2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
March 2, 2017 - Introduced by Senators LeMahieu, Bewley and Ringhand,
cosponsored by Representatives
Tittl, Allen, E. Brooks, Novak, Skowronski,
Spiros, Steffen and Tusler. Referred to Committee on Economic
Development, Commerce and Local Government.
1An Act to amend
62.11 (2) of the statutes; relating to: notification of special
2meetings of the common council of a city.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, the mayor of a city may call a special meeting of the common
council by written notice delivered personally to each member or left at the member's
usual abode at least six hours before the meeting. Under this bill, the mayor may
call a special meeting by notifying members in a manner likely to give each member
notice of the meeting and providing the notice at least six hours before the meeting.
For further information see the local fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
62.11 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
62.11 (2) Time of meeting.
The council shall meet at least once a month, and 5
on the first Tuesday unless a different day be fixed by the council. More frequent 6
regular meetings may be established by the council, and the. The
mayor may call a 7
special meeting by written notice delivered personally to each member or left at the
1member's usual abode notifying members in a manner likely to give each member
2notice of the meeting and providing the notice
at least 6 hours before the meeting. 3
Following a regular city election the new council shall first meet on the 3rd Tuesday 4