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(3) The provisions of s. 66.315 shall 66.0513 apply to this section.
150,364 Section 364. 66.307 of the statutes is renumbered 66.1113, and 66.1113 (2) (c), as renumbered, is amended to read:
66.1113 (2) (c) If 2 or more contiguous political subdivisions that are premier resort areas each impose the tax under s. 77.994, they may enter into a contract under s. 66.30 66.0301 to cooperate in paying for infrastructure expenses, in addition to any other authority they have to act under s. 66.30 66.0301.
150,365 Section 365. 66.31 of the statutes is renumbered 66.1009.
150,366 Section 366. 66.312 of the statutes is renumbered 66.0511.
150,367 Section 367. 66.315 of the statutes is renumbered 66.0513 and amended to read:
66.0513 Police, pay when acting outside county or municipality. (1) Any chief of police, sheriff, deputy sheriff, county traffic officer or other peace officer of any city, county, village or town, who shall be is required by command of the governor, sheriff or other superior authority to maintain the peace, or who responds to the request of the authorities of another municipality, to perform police or peace duties outside territorial limits of the city, county, village or town where employed as such officer, shall be the officer is employed, is entitled to the same wage, salary, pension, worker's compensation, and all other service rights for such this service as for service rendered within the limits of the city, county, village or town where regularly employed.
(2) All wage and disability payments, pension and worker's compensation claims, damage to equipment and clothing, and medical expense arising under sub. (1), shall be paid by the city, county, village or town regularly employing such peace the officer. Upon making such the payment such the city, county, village or town shall be reimbursed by the state, county or other political subdivision whose officer or agent commanded the services out of which the payments arose.
150,368 Section 368. 66.32 of the statutes is renumbered 66.0105 and amended to read:
66.0105 Extraterritorial Jurisdiction of overlapping extraterritorial powers. The extraterritorial powers granted to cities and villages by statute, including ss. 30.745, 62.23 (2) and (7a), 66.052 66.0415, 236.10 and 254.57, may not be exercised within the corporate limits of another city or village. Wherever these statutory extraterritorial powers overlap, the jurisdiction over the overlapping area shall be divided on a line all points of which are equidistant from the boundaries of each municipality concerned so that not more than one municipality shall exercise power over any area.
150,369 Section 369. 66.325 of the statutes is renumbered 166.23, and 166.23 (title), as renumbered, is amended to read:
166.23 (title) Emergency powers of cities, villages and towns.
150,370 Section 370. 66.33 of the statutes is renumbered 281.695.
150,371 Section 371. 66.34 of the statutes is renumbered 92.115, and 92.115 (title), as renumbered, is amended to read:
92.115 (title) Soil Municipal soil conservation on private lands.
150,372 Section 372 . 66.345 of the statutes is repealed.
Note: The repealed section authorizes towns to levy special assessments against lands or interests specially benefited by the town's removal and disposition of dead animals under s. 60.23 (20), soil conservation work under s. 66.34 and snow removal under s. 86.105. Because of the nature of these services, the special committee determined that the costs of the services, to the extent not covered by other funding sources, are more appropriately funded by special charges. See Section 170 of this bill.
150,373 Section 373. 66.35 of the statutes is renumbered 285.54.
150,374 Section 374 . 66.36 of the statutes is renumbered 281.59 (13f), and 281.59 (13f) (intro.) and (c) to (f), as renumbered, are amended to read:
281.59 (13f) Municipal financing; clean water fund project costs funding of financial assistance. (intro.) Subject to the terms and conditions of its financial assistance agreement, a municipality may repay financial assistance costs received under from the clean water fund program under ss. s. 281.58 and 281.59 under this section by any lawful method, including any one of the following methods or any combination thereof of the methods:
(c) Payment out of the proceeds of the sale of public improvement bonds issued by it under s. 66.059 66.0619.
(d) Payment out of the proceeds of revenue obligations issued by it under s. 66.066 66.0621.
(e) Payment as provided under s. 66.54 (2) (c), (d) or (e) 66.0709.
(f) Payment as provided under s. 66.076 (1) 66.0821 (2) (a) 1.
Note: It is the understanding and intent of the special committee on general municipal law recodification that the list of financing methods that follows this introductory clause is illustrative and not limiting.
150,375 Section 375. 66.365 of the statutes is renumbered 283.87 (4) and amended to read:
283.87 (4) Aids to municipalities; environmental damage compensation. The department of natural resources may make grants to any county, city, village or town for the acquisition or development of recreational lands and facilities from moneys appropriated under s. 20.370 (2) (dv). Use and administration of the grant shall be consistent with any court order issued under s. 283.87 sub. (3). A county, city, village or town which receives a grant under this section is not required to share in the cost of a project under this section.
150,376 Section 376. 66.37 of the statutes is repealed.
Note: Repealed as obsolete. Section 66.37 authorizes a county, town, city or village to provide a reward to a person who kills a pocket gopher, street gopher, a black, brown, gray or Norway rat, a mole, a red or grey fox, a coyote, a wildcat or a weasel.
150,377 Section 377. 66.375 of the statutes is renumbered 66.1015.
150,378 Section 378. 66.38 of the statutes is renumbered 62.237.
150,379 Section 379 . 66.39 of the statutes is repealed.
Note: Repealed as no longer necessary. Section 66.39 authorizes county veterans' housing authorities and does not appear to be presently used. Furthermore, the general housing authority law authorizes housing authorities to undertake housing projects for veterans. See s. 66.1201 (9) (r) as renumbered. [Current s. 66.04 (9) (r).] Subsection (1) of the repealed section is made part of the general housing authority law. See Section 285 of this bill.
150,380 Section 380. 66.395 (title), (1) to (2m) and (3) (title) and (a) to (p) of the statutes are renumbered 66.1213 (title), (1) to (3) and (4) (title) and (a) to (p), and 66.1213 (2), (3) and (4) (a), (h) to (k), (L) 1. (intro.) and 2. and (m) to (o), as renumbered, are amended to read:
66.1213 (2) Declaration of necessity. It is declared that the lack of housing facilities for elderly persons provided by private enterprise in certain areas creates a public necessity to establish such safe and sanitary facilities for which public moneys may be spent and private property acquired. The legislature declares that to provide public housing for elderly persons is the performance of a governmental function of state concern.
(3) Discrimination. Persons otherwise entitled to any right, benefit, facility or privilege under this section shall not, with reference thereto, be denied them in any manner for any purpose nor be discriminated against because of sex, race, color, creed, sexual orientation or national origin.
(4) (a) "Authority" or "housing authority" means any of the public corporations established pursuant to sub. (4) (5).
(h) "Council" means the common council of the a city.
(i) "Elderly person" means a person who is 62 years of age or older on the date such on which the person intends to occupy the premises, or a family, the head of which, or that person's spouse, is an elderly person as defined herein a person who is 62 years of age or older on the date of the intent to occupy the premises.
(j) "Federal government" includes the United States of America, the federal emergency administration of public works or and any agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America.
(k) "Government" includes the state and federal governments and any subdivision, agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of either of them.
(L) 1. (intro.) "Housing projects" include includes all real property and personal property, building and improvements, stores, offices, lands for farming and gardening, and community facilities acquired or constructed or to be acquired or constructed pursuant to a single plan or undertaking to do any of the following:
2. "Housing project" may also be applied to includes the planning of buildings and improvements, the acquisition of property, the demolition of existing structures and the construction, reconstruction, alteration and repair of the improvements for the purpose of providing safe and sanitary housing for elderly persons and all other work in connection therewith with housing for elderly persons. A project shall not be considered housing for the elderly unless it contains at least 8 new or rehabilitated living units which are specifically designed for the use and occupancy of persons 62 years of age or over.
(m) "Mortgage" includes deeds of trust, mortgages, building and loan contracts, land contracts or other instruments conveying real or personal property as security for bonds and conferring a right to foreclose and cause a sale thereof of the real property or personal property.
(n) "Obligee of the authority" or "obligee" includes any bondholder, trustee or trustees for any bondholders, any lessor demising property to the authority used in connection with a housing project or any assignee or assignees or such of the lessor's interest or any part thereof of the lessor's interest, and the United States of America, when it is a party to any contract with the authority.
(o) "Real property" includes lands, lands under water, structures, and any and all easements, franchises and incorporeal hereditaments and every estate and right therein in an estate, legal and equitable, including terms for years and liens by way of judgment, mortgage or otherwise.
150,381 Section 381. 66.395 (3) (q) of the statutes is repealed.
Note: Repeals a provision that defines a state as the state of Wisconsin. The provision is unnecessary.
150,382 Section 382. 66.395 (3) (r) and (s) and (4) to (7) of the statutes are renumbered 66.1213 (4) (q) and (r) and (5) to (8), and 66.1213 (4) (q), (5) (a) and (c), (6), (7) (intro.) and (a) and (8), as renumbered, are amended to read:
66.1213 (4) (q) "State public body" means any city, town, incorporated village, county, municipal corporation, commission, district, authority, other subdivision or public body of the state.
(5) (a) When the council of a city by proper resolution declares at any time hereafter declares by resolution that there is need for an authority to function in the city, a public body corporate and politic shall then exist in the city and be known as the "housing authority" of the city. Such The authority shall then be authorized to may transact business and exercise any powers herein granted to it under this section.
(c) In any suit, action or proceeding involving the validity or enforcement of or relating to any contract of the authority, the authority shall be conclusively deemed to have become established and authorized to transact business and exercise its powers hereunder under this section upon proof of the adoption of a resolution by the council declaring the need for the authority. Such The resolution or resolutions shall be deemed is sufficient if it declares that there is such the need for an authority and finds in substantially the foregoing terms (no further detail being necessary) that either or both of the above enumerated conditions exist that the condition described in par. (b) exists in the city. A copy of such the resolution duly certified by the city clerk shall be is admissible evidence in any suit, action or proceeding.
(6) Section 66.40 66.1201 applies. The provisions of s. 66.40 66.1201 (5) to (24) (ag), (25) and (26) shall apply to housing authorities and providing housing for elderly persons under this section without reference to the income of such those persons.
(7) Sections 66.401 66.1203 to 66.404 66.1211 apply. (intro.) The provisions of ss. 66.401 66.1203 to 66.404 66.1211 shall apply to housing authorities and providing housing for elderly persons under this section without reference to the income of such those persons, except as follows:
(a) As set down by the federal housing authority in the case of housing projects to the financing or subsidizing of which it is a party; or .
(8) Not applicable to low-rental housing projects. This section shall does not apply to projects required to provide low-rental housing only.
150,383 Section 383. 66.40 (title) of the statutes is renumbered 66.1201 (title).
150,384 Section 384. 66.40 (1) to (2m) and (3) (intro.) and (a) to (c) of the statutes are renumbered 66.1201 (1) to (2m) and (3) (intro.) and (a) to (c), and 66.1201 (1), (2), (2m) and (3) (intro.), (a) and (c), as renumbered, are amended to read:
66.1201 (1) Short title. Sections 66.40 66.1201 to 66.404 66.1211 may be referred to as the "Housing Authorities Law".
(2) Finding and declaration of necessity. It is declared that there exist in the state insanitary or unsafe dwelling accommodations and that persons of low income are forced to reside in such insanitary or unsafe accommodations; that within the state there is a shortage of safe or sanitary dwelling accommodations available at rents which persons of low income can afford and that such these persons are forced to occupy overcrowded and congested dwelling accommodations; that the aforesaid conditions described in this subsection cause an increase in and spread of disease and crime and constitute a menace to the health, safety, morals and welfare of the residents of the state and impair economic values; that these conditions necessitate excessive and disproportionate expenditures of public funds for crime prevention and punishment, public health and safety, fire and accident protection, and other public services and facilities; that these slum areas cannot be cleared, nor can the shortage of safe and sanitary dwellings for persons of low income be relieved, through the operation of private enterprise, and that the construction of housing projects for persons of low income would, therefore, not be competitive with private enterprise; that the clearance, replanning and reconstruction of the areas in which insanitary or unsafe housing conditions exist and the providing of safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations for persons of low income are public uses and purposes for which public money may be spent and private property acquired and are governmental functions of state concern; that it is in the public interest that work on such these projects be commenced as soon as possible in order to relieve unemployment which now constitutes an emergency; and the necessity in the public interest for the provisions hereinafter enacted of this section, is declared as a matter of legislative determination.
(2m) Discrimination. Persons otherwise entitled to any right, benefit, facility or privilege under ss. 66.40 66.1201 to 66.404 66.1211 shall not, with reference thereto, be denied them in any manner for any purpose nor be discriminated against because of sex, race, color, creed, sexual orientation or national origin.
(3) Definitions. (intro.) The following terms, wherever used or referred to in ss. 66.40 to 66.404 shall have the following respective meanings In ss. 66.1201 to 66.1211, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context:
(a) "Area of operation" includes the city for which a housing authority is created and, the area within 5 miles of the territorial boundaries thereof of the city but not beyond the county limits of the county in which such the city is located and provided further that in the case of all cities the area of operation shall be limited to the area within the limits of such the city unless the city shall annex annexes the area of operation, but the area of operation of a housing authority shall. "Area of operation" does not include any area which lies within the territorial boundaries of any city for which another housing authority is created by this section.
(c) "Bonds" shall mean means any bonds, interim certificates, notes, debentures or other obligations of the authority issued pursuant to ss. 66.40 66.1201 to 66.404 66.1211.
150,385 Section 385. 66.40 (3) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
Note: Repeals a provision that defines a city to be a city. The provision is unnecessary.
150,386 Section 386. 66.40 (3) (e) to (q) of the statutes are renumbered 66.1201 (3) (cm) to (o), and 66.1201 (3) (cm) to (n), as renumbered, are amended to read:
66.1201 (3) (cm) "City clerk" and "mayor" shall mean the clerk and mayor, respectively, of the city or the officers thereof of the city charged with the duties customarily imposed on the clerk and mayor, respectively.
(d) "Commissioner" shall mean means one of the members of an authority appointed in accordance with ss. 66.40 66.1201 to 66.404 66.1211.
(e) "Community facilities" shall include includes real and personal property, and buildings and equipment for recreational or social assemblies, for educational, health or welfare purposes and necessary utilities, when designed primarily for the benefit and use of the housing authority or the occupants of the dwelling accommodations, or for both.
(f) "Contract" shall mean means any agreement of an authority with or for the benefit of an obligee whether contained in a resolution, trust indenture, mortgage, lease, bond or other instrument.
(g) "Council" means the common council or other body charged with governing the a city.
(h) "Federal government" shall include includes the United States of America, the federal emergency administration of public works or and any agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America.
(i) "Government" includes the state and federal governments and any subdivision, agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of either of them.
(j) "Housing projects" shall include includes all real and personal property, building and improvements, stores, offices, lands for farming and gardening, and community facilities acquired or constructed or to be acquired or constructed pursuant to a single plan or undertaking (a) either to demolish, clear, remove, alter or repair insanitary or unsafe housing, or (b) to provide safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations for persons of low income, or for a combination of said (a) and (b). The term "housing project" may also be applied to both. "Housing projects" includes the planning of buildings and improvements, the acquisition of property, the demolition of existing structures, the construction, reconstruction, alteration and repair of the improvements and all other related work in connection therewith.
(k) "Mortgage" shall include includes deeds of trust, mortgages, building and loan contracts, land contracts or other instruments conveying real or personal property as security for bonds and conferring a right to foreclose and cause a sale thereof of the real property or personal property.
(L) "Obligee of the authority" or "obligee" shall include includes any bondholder, trustee or trustees for any bondholders, any lessor demising property to the authority used in connection with a housing project or any assignee or assignees or such of the lessor's interest or any part thereof of the lessor's interest, and the United States of America federal government, when it is a party to any contract with the authority.
(m) "Persons of low income" means persons or families who lack the amount of income which is necessary (, as determined by the authority undertaking the housing project), to enable them, without financial assistance, to live in decent, safe and sanitary dwellings, without overcrowding.
(n) "Real property" shall include includes lands, lands under water, structures, and any and all easements, franchises and incorporeal hereditaments and every estate and right therein in an estate, legal and equitable, including terms for years and liens by way of judgment, mortgage or otherwise.
150,387 Section 387. 66.40 (3) (r) of the statutes is repealed.
Note: Repeals a provision that defines a state as the state of Wisconsin. The provision is unnecessary.
150,388 Section 388. 66.40 (3) (s) and (t) and (4) to (26) of the statutes are renumbered 66.1201 (3) (p) and (q) and (4) to (26), and 66.1201 (3) (p) and (q), (4) to (8), (9) (intro.), (a) to (f), (h) to (L) and (o) to (w), (10) (a), (b) (intro.) and 1. and (c) to (h), (11), (13) (a) 1. (intro.), a. and b., (b) and (c), (14) (a), (b), (d) and (e), (15) (intro.), (a) to (k), (L) (intro.) and 2. to 4. and (Lm) to (x), (16) (b) (intro.), 1. and 2., (17) to (22), (24) (a) and (b) (intro.), 1. and 2., (25) (a) to (f) and (h) and (26), as renumbered, are amended to read:
66.1201 (3) (p) "State public body" means any city, town, incorporated village, county, municipal corporation, commission, district, authority, other subdivision or public body of the state.
(q) "Trust indenture" shall include includes instruments pledging the revenues of real or personal properties.
(4) Creation of housing authorities. (a) When the a council of a city by proper resolution shall declare at any time hereafter declares by resolution that there is need for an authority to function in the city, a public body corporate and politic shall then exist exists in the city and shall be known as the "housing authority" of the city. Such The authority shall may then be authorized to transact business and exercise any powers herein granted to it under this section.
(b) The council shall adopt a resolution declaring that there is need for a housing authority in the city if it shall find the council finds that insanitary or unsafe inhabited dwelling accommodations exist in the city or that there is a shortage of safe or sanitary dwelling accommodations in the city available to persons of low income at rentals they can afford. In determining whether dwelling accommodations are unsafe or insanitary said the council may take into consideration the degree of overcrowding, the percentage of land coverage, the light, air, space and access available to the inhabitants of such the dwelling accommodations, the size and arrangement of the rooms, the sanitary facilities, and the extent to which conditions exist in such the buildings which endanger life or property by fire or other causes.
(c) In any suit, action or proceeding involving the validity or enforcement of or relating to any contract of the authority, the authority shall be conclusively deemed to have become established and authorized to transact business and exercise its powers hereunder under this section upon proof of the adoption of a resolution by the council declaring the need for the authority. Such The resolution or resolutions shall be deemed is sufficient if it declares that there is such a need for an authority and finds in substantially the foregoing terms (no further detail being necessary) that either or both of the above enumerated conditions described in par. (b) exist in the city. A copy of such the resolution duly certified by the city clerk shall be is admissible evidence in any suit, action or proceeding.
(5) Appointment, qualifications and tenure of commissioners. (a) When the council of a city adopts a resolution under sub. (4), it shall promptly notify the mayor. Upon receiving such the notice, the mayor shall, with the confirmation of the council, appoint 5 persons as commissioners of the authority, except that the mayor of a 1st class city that has created a housing authority before May 5, 1994, shall appoint 7 commissioners, at least 2 of whom shall be residents of a housing project acquired or constructed by the authority. No commissioner may be connected in any official capacity with any political party nor shall may more than 2 be officers of the city in which the authority is created. The powers of each authority shall be vested in the commissioners thereof in office from time to time of the authority.
(b) The first 5 commissioners who are first appointed shall be designated by the mayor to serve for terms of 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 years respectively from the date of their appointment and the 2 additional commissioners appointed by the mayor of a 1st class city under par. (a) shall be first appointed to terms of 3 and 5 years respectively. Thereafter, the term of office shall be 5 years. A commissioner shall hold office until his or her successor has been appointed and has qualified. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as other appointments. Three commissioners shall constitute a quorum, except that in an authority with 7 commissioners, 4 commissioners shall constitute a quorum. The mayor shall file with the city clerk a certificate of the appointment or reappointment of any commissioner and such the certificate shall be is conclusive evidence of the proper appointment of that commissioner if that commissioner has been confirmed under this paragraph and has taken and filed the official oath before entering office. The council of a city may pay commissioners a per diem and mileage and other necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties at rates established by the council.
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