Appoint such number of police officers as is necessary to safeguard all public property placed by law in the department's charge, and provide, by agreement with any other state agency, police and security services at buildings and facilities owned, controlled or occupied by the other state agency. The governor or the department may, to the extent it is necessary, authorize police officers employed by the department to safeguard state officers, state employees or other persons. A police officer who is employed by the department and who is performing duties that are within the scope of his or her employment as a police officer has the powers of a peace officer under s. 59.24
, except that the officer has the arrest powers of a law enforcement officer under s. 968.07
regardless of whether the violation is punishable by forfeiture or criminal penalty. The officer may exercise the powers of a peace officer and the arrest powers of a law enforcement officer while located anywhere within this state. Nothing in this subsection limits or impairs the duty of the chief and each police officer of the police force of the municipality in which the property is located to arrest and take before the proper court or magistrate persons found in a state of intoxication or engaged in any disturbance of the peace or violating any state law in the municipality in which the property is located, as required by s. 62.09 (13)
Contract for protection relating to ch. 565
, if so requested.
Have responsibility, subject to approval of the governor, for all functions relating to the leasing, acquisition, allocation and utilization of all real property by the state, except where such responsibility is otherwise provided by the statutes. In this connection, the department shall, with the governor's approval, require physical consolidation of office space utilized by any executive branch agency having fewer than 50 authorized full-time equivalent positions with office space utilized by another executive branch agency, whenever feasible. The department shall lease or acquire office space for legislative offices or legislative service agencies at the direction of the joint committee on legislative organization. In this subsection, "executive branch agency" has the meaning given in s. 16.70 (4)
Require of the several agencies of state government all information necessary for the planning and forecasting of the space needs of state government on a comprehensive long-range basis. To this end the department shall cooperate with the building commission in order that the projected program of new construction will conform with the state's long-range building plans.
Approve administrative district boundaries of the several state agencies unifying them where possible in order to facilitate the acquisition and maintenance of suitable district headquarters in the several parts of the state.
Let concessions for periods not exceeding 2 years in the capitol and state office buildings, under such terms and conditions as will in its judgment be most favorable to the state, and in accordance with s. 47.03 (4)
Prepare a Wisconsin state capitol guide book containing information regarding the state capitol and grounds, to be sold as near cost as practicable.
Approve the design, structure, composition, location and arrangements made for the care and maintenance of all public monuments, memorials, or works of art which shall be constructed by or become the property of the state by purchase wholly or in part from state funds, or by gift or otherwise. "Work of art" means any painting, portrait, mural decoration, stained glass, statue, bas-relief, ornament, tablets, fountain or any other article or structure of a permanent character intended for decoration or commemoration. This subsection does not apply to public monuments, memorials or works of art which are or will become property of the University of Wisconsin System or the historical society.
Provide for the establishment of procedures for the operation of the department's facility operations and maintenance appropriation under s. 20.505 (5) (ka)
There is a uniform revenue billing and expenditure allocation process for all state buildings whose operation and maintenance costs are financed from this appropriation;
Expenditure projections are made at a uniform time for all buildings in setting revenue billing rates; and
Whenever revenue billing rates need to be adjusted, the changes are made on a uniform basis for all buildings.
Establish bicycle storage racks adjacent to the capitol and all state office buildings.
Provide interagency mail delivery service for agencies, as defined in s. 16.70 (1)
. The department may charge agencies for this service. Any moneys collected shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.505 (1) (kd)
Madison child care facilities and services. 16.841(2)
The department shall contract with one or more child care providers to supplement the cost of providing suitable space for child care services to be offered to the children of employees of agencies whose work stations are located in an area designated by the department comprising the central portion of the city of Madison.
The department may lease space or provide space in any state-owned or state-leased building to be used by a child care provider under a contract specified in sub. (2)
or may contribute to space costs incurred by a child care provider under such a contract for the purpose of providing child care services to children specified in sub. (2)
. Prior to leasing space or providing space to a child care provider in any state-owned facility that is not constructed specially for the use of a particular agency, the department shall obtain concurrence of the building commission under s. 13.48 (2) (b) 4.
The department shall assess the costs of providing child care facilities to agencies whose employees are eligible to place their children in a facility operated by a child care provider who contracts with the department under sub. (2)
. The assessment shall be made on an equitable basis as determined by the department. The department shall deposit assessment receipts in the appropriation account under s. 20.505 (5) (ka)
The department may permit children, other than children of employees specified in sub. (2)
, to receive child care services at a child care facility established under sub. (3)
if all children who are eligible to receive services under sub. (2)
are first provided an opportunity for services.
History: 1991 a. 39
; 1995 a. 289
State capitol view preservation. 16.842(1)
Except as authorized under this section, no portion of any building or structure located within one mile of the center of the state capitol building may exceed the elevation of 1,032.8 feet above sea level as established by the U.S. coast and geodetic survey.
This section does not apply to any building or structure erected prior to April 28, 1990.
The city of Madison may grant exceptions to the application of sub. (1)
for flagpoles, communications towers, church spires, elevator penthouses, screened air conditioning equipment or chimneys, subject to approval of any plan commission created under s. 62.23 (1)
History: 1989 a. 222
Capitol and state office buildings parking regulations. 16.843(1)(a)(a)
Except as provided in par. (b)
, the parking of motor vehicles at the curb on the capitol park side of the 4 streets surrounding the state capitol park shall be subject to any police regulation that may be enacted by the city of Madison designating the manner of such parking or limiting the length of time which motor vehicles may be so parked in such public streets in the city.
Eight areas, for the parking of motor vehicles at the curb on the capitol park side of the 4 streets surrounding the state capitol park, each area as near as lawfully permissible to each near side of the intersections of the streets with the driveways leading to the capitol building, are reserved for the parking of motor vehicles by those persons designated in sub. (3)
and only emergency police regulations or city ordinances of the city of Madison are applicable to such areas. The number of motor vehicles to be parked in each area shall be designated in a parking plan approved by the joint committee on legislative organization. The department of administration shall mark and post the areas and number the parking spaces therein. Parking of motor vehicles in these areas is permitted only by persons whose motor vehicles are identified as specified in sub. (4)
, and the parking therein of any other vehicle is prohibited and any violation of this prohibition shall be punished as in sub. (2)
Except as authorized in sub. (3)
, the parking of any motor vehicle in any of the 4 driveways of the capitol park leading to the capitol building is prohibited. Parking of any motor vehicle on the grounds of any of the state office buildings shall be in accordance with rules and orders established by the department.
The department shall establish a schedule of fees for parking during the state office hours specified in s. 230.35 (4) (f)
at every state-owned office building for which the department has managing authority and which is located in a municipality served by an urban mass transit system for which state operating assistance is provided under s. 85.20
, if the mass transit system serves a street which passes within 500 feet of the building. In addition, the department shall establish a schedule of fees for parking located in the city of Madison. The department may establish a schedule of fees for parking during other hours at any state-owned office building located in a municipality served by an urban mass transit system for which state operating assistance is provided under s. 85.20
. In addition, the department may establish a schedule of fees for parking at other state facilities located in such a municipality.
Fees established under this subsection for parking at every facility, except the parking specified in par. (cm)
, shall be established so that the total amount collected equals the total costs of:
Notwithstanding par. (bm)
, except as provided in s. 13.488 (1) (L)
, fees need not be imposed by the department for parking in a facility at any state-owned office building in a fiscal year, except the parking specified in par. (cm)
, if the department determines that, for any fiscal year:
Operating expenditures, including administration, collection and maintenance costs, necessitated solely by the implementation of paid parking at the facility in the preceding fiscal year exceeded gross parking revenues for that year; or
Estimated operating expenditures, including administration, collection and maintenance costs, necessitated solely by the implementation of paid parking at the facility will exceed the estimated gross parking revenues for that year.
Fees established under this subsection for parking located in the city of Madison shall be set so that all costs of land acquisition and construction, financing, administration, maintenance and operation are recovered from fee revenue. The department shall review and establish fees under this paragraph on an annual basis such that the costs of administration, maintenance and operation are fully recovered on an annual basis and the costs of land acquisition, construction and financing are fully recovered at the earliest possible time.
Any person violating this subsection or any rule or order adopted pursuant thereto may be required to forfeit not less than $5 nor more than $25.
The following persons or their designees may park motor vehicles identified as provided by sub. (4)
in assigned parking stalls and spaces in the parking areas designated in subs. (1) (b)
Such state officers and employees as the governor directs, not to exceed 15.
To facilitate the administration of sub. (3)
, the state protective service shall procure numbered identification tags which correspond with the numbered parking stalls and spaces, and shall issue such tags to applicants eligible under sub. (3)
in accordance with the parking plan approved by the joint committee on legislative organization under sub. (1)
Notwithstanding the limited allocation of parking areas for state purposes under sub. (1)
, the enforcement of parking regulations on the capitol park side of the 4 streets surrounding the state capitol park is vested exclusively in the designated employees of the state protective service.
Burning bituminous coal near capitol. 16.844(1)
It shall be unlawful to burn any bituminous coal for heating, power or any other purpose or purposes within any of the following blocks surrounding the capitol park in the city of Madison: Blocks 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 82, 83, 84, 85, 88, 89, 90, 91, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109 and 110 or in the streets or alleys adjoining said blocks, except in smoke preventing furnaces of such an efficiency that no smoke shall be visible emitting from the top or outlet of the stack or chimney.
Any person who shall cause, allow, or permit bituminous coal to be burned in violation of this section shall forfeit the sum of $25 for each day or part thereof during which such violation continues.
The secretary of administration, with the assistance of the department of justice, shall institute proper proceedings to collect fines for and restrain violations of this section.
The limitations contained in this section are imposed for the protection of the state capitol and its contents.
History: 1975 c. 41
; 1989 a. 222
; Stats. 1989 s. 16.844.
Use of state facilities. 16.845(1)
Except as elsewhere expressly prohibited, the managing authority of any facility owned by the state or by the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority may permit its use for free discussion of public questions, or for civic, social, recreational or athletic activities. No such use shall be permitted if it would unduly burden the managing authority or interfere with the prime use of such facility. The applicant for use shall be liable to the state or to the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority for any injury done to its property, for any expense arising out of any such use and for such sum as the managing authority may charge for such use. All such sums payable to the state shall be paid into the general fund and credited to the appropriation account for the operation of the facility used. The managing authority may permit such use notwithstanding the fact that a reasonable admission fee may be charged to the public. Whoever does or attempts to do an act for which a permit is required under this section without first obtaining the permit may be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned not more than 30 days or both. This subsection applies only to those facilities for which a procedure for obtaining a permit has been established by the managing authority.
"Facility" includes buildings and surrounding and connecting grounds.
"Managing authority" means the board, commission, department or officer responsible by law for the management of the particular facility.
History: 1971 c. 183
; 1995 a. 27
A group of churches is entitled to a permit under this section to use the capitol grounds for a civic or social activity even if the content of program is partly religious in nature. 68 Atty. Gen. 217.
Rules relating to use, care and preservation of property under department control. 16.846(1)(a)(a)
The department shall promulgate under ch. 227
, and shall enforce or have enforced, rules of conduct for property leased or managed by the department. Unless the rule specifies a penalty as provided under par. (b)
, a person found guilty of violating a rule promulgated under this subsection shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned for not more than 30 days or both.
A rule promulgated under par. (a)
may provide that a person who violates the rule is subject to one of the following:
A lesser criminal penalty than the criminal penalty specified in par. (a)
A forfeiture under sub. (1) (b) 2.
may be sued for and collected in the name of the department before any court having jurisdiction of such action. An action for a forfeiture under sub. (1) (b) 2.
may be brought by the department, by the department of justice at the request of the department, or by a district attorney.
All fines imposed and collected under this section shall be transmitted to the county treasurer for disposition in accordance with s. 59.25 (3) (f)
. All forfeitures, including forfeitures of posted bail, if any, imposed and collected under this section shall be transmitted to the county treasurer for disposition in accordance with ss. 778.13
History: 1995 a. 174
; 1997 a. 35
Energy efficiency program. 16.847(1)(b)
"State facilities" means all property owned and operated by the state for the purpose of carrying out usual state functions, including each institution within the University of Wisconsin System.
"Utility expenses" means expenses incurred to provide heating, cooling and electricity to a state facility.
(2) Utility expense budgeting.
For all appropriations listed in sub. (4)
, an agency shall submit to the department documentation that shows the amounts budgeted and expended by the agency for utility expenses in fiscal year 1993-94 and in fiscal year 1994-95.
(4) Utility expense appropriations. Subsection (2)
applies to all of the following appropriations: