136 - Creating a Community Development Authority - Edgar

Ordinance #136

Creating a Community Development Authority - Village of Edgar

Village of Edgar



The Village Board of the Village of Edgar, Marathon County, Wisconsin do ordain as follows:


SECTION 2-4-7 of the Village of Edgar Code of Ordinances is hereby created to provide as follows:


(a) Creation. Pursuant to section s 66.4325 and 66.436, Wisconsin Statutes there is hereby created a Community Development Authority to be known as the "Community Development Authority of the Village of Edgar, Wisconsin," authorized to transact business and exercise any and all powers granted to a CDA under the Community Development Authority Law as amended from time to time for the purpose of carrying out blight elimination, slum clearance, urban renewal programs and projects and housing projects.

(b) Composition and Procedures.

1. The Community Development Authority shall consist of seven resident persons having sufficient ability and experience in the fields of urban renewal, community development and housing. These persons shall be known as Commissioners of the Community Development Authority.

2. Appointment. The Commissioners shall be appointed by the Village President with the confirmation of the Village Board. Two of the commissioners shall. be members of the Village Board and shall serve during their term of office as board members. The first appointments of the five nonboard members shall be for the following terms: Two for one year and one each for the terms of two, three and four years. Thereafter, the terms of nonboard members shall be four years and until their successors are appointed and qualified. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term as provided for in this subsection.

3. Chairperson. The Community Development Authority shall annually elect a chairperson and a vice-chairperson from among the commissioners. The Village Planning Commission shall assist in performing the duties required by the Community Development Authority.

4. Compensation. The commissioners shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be entitled to reimbursement for their actual necessary expenses, including local travel expense included in the discharge of their duties.

5. Meetings, Quorum and Bylaws. All meetings of the Community Development Authority shall be held in compliance with the provisions of the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Wisconsin. Four commissioners shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of conducting its business and exercising its powers and for all other purposes. Action my be taken by the Community Development Authority upon the affirmative' vote of a majority of the commissioners present at any meeting. The community Development Authority may adopt and from time to time amend or repeal such bylaws or other rules or regulations not inconsistent with the applicable laws of this State and of this Ordinance, as it deems necessary in the performance and function of its duties.


If any provision of this ordinances is invalid or unconstitutional or if the application of this ordinance to any person or circumstance is invalid or unconstitutional, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect the other provisions or applications of this ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid or unconstitutional provisions or applications.


This ordinance shall take effect following passage as provided by law.