Police & Fire Commissions
Changing Membership of Commission - City of Reedsburg
The City of Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin, does hereby ordain as follows
SECTION I: PURPOSE.
This ordinance provides for a change in the membership of the Police and Fire Commission in the City by removing elected officials from the commission so that there is an assurance of the independence of the commission from the administration of the city.
SECTION II: PROVISION AMENDED.
City of Reedsburg Code secs. 1. 107 is amended.
SECTION III: PROVISION AS AMENDED.
City of Reedsburg Code sec. 1. 107 is amended to read as follows:
1.107 Police and Fire Commission The Police and Fire Commission is created pursuant to Wis. Stat. sec. 62.13. The commission shall have five citizen members, three of whom shall constitute a quorum. The commissioners shall serve staggered terms of five years. The mayor shall annually, between the last Monday of April and the first Monday of May, appoint in writing to be filed with the secretary of the board, one member for a term of five years. No appointment shall be made which will result in more than three members of the board belonging to the same political party. The commission shall keep a record of its proceedings and shall elect its officers. Appointments by the mayor are subject to confirmation by the City Council.
SECTION IV: VALIDITY.
Should any section, clause or provision of the ordinance be declared by the courts to be invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any part thereof, other than the part so declared to be invalid.
SECTION V: CONFLICTING PROVISIONS REPEALED.
All ordinances in conflict with any provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.
SECTION VI: EFFECTIVE DATE.
This ordinance shall be in force from and after its introduction and publication as provided by statute.
This ordinance becomes a part of the City of Reedsburg Code, Chapter 1.