Officers FAQ 1
Are elected municipal officials eligible for unemployment insurance benefits?
Officers FAQ 2
What is the validity of past actions taken by an officer when irregularities in the officer's election or appointment are subsequently discovered or alleged?
Officers FAQ 3
Is a citizen member of a municipally created committee or commission a “public officer” for purposes of Wis. Stat. sec. 895.46, which requires a municipality to indemnify or pay any judgment for damages and costs entered against a “public officer” for acts performed within the officer’s scope of employment?
Officers FAQ 4
What is the effect of a mayoral veto when the common council action being vetoed is negative in nature? For example, what is the effect of the mayor vetoing a council's denial of a liquor license or a council decision against adopting a particular ordinance?
Officers FAQ 5
How does a city or village change the term for members of the governing body?
Officers FAQ 6
Is a village president a chief executive officer under state law?
Officers FAQ 7
How many Wisconsin cities elect their city attorney?
Officers FAQ 8
What factors distinguish a municipal officer from a municipal employee and what are some implications of the distinction?
Officers FAQ 9
How does a city council or village board remove an elected or appointed officer from office in Wisconsin?
Officers FAQ 10
What is a de facto officer?
Officers FAQ 11
What rights or authority does an ex officio member of a governmental body have?
Officers FAQ 12
How does a city or village change the method of selecting a municipal officer, such as clerk or treasurer, from election to appointment?
Officers FAQ 13
Does a city or village have to follow a particular procedure to consolidate two statutory municipal offices (e.g., clerk and treasurer)?