AB85,20 18Section 20. 59.53 (20) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,15,2219 59.53 (20) Work centers. The board may establish and operate a work center
20licensed under s. 104.07 to provide employment for severely handicapped
21individuals, except that in a county with a population of 750,000 or more, the county
22executive shall be in charge of the operation of the work center
AB85,21 23Section 21. 59.53 (21) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,16,824 59.53 (21) Operation of relief programs. The board may establish and operate
25a program of relief for a specific class or classes of persons residing in that county,

1except that in a county with a population of 750,000 or more, the county executive
2shall be in charge of the operation of the program of relief
. The county may set such
3eligibility criteria to obtain relief, and may provide such services, commodities or
4money as relief, as the county determines to be reasonable and necessary under the
5circumstances. The program may include work components. The county may enact
6any ordinances necessary or useful to the operation of a relief program under this
7subsection. Counties may use vehicle registration information from the department
8of transportation in determining eligibility for relief programs under this subsection.
AB85,22 9Section 22. 59.56 (11) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,16,1410 59.56 (11) Fish and game. The board may establish, maintain, and operate fish
11hatcheries and facilities for raising game birds, except that in a county with a
12population of 750,000 or more, the county may own the hatcheries and facilities, but
13must lease the hatcheries and facilities to another person who will maintain and
14operate them
AB85,23 15Section 23. 59.60 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,17,1416 59.60 (7) Publication of budget and public hearing. The board shall refer the
17executive's or administrator's budget to the finance committee and such committee
18shall publish as a class 1 notice, under ch. 985, a summary of the executive's or
19administrator's budget and comparative figures together with a statement of the
20county's bonded indebtedness, in the 2 daily newspapers having the largest
21circulation in the county, and shall make available to the general public reprinted
22copies of the summary as published. The publication shall also state the date, hour,
23and place of the public hearing to be held by the board on such executive's or
24administrator's budget. The board shall, not less than 14 days after publication of
25the summary of the executive's or administrator's budget, but not later than the first

1Monday in November of each year and prior to the adoption of the property tax levy,
2hold a public hearing on such executive's or administrator's budget, at which time
3citizens may appear and express their opinions. After such public hearing, and on
4or before the annual meeting, the finance committee shall submit to the board its
5recommendations for amendments to the executive's or administrator's budget, if
6any, and the board shall adopt the budget with such changes as it considers proper
7and advisable. Subject to sub. (7e), the board of a county with a population of at least
8500,000 may not adopt a budget in which the total amount of budgeted expenditures
9related to the compensation of county board members, and to any other costs that are
10directly related to the operation and functioning of the county board, including staff,
11is greater than 0.4 percent of the county portion of the tax levy for that year to which
12the budget applies.
When so adopted, the sums provided shall, subject to the
13provisions of sub. (8), constitute legal appropriations and anticipated revenues for
14the ensuing year.
AB85,24 15Section 24. 59.60 (7e) of the statutes is created to read:
AB85,17,1816 59.60 (7e) Milwaukee county budget cap. The 0.4 percent budget limitation
17for a county with a population of at least 500,000 that is described in sub. (7) does
18not apply to any of the following elements of the county's budget:
AB85,17,2019 (a) Any costs related to pension and health care payments for retired county
20officers, employees, and their families.
AB85,17,2221 (b) The costs for the salary of county board supervisors and the county board
22chairperson for any term that begins before April 2016.
AB85,17,2423 (c) Any costs associated with duties performed by the county clerk under s.
2459.23 (2).
AB85,25 25Section 25. 59.698 of the statutes is amended to read:
159.698 Zoning, building inspector. Except as provided under s. 59.69 (2)
2(bm), for the enforcement of all laws, ordinances, rules and regulations enacted
3under s. 59.69, the board may appoint a building inspector, define the building
4inspector's duties and fix the building inspector's term of office and compensation.
5This section does not apply to a county with a population of 750,000 or more.
AB85,26 6Section 26. 59.70 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,18,97 59.70 (7) Soil conservation. The board of any county with a population of less
8than 750,000
may contract to do soil conservation work on privately owned land
9either directly or through a committee designated by it.
AB85,27 10Section 27. 59.70 (8m) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,18,1611 59.70 (8m) Harbor improvement. The board may establish, own, operate,
12lease, equip, and improve harbor facilities on land owned by the county that is
13located in this state or in another state, subject to the laws of the state in which the
14land is located, and may appropriate money for the activities specified in this
15subsection, except that in a county with a population of 750,000 or more, the county
16executive shall be in charge of the operation of the harbor facilities
AB85,28 17Section 28. 59.70 (12) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,18,2118 59.70 (12) (a) A county or 2 or more contiguous counties may establish a district
19to control mosquitoes, upon a majority vote of each board, except that the board of
20a county with a population of 750,000 or more may not take any action under this
21subsection or sub. (13)
AB85,29 22Section 29. 59.79 (6) of the statutes is repealed.
AB85,30 23Section 30. 59.79 (11) of the statutes is repealed.
AB85,31 24Section 31. 59.79 (12) of the statutes is repealed.
AB85,32 25Section 32. 59.79 (13) of the statutes is repealed.
1Section 33. 59.794 of the statutes is created to read:
AB85,19,4 259.794 Milwaukee County; limitations on board authority and on
3intergovernmental cooperation, shared services.
(1) Definitions. In this
AB85,19,75 (a) "Agreement" means an intergovernmental cooperation agreement under s.
666.0301, or a contract to provide consolidated services under s. 59.03 (2) (e), entered
7into by a county and another local governmental unit.
AB85,19,88 (b) "Board" means the board of a county.
AB85,19,99 (c) "County" means a county with a population of 750,000 or more.
AB85,19,1210 (d) "Executive council" means a body that consists of the elected executive
11officer of every city and village that is wholly located within the county and who is
12also a member of the executive council as described in s. 200.23 (2) (b).
AB85,19,1313 (e) "Local governmental unit" has the meaning given in s. 66.0131 (1) (a).
AB85,19,17 14(2) Limitation on agreements. Before an agreement may take effect and
15become binding on a county, it must be approved by the executive council. If the
16county enters into an agreement, the executive council shall meet as soon as
17practicable to vote on the agreement.
AB85,19,21 18(3) Limitations on board authority. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of s.
1959.51, the board may not exercise day-to-day control of any county department or
20subunit of a department. Such control may be exercised only by the county executive
21as described in s. 59.17.
AB85,20,322 (b) A board may require, as necessary, the attendance of any county employee
23or officer at a board meeting to provide information and answer questions. Except
24as provided in par. (d), for the purpose of inquiry, or to refer a specific constituent
25concern, the board and its members may deal with county departments and subunits

1of departments solely through the county executive, and no supervisor may give
2instructions or orders to any subordinate of the county executive that would conflict
3with this section.
AB85,20,54 (c) The board may not create any county department or subunit of a
5department, except as provided in s. 59.17 (2) (b) 2.
AB85,20,76 (d) The board may use the legal services of the corporation counsel under s.
759.42 (2).
AB85,20,128 (e) The board may not terminate, lower the salary or benefits of, or eliminate
9the position of, any county employee who works in the office of the county executive
10unless a similar change is made which affects county employees, on a countywide
11basis, in all other county departments. This paragraph does not apply after the
12county board supervisors who are elected in the 2016 spring election take office.
AB85,34 13Section 34. 59.875 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,20,15 1459.875 (title) Payment of contributions in and employment of
15annuitants under
an employee retirement system of populous counties.
AB85,35 16Section 35. 59.875 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
AB85,20,2117 59.875 (3) No individual who is receiving an annuity under an employee
18retirement system of a county and who is reemployed by the county may continue to
19receive the annuity if a similarly situated individual who is receiving an annuity
20under the Wisconsin Retirement System and who was reemployed by a participating
21employer under that system would be required to terminate the annuity.
AB85,36 22Section 36. 66.0301 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,21,923 66.0301 (2) In Subject to s. 59.794 (2), and in addition to the provisions of any
24other statutes specifically authorizing cooperation between municipalities, unless
25those statutes specifically exclude action under this section, any municipality may

1contract with other municipalities and with federally recognized Indian tribes and
2bands in this state, for the receipt or furnishing of services or the joint exercise of any
3power or duty required or authorized by law. If municipal or tribal parties to a
4contract have varying powers or duties under the law, each may act under the
5contract to the extent of its lawful powers and duties. A contract under this
6subsection may bind the contracting parties for the length of time specified in the
7contract. This section shall be interpreted liberally in favor of cooperative action
8between municipalities and between municipalities and Indian tribes and bands in
9this state.
AB85,37 10Section 37. 111.70 (1) (j) of the statutes is renumbered 111.70 (1) (j) (intro.) and
11amended to read:
AB85,21,1212 111.70 (1) (j) (intro.) "Municipal employer" means any city, of the following:
AB85,21,13 132. a. Except as provided in subd. 2. b., any county .
AB85,21,19 141. Any city, village, town, metropolitan sewerage district, school district,
15long-term care district, transit authority under s. 59.58 (7) or 66.1039, local cultural
16arts district created under subch. V of ch. 229, or any other political subdivision of
17the state, or instrumentality of one or more political subdivisions of the state, that
18engages the services of an employee and includes any person acting on behalf of a
19municipal employer within the scope of the person's authority, express or implied.
AB85,38 20Section 38. 111.70 (1) (j) 2. b. of the statutes is created to read:
AB85,21,2221 111.70 (1) (j) 2. b. In a county with a population of 750,000 or more, the county
AB85,39 23Section 39. 289.33 (3) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB85,22,1624 289.33 (3) (d) "Local approval" includes any requirement for a permit, license,
25authorization, approval, variance or exception or any restriction, condition of

1approval or other restriction, regulation, requirement or prohibition imposed by a
2charter ordinance, general ordinance, zoning ordinance, resolution or regulation by
3a town, city, village, county or special purpose district, including without limitation
4because of enumeration any ordinance, resolution or regulation adopted under s.
591.73, 2007 stats., s. 59.03 (2), 59.11 (5), 59.42 (1), 59.48, 59.51 (1) and (2), 59.52 (2),
6(5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (11), (12), (13), (15), (16), (17), (18), (19), (20), (21), (22), (23), (24),
7(25), (26) and (27), 59.53 (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (7), (8), (9), (11), (12), (13), (14), (15), (19),
8(20) and (23), 59.535 (2), (3) and (4), 59.54 (1), (2), (3), (4), (4m), (5), (6), (7), (8), (10),
9(11), (12), (16), (17), (18), (19), (20), (21), (22), (23), (24), (25) and (26), 59.55 (3), (4),
10(5) and (6), 59.56 (1), (2), (4), (5), (6), (7), (9), (10), (11), (12), (12m), (13) and (16), 59.57
11(1), 59.58 (1) and (5), 59.62, 59.69, 59.692, 59.693, 59.696, 59.697, 59.698, 59.70 (1),
12(2), (3), (5), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (21), (22) and (23), 59.79 (1), (2), (3), (5), (6), (7), (8),
13and (10) and (11), 59.792 (2) and (3), 59.80, 59.82, 60.10, 60.22, 60.23, 60.54, 60.77,
1461.34, 61.35, 61.351, 61.354, 62.11, 62.23, 62.231, 62.234, 66.0101, 66.0415, 87.30,
15196.58, 200.11 (8), 236.45, 281.43 or 349.16, subch. VIII of ch. 60, or subch. III of ch.
AB85,40 17Section 40. 806.155 of the statutes is repealed.
AB85,41 18Section 41 . Nonstatutory provisions.
AB85,23,619 (1) (a) Notwithstanding section 8.37 of the statutes, if this act is enacted on or
20before February 18, 2014, there shall be submitted to a vote of the electors of each
21county with a population of at least 500,000 at the spring election to be held on
22April 1, 2014, the following question: "Shall that portion of 2013 Wisconsin Act ....
23(this act) which limits the compensation of members of the board of supervisors of ....
24(name of county) other than the chairperson of the board and chairperson of the
25finance committee to receipt of an annual salary of not more than the annual per

1capita income of this county and which limits the compensation of the chairperson
2of the board to not more than 150 percent of that amount and the chairperson of the
3finance committee to not more than 125 percent of that amount, subject to
4limitations and adjustments specified by law; and which prohibits supervisors from
5receiving any compensation or benefits not specifically authorized or required by law
6become effective in this county on April 18, 2016?"
AB85,23,107 (b) If the question under paragraph (a) is approved by a majority of all votes
8cast on the question at the election in the county, the portions of this act specified in
9paragraph (a) shall take effect in that county; otherwise, the portions of this act
10specified in paragraph (a) shall not take effect in that county.
AB85,23,1411 (2) Notwithstanding section 59.52 (25) of the statutes, the Milwaukee County
12board of supervisors may not schedule a referendum to be held on April 1, 2014, with
13respect to any matter that is subject to the approval of the electors of the county on
14that date under subsection (1).
AB85,42 15Section 42. Initial applicability.
AB85,23,2016 (1) The renumbering and amendment of section 111.70 (1) (j) of the statutes and
17the creation of section 111.70 (1) (j) 2. b. of the statutes first applies to employees
18covered by a collective bargaining agreement that is in effect on the effective date of
19this subsection upon the expiration, extension, renewal, or modification of the
AB85,23,2321 (2) Employment of annuitants in populous counties. The treatment of section
2259.875 (title) and (3) of the statutes first applies to employees of a populous county
23who terminate employment on the effective date of this subsection.
AB85,23,2424 (End)