Powers and duties of town board chairperson.
TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Election, appointment of town officers; general provisions.
Combined and part-time offices.
Appointment of town assessors.
Official oath and bond.
Compensation of elective town offices.
Reimbursement of expenses.
Compensation when acting in more than one official capacity.
Duties of town clerk.
Deputy town clerk.
Duties of town treasurer.
Deputy town treasurer.
Duties of town constable.
Town constable fees.
Preparation and adoption of budget.
Annual financial statement.
Claims against town.
Disbursements from town treasury.
Public contracts and competitive bidding.
PUBLIC WORKS AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Sewer and water systems of adjoining municipality.
Service pipes and laterals.
Solid waste transportation.
Combined protective services.
Fire safety regulations.
Reimbursement for fire calls on highways.
Rewards for crime information.
Police and fire commission.
LAND USE AND PLANNING
General zoning authority.
Zoning authority if exercising village powers.
Required notice on certain approvals.
Town construction site erosion control and storm water management zoning.
Community and other living arrangements.
Environmental protection; interstate hazardous liquid pipelines.
Board of adjustment.
Town park commission.
TOWN SANITARY DISTRICTS
Creation of town sanitary district by town board order.
Creation of town sanitary district by order of the department of natural resources.
Property with private on-site wastewater treatment system included.
Review of orders creating town sanitary districts.
Commissioners; method of selection.
Organization of the commission.
Powers to borrow money and issue municipal obligations.
Power to act as a public inland lake protection and rehabilitation district.
Changes in district boundaries.
Alteration of town sanitary districts.
Publication or posting of ordinances and resolutions.
Population; use of federal census.
Regional planning programs.
Destruction of obsolete town records.
Town tax increment law.
Ch. 60 Note
NOTE: 1983 Wisconsin Act 532
, which completely revised chapter 60, has extensive notes explaining the revision. See Laws of Wisconsin, 1983.
In this chapter:
“Annual town meeting" means the town meeting held under s. 60.11
“Special town meeting" means a town meeting, other than the annual town meeting, held under s. 60.12
“Town meeting" means the annual town meeting or a special town meeting.
History: 1983 a. 532
LEGAL STATUS; ORGANIZATION
Legal status; general powers. 60.01(1)(1)
A town is a body corporate and politic, with those powers granted by law. A town shall be designated in all actions and proceedings by its name, as “Town of ....".