Village of Greendale, WI
Milwaukee County
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(1) 
Appointment and term. The Village Manager shall be appointed by the Village Board under § 64.09, Wis. Stats. He shall be vested with the powers enumerated in the charter ordinance adopted in April 1939 which is on file with the Village Clerk-Treasurer.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. A70, Charter Ordinances.
(2) 
Powers and duties. The Village Manager shall have the powers and duties as set forth in Ch. 64, Wis. Stats., and such other powers and duties as may be vested in him by law or ordinance. He shall be an ex officio member of all Village boards, commissions and committees with the right to participate in all deliberations and actions thereof and of the Village Board but shall not vote.
(3) 
Residency requirements. Any person employed by the Village as Village Manager shall be required, as a condition of continued permanent employment, to be a resident of the Village of Greendale. A permanent residence in the Village shall be established within six months from the date of appointment or within six months from the completion of any probationary period, whichever is later.
[Added 2-17-1998 by Ord. No. 753]
(1) 
Election and term. See § 1.04.
(2) 
Duties and powers.
(a) 
Village President. See § 61.24, Wis. Stats.
(b) 
As Village Board. The Village President and Trustees shall constitute the Village Board and shall have such duties and powers as are enumerated in Ch. 61, Wis. Stats., and elsewhere in the statutes.
(3) 
Authority. The Village Board shall have all powers of the Village not specifically given to some other body or officer. Except as otherwise provided by law, the Village Board shall have the management and control of the Village property, finances, highways, streets, and utilities and the public service and may act for the government and good order of the Village, for its commercial benefit and for the health, safety, welfare and convenience of the public and may carry its powers into effect by license, regulation, suppression, borrowing, taxation, special assessment, appropriation, imposition of forfeitures and other necessary or convenient means. The Village Board may appoint such officials from time to time as may be deemed necessary for the benefit of the community. In addition, the Village Board shall have the powers enumerated in § 61.34, Wis. Stats. The powers hereby conferred shall be in addition to all other grants and shall be limited only by express language.
(4) 
Other provisions. See also Chapter 2 of this Code.
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. The Village Engineer shall have direct administrative and technical charge of the Village's engineering functions. He shall act as a technical consultant to all departments of the Village and the Utilities. He shall serve as advisor to the Village Board on engineering problems by assisting in assessing special benefits and damages. He shall have the coordinating responsibilities of the Department of Public Works and he shall perform any other additional duties as designated by the Village Board or Village Manager.
(3) 
Qualifications. The Village Engineer shall have received his professional training in an engineering school accredited by the Engineers Council for Professional and Civil Engineering in the State of Wisconsin at the time of his employment. He shall have had practical engineering experience aggregating at least five years, not less than two of which shall have been in the field of municipal engineering or public works management. He shall be duly licensed and registered by the State of Wisconsin.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Code Adoption Ordinance).
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. See §§ 61.25 and 61.26, Wis. Stats.
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Applicable statute. See § 61.27, Wis. Stats.
(3) 
Duties and powers.
(a) 
See §§ 70.12, 70.13, 70.17, 70.18, 70.23, 70.29, 70.30, 70.32, 70.34, 70.345, 70.35, 70.365, 70.43, 70.44, 70.45, 70.48, 70.49, 70.50, 70.501 and 70.503, Wis. Stats., in particular.
(b) 
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 Village Board, including attendance at all meetings of the Board of Review.
(4) 
Confidential information. 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), Wis. Stats., unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is, per § 70.47(7)(af), Wis. Stats., not 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 Code Adoption Ordinance).
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. See § 5.03 of this Code.
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. As provided by state law and the Village Board.
[Amended by Ord. No. 620; Ord. No. 698]
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. See § 11.02 of this Code.
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. See Chapter 15 of this Code.
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. See Chapter 20 of this Code.
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. See §§ 16.08 and 16.09 of this Code.
(1) 
Municipal Judge.
(a) 
Office created. Pursuant to § 755.01, Wis. Stats., there is created the office of Municipal Judge for the Village. Any person occupying the position of Municipal Judge shall be an attorney licensed to practice law in the state.
[Amended by Ord. No. 602]
(b) 
Election; term. The Municipal Judge shall be elected at large at the spring election in even-numbered years for a term of two years, or until a successor is elected and qualifies, commencing on May 1 next succeeding his election. Mid-term vacancies in the office of Municipal Judge shall be filled by special election to be held not less than 55 nor more than 70 days after the order of the Board therefor.
(c) 
Salary. The Municipal Judge shall receive a salary as determined from time to time by the Village Board which shall be in lieu of fees and costs. No salary shall be paid to the Judge for any time during his term for which he has not executed and filed his official bond and oath as required by Subsection (1)(d) of this section.
(d) 
Bond; oath. The Municipal Judge shall execute and file with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Milwaukee County the oath prescribed by § 757.02, Wis. Stats., and a bond in the penal sum as provided in § 3.09 of this Code. The Municipal Judge shall not be qualified to act until a certified copy of the bond is filed with the Village Clerk-Treasurer and a certified copy of the oath is filed with the office of the Director of State Courts as required by § 755.03, Wis. Stats.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Code Adoption Ordinance).
(e) 
Jurisdiction. The Municipal Judge shall have jurisdiction as provided by law and § 755.045, Wis. Stats., and exclusive jurisdiction of violations of Village ordinances, resolutions and bylaws.
(2) 
Municipal Court.
(a) 
Established. The Municipal Court for the Village of Greendale is established pursuant to § 755.02 and Ch. 755, Wis. Stats.
(b) 
Hours. The Municipal Court for the Village shall be open as determined by order of the Municipal Judge.
(c) 
Location. The Municipal Judge shall keep his office and hold Court in the Municipal Police Building.
(d) 
Procedure. The procedure in Municipal Court for the Village shall be as provided by this section and state law, including, without limitation because of enumeration, Chs. 800 and 755 and §§ 23.66 to 23.99, 66.0113, 778.14, 778.15, 778.18 and 345.20 to 345.53, Wis. Stats.
[Amended by Ord. No. 623]
(e) 
Collection and return of forfeitures. The Municipal Judge shall collect all forfeitures, penalty assessments, fees and taxable costs in any action or proceeding before him and shall pay over such moneys to the Village Clerk-Treasurer within two business days of collection. At such time the Municipal Judge shall also report to the Village Clerk-Treasurer the title, nature of offenses and total amount of judgments imposed in actions and proceedings in which such moneys were collected.
(f) 
Contempt of court.
1. 
The Municipal Judge, after affording an opportunity to the person accused to be heard in defense, may punish for contempt of Municipal Court persons guilty of either of the following acts and no other:
a. 
Disorderly, contemptuous and insolent behavior toward the Judge while engaged in any judicial proceeding or other conduct which tends to interrupt the proceedings or to impair the respect due the Judge's authority.
b. 
Resistance of or disobedience to any lawful order or process made or issued by the Judge.
2. 
The Municipal Judge may, upon finding any person guilty of contempt, impose a forfeiture in an amount not to exceed $50 or, upon nonpayment of the forfeiture, plus costs, fees, and surcharges imposed under Ch. 814, Wis. Stats., a jail sentence not to exceed seven days.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Code Adoption Ordinance).
(3) 
Stipulations and deposits in Municipal Court.
(a) 
Deposit schedule to be established. The Municipal Judge shall establish and submit to the Village Board for approval in accordance with § 800.03(3), Wis. Stats.,[3] a schedule of deposits for violations of Village ordinances, resolutions and bylaws, except traffic regulations which are governed by § 345.27, Wis. Stats., and boating violations governed by § 23.67, Wis. Stats. When approved by the Board, such deposit schedule shall be posted in the office of the Municipal Court Clerk and the Village Police Department.
[3]
Editor's Note: Section 800.03, Wis. Stats., was repealed by 2009 Act 402, § 71, effective 1-1-2011.
(b) 
Stipulation and deposit in lieu of court appearance. Persons cited for violations of Village ordinances, resolutions or bylaws for which a deposit has been established under this subsection shall be permitted to make a stipulation of no contest and a deposit in lieu of court appearance as provided in §§ 800.03, 800.04[4] and 800.09, Wis. Stats.
[4]
Editor's Note: Section 800.03, Wis. Stats., was repealed by 2009 Act 402, § 71, effective 1-1-2011. Section 800.04 was repealed in part and renumbered into § 800.035 in part by 2009 Act 402, §§ 74 to 85, effective 1-1-2011.
(c) 
Traffic and boating deposits. The deposit schedule established by the Wisconsin Judicial Conference and the procedures set forth in Chs. 23 and 345, Wis. Stats., shall apply to stipulations and deposits for violations of traffic regulations enacted in accordance with § 345.27, Wis. Stats., and boating regulations enacted in accordance with § 30.77, Wis. Stats.
(d) 
When not permitted. Stipulations and deposits shall not be permitted after initial appearance or in cases of contempt under Subsection (2)(f).
(4) 
Court authority to impose alternative juvenile dispositions and sanctions.
[Added by Ord. No. 741]
(a) 
For a juvenile adjudged to have violated an ordinance, the Municipal Court is authorized to impose any of the dispositions listed in §§ 938.343 and 938.344, Wis. Stats., in accordance with the provisions of those statutes.
(b) 
For a juvenile adjudged to have violated an ordinance who violates a condition of a dispositional order of the Court under § 938.343 or 938.344, Wis. Stats., the Municipal Court is authorized to impose any of the sanctions listed in § 938.355(6)(d), Wis. Stats., in accordance with the provisions of those statutes.
(c) 
This Subsection (4) is enacted under the authority of § 938.17(2)(cm), Wis. Stats.
[Added by Ord. No. 620; amended by Ord. No. 698]
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. See § 11.025 of this Code.
[Added by Ord. No. 620]
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. See § 11.026 of this Code.
[Amended 5-20-2008 by Ord. No. 840]
(1) 
Appointment and term. See § 1.05.
(2) 
Powers and duties. The Director of Public Works shall have direct administrative and technical charge of the Department of Public Works and the Utilities. He shall make assignments of work and supervise the Department of Public Works and Utilities. He shall perform any other additional duties as designated by the Village Board or Village Manager.
(3) 
Qualifications. He shall have had practical public works experience aggregating at least five years, not less than two of which shall have been in the field of municipal public works management.