Appointment of Clerk and Treasurer Ordinance

Town of Vinland, Winnebago County

Ordinance 89.1(E) Officers and Employees; Election of Town Officers; General Provisions; Appointed Officials.

The Town Board of the Town of Vinland, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, does hereby ordain as follows:

That, pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 60.30(1e)(a), the offices of the town clerk and town treasurer shall be filled by appointment of a majority of the members-elect of the town board. The term of office for the appointed position(s) shall be set by the town board, but may not exceed 3 years per § 60.30(1e)(c). The town board may re-appoint the officer for additional terms. However, removal by the town board during a given term of office may only be for “cause” as defined under § 17.001 and required by § 60.30(1e)(f).

This ordinance is subject to approval by the town electors in a referendum, which is hereby called by the Town Board to be held on November 6, 2018. The referendum questions shall be:

Question 1:  Shall the person holding the office of town clerk in the Town of Vinland be appointed by the town board?

Question 2:  Shall the person holding the office of town treasurer in the Town of Vinland be appointed by the town board?

The salary of the appointed position(s) shall be set by the town board and may not be reduced during the term of office. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the date of its town board passage, notice after passage per § 60.80 and also its referendum approval by the town electors as required by § 60.30(1e)(b).

 

Adopted this 9th day of July, 2018.

Town of Vinland, Winnebago County, Wisconsin.

 

Chuck Farrey, Chairperson

Attestation:

Marilyn Fahrenkrug, Clerk

 

Posted: July 18, 2018