Town of Lake Tomahawk, WI
Oneida County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Lake Tomahawk 5-11-1988 as §§ 1.01 to 1.08 and 11.1 to 1.15 of the 1988 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Boards, commissions and committees — See Ch. 10.
Town Board — See Ch. 120.

§ 87-1 Elected officials.

The elected officials of the Town shall be a Town Chairperson and two Supervisors, a Town Treasurer and a Town Clerk, who shall serve two-year terms.

§ 87-2 Appointed officials. [1]

The following Town officials shall be appointed in the manner and for the term indicated:
Official
How Appointed
Term
Assessor
Town Board
Indefinite
Attorney
Town Board
Indefinite
Police Chief
Town Board
Indefinite
Weed Commissioner
Town Board
1 year
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 87-3 Oaths and bonds.

Elected and appointed officials shall take and file the official oath within five days after notice of their election or appointment and shall execute and file the official bond as required by state statutes and this Code.

§ 87-4 Removals.

A. 
Elected officials. Elected officials may be removed by the Town Board as provided in § 17.13(2), Wis. Stats., or by the judge of the Circuit Court for cause pursuant to § 17.13(3), Wis. Stats., or as provided by § 17.16, Wis. Stats.
B. 
Appointed officials. Appointed officials may be removed as provided in §§ 17.13(1) and (3) and 17.16, Wis. Stats.

§ 87-5 Vacancies.

A. 
How occurring. Vacancies in elective and appointive positions are caused as provided in §§ 17.03 and 17.035, Wis. Stats.
B. 
How filled. Vacancies in elective and appointive offices shall be filled as provided in § 17.25, Wis. Stats.

§ 87-6 Salaries.

The salaries of all elected and appointed officials, including members of boards and commissions, shall be as determined by the Town from time to time, provided the salary of the Chairperson and members of the Board shall not be increased during their terms of office. (See § 66.0505, Wis. Stats.)

§ 87-7 Receipt of gifts and gratuities.

A. 
Restricted. No Town employee or official shall receive or offer to receive, either directly or indirectly, any gift, gratuity or other thing of value which he is not authorized to receive from any person who:
(1) 
Has or is seeking to obtain contractual or other business or financial relationships with the Town or Town Board; or
(2) 
Conducts operations or activities which are regulated by the Town or Town Board; or
(3) 
Has interests which may be substantially affected by the Town or Town Board.
B. 
Penalty. The receipt of any gift, gratuity or other thing of value as denoted above is contrary to the public policy of the Town and is punishable as provided in § 946.12, Wis. Stats. Such conduct shall also be punishable under § 1-4, Violations and penalties, and Chapter 19, Citations, of this Code.

§ 87-8 Employment practices. [1]

A. 
All policemen and firemen shall no longer be employed by the Town after reaching the age of 60 years plus 30 days.
B. 
This section does not apply to elected officials or voluntary noncompensated services.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 87-9 Assessor.

A. 
Appointment and term. See § 87-2.
B. 
Powers and duties.
(1) 
Applicable statute. See § 60.307, Wis. Stats.
(2) 
Other duties prescribed by law. He shall perform such other duties as shall be prescribed by state law, supervisory personnel of the State Department of Revenue and the Town Board, including attendance at all meetings of the Board of Review.
C. 
Whenever the Assessor, in the performance of the Assessor's duties, requests or obtains income and expense information pursuant to § 70.47(7)(af), Wis. Stats., or any successor statute thereto, then such income and expense information that is provided to the Assessor shall be held by the Assessor on a confidential basis, except, however, that the information may be revealed to and used by persons in the discharge of duties imposed by law; in the discharge of duties imposed by office (including but not limited to use by the Assessor in performance of official duties of the Assessor's office and use by the Board of Review in performance of its official duties); or pursuant to order of a court. Income and expense information provided to the Assessor under § 70.47(7)(af), unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is not, per § 70.47(7)(af), subject to the right of inspection and copying under § 19.35(1), Wis. Stats.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 87-10 Town Attorney.

A. 
Appointment and term. See § 87-2 of this chapter.
B. 
Powers and duties. The Town Attorney shall perform such duties as directed by the Town Board.

§ 87-11 Clerk.

A. 
Election and term. See § 87-1 of this chapter.
B. 
Powers and duties. The Town Clerk shall have such powers and perform such duties as prescribed by state law and directed by the Town Board. See § 60.33, Wis. Stats.

§ 87-12 Treasurer.

The Town Treasurer shall have such powers and perform such duties as prescribed by state law and directed by the Town Board. See § 60.34, Wis. Stats.

§ 87-13 Chief of Police.

A. 
Appointment and term. See § 87-2 of this chapter.
B. 
Powers and duties. The Chief of Police shall exercise the powers and duties as provided from time to time by the Town Board. [1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).