Town of Herman, WI
Dodge County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Herman at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Compensation — See Ch. 9, Art. I.
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 32.
Government and elections — See Ch. 52.

§ 120-1 Membership; elections.

A. 
Membership. The Town Board consists of two Supervisors of the Town of Herman and the Chairperson.
B. 
Elections. Biennially in odd-numbered years, at the annual spring election, there shall be elected a Town Chairperson and two Supervisors to the Herman Town Board.

§ 120-2 Meetings.

A. 
Regular meetings. Regular meetings of the Town Board of the Town of Herman will be held at the Herman School at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month, or as otherwise determined by the Town Board. Any regular meeting of the Town Board falling upon a legal holiday shall be held on the day designated by the Town Board. Any meeting of the Town Board, including any special or adjourned meetings, that is not held at the Herman School but at any other substitute location shall be designated by the Town Chairperson or his or her designee, in compliance with the Open Meeting Law,[1] by posting a proper written notice of the substituted location at the three usual and customary posting locations likely to give notice. This notice shall occur at least 24 hours prior to the Town Board meeting, unless in an emergency wherein the proper notice posting shall occur at least two hours prior to the meeting of the Town Board.
[1]
Editor's Note: See §§ 19.81 to 19.98, Wis. Stats.
B. 
Attendance; excused absences.
(1) 
Absences. Members of the Town Board may be excused from attending a Board meeting by contacting the Town Clerk prior to the meeting and stating the reason for their inability to attend. If the member is unable to contact the Town Clerk, the member shall contact the Town Treasurer, who shall convey the message to the Town Chairperson. Following roll call, the presiding officer shall inform the Town Board of the member's excused absence. Town Board members who do not follow the above process will be considered unexcused and it shall be so noted in the minutes.
(2) 
Late arrivals. Members of the Town Board who anticipate a late arrival to a Town Board meeting should contact the Town Clerk prior to the meeting and state the reason for the expected late arrival. If the member is unable to contact the Town Clerk, the member shall contact the Town Treasurer, who shall convey the message to the Town Chairperson. Board members who do not follow the above process and are not in attendance at the time of roll call will be considered as an unexcused tardy. Members who are not in attendance within one hour of roll call, and have not followed the above process, will be considered as an unexcused absence. Arrival times of members will be noted in the minutes.