under this Code is indebted to the Village for any of the following items, proceedings for revocation or suspension of such license or permit may be instituted: personal property taxes; utilities, including water and sewer charges; special assessments; garbage collection fees; snow removal assessments; sidewalk repair assessments; sewer installation charges; sales taxes; use taxes; employment taxes; vehicle wheel taxes; and/or any municipal fines or fees.
The manner and the procedure to be used for the revocation or suspension of such a license or permit shall be conducted under the provisions established by § 125.12, Wis. Stats., and the provisions of any sections of this Code which are applicable.
The Village Administrator or his/her designee is authorized to prepare a statement of real property status form to be used to provide information often requested for transfers of real property, such as the amount of outstanding special assessments, deferred assessments, changes in assessments, amount of taxes, current and/or outstanding water, electric and sewer bills, contemplated improvements, floodplain status, violations of the building and health codes and similar information. Any such information sought shall be provided to the person requesting it on said form. The Village Administrator shall collect a fee as stated in the Fee Schedule for furnishing such information on said form.