66.0129(1)(i) (i) Covenant and agree in a lease or sublease made under par. (c) to impose fees, rentals or other charges for the use and occupancy or other operation of any lands or existing buildings in an amount calculated to produce net revenues sufficient to pay the rentals due and to become due under the lease or sublease.
66.0129(1)(j) (j) Operate the hospital, until it is ultimately acquired, in a manner that provides revenues sufficient to pay the costs of operation and maintenance of the hospital and the payments due the nonprofit corporation.
66.0129(2) (2)Municipal liability. The city, village or town shall be liable for accrued rentals and for any other default under any lease or sublease made under sub. (1) (c) and may be sued therefor on contract.
66.0129(3) (3)No debt inclusion. Nothing under this section shall be considered to incur any municipal debt. No obligation under this section shall be included in arriving at constitutional debt limitations.
66.0129(4) (4)Powers and duties of nonprofit corporation. In addition to all other powers granted to nonprofit corporations, the nonprofit corporation has the following additional powers and duties when leasing hospital facilities to a city, village or town:
66.0129(4)(a) (a) To acquire by purchase, gift or lease real property and buildings on the property from a city, village or town or other person, to construct hospital facilities on the property and to lease the real property and buildings to a city, village or town for terms not exceeding 40 years, and to transfer the land and buildings to the city, village or town upon termination of the lease.
66.0129(4)(b) (b) To borrow money and pledge income and rentals as security.
66.0129(5) (5)Bids for construction. The nonprofit corporation shall let all contracts exceeding $1,000 for the construction, maintenance or repair of hospital facilities to the lowest responsible bidder after advertising for bids by the publication of a class 2 notice under ch. 985. Sections 66.0901 and 66.0903 apply to bids and contracts under this subsection.
66.0129(6) (6)Definitions. Unless the context otherwise requires, in this section:
66.0129(6)(a) (a) "Buildings", "new buildings" and "existing buildings" include all buildings, structures, improvements, facilities, equipment or other capital items which the governing body of the city, village or town determines are necessary or desirable for the purpose of providing hospital facilities.
66.0129(6)(b) (b) "Nonprofit corporation" means a nonstock corporation organized under ch. 181 that is a nonprofit corporation, as defined in s. 181.0103 (17).
66.0129 History History: 1993 a. 246; 1997 a. 79; 1999 a. 150 s. 487; Stats. 1999 s. 66.0129.
66.0131 66.0131 Local governmental purchasing.
66.0131(1) (1) Definitions. In this section:
66.0131(1)(a) (a) "Local governmental unit" means a political subdivision of this state, a special purpose district in this state, an agency or corporation of a political subdivision or special purpose district, or a combination or subunit of any of the foregoing.
66.0131(1)(b) (b) "Recycled or recovered content" has the meaning given in s. 16.70 (13).
66.0131(2) (2)Intergovernmental purchases without bids. Notwithstanding any statute requiring bids for public purchases, any local governmental unit may make purchases from another unit of government, including the state or federal government, without the intervention of bids.
66.0131(3) (3)Purchase of recycled materials.
66.0131(3)(a)1.1. A local governmental unit shall, to the extent practicable, make purchasing selections using specifications developed by state agencies under s. 16.72 (2) (e) to maximize the purchase of products utilizing recycled or recovered materials.
66.0131(3)(a)2. 2. Each local governmental unit shall ensure that the average recycled or recovered content of all paper purchased by the local governmental unit measured as a proportion, by weight, of the fiber content of all paper products purchased in a year, is not less than the following:
66.0131(3)(a)2.a. a. By 1991, 10% of all purchased paper.
66.0131(3)(a)2.b. b. By 1993, 25% of all purchased paper.
66.0131(3)(a)2.c. c. By 1995, 40% of all purchased paper.
66.0131(4) (4)Purchase of recyclable materials. A local governmental unit shall, to the extent practicable, make purchasing selections using specifications prepared by state agencies under s. 16.72 (2) (f).
66.0131(5) (5)Life cycle cost estimate. A local governmental unit shall award each order or contract for materials, supplies or equipment on the basis of life cycle cost estimates whenever that action is appropriate. The terms, conditions and evaluation criteria to be applied shall be incorporated into the solicitation of bids or proposals. The life cycle cost formula may include, but is not limited to, the applicable costs of energy efficiency, acquisition and conversion, money, transportation, warehousing and distribution, training, operation and maintenance, and disposition or resale.
66.0131 History History: 1979 c. 122; 1989 a. 335; 1999 a. 9; 1999 a. 150 ss. 346, 347; Stats. 1999 s. 66.0131.
66.0131 Annotation Under sub. (2), statutorily-authorized intergovernmental agreements for purchases of services are exempt from municipal competitive bidding requirements and procedures. OAG 5-09.
66.0131 Annotation Effective January 1, 2010, with respect to any public works or public construction project whose estimated cost exceeds $25,000, state prevailing wage rates must be paid to the employees of a local unit of government that enters into an intergovernmental agreement under this section to perform services for another local unit of government upon such a project. OAG 5-09.
66.0133 66.0133 Energy savings performance contracting.
66.0133(1)(1) Definitions. In this section:
66.0133(1)(a) (a) "Energy conservation measure" means a facility alteration or training, service or operations program designed to reduce energy consumption or operating costs or ensure state or local building code compliance.
66.0133(1)(b) (b) "Local governmental unit" has the meaning given in s. 19.42 (7u).
66.0133(1)(c) (c) "Performance contract" means a contract for the evaluation and recommendation of energy conservation and facility improvement measures, and for the implementation of one or more of these measures.
66.0133(1)(d) (d) "Qualified provider" means a person who is experienced in the design, implementation and installation of energy conservation and facility improvement measures and who has the ability to provide labor and material payment and performance bonds equal to the maximum amount of any payments due under a performance contract entered into by the person.
66.0133(2) (2)Authorization; report.
66.0133(2)(a)(a) Any local governmental unit may, in accordance with this section, enter into a performance contract with a qualified provider to reduce energy or operating costs, ensure state or local building code compliance or enhance the protection of property of the local governmental unit.
66.0133(2)(b) (b) Prior to entering into a performance contract for the implementation of any energy conservation or facility improvement measure, a local governmental unit shall obtain a report from a qualified provider containing recommendations concerning the amount the local governmental unit should spend on energy conservation and facility improvement measures. The report shall contain estimates of all costs of installation, modifications, or remodeling, including costs of design, engineering, maintenance, repairs and financing. In addition, the report shall contain a guarantee specifying a minimum amount by which energy or operating costs of the local governmental unit will be reduced, if the installation, modification or remodeling is performed by that qualified provider.
66.0133(2)(c) (c) If, after review of the report under par. (b), the local governmental unit finds that the amount it would spend on the energy conservation and facility improvement measures recommended in the report is not likely to exceed the amount to be saved in energy and operation costs over the remaining useful life of the facility to which the measures apply, the local governmental unit may enter into the contract.
66.0133(3) (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), 61.54, 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.
66.0133(4) (4)Installment payment and lease-purchase agreements. A local governmental unit may enter into an installment payment contract or lease-purchase agreement for the purchase and installation of energy conservation or facility improvement measures.
66.0133(5) (5)Payment schedule; savings. Each performance contract shall provide that all payments, except obligations on termination of the contract before its expiration, shall be made over time as energy savings are achieved. Energy savings shall be guaranteed by the qualified provider for the entire term of the performance contract.
66.0133(6) (6)Terms of contracts. A performance contract may extend beyond the fiscal year in which it becomes effective, subject to appropriation of moneys, if required by law, for costs incurred in future fiscal years.
66.0133(7) (7)Allocation of obligations. Subject to appropriations as provided in sub. (6), each local governmental unit shall allocate sufficient moneys for each fiscal year to make payment of any amounts payable by the local governmental unit under performance contracts during that fiscal year.
66.0133(8) (8)Bonds. Each qualified provider under a performance contract shall provide labor and material payment and performance bonds in an amount equivalent to the maximum amount of any payments due under the contract.
66.0133(9) (9)Use of moneys. Unless otherwise provided by law or ordinance, if a local governmental unit has funding designated for operating and capital expenditures, the local governmental unit may use moneys designated for operating or capital expenditures to make payments under any performance contract, including installment payments or payments under lease-purchase agreements.
66.0133(10) (10)Monitoring; reports. During the entire term of each performance contract, the qualified provider entering into the contract shall monitor the reductions in energy consumption and cost savings attributable to the energy conservation and facility improvement measures installed under the contract, and shall periodically prepare and provide a report to the local governmental unit entering into the contract documenting the reductions in energy consumption and cost savings to the local governmental unit.
66.0133(11) (11)Energy conservation measures. Energy conservation measures under this section may include the following:
66.0133(11)(a) (a) Insulation of a building structure or systems within a building.
66.0133(11)(b) (b) Storm windows or doors, caulking or weather stripping, multiglazed windows or doors, heat-absorbing or heat-reflective glazed and coated window or door systems, additional glazing, reductions in glass area, or other window and door system modifications that reduce energy consumption.
66.0133(11)(c) (c) Automated or computerized energy control and facility management systems or computerized maintenance management systems.
66.0133(11)(d) (d) Heating, ventilating or air conditioning system modifications or replacements.
66.0133(11)(e) (e) Replacement or modification of lighting fixtures to increase the energy efficiency of the lighting system without increasing the overall illumination of a facility, unless an increase in illumination is necessary to conform to the applicable state or local building code for the lighting system after the proposed modifications are made.
66.0133(11)(f) (f) Energy recovery systems.
66.0133(11)(g) (g) Utility management systems and services.
66.0133(11)(h) (h) Cogeneration systems that produce steam or forms of energy such as heat, as well as electricity, for use primarily within a building or complex of buildings.
66.0133(11)(i) (i) Lifesafety systems.
66.0133(11)(j) (j) Any other facility improvement measure that is designed to provide long-term energy or operating cost reductions or compliance with state or local building codes.
66.0133 History History: 1995 a. 27, 201; 1999 a. 150 s. 614; Stats. 1999 s. 66.0133; 2009 a. 173.
66.0135 66.0135 Interest on late payments.
66.0135(1) (1) Definitions. In this section:
66.0135(1)(a) (a) "Agency" means any office, department, board, commission or other body under the control of the governing body of a local governmental unit which expends moneys or incurs obligations on behalf of the local governmental unit.
66.0135(1)(b) (b) "Good faith dispute" means any of the following:
66.0135(1)(b)1. 1. A contention by an agency, principal contractor or subcontractor that goods delivered or services rendered were of a lesser quantity or quality than ordered or specified by contract, were faulty or were installed improperly.
66.0135(1)(b)2. 2. Any other reason giving cause for the withholding of payment by an agency, principal contractor or subcontractor until the dispute is settled.
66.0135(1)(c) (c) "Local governmental unit" means a political subdivision of this state, a special purpose district in this state, an agency or corporation of a political subdivision or special purpose district, or a combination or subunit of any of the foregoing.
66.0135(1)(d) (d) "Subcontractor" has the meaning given in s. 66.0901 (1) (d).
66.0135(2) (2)Interest payable to principal contractors.
66.0135(2)(a)(a) Except as provided in sub. (4) or as otherwise specifically provided, an agency that does not pay timely the amount due on an order or contract shall pay interest on the balance due from the 31st day after receipt of a properly completed invoice or receipt and acceptance of the property or service under the order or contract, whichever is later, or, if the agency does not comply with sub. (7), from the 31st day after receipt of an improperly completed invoice or receipt and acceptance of the property or service under the order or contract, whichever is later, at the rate specified in s. 71.82 (1) (a) compounded monthly.
66.0135(2)(b) (b) For the purposes of par. (a), a payment is timely if the payment is mailed, delivered or transferred by the later of the following:
66.0135(2)(b)1. 1. The date specified on a properly completed invoice for the amount specified in the order or contract.
66.0135(2)(b)2. 2. Within 30 days after receipt of a properly completed invoice or receipt and acceptance of the property or service under the order or contract, or, if the agency does not comply with sub. (7), within 30 days after receipt of an improperly completed invoice or receipt and acceptance of the property or service under the order or contract, whichever is later.
66.0135(3) (3)Interest payable to subcontractors.
66.0135(3)(a)(a) Except as provided in sub. (4) (e) or as otherwise specifically provided, principal contractors that engage subcontractors to perform part of the work on an order or contract from an agency shall pay subcontractors for satisfactory work in a timely fashion. A payment is timely if it is mailed, delivered or transferred to the subcontractor no later than 7 days after the principal contractor's receipt of any payment from the agency.
66.0135(3)(b) (b) If a subcontractor is not paid in a timely fashion, the principal contractor shall pay interest on the balance due from the 8th day after the principal contractor's receipt of any payment from the agency, at the rate specified in s. 71.82 (1) (a) compounded monthly.
66.0135(3)(c) (c) Subcontractors receiving payment under this subsection shall pay lower-tier subcontractors, and be liable for interest on late payments, in the same manner as principal contractors are required to pay subcontractors in pars. (a) and (b).
66.0135(4) (4)Exceptions. Subsection (2) does not apply to any of the following:
66.0135(4)(a) (a) Any portion of an order or contract for which the payment, from federal moneys, has not been received.
66.0135(4)(b) (b) An order or contract that is subject to late payment interest or another late payment charge required by another law or rule specifically authorized by law.
66.0135(4)(c) (c) An order or contract between 2 or more agencies of the same local governmental unit.
66.0135(4)(d) (d) An order or contract which provides for the time of payment and the consequences of nontimely payment, if any deviation from the deadlines established in sub. (2) appears in the original bid or proposal.
66.0135(4)(e) (e) An order or contract under which the amount due is subject to a good faith dispute if, before the date on which payment is not timely, notice of the dispute is sent by 1st class mail, personally delivered or sent in accordance with the procedure specified in the order or contract.
66.0135(5) (5)Appropriation from which paid. An agency that pays interest under this section shall pay the interest only from the appropriation for administration of the program under which the order or contract was made or entered into, unless otherwise directed by the governing body of the local governmental unit.
66.0135(6) (6)Attorney fees. Notwithstanding s. 814.04 (1), in an action to recover interest due under this section, the court shall award the prevailing party reasonable attorney fees.
66.0135(7) (7)Improper invoices. If an agency receives an improperly completed invoice, the agency shall notify the sender of the invoice within 10 working days after it receives the invoice of the reason that it is improperly completed.
66.0135 History History: 1989 a. 233; 1999 a. 150 ss. 326, 327; Stats. 1999 s. 66.0135.
66.0137 66.0137 Provision of insurance.
66.0137(1) (1) Definition. In this section:
66.0137(1)(ae) (ae) "Local governmental unit" means a municipality, county, school district (as enumerated in s. 67.01 (5)), sewerage district, drainage district, and, without limitation because of enumeration, any other political subdivision of the state.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated though 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before June 30, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after July 1, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 7-1-14)