173, s. 12
61.57 of the statutes is amended to read:
61.57 Acquisition of recycling or resource recovery facilities without bids. A village may contract for the acquisition of any element of a recycling or resource recovery facility without submitting the contract for bids as required under ss. 61.54 to 61.56 s. 61.54 if the village 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.
173, s. 13
61.65 (1) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
61.65 (1) (a) 2. Contracting for police protective services with a city or town, with another village, or with the a county in which the village is located. A village that contracts for police protective services shall pay the full cost of services provided. A village may not contract with a county to provide all of the village's police protective services under this subdivision.
173, s. 14
62.09 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
62.09 (1) (a) The officers shall be a mayor, treasurer, clerk, comptroller, attorney, engineer, one or more assessors unless the city is assessed by a county assessor under s. 70.99, one or more constables as determined by the common council, a local health officer, as defined in s. 250.01 (5), or local board of health, as defined in s. 250.01 (3), street commissioner, board of police and fire commissioners except in cities where not applicable, chief of police except in a city that has contracted for all of its police protective services under s. 62.13 (2g) or has abolished its police department under s. 62.13 (2s), chief of the fire department except in a city that contracted for all of its fire protective services under s. 62.13 (8) (b), board of public works, 2 alderpersons from each aldermanic district, and such other officers or boards as are created by law or by the council. If one alderperson from each aldermanic district is provided under s. 66.0211 (1), the council may, by ordinance adopted by a two-thirds vote of all its members and approved by the electors at a general or special election, provide that there shall be 2 alderpersons from each aldermanic district.
173, s. 15
62.09 (5) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
62.09 (5) (e) Persons serving in appointive offices shall serve until their respective successors are appointed and qualify, unless otherwise provided by ordinance.
173, s. 16
62.09 (6) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
62.09 (6) (a) Salaries shall be paid the mayor or alderpersons only when ordered by a vote of three-fourths of all the members of the council. Salaries heretofore established shall so remain until changed by ordinance.
173, s. 17
62.09 (6) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
62.09 (6) (am) 1. In this paragraph, "compensation" means a salary, a per diem compensation for each day or part of a day necessarily devoted to the service of the city and the discharge of duties, or a combination of salary and per diem compensation.
2. Except as provided in subd. 3., and subject to par. (a), the compensation for an elective city office shall be established before the earliest time for filing nomination papers for the office. After that time, no change may be made in the compensation for the office that applies to the term of office for which the deadline applies. The compensation established for an elective office remains in effect for ensuing terms unless changed.
3. In a newly incorporated city, the compensation for an elective office may be established during the first term of office.
173, s. 18
62.09 (6) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
173, s. 19
62.09 (11) (g) of the statutes is repealed.
173, s. 20
62.13 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
62.13 (1) Commissioners. Except as provided in subs. (2g), (2m) and, (2s), and (8) (b) each city shall have a board of police and fire commissioners consisting of 5 citizens, 3 of whom shall constitute a quorum. The mayor shall annually, between the last Monday of April and the first Monday of May, appoint in writing to be filed with the secretary of the board, one member for a term of 5 years. No appointment shall be made which will result in more than 3 members of the board belonging to the same political party. The board shall keep a record of its proceedings.
173, s. 21
62.13 (2g) of the statutes is created to read:
62.13 (2g) Contracting for police protective services. A city may enter into a contract for police protective services with a village, a town, another city, or a county. A city that contracts for police protective services shall pay the full cost of services provided. A city that contracts for all of its police protective services under this subsection and for all of its fire protective services under sub. (8) (b) is not required to have a board of police and fire commissioners. A city that contracts for all of its police protective services under this subsection, but not for all of its fire protective services under sub. (8) (b), shall have a board of police and fire commissioners under this section, but the board may only address issues related to the fire department. A city may not contract with a county to provide all of the city's police protective services under this subsection.
173, s. 22
62.13 (8) of the statutes is renumbered 62.13 (8) (a).
173, s. 23
62.13 (8) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
62.13 (8) (b) A city may enter into a contract for fire protective services with a village, a town, or another city. A city that contracts for fire protective services shall pay the full cost of services provided. A city that contracts for all of its fire protective services under this paragraph and for all of its police protective services under sub. (2g) is not required to have a board of police and fire commissioners. A city that contracts for all of its fire protective services under this paragraph, but not for all of its police protective services under sub. (2g), shall have a board of police and fire commissioners under this section, but the board may address only issues related to the police department.
173, s. 24
62.15 (5) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
62.15 (5) Rejection of bids; performance of work by city. (a) Unless the power has been expressly waived, the city may reject any bid. The board of public works may reject any bid, if, in its opinion, any combination has been entered into to prevent free competition.
(b) If the council finds that any of the bids are fraudulent, collusive, excessive, or against the best interests of the city, it may, by resolution adopted by two-thirds of its members, reject any bids received and order the work done directly by the city under the supervision of the board of public works.
(c) If a city performs any work under par. (b), it may secure all necessary materials to perform the work.
(d) The city shall collect the cost of all work performed under par. (b) in the same manner as if done by any other person under contract with the city and may, subject to par. (e), defray such costs by special assessment.
(e) If the city imposes a special assessment under par. (d), it may not assess against any property an amount that is greater than would have been assessed against the property had the lowest bid received under this section been accepted. The city shall bear any costs in excess of that bid.
173, s. 25
66.0133 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
66.0133 (3) Notice. Notwithstanding ss. 27.065 (5) (a), 30.32, 38.18, 43.17 (9) (a), 59.52 (29) (a), 59.70 (11), 60.47 (2) to (4), 60.77 (6) (a), 61.55, 61.56 61.54, 61.57, 62.15 (1), 62.155, 66.0131 (2), 66.0923 (10), 66.0925 (10), 66.0927 (11), 66.1333 (5) (a) 2., 200.11 (5) (d) and 200.47 (2), before entering into a performance contract under this section, a local governmental unit shall solicit bids or competitive sealed proposals from qualified providers. A local governmental unit may only enter into a performance contract if the contract is awarded by the governing body of the local governmental unit. The governing body shall give at least 10 days' notice of the meeting at which the body intends to award a performance contract. The notice shall include a statement of the intent of the governing body to award the performance contract, the names of all potential parties to the proposed performance contract, and a description of the energy conservation and facility improvement measures included in the performance contract. At the meeting, the governing body shall review and evaluate the bids or proposals submitted by all qualified providers and may award the performance contract to the qualified provider that best meets the needs of the local governmental unit, which need not be the lowest cost provider.
173, s. 26
66.0505 (3) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
66.0505 (3) (a) 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 59.10 (1) (c), (2) (c), (3) (f) to (j), 60.32, 61.193, 61.32, or 62.09 (6), an elective officer may send written notification to the clerk and treasurer of the political subdivision on whose governing body he or she serves that he or she wishes to refuse to accept the salary that he or she is otherwise entitled to receive.
173, s. 27
66.0507 of the statutes is amended to read:
66.0507 Automatic salary schedules. Whenever the governing body of any city, village, or town
enacts by ordinance adopts a salary schedule for some or all employees and officers of the city, village or town, other than members of the city council or village or town board, the salary schedule may include an automatic adjustment for some or all of the personnel in conformity with fluctuations upwards and downwards in the cost of living, notwithstanding ss. 60.32, 61.193, 61.32, 62.09 (6) and 62.13 (7).
173, s. 28
66.0901 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
66.0901 (2) Bidder's proof of responsibility. A municipality intending to enter into a public contract may, before delivering any form for bid proposals, plans, and specifications to any person, except suppliers, and others not intending to submit a direct bid, require the person to submit a full and complete statement sworn to before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. The statement shall consist of information relating to financial ability, equipment, experience in the work prescribed in the public contract, and other matters that the municipality requires for the protection and welfare of the public in the performance of a public contract. The statement shall be in writing on a standard form of a questionnaire that is adopted and furnished by the municipality. The statement shall be filed in the manner and place designated by the municipality. The statement shall not be received less than 5 days prior to the time set for the opening of bids. The contents of the statement shall be confidential and may not be disclosed except upon the written order of the person furnishing the statement, for necessary use by the public body in qualifying the person, or in cases of actions against, or by, the person or municipality. The governing body of the municipality or the committee, board, or employee charged with, or delegated by the governing body with, the duty of receiving bids and awarding contracts shall properly evaluate the statement and shall find the maker of the statement either qualified or unqualified. This subsection does not apply to a 1st class city.
173, s. 29
66.1103 (11) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
66.1103 (11) (a) With respect to the enforcement of any construction lien or other lien under ch. 779 arising out of the construction of projects financed under this section, no deficiency judgment or judgment for costs may be entered against the municipality. Projects financed under this section are not public works, public improvements or public construction within the meaning of ss. 59.52 (29), 60.47, 61.55 61.54, 62.15, 779.14, 779.15 and 779.155 and contracts for the construction of the projects are not public contracts within the meaning of ss. 59.52 (29) and 66.0901 unless factors including municipal control over the costs, construction and operation of the project and the beneficial ownership of the project warrant the conclusion that they are public contracts.
173, s. 30
86.25 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.25 (4) Sections 61.55 61.54, 62.15 and 66.0901 shall not apply to funds provided or agreements made pursuant to this section.
173, s. 31
893.81 of the statutes is repealed.
(1) The treatment of sections 61.193, 61.32, and 62.09 (6) (am) and (b), of the statutes first applies to village and city elective offices to be filled at the 2010 spring election.
(2) The treatment of sections 61.54, 61.55, 61.56, 61.57, 62.15 (5), 66.0133 (3), 66.1103 (11) (a), and 86.25 (4) of the statutes first applies to the solicitation of bids for public works made on January 1, 2010.
(3) The treatment of section 893.81 of the statutes first applies to injuries to persons or property occurring on the effective date of this subsection.