2021 WISCONSIN ACT 69
An Act to amend 66.0501 (4) (a); and to create 61.327 of the statutes; relating to: village officers serving as village employees.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
61.327 of the statutes is created to read:
61.327 Village trustees serving as employees. Notwithstanding s. 66.0501 (2), a trustee of a village who also serves as a village employee may be paid an hourly wage for serving as a village employee, not exceeding a total of $15,000 each year. Amounts that are paid under this section may be paid in addition to any amount that an individual receives under s. 61.32 or as a volunteer fire fighter, emergency medical services practitioner, or emergency medical responder under s. 66.0501 (4) (a).
66.0501 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
66.0501 (4) (a) A volunteer fire fighter, emergency medical services practitioner, or emergency medical responder in a city, village, or town whose annual compensation from one or more of those positions, including fringe benefits, does not exceed $25,000 if the city, village, or town has a population of 5,000 or less, or $15,000 if the city, village, or town has a population of more than 5,000, may also hold an elective office in that city, village, or town. It is compatible with his or her office for an elected village or town officer to receive wages under s. 60.37 (4) or 61.327 for work that he or she performs for the village or town.