City of Monroe, WI
Green County
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§ 2-4-1 Members and appointment.

[4-8-2015; 2016 Code]
The city plan commission shall consist of the mayor who shall be the presiding officer, one alderperson appointed by the mayor and five citizens appointed by the mayor. The word "commission" when used in this chapter means the city plan commission. Citizen members shall be persons of recognized experience and qualifications and may be employees or officers of the city, provided however, at all times not less than three members of the commission shall be citizens who are not also employees or officers of the city. They shall receive no compensation for service on the commission. Each member of the commission shall serve for a term from his or her appointment through the Monday preceding the third Tuesday in April of the third succeeding year, except for the alderperson member who shall serve for a term from his or her appointment through the Monday preceding the third Tuesday in April of the succeeding year.

§ 2-4-2 Organization of commission.

[4-8-2015; 2016 Code; 5-16-2017
Each year at its first meeting following the third Tuesday in April, the commission shall organize by the election of a vice-chairperson and such other officers as may in their judgment be necessary.

§ 2-4-3 Meetings.

[4-8-2015; 2016 Code]
Meetings of the commission shall be held at the call of the presiding officer and at such other times as the commission may determine. A quorum shall consist of four members of the commission.

§ 2-4-4 Duties.

[4-8-2015; 2016 Code]
The duties and powers of the commission shall be the same as set forth in section 62.23 of the Wisconsin statutes, and acts amendatory and supplementary thereto. In addition thereto, the commission shall have responsibility to analyze demographic and economic trends in the city and to recommend to the council policies or programs designed to promote the orderly development of infrastructure, housing or other improvements needed to accommodate demographic and economic trends in the city.

§ 2-4-5 Powers.

[4-8-2015; 2016 Code]
The commission may employ expert advice, upon the authority of the council if any appropriation is necessary, and may have made maps showing proposed additions to or changes of the comprehensive plan. The commission may request assistance from any official, department, board or agency of the city.

§ 2-4-6 Records.

[4-8-2015; 2016 Code]
The commission shall keep written records of its proceedings which shall be open to inspection at all reasonable times.

§ 2-4-7 Specifications.

[4-8-2015; 2016 Code]
(A) 
Specifications to commission. Any plat, survey, abstract, annexation petition or other description brought before the commission shall conform to the following specifications:
(1) 
Lengths shall be specified to the nearest 1/100 of a foot.
(2) 
Bearings shall be specified to the nearest one second of a degree (00°00'00").
(3) 
Interior angles of all closed traverse surveys shall close absolutely.
(B) 
Failure to conform. The commission may refuse to accept or act on any plat, survey, abstract, annexation petition or other description brought before the commission which fails to conform to the specifications provided in subsection (A) of this section.