33.457 History History: 1989 a. 324; 1995 a. 227; 1997 a. 252; 2013 a. 20.
33.46 33.46 Budget proposals.
33.46(1)(1)Procedures.
33.46(1)(a)(a) Annually, the board of commissioners shall prepare a proposed budget for the commission's activities for plans, programs or projects under this subchapter as follows:
33.46(1)(a)1. 1. The budget shall list all anticipated revenue from all sources during the ensuing year and shall list all proposed appropriations for each activity and reserve account for the ensuing year. The budget shall also show actual revenues and expenditures for the preceding year, if applicable, actual revenue and expenditures for the current year and estimated revenues and expenditures for the balance of the current year. The budget shall also show for informational purposes by fund all anticipated unexpended or unappropriated balances and all surpluses.
33.46(1)(a)2. 2. A summary of the budget, a notice of the place where a copy of the budget is located for public inspection and a notice of the time and place for a public hearing on the budget shall be published as a class 1 notice under ch. 985 in the county at least 15 days before the public hearing.
33.46(1)(a)3. 3. The summary required under subd. 2. shall include all of the following for the proposed budget, for the budget in effect and for the budget of the preceding year, if applicable:
33.46(1)(a)3.a. a. All expenditures, by major expenditure category.
33.46(1)(a)3.b. b. All revenues by major revenue source.
33.46(1)(a)3.c. c. Any financing source and use not included under subd. 3. a. and b.
33.46(1)(a)3.d. d. All beginning and year-end fund balances.
33.46(1)(b) (b) Not less than 15 days after the publication of the summary of the budget and of the notices required under par. (a) 2., the board of commissioners shall hold a public hearing at the time and place specified in the notice. At the hearing, any resident or taxpayer of the county shall have the opportunity to be heard on the proposed budget. The budget hearing may be adjourned from time to time. At the hearing, the board of commissioners may adopt changes to the budget.
33.46(1)(c) (c) After the public hearing, the board of commissioners shall submit the proposed budget to the county for incorporation in the county's budget to be subject to any review procedures that apply to the county budget under ss. 59.60 and 65.90.
33.46(2) (2)Taxes; special assessments; special charges; fees. As part of the commission's budget, the board of commissioners may propose that the county board levy or impose any of the following:
33.46(2)(a) (a) A tax upon all taxable real property in the county for the costs of operation of the commission for each fiscal year.
33.46(2)(b) (b) Special assessments or special charges under s. 33.47.
33.46(2)(c) (c) Fees that the county is empowered to charge under ss. 30.77 (3) (e), 33.475 and 59.54 (2).
33.46 History History: 1989 a. 324; 1995 a. 201.
33.47 33.47 Special assessments and special charges.
33.47(1)(1)The county board may levy special assessments or special charges to implement programs or projects undertaken under this subchapter as an exercise of the county's police power.
33.47(1m) (1m)The county board shall determine the boundaries of any area within which any special assessment or special charge will be levied.
33.47(2) (2)The county board shall determine the total amount of any special assessment or special charge to be levied.
33.47(3) (3)The board of commissioners shall make a recommendation to the county board regarding the manner in which any special assessment or a special charge to be levied will be apportioned to real property that is benefited within the area determined under sub. (1m).
33.47(4) (4)The county board shall apportion any special assessment or special charge it levies to real property within the county on a reasonable basis.
33.47(5) (5)Any special assessment or special charge levied shall be in accordance with ss. 66.0627 and 66.0703 to the extent that those sections are applicable to and not in conflict with this subsection.
33.47(6) (6)The county board may allow annual installment payments of special assessments, but not to exceed 10 in number.
33.47(7) (7)Real property located in the county that is owned by any county or a municipality is subject to special assessments and special charges. The procedure for collecting special assessments under s. 33.32 (3) (b) shall apply to collections of special assessments and special charges under this subsection.
33.47(8) (8)Outstanding unpaid assessments on privately owned real property shall be paid in full by any public body, including the state, that purchases the real property.
33.47 History History: 1989 a. 324; 1999 a. 150.
33.475 33.475 Boating fees. Notwithstanding the prohibition in s. 30.77 (1) against ordinances and local regulations that exclude any boat from the free use of the waters of the state, and in addition to the powers granted the county under ss. 30.77 (3) (e) and 59.54 (2), the county may charge boat operators reasonable fees for the costs of providing other recreational boating services not specified in ss. 30.77 (3) (e) and 59.54 (2).
33.475 History History: 1989 a. 324; 1993 a. 167; 1995 a. 201.
33.475 Annotation The delegation of authority to local governments to collect boater fees for miscellaneous “recreational boating services" under ss. 30.77 (3) (e) 1. c. and 33.475 is unconstitutional. 79 Atty. Gen. 185.
33.48 33.48 Continued expenditure level by county and municipalities. The county or a municipality within the county may not reduce in any fiscal year its expenditures relating to environmental control of land surfaces below the expenditures it made in the fiscal year ending in 1990 if the county or the municipality makes the expenditures for the purposes of protecting or rehabilitating the quality of the surface waters and the groundwaters of the county. These expenditures include, but are not limited to, spending for erosion control, for construction site control, for environmental control of agricultural land and for conservation programs or projects but do not include extraordinary or nonrecurring expenses for these purposes.
33.48 History History: 1989 a. 324.
subch. VI of ch. 33 SUBCHAPTER VI
SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN
FOX RIVER COMMISSION
33.53 33.53 Definitions. In this subchapter:
33.53(1) (1)“Board of commissioners" means the board of commissioners of the commission.
33.53(2) (2)“Commission" means the Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission created under s. 33.54.
33.53(3) (3)“Commissioner" means a member of the board of commissioners.
33.53(5) (5)“County board" means the county board of a river county.
33.53(6) (6)“Municipality" means any city, village or town.
33.53(6m) (6m)“River county" means Kenosha County, Racine County or Waukesha County or any county in the Illinois Fox River basin that is designated by the commission under s. 33.57 (5).
33.53(7) (7)“River municipality" means any of the following municipalities that is located in a river county:
33.53(7)(a) (a) The city of Waukesha.
33.53(7)(b) (b) The town of Waukesha.
33.53(7)(c) (c) The village of Waterford.
33.53(7)(d) (d) The town of Waterford.
33.53(7)(e) (e) The village of Big Bend.
33.53(7)(f) (f) The town of Vernon.
33.53(7)(g) (g) The town of Mukwonago.
33.53(7)(h) (h) The village of Mukwonago.
33.53(7)(i) (i) The village of Rochester.
33.53(7)(j) (j) The town of Burlington.
33.53(7)(k) (k) The city of Burlington.
33.53(7)(L) (L) The town of Wheatland.
33.53(7)(m) (m) The town of Salem.
33.53(7)(n) (n) The village of Silver Lake.
33.53(7)(o) (o) Any city, village, or town in a river county that is designated by the commission under s. 33.57 (5).
33.53(8) (8)“Surface waters" include surface water in drainage ditches.
33.53 History History: 1997 a. 27; 2015 a. 226.
33.54 33.54 Creation, funding. There is created a Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission for the Illinois Fox River basin. For the purposes of this subchapter, the Illinois Fox River basin extends from the northern boundary of the city of Waukesha downstream to the Wisconsin-Illinois border, except that the commission may extend this area by an affirmative vote of the majority of voting commissioners. The board of commissioners shall govern the commission. A county or river municipality may appropriate money to the commission. The commission, a river county or a river municipality may solicit gifts, grants, and other aid for the commission to enable the commission to perform the functions in this subchapter.
33.54 History History: 1997 a. 27; 2015 a. 226.
33.55 33.55 Board of commissioners; composition.
33.55(1)(1)The board of commissioners shall consist of the following persons, all of whom shall be residents of the river county:
33.55(1)(a) (a) The county executive of Racine County or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(b) (b) The county executive of Waukesha County or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(bg) (bg) The county executive of Kenosha County or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(br) (br) The county executive of any county admitted to the commission under s. 33.53 (7) (o) or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(c) (c) The mayor of the city of Waukesha or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(d) (d) The town board chairperson of the town of Waukesha or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(e) (e) The village president of the village of Waterford or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(f) (f) The town board chairperson of the town of Waterford or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(g) (g) The village president of the village of Big Bend or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(h) (h) The town board chairperson of the town of Vernon or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(i) (i) The town board chairperson of the town of Mukwonago or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(j) (j) The village president of the village of Mukwonago or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(p) (p) The village president of the village of Rochester or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(q) (q) The town board chairperson of the town of Burlington or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(r) (r) The mayor of the city of Burlington or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(s) (s) The town board chairperson of the town of Wheatland or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(t) (t) The town board chairperson of the town of Salem or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(u) (u) The village president of the village of Silver Lake or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(v) (v) The mayor, village president, or town board chairperson of any city, village, or town, respectively, designated as a river municipality by the commission under s. 33.53 (7) (o) or his or her designee.
33.55(1)(w) (w) One nonvoting representative from the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, who shall be appointed by the chairperson of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission.
33.55(1)(x) (x) One nonvoting representative from the department of natural resources, who shall be appointed by the secretary of natural resources.
33.55(1m) (1m)If an elected official who is a member of the commission or his or her designee, if designated, is unable to attend a meeting of the commission, the elected official may authorize another resident of the river county to attend the meeting and exercise the duties of the member.
33.55(2) (2)
33.55(2)(a)(a) If a commissioner listed under sub. (1) (a) to (j) is an elected official, his or her term on the commission runs concurrently with his or her term in office. If the elected official resigns from the commission during his or her term in office, the elected official shall appoint a designee to take his or her place on the commission within 90 days of his or her resignation.
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2015-16 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2017 Wis. Act 367 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders effective on or before July 21, 2018. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after July 21, 2018 are designated by NOTES. (Published 7-21-18)