59.07 (65) (intro.), (a) and (b) of the statutes are renumbered 59.54 (4) (intro.), (a) and (b) and amended to read:
59.54 (4) (title) Rural naming or numbering system. (intro.) Establish The board may establish a rural naming or numbering system in towns for the purpose of aiding in fire protection, emergency services, and civil defense, and appropriate and expend money therefor, under which:
(a) Each rural road and each, home, business, farm or other establishment, may be assigned a name or number.
(b) Such The names or numbers may be displayed on uniform signs posted on rural roads and intersections, and at each home, business, farm or other establishment.
59.07 (65) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 59.54 (4m) and amended to read:
59.54 (4m) (title) Rural naming or numbering system; town cooperation. This subsection The rural naming or numbering system under sub. (4) may be carried out in cooperation with any town or towns in the county.
59.07 (67) of the statutes is renumbered 59.52 (25) and amended to read:
59.52 (25) Advisory and contingent referenda. Conduct The board may conduct a countywide referendum for advisory purposes or for the purpose of ratifying or validating a resolution adopted or ordinance adopted enacted by the board contingent upon approval in the referendum.
59.07 (68) of the statutes is renumbered 59.697 and amended to read:
59.697 Fees for zoning appeals. Establish The board may establish a schedule of fees to be charged for the filing of petitions for amendment and notices of appeal under ss. 59.97 59.69 and 59.99 59.694, relating to zoning ordinances.
59.07 (69) of the statutes is renumbered 59.54 (20) and amended to read:
59.54 (20) Dogs running at large.
Enact The board may enact ordinances regulating the keeping, apprehension, impounding and destruction of dogs outside the corporate limits of any city or village, but such ordinances shall not conflict with ss. 174.01 and 174.042, and such ordinances may not apply in any town that has enacted an ordinance under s. 60.23 (30).
59.07 (71) of the statutes is renumbered 59.79 (3) and amended to read:
59.79 (3) Transportation studies.
In counties having a population of 500,000 or more the county board may undertake Undertake the necessary studies and planning, alone or with other urban planning activities, to determine the total transportation needs of the county areas; to formulate a program for the most efficient and economical coordination, integration and joint use of all existing transportation facilities; and to study the interrelationship between metropolitan county area growth and the establishment of various transportation systems for such area in order to promote the most comprehensive planning and development of both. In pursuance of such undertaking the county board may employ the services of consultants to furnish surveys and plans, and may appropriate funds for the payment of the cost of such work and the hiring of consultants.
59.07 (73) of the statutes is renumbered 59.52 (17) and amended to read:
59.52 (17) Return of rents to municipalities. Return The board may return to municipalities all or any part of rent moneys received by the county under leases of county-owned lands.
59.07 (74) of the statutes is renumbered 59.52 (18) and amended to read:
59.52 (18) Return of forest income to towns. Return The board may return and distribute to the several towns in the county all or any part of any money received by the county from the sale of any product from county-owned lands which are not entered under the county forest law pursuant to under s. 28.11.
59.07 (75) of the statutes is renumbered 59.57 (1) and amended to read:
59.57 (1) County industrial development agency. (a) Subject to par. (b), the board may appropriate money for and create a county industrial development agency or to any nonprofit agency organized to engage or engaging in activities described in this paragraph, appoint an executive officer and provide a staff and facilities to promote and develop the resources of the county and of its component towns and municipalities. To this end the agency may, without restriction limitation because of enumeration, develop data regarding the industrial needs, advantages and sites in the county, acquaint the purchaser with the products of the county by promotional activities, coordinate its work with that of the county planning commission, the department of development and private credit development corporations and to
do all things necessary to provide for the continued improvement of the industrial climate of the county.
(b) If a county having with a population of 500,000 or more appropriates money under par. (a) to fund nonprofit agencies, the county shall have a goal of expending 20% of the money appropriated for this purpose to fund a nonprofit agency that is actively managed by minority group members, as defined in s. 560.036 (1) (f), and that principally serves minority group members.
59.07 (76) of the statutes is renumbered 59.53 (8) and amended to read:
59.53 (8) Rehabilitation facilities.
Establish The board may establish and maintain rehabilitation facilities in any part of the county under the jurisdiction of the sheriff as an extension of the jail, or separate from the jail under jurisdiction of a superintendent, to provide any person sentenced to the county jail with a program of rehabilitation for such part of the person's sentence or commitment as the court determines will be of rehabilitative value to the prisoner. Rehabilitation facilities may be located outside of the county under a cooperative agreement under s. 302.44.
59.07 (77) of the statutes is renumbered 59.79 (8) and amended to read:
59.79 (8) (title) Milwaukee county; contractual Contractual personnel services. In counties having a population of 500,000 or more, may enter Enter into a contract for a period not to exceed 2 years for the services of retired county employes, provided such services shall not replace or duplicate an existing office or position in the classified or unclassified service nor be considered an office or position under s. 63.03.
59.07 (80) of the statutes is renumbered 59.52 (27) and amended to read:
59.52 (27) Bail bonds. The authority of the county board to remit forfeited bond moneys to the bondsmen or their heirs or legal representatives, where such forfeiture arises as a result of failure of a defendant to appear and where such failure to appear is occasioned by a justifiable cause, is hereby confirmed.
59.07 (84) of the statutes is renumbered 59.54 (21) and amended to read:
59.54 (21) County disposition of dead animals. May The board may remove any dead animal, for burial or disposition at public expense, found upon public or private property within the county, or may contract for such removal and burial or other disposition with any private rendering plant, but the cost of such removal or disposition may be recovered by the county from the owner of the carcass, if the owner is known. The county board may delegate powers and duties under this subsection to any political subdivision.
59.07 (86) of the statutes is renumbered 59.53 (12) and amended to read:
59.53 (12) Guardian of or conservator for county hospital patients. In any county having a population of 100,000 or more, the county board may authorize the county as a body corporate to act as guardian or conservator of the respective estates of patients in its county hospital or mental hospital, and also as guardians or conservators of the respective estates of residents of its county home or infirmary.
59.07 (87) of the statutes is renumbered 59.54 (18) and amended to read:
59.54 (18) Civil air patrol. Appropriate The board may appropriate funds or donate property and equipment to civil air patrol units in the county for the purpose of enabling such civil air patrol units to perform their assigned missions and duties as prescribed by U.S. air force regulations.
59.07 (89) of the statutes is renumbered 59.79 (4) and amended to read:
59.79 (4) (title) Heating and air conditioning contractors, Milwaukee county. In counties having a population of 500,000 or more, for For the purpose of protecting and promoting the general health and welfare of county residents, provide by ordinance for the regulation, control, prohibition and licensing of heating and air conditioning contractors engaged in either soliciting work or any actual installation, maintenance or repair work within the geographic limits of such counties
a county. The board may revoke any license after the filing of charges and notice of hearing thereon. Such ordinance in addition may impose a penalty forfeiture of not to exceed $100 for any violation or, in default of payment thereof, imprisonment for not to exceed 30 days and each day's failure to comply with any provision of the ordinance shall constitute a separate offense. In addition the county may institute injunctive proceedings to enforce any provision of the ordinance. The board may also, within the ordinance, provide for the creation of an advisory board and prescribe its powers. Such ordinance shall apply within cities and villages which may have adopted enacted ordinances regulating the same subject matter but the county ordinance shall not have jurisdiction over any building code matter in any municipality, nor shall the ordinance be applicable to licensed electrical contractors engaged in the installation, maintenance or repair of electrical heating and air conditioning systems or to a public utility which is subject to ch. 196.
59.07 (90) of the statutes is renumbered 59.79 (5) and amended to read:
59.79 (5) (title) Milwaukee county; fee Fee for certain marriage ceremonies. In counties having a population of 500,000 or more, enact Enact an ordinance imposing a fee to be paid in advance to the county clerk for each marriage ceremony performed by a judge or a court commissioner specified in s. 765.16 (5) in the courthouse, safety building or children's court center during hours when any office in those public buildings is open for the transaction of business. The amount of the fee shall be determined by the county board.
59.07 (91) of the statutes is renumbered 59.79 (6) and amended to read:
59.79 (6) (title) Milwaukee county; world World festival celebration. In counties having a population of 500,000 ore more, appropriate Appropriate money for planning and participation in a world festival celebration, or any similar program or activity designed to promote international commerce and culture.
59.07 (92) of the statutes is renumbered 59.58 (1) and amended to read:
59.58 (1) Airports. (a) Construct, purchase, acquire, develop, improve, extend, equip, operate and maintain airports and airport facilities and buildings, including without limitation because of enumeration, terminal buildings, hangars and parking structures and lots, and including all property, real and personal, that is appurtenant to or necessary for such purposes.
(b) Finance such projects, including necessary sites, by the issuance of revenue bonds as provided in s. 66.066, and payable solely from the income, revenues and rentals derived from the operation of the project financed from the proceeds of said the bonds. If any such project is constructed on a site owned by the county prior to the issuance of the bonds the county shall be reimbursed from the proceeds of the bonds in the amount of not less than the reasonable value of the site. The reasonable value of the site shall be determined by the county board after having obtained written appraisals of value by 2 freeholders general appraisers, as defined in s. 458.01 (11), in the county having a reputation for skill and experience in appraising real estate values. Any bonds issued pursuant to under this subsection shall not be included in arriving at the constitutional debt limitation.
(c) Operate airport projects or lease such projects in their entirety or in part, and any such project may include space designed for leasing to others if the space is incidental to the purposes of the project.
59.07 (93) of the statutes is renumbered 59.53 (11) and amended to read:
59.53 (11) Senior citizen programs; appropriation; commission on aging. (a) Appropriate funds for the purpose of promoting and assisting to promote and assist county commissions on aging and senior citizens clubs and organizations within the county in their organization and activities. A county may cooperate with any private agency or group in such work.
(b) Appoint a commission on aging as provided in under s. 46.82 (4) (a) 1., if s. 46.82 (4) (a) 1. is applicable.
(c) Appropriate money to defray the expenses incurred by private organizations in providing that provide homemaking services to elderly and handicapped persons within the county if the services will enable the persons to remain self-sufficient and to live independently or with relatives.
59.07 (94) of the statutes is renumbered 59.56 (16) and amended to read:
59.56 (16) Advocacy for women and agriculture. Appropriate The board may appropriate money to county commissions to conduct advocacy activities on behalf of women or agriculture.
59.07 (95) of the statutes is renumbered 59.56 (1) and amended to read:
59.56 (1) Cultural and educational contributions. Appropriate The board may appropriate money for cultural, artistic, educational and musical programs, projects and related activities, including financial assistance to nonprofit corporations devoted to furthering the cultivation and appreciation of the art of music or to the promotion of the visual arts.
59.07 (96) of the statutes is renumbered 59.53 (4) and amended to read:
59.53 (4) Comprehensive health planning. A county or combination of counties may engage in comprehensive health planning, and county boards may appropriate county funds to an area-wide areawide agency for such planning, whether the organization to be utilized is a public agency or a private, nonprofit corporation.
59.07 (96m) of the statutes is renumbered 59.53 (19) and amended to read:
59.53 (19) Joint operation of health-related service. May The board may authorize the trustees of county hospitals, together with a private or public organization or affiliation, to organize, establish and participate in the governance and operation of an entity to operate, wholly or in part, any health-related service; to participate in the financing of the entity; and to provide administrative and financial services or resources for its operation on terms prescribed by the county board.
59.07 (97) of the statutes is renumbered 59.53 (5) and amended to read:
59.53 (5) Child and spousal support; paternity program; medical support liability program. The county board shall contract with the department of health and social services to implement and administer the child and spousal support and establishment of paternity and the medical support liability programs provided for by Title IV of the federal social security act. The board may designate by board resolution any office, officer, board, department or agency as the county designee. The board or its designee shall implement and administer the programs in accordance with the contract with the state department of health and family services. The attorneys responsible for support enforcement under s. 59.458 (1) sub. (6) (a), family court commissioner, clerk of court and all other county officials shall cooperate with the county and the department as necessary to provide the services required under the programs. The county shall charge the fee established by the department under s. 46.25 for services provided under this subsection to persons not receiving assistance under s. 49.19 or 49.47.
59.53 (2) Emergency energy relief. Regardless of whether a county operates a relief program under sub. (154), (21), the board may appropriate money for making payments to individuals or providing grants to community action agencies, cities, villages and towns and municipalities to assist persons and families in the purchase of emergency energy supplies.
59.07 (99) of the statutes is renumbered 59.53 (3) and amended to read:
59.53 (3) Community action agencies.
Appropriate The board may appropriate funds for promoting and assisting any community action agency under s. 46.30.
59.07 (100) of the statutes is renumbered 59.53 (14) and amended to read:
59.53 (14) Victims and witnesses of crimes. Appropriate The board may appropriate money for the implementation and operation of a program under s. 950.06.
59.07 (101) of the statutes is renumbered 59.62 and amended to read:
59.62 Investment authority delegation. (1) Delegate by resolution or ordinance The board may delegate to any officer or employe any authority assigned by law to the county board to invest county funds. Such ordinance The delegation shall provide that the officer or employe be bonded.
(2) The county board may impose any restriction on the delegation or exercise of authority delegated under this subsection deemed section considered desirable by the county board. If the county board delegates authority under this subsection section, the board shall periodically review the exercise of the delegated authority by the officer or employe.
59.07 (102) of the statutes is renumbered 59.53 (9) and amended to read:
59.53 (9) Group homes. Own The board may own or operate group homes, as defined in s. 48.02 (7).
59.07 (105) of the statutes is renumbered 59.56 (7) and amended to read:
59.56 (7) School attendance. Enact The board may enact and enforce an ordinance to impose a penalty, which is the same as that provided under s. 118.15 (5), upon a person having under his or her control a child who is between the ages of 6 and 18 years and whose child is not in compliance with s. 118.15.
59.07 (107) of the statutes is renumbered 59.54 (25) and amended to read:
59.54 (25) Possession of marijuana.
Enact The board may enact and enforce an ordinance to prohibit the possession of 25 grams or less of marijuana, as defined in s. 161.01 (14), subject to the exceptions in s. 161.41 (3r), and provide a forfeiture for a violation of the ordinance; except that any person who is charged with possession of more than 25 grams of marijuana, or who is charged with possession of any amount of marijuana following a conviction for possession of marijuana, in this state shall not be prosecuted under this subsection. Any ordinance enacted under this subsection does not apply in any city, village or town municipality that has enacted an ordinance prohibiting the possession of marijuana.
59.54 (23) Public assistance; false representation. Enact The board may enact and enforce an ordinance to prohibit conduct that is the same as or similar to conduct that is prohibited by s. 49.95 (1) and provide a forfeiture for a violation of the ordinance.
59.07 (111) of the statutes is renumbered 59.54 (24), and 59.54 (24) (intro.), as renumbered, is amended to read:
59.54 (24) Worthless payments issued to a county; underpayments and overpayments. (intro.) Enact The board may enact and enforce an ordinance that is the same as or similar to s. 20.905 to do any of the following:
59.07 (120) of the statutes is renumbered 59.54 (26) and amended to read:
59.54 (26) Farm safety. Appropriate The board may appropriate money for or sponsor, or both, farm safety education, training or information programs.
59.07 (133) of the statutes is renumbered 59.70 (3) and amended to read:
59.70 (3) Recycling or resource recovery facilities. Establish The board may establish and require use of facilities for the recycling of solid waste or for the recovery of resources from solid waste as provided under s. 159.13.
59.07 (134) of the statutes is renumbered 59.70 (11) and amended to read:
59.70 (11) Acquisition of recycling or resource recovery facilities without bids. Contract The board may contract for the acquisition of any element of a recycling or resource recovery facility without submitting the contract for bids as required under s. 59.08
59.52 (29) if the county board invites developers to submit proposals to provide a completed project and evaluates proposals according to site, cost, design and the developers' experience in other similar projects.
59.07 (135) of the statutes is renumbered 59.70 (2) and amended to read:
59.70 (2) Solid waste management. The county board of any county may establish and operate a solid waste management system or participate in such system jointly with other counties, cities, villages or towns
or municipalities. Except in counties having a population of 500,000 or more, the county board or boards of supervisors of any a county or the boards of a combination of counties establishing a solid waste management system may create a solid waste management board to operate the system and such board, in any a county that does not combine with another county, shall be composed of not less than 9 nor more than 15 persons of recognized ability and demonstrated interest in the problems of solid waste management, but not more than 5 of the board members may be appointed from the county board of supervisors. In any combination of counties, the solid waste management board shall be composed of 11 members with 3 additional members for each combining county in excess of 2. Appointments shall be made by the county boards of supervisors of the combining counties in a manner acceptable to the combining counties, but each of the combining counties may appoint to the solid waste management board not more than 3 members from its county board of supervisors. The term of office of any member of the solid waste management board shall be 3 years, but of the members first appointed, at least one-third shall be appointed for one year; at least one-third for 2 years; and the remainder for 3 years. Vacancies shall be filled for the residue of the unexpired term in the manner that original appointments are made. Any solid waste management board member may be removed from office by a two-thirds vote of the appointing authority. The solid waste management board may employ a manager for the system. The manager shall be trained and experienced in solid waste management. For the purpose of operating the solid waste management system, the solid waste management board may exercise the following powers:
(a) Develop plans a plan for a solid waste management system.
(b) Within such county or joint county, collect, transport, dispose of, destroy or transform wastes, including, without restriction limitation because of enumeration, garbage, ashes, or incinerator residue, municipal, domestic, agricultural, industrial and commercial rubbish, waste or refuse material, including explosives, pathological wastes, chemical wastes, herbicide and pesticide wastes.
(c) Acquire lands within the county by purchase, lease, donation or eminent domain, within the county, for use in the solid waste management system.
(d) Authorize employes or agents to enter upon lands to conduct reasonable and necessary investigations and tests to determine the suitability of sites for solid waste management activities whenever permission is obtained from the property owner.
(e) Acquire by purchase, lease, donation or eminent domain such easements or other limited interests in lands as that are desired or needed to assure compatible land uses in the environs of any site that is part of the solid waste disposal system.