2003 WISCONSIN ACT 212
An Act to amend 83.08 (4) of the statutes; relating to: the sale of surplus county highway land.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
83.08 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
83.08 (4) Subject to s. 84.09 (3) (c) and to the approval of the department, the county board is authorized and empowered to sell at public sale, or to sell at private sale for fair market value to an owner of adjacent property, property owned by the county in fee for highway purposes, when the county board shall determine that such property is no longer necessary for the county's use for highway purposes. The funds derived from such sale shall be deposited in the county highway fund and the expense incurred in connection with the sale shall be paid from that fund. However, approval of the department is not required where county funds only have been used.
(1) This act first applies to property sold on the effective date of this subsection.