Ordinance – Clerk Position from Elected to Appointed
ORDINANCE NO. __15____
The Town Board of the Town of Sheridan, Dunn County, Wisconsin, does hereby ordain as follows:
That, pursuant to Wis. Stat. 60.30(1e)(a), the office of the town clerk shall be filled by appointment of a majority of the members-elect of the town board.
The term of office for the appointed position shall be set by the town board, but may not exceed 3 years per 60.30(1e)(c). The town board may re-appoint the officer for additional terms. However, removal by the town board during a given term of office may only be for “cause” as defined under 17.001 and required by 60.30(1e)(f).
This ordinance is subject to approval by the town electors in a referendum, which is hereby called by the Town Board to be held on April 3, 2018. The referendum question shall be:
“Shall the person holding the office of town clerk in the Town of Sheridan be appointed by the town board?”
The salary of the appointed position shall be set by the town board and may not be reduced during the term of office.
This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the date of its town board passage, notice after passage per 60.80 and also its referendum approval by the town electors as required by 60.30.(1e)(b).
Adopted this ___ day of _____________, 20__.
Town of Sheridan, Dunn County, Wisconsin.
The Town Board of the Town of Sheridan, Dunn County, Wisconsin, adopted by a majority of the town board with quorum, voted to accept Ordinance 15. It will be placed on April 3, 2018 Ballot as a referendum. Adopted this 18th day of Dec. 2017.
By: David Bartlett, Chair Attest: Barbara Bartlett, Clerk
Posted 12/18/17 at the Town Hall and Web Site