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(c) Of the initial commissioners who are not elected officers appointed by the mayor of the 1st class city under s. 66.882 200.23 (2) (a), one commissioner has a term of one year, one commissioner has a term of 2 years and 2 commissioners have a term of 3 years. One of the initial commissioners appointed by the executive council under s. 66.882 200.23 (2) (b) has a term of one year, one of the initial commissioners has a term of 2 years and 2 of the initial commissioners have terms of 3 years.
(2) Successors. The mayor shall appoint successors to commissioners appointed under s. 66.882 200.23 (2) (a) and the executive council shall appoint successors to commissioners appointed under s. 66.882 200.23 (2) (b), as provided in s. 66.882 200.23. Each successor shall be appointed at least 6 weeks before the expiration of the preceding commissioner's term.
(3) Change of residence or loss of elected status. Any commissioner appointed under s. 66.882 200.23 (2) (a) who moves his or her principal residence outside the 1st class city and any commissioner appointed under s. 66.882 200.23 (2) (b) who moves his or her principal residence outside the district or into the 1st class city shall resign. Any commissioner who is an elected official and who is not reelected or who otherwise leaves the elected office may serve not more than an additional 90 days after leaving office or until a successor is appointed, whichever occurs first.
(4) Vacancies. Vacancies occurring during the term of any commissioner shall be filled as provided under s. 66.882 200.23, but only for the balance of the unexpired term. All vacancies shall be filled within 90 days. The balance of the unexpired term constitutes one term for the commissioner appointed to fill the vacancy. A commissioner appointed to fill a vacancy may be reappointed for subsequent full terms, as provided in sub. (1) (a).
(7) (a) Commencing in 1990, in the year immediately following the date when the federal decennial census of population becomes available in printed form, the commission shall reapportion the allocation of appointments between s. 66.882 200.23 (2) (a) and (b) to reflect as nearly as possible the proportionate populations within the district of the 1st class city and of the cities, villages and towns that are represented on the executive council. As part of its reapportionment the commission may increase the number of seats to not more than 13 and may decrease the number of seats to not less than 9.
(8) Removal from office. Any commissioner appointed by the mayor under s. 66.882 200.23 (2) (a) may be removed by the mayor. Any commissioner appointed by the executive council under s. 66.882 200.23 (2) (b) may be removed by the same process as is used for appointment.
150,579 Section 579. 66.886 of the statutes is renumbered 200.27, and 200.27 (1), (2) (a) 1. and (b), (3) and (4), as renumbered, are amended to read:
200.27 (1) Quorum. Six commissioners constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. If after reapportionment under s. 66.884 200.25 (7) the number of commissioners is increased to 12 or 13, 7 commissioners constitute a quorum. If after reapportionment under s. 66.884 200.25 (7) the number of commissioners is reduced to 9 or 10, 5 commissioners constitute a quorum.
(2) (a) 1. No resolution adopted by the commission under s. 66.91 200.55 (1), (3) (c) or (6), 67.05 (1) or 67.12 (12), no schedule of charges under s. 66.076 66.0821, 66.898 200.39 (4), 66.899 200.41 or 66.91 200.55 (5) (b) 3., no decision to borrow against taxes under s. 67.12 (1) and no decision to borrow under s. 24.61 (3) (a) 7. is valid unless adopted by an affirmative vote of at least a two-thirds majority of all commissioners.
(b) If one or more resolutions authorizing full financing of the capital budget adopted under s. 66.908 200.53 are not adopted on or before October 15 succeeding the annual adoption of the budget, the commission may by a vote of a simple majority of all commissioners annually levy taxes under s. 66.91 200.55 (6) (a) 4. or otherwise appropriate a sum from any source for the purpose of financing the capital budget. The total levy and appropriation may not exceed $40,000,000.
(3) Chairperson. The commission shall elect one commissioner as chairperson of the commission, for a term specified by rule by the commission. The chairperson is removable at pleasure by the commission. The chairperson shall preside over the meetings of the commission and shall perform other duties imposed upon the chairperson by ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter or assigned by the commission. The commission may also appoint a vice chairperson who may exercise the powers and shall perform the duties of the chairperson in the absence or disability of the chairperson.
(4) Secretary. The commission shall appoint a secretary who is not a member of the commission. The secretary is removable at pleasure by the commission and shall receive the compensation the commission determines. The compensation shall be paid at the time and in the same manner that the salaries of other employes of the district are paid. The secretary shall maintain all records concerning the district and shall perform the other duties that are imposed upon the secretary by ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter or that are assigned by the commission.
150,580 Section 580. 66.888 of the statutes is renumbered 200.29, and 200.29 (1) (b) and (c) 3. and (2) (b), as renumbered, are amended to read:
200.29 (1) (b) The initial boundary of a district created under s. 66.882 200.23 (1) (b) is the same as the boundary of the district created under s. 59.96 (5), 1979 stats.
(c) 3. Within 90 days after all commissioners have been appointed under s. 66.882 200.23, the commission shall adopt rules concerning the factors to be considered in determining the redefined boundary of the district under subd. 2. The commission may also establish conditions by rule that shall apply if an area is not within the district after the boundary is redefined but is subsequently added to the district under par. (d). When adopting rules under this subdivision the commission shall consider, among other considerations:
(2) (b) The name of a district created under s. 66.882 200.23 (1) (b) is the Milwaukee metropolitan sewerage district.
150,581 Section 581. 66.89 of the statutes is renumbered 200.31, and 200.31 (intro.), as renumbered, is amended to read:
200.31 General duties of the commission. (intro.) Subject to ss. 66.88 200.21 to 66.918 200.65, the commission shall:
150,582 Section 582. 66.892 of the statutes is renumbered 200.33, and 200.33 (1) (b), as renumbered, is amended to read:
200.33 (1) (b) Except as provided in sub. (2), ss. 66.88 200.21 to 66.918 200.65 do not authorize the commission to operate, maintain, rehabilitate or preserve local sewers or appurtenant local facilities constructed by a municipality or to separate combined storm and sanitary sewers.
150,583 Section 583. 66.894 of the statutes is renumbered 200.35, and 200.35 (1) (intro.), (2) (b), (5) (a) and (11) (a) and (c), as renumbered, are amended to read:
200.35 (1) General powers of the commission. (intro.) To the extent necessary to carry out its duties under s. 66.89 200.31, the commission may project, plan, design, adopt, construct, operate and maintain:
(2) (b) Nothing in ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter authorizes the commission to lay or construct any part of the sewerage system after April 27, 1982, over, upon or under any land covered by any outlying waters, as defined in s. 29.001 (63), unless the commission first obtains the prior consent of both houses of the legislature and the governor.
(5) (a) In its actions under ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter, the commission shall comply with local zoning and land use ordinances unless it finds that, in carrying out its responsibilities under ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter, deviation from these ordinances meets the test of public necessity, as that term is used for the purposes of ch. 32. The commission may only make determinations of public necessity by resolution. This paragraph does not authorize the commission to deviate from floodplain or shoreland zoning ordinances.
(11) (a) The commission may enter upon any land or water in the district for the purpose of making examinations, test borings, tests or surveys in the performance of its responsibilities under ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter. The commission shall compensate for damage caused by its examinations, test borings, tests or surveys. The commission may examine any sewer or sewerage system to determine if the sewer or sewerage system is defective in operation, construction, design or supervision.
(c) If the consent of the owner cannot be obtained, the district shall obtain a special entry warrant prior to entry onto the land. To obtain a special entry warrant, the district shall petition the circuit court for the county in which the land to be entered is located and shall mail a copy of the petition by registered mail to the owner's last-known address, if any. If the court determines that entry onto the land is reasonably related to the performance of the district's responsibilities under ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter, the court shall issue the warrant on the district's affidavit that the district intends to enter the land under this subsection, that the district has mailed, at least 5 days prior to the affidavit, a copy of the petition for the warrant to the owner as required in this paragraph and that the district has been otherwise unable to obtain the owner's consent.
150,584 Section 584. 66.896 of the statutes is renumbered 200.37, and 200.37 (2) (a) and (3), as renumbered, are amended to read:
200.37 (2) (a) The commission may temporarily use any public sewer or drain, including any storm sewer or drain, in the district for the purposes of ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter. The commission may incorporate with the sewerage system for use as an outfall sewer into a channeled watercourse or as an interceptor sewer any public sewer or drain, including any storm sewer or drain, and any of their appurtenances, either in their existing condition or with repairs or modifications as the commission may determine. The commission may condemn, close up, abolish, destroy, alter the functions or increase the flow of any of those public sewers and drains incorporated with the sewerage system as it deems necessary to carry out the purposes of ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter. If the commission decides to incorporate or utilize a sewer or drain under this subsection, it shall use the procedures specified in par. (b).
(3) Power to require connection. The commission may compel any owner or occupant of any premises located along the line of any interceptor sewer or along the line of any sewer of a municipality that is discharging sewage, refuse or industrial wastes of any kind into any river or canal within the drainage area of the district to change or rebuild any outlet, drain or sewer so as to discharge all the sewage, refuse or industrial wastes into the sewers of the town, city or village or into the district's interceptor sewer under rules adopted by the commission under s. 66.902 200.45.
150,585 Section 585. 66.898 of the statutes is renumbered 200.39, and 200.39 (1) to (3), (4) (a) and (b) and (5) (a) (intro.) and 2., as renumbered, are amended to read:
200.39 (1) General power of the commission. Subject to subs. (2) to (6), the commission may contract with any city, town, village, sanitary district organized under subch. IX of ch. 60 or metropolitan sewerage district organized under ss. 66.20 to 66.26 subch. I wholly or partially outside the boundaries of the district, but wholly or partially within the same general drainage area as the district for the transmission, treatment or disposal of sewage from any territory located in the city, town, village, sanitary district or metropolitan sewerage district. Each contract executed under this section shall specify the terms of payment of sewerage service charges by the contracting party.
(2) Prior approvals. Before permitting any city, town, village, sanitary district or metropolitan sewerage district to connect its sewers with or use any of the district's interceptor sewers under this section, the sewers shall be approved as provided in s. 66.896 200.37 (1). The governing body of the city, town, village, sanitary district or metropolitan sewerage district may enter into a contract under this section only by a vote of three-fourths of its members.
(3) Service charges for operation and maintenance. As part of any contract executed under this section, the commission may assess reasonable and just sewerage service charges against the contracting party with respect to operating and maintenance costs. These charges shall be established in accordance with s. 66.912 200.59 and are subject to review under s. 66.912 200.59. The schedule of service charges may, but need not, be uniform with any other schedule of charges established by the commission.
(4) (a) As part of any contract executed under this section, the commission may assess reasonable and just sewerage service charges against the contracting party with respect to capital costs. These sewerage service charges are subject to review under s. 66.912 200.59. The schedule of sewerage service charges with respect to capital costs used in contracts executed under this section shall be uniform with the system used to recover capital costs within the district.
(b) Except as provided in par. (c), the charges assessed under this subsection shall be established in accordance with s. 66.076 66.0821 or 66.91 200.55 (5). In computing the schedule of charges under this subsection, the commission may consider the factors specified in s. 66.076 66.0821 (5) or 66.91 200.55 (5). In computing the schedule of charges under this subsection, the commission may also consider the fact that sewerage service may not be available to or may be available to but not utilized by a part of the property located within the territorial limits of a contracting party at the time of computing the schedule.
(5) (a) (intro.) Any city, town, village, sanitary district organized under subch. IX of ch. 60 or metropolitan sewerage district organized under ss. 66.20 to 66.26 subch. I that contracts under this subsection may provide for the payment of charges from any available source, including:
2. Assessments upon and assessments of charges against the whole city, town, village, sanitary district organized under subch. IX of ch. 60 or metropolitan sewerage district organized under ss. 66.20 to 66.26 subch. I or upon or against any part thereof that the governing body determines to be benefited by the service.
150,586 Section 586. 66.899 of the statutes is renumbered 200.41, and 200.41 (1) to (3), as renumbered, are amended to read:
200.41 (1) Notwithstanding ss. 66.076 66.0821 and 66.91 200.55 (5), if the commission establishes a system to recover capital costs within the district on the basis of the value of property in the area to be served, as equalized under s. 70.57, the commission shall establish a system of sewerage service charges to recover capital costs which shall be used with respect to any area which is served by the district and which is outside the boundaries of the district and outside of any municipality which has contracted with the district under s. 66.898 200.39. The charges shall be equal to the amount the commission would be authorized to levy as taxes upon the area served if the area were within the district's boundaries.
(2) Any charge made by the district under this section is reviewable under s. 66.912 200.59 (5) if the charge has been paid.
(3) Section 66.91 200.55 (5) (b) and (d) apply to charges assessed under this section.
150,587 Section 587. 66.90 of the statutes is renumbered 200.43, and 200.43 (1), as renumbered, is amended to read:
200.43 (1) General power of the commission. The commission may acquire by gift, purchase, lease or other methods of acquisition or by condemnation, any real property situated in the state and all tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances belonging or in any way appertaining to, or in any interest, franchise, easement, right or privilege therein, that may be needed for the purpose of projecting, planning, constructing and maintaining the sewerage system, that may be needed for the collection, transmission or disposal of all sewage or drainage of the district or that may be needed for improving any river or stream within the district under s. 66.894 200.35 (8) (a) or (b).
150,588 Section 588. 66.902 of the statutes is renumbered 200.45, and 200.45 (1) (b), as renumbered, is amended to read:
200.45 (1) (b) The rules shall apply throughout the territory served by the sewerage system and, except as provided in s. 66.894 200.35 (5), shall have precedence over any conflicting ordinance, code or regulation of or permit issued by any municipality within the territory.
150,589 Section 589. 66.904 (title), (1) and (2) (title) of the statutes are renumbered 200.47 (title), (1) and (2) (title), and 200.47 (1), as renumbered, is amended to read:
200.47 (1) General powers of the commission. The commission may enter into contracts, agreements or stipulations necessary to perform its duties and exercise its powers under ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter, including contracts to purchase, lease or otherwise obtain the use of all necessary equipment, supplies and labor.
150,590 Section 590. 66.904 (2) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 1999 Wisconsin Act 9, is renumbered 200.47 (2) (a) and amended to read:
200.47 (2) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), all work done and all purchases of supplies and materials by the commission shall be by contract awarded to the lowest responsible bidder complying with the invitation to bid, if the work or purchase involves an expenditure of $20,000 or more. If the commission decides to proceed with construction of any sewer after plans and specifications for the sewer are completed and approved by the commission and by the department of natural resources under ch. 281, the commission shall advertise by a class 2 notice under ch. 985 for construction bids. All contracts and the awarding of contracts are subject to s. 66.29 66.0901.
150,591 Section 591. 66.904 (2) (b) to (e) and (3) to (5) of the statutes are renumbered 200.47 (2) (b) to (e) and (3) to (5), and 200.47 (2) (cm) 1. and (e), as renumbered, are amended to read:
200.47 (2) (cm) 1. Except as provided under subd. 4., in determining the lowest responsible bid for any contract awarded prior to December 31, 1993, the commission may evaluate the multiplier effect on state revenues and tax receipts of contract moneys which will be spent in this state under the contract. The commission shall promulgate by rule any condition and evaluation criterion which it applies to a bid evaluated under this subdivision. If the commission accepts a bid evaluated under this subdivision, it shall file with the secretary of the commission a written report detailing the reasons for its acceptance. The secretary shall make the report available for public inspection. The commission shall include in the annual report prepared under s. 66.886 200.27 (9) a summary of all bids accepted after an evaluation under this subdivision.
(e) Paragraphs (a) to (d) do not apply to contracts awarded under s. 66.905 200.49.
150,592 Section 592. 66.905 of the statutes is renumbered 200.49.
150,593 Section 593. 66.906 of the statutes is renumbered 200.51, and 200.51 (1), as renumbered, is amended to read:
200.51 (1) General powers of the commission. The commission may appoint or employ professional or technical advisers and experts and other personnel the commission requires for the proper execution of its duties under ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter, fix their compensations and remove or discharge the employes at pleasure.
150,594 Section 594. 66.908 of the statutes is renumbered 200.53.
150,595 Section 595. 66.91 of the statutes is renumbered 200.55, and 200.55 (1) (a) to (c), (d) 1. (intro.) and 3., (e) (intro.) and (f) to (g), (1m), (3) (intro.) and (c), (5) (a), (c) 2. and (d), (6) (a) 1. and (6m), as renumbered, are amended to read:
200.55 (1) (a) The district may issue bonds, notes or certificates for the purposes provided in s. 66.066 66.0621. Except as provided in pars. (b) to (fa), the procedure for issuance of these bonds, notes or certificates is as specified in s. 66.066 66.0621.
(b) The commission has the powers and duties specified for a board or council in s. 66.066 66.0621. The district has the powers and duties specified for a municipality in s. 66.066 66.0621. If s. 66.066 66.0621 specifies that a board, council or municipality shall act by ordinance, the commission shall act by resolution.
(c) District bonds issued under s. 66.066 66.0621 (2) (a) shall be executed by the chairperson and secretary of the commission rather than by a chief executive and clerk.
(d) 1. (intro.) Section 66.066 66.0621 (2) (a) 2. does not apply to district bonds. District bonds shall either mature:
3. Notwithstanding s. 66.066 66.0621 (2) (a) 1., district bonds shall be made payable within 50 years from the date of the bonds, whether the bonds mature serially or within a specified term of years.
(e) (intro.) Notwithstanding s. 66.066 66.0621 (2) (c):
(f) Deeds or mortgages that secure principal and interest of bonds under s. 66.066 66.0621 shall be executed by the commission chairperson and secretary rather than by a chief executive and clerk.
(fa) Notwithstanding any contrary provision of s. 66.066 66.0621, the district may issue bond anticipation notes under s. 66.066 66.0621 (2) (m) in the form of commercial paper. If the district issues such commercial paper, the district may borrow to pay the interest on such paper, may obtain credit and liquidity facilities and may delegate authority to any person to sell, execute, determine the interest rates, maturities and amounts of such paper and to conduct the issuance of such paper as provided by the commission in the resolution under s. 66.066 66.0621 (2) (m) authorizing the issuance. Such issuance under a single resolution shall be deemed a single issue of securities issued as of the date of the sale of the first such paper and not as a series of refundings. A resolution authorizing the issuance of commercial paper under this paragraph and any taxes levied or any pledge made on such issuance is irrevocable as specified in the authorizing resolution.
(g) User charges and service charges established by the commission under sub. (5) or s. 66.076 66.0821 to comply with any covenant concerning the sufficiency of the charges contained in a resolution or ordinance providing for the issuance of revenue bonds or notes under s. 66.066 66.0621 shall be presumed reasonable in any review of the charges by the public service commission under s. 66.912 200.59 (5).
(1m) Investment of funds. Notwithstanding any of the limits or restrictions in ss. 66.066 66.0621 (2) (d) and (f), 66.069 (1) (c) 66.0811 (2) and 67.11 (2) on the debt instruments in which the district or commission may invest any of its funds that are not immediately needed, the district may invest any such funds in a debt instrument listed under s. 66.04 (2) 66.0605 (1).
(3) Marketing revenue bonds. (intro.) To enhance the marketability of district bonds or notes issued under s. 66.066 66.0621, the commission may:
(c) Levy a direct, irrepealable, annual, general tax in an amount sufficient to provide for the payment of all the principal and interest on the issue as it matures. The amount of the levy entered on the tax roll and collected each year shall be reduced by the amount in the special redemption fund provided under s. 66.066 66.0621 or in any similar fund that is available for payment of principal and interest on the issue during the ensuing year. The portion of the principal of the issue not paid or provided for is a debt of the district and shall be included in determining its debt limit under article XI, section 3, of the constitution.
(5) (a) For service provided to any user, the commission may establish, assess and collect service charges under s. 66.076 66.0821 or under this subsection. For service to any user outside the district and not located in a municipality which has contracted with the district under s. 66.898 200.39, the commission may establish, assess and collect service charges under s. 66.899 200.41. Except as provided under s. 66.899 200.41 (2), any charge made by the district under this subsection is reviewable under s. 66.912 200.59 (5). The sewerage service charges established under s. 66.076 66.0821 or under this subsection with respect to capital costs for service to any user shall be uniform.
(c) 2. The commission may classify users on the basis of uses and may establish separate charges for separate classes. In computing charges, the commission may consider any reasonable factor, including wastewater flow or drainage, delivery flow characteristics, water consumption, type and number of sewerage connections or plumbing fixtures, population served, lot size, portion of lot improved and assessed value of property served. The commission may also compute its fee schedules as needed to meet the requirements of s. 66.076 66.0821 or of title II of the water pollution control act, 33 USC 1251 et seq.
(d) 1. Each sanitary district organized under subch. IX of ch. 60 and each metropolitan sewerage district organized under ss. 66.20 to 66.26 subch. I that is billed by the commission under par. (b) shall, within 5 days of receipt of a bill from the commission, in turn bill each city, town or village served by the sanitary district or metropolitan sewerage district organized under ss. 66.20 to 66.26 subch. I. Each city, town or village located within the district and billed under this paragraph or billed by the commission under par. (b) or under s. 66.076 66.0821 shall, within 45 days of receiving the bill, pay the full amount billed to the district. Each municipality may levy a reasonable penalty for late payment by the user to the municipality. Each municipality may provide for the payment of charges to it by any means specified in s. 66.898 200.39 (5).
2. Any city, town or village may collect and tax charges made by it to users in the same manner as water rates are taxed and collected under s. 66.069 (1) or 66.071 (1) (e) 62.69 (2) (f) or 66.0809. Charges taxed under this subdivision are a lien upon the property served, as provided in s. 66.091 (1) or 66.071 (1) (e) 62.69 (2) (f) or 66.0809.
Note: Corrects an apparent incorrect cross-reference in the last sentence. The cross-reference to s. 66.091 (1) [renumbered s. 893.81] is to a provision dealing with local liability for mob damage, not with liens on property. It appears the correct cross-reference is to s. 66.0809 [former s. 66.069 (1)], which is also cross-referenced earlier in the sentence.
(6) (a) 1. To make payments to a county as provided in s. 66.882 200.23 (1) (b) 2.;
(6m) Tax stabilization fund. The commission may establish a tax stabilization fund for any purpose authorized by ss. 66.88 to 66.918 this subchapter.
150,596 Section 596. 66.911 of the statutes is renumbered 200.57.
150,597 Section 597. 66.912 of the statutes is renumbered 200.59, and 200.59 (4) and (5), as renumbered, are amended to read:
200.59 (4) Collection of fees by municipalities. Every sanitary district organized under subch. IX of ch. 60 or metropolitan sewerage district organized under ss. 66.20 to 66.26 subch. I billed by a district under sub. (2) shall in turn bill every city, town or village served by the sanitary district or metropolitan sewerage district organized under s. 66.20 to 66.26 subch. I. Every city, town and village billed by a district under sub. (2), by a sanitary district or metropolitan sewerage district organized under ss. 66.20 to 66.26 subch. I under this subsection shall collect such charges from the individual sewer system users in the city, town or village and shall promptly remit the same to the district. The district may adopt rules for the establishment and administration of collection procedures and the settlement of such collections with the district as required by this section. Under such rules the district may provide for reimbursement of the municipality for the expense of collecting late payments of charges. Each municipality shall pay the district in full within 45 days after receiving a bill from the district. The district or, if the district does not act, every municipality is empowered to levy a penalty for late payment by the user to the municipality. Any city, town or village may collect under s. 66.076 66.0821 (7) any charge which is due under this section and which is delinquent. In the event that any municipality does not remit such charges to the district within 45 days of the billing date, the district may borrow moneys, repayable in not longer than 18 months, sufficient to offset such uncollected charges.
(5) Review by public service commission. Except as provided under s. 66.899 200.41 (2), upon complaint to the public service commission by any user that charges, rules and practices under this section are unreasonable or unjustly discriminatory, according to the standards and criteria which the commission is required to follow under state or federal law, including, without limitation because of enumeration, this section, 33 USC 1251 et seq. and ch. 283, or upon complaint of a holder of a revenue bond or other evidence of debt, secured by a mortgage on the sewerage system or any part thereof or pledge of the income of sewerage service charges, that charges are inadequate, the public service commission shall investigate the complaint. If sufficient cause therefor appears, the public service commission shall set the matter for a public hearing upon 10 days' notice to the complainant and the commission. After the hearing, if the public service commission determines that the charges, rules or practices complained of are unreasonable or unjustly discriminatory, it shall determine and by order fix reasonable charges, rules and practices and shall make such other order respecting such complaint as may be just and reasonable. The proceedings under this subsection shall be governed, as far as applicable, by ss. 196.26 to 196.40. The commission may submit the factual data, reports and analyses considered by it in establishing the charges, rules or practices subject to a complaint under this subsection. The public service commission shall give due weight to such data, reports and analyses. Judicial review of the determination of the public service commission may be had by any person aggrieved in the manner prescribed under ch. 227. If any user pays a charge and the public service commission or court, on appeal from the public service commission, finds such charge, after reviewing a complaint filed under this subsection, to be excessive, the district shall refund to the user the excess plus the interest thereon computed at the rate then paid by the district for borrowing funds for a term of one year or less.
150,598 Section 598. 66.914 of the statutes is renumbered 200.61.
150,599 Section 599. 66.916 of the statutes is renumbered 200.63 and amended to read:
200.63 Construction. Nothing in ss. 66.88 200.21 to 66.914 200.61 in any way limits or takes away any of the powers of any municipality located in the district, relating to the construction, extension or repair of local or sanitary sewers or drains except that all plans and specifications for the construction of any local or sanitary sewers or extensions thereof shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the district before the sewers are constructed.
150,600 Section 600. 66.918 of the statutes is renumbered 200.65.
150,601 Section 601. 66.92 of the statutes is repealed.
Note: Repealed as no longer necessary. Furthermore, housing authorities may carry out housing projects for veterans. See s. 66.0807 (9) (r), as renumbered. [Current s. 66.04 (9) (s).] Section 66.92 authorizes counties, cities, villages and towns to promote and provide housing for veterans and directs the department of veterans affairs (DVA) and the Wisconsin housing and economic development authority to provide information and assistance for the local efforts.
150,602 Section 602. 66.925 of the statutes is renumbered 66.1013.
150,603 Section 603. 66.93 of the statutes is renumbered 45.051.
150,604 Section 604. 66.935 of the statutes is renumbered 66.0625, and 66.0625 (title) and (2), as renumbered, are amended to read:
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