[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Weyauwega 5-21-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-01 as §§ 2-1-3 to 2-1-7 of the 2001 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Annual City election. The annual City election shall be held on the first Tuesday in April or on such other date as prescribed by state law.
General elections. The polls at general elections in the City shall be opened at 7:00 a.m. and closed at 8:00 p.m.
Notice. Notice of all elections shall be given as required by Ch. 10, Wis. Stats.
Central polling place. The Weyauwega City Hall shall be the central polling place for all wards of the City of Weyauwega, unless otherwise designated by the City Council in accordance with § 5.25, Wis. Stats.
Whenever three or more candidates file nomination papers, candidates for elective City offices may be nominated by a nonpartisan primary conducted pursuant to § 8.05(4), Wis. Stats. Such candidate shall file with his/her nomination papers a declaration that he/she will qualify for the office to which he/she may be elected.
Pursuant to the Wisconsin Statutes, there is hereby established one set of election officials to conduct all elections in the wards of the City which shall consist of seven election inspectors. However, the City Administrator, in his/her capacity as City Clerk, shall have the power to limit the number of election officials. The City Administrator, in his/her capacity as City Clerk, shall determine in advance of each election whether the number of election officials for such election should be reduced from the number prescribed by the Wisconsin Statutes, and if such a reduction is so determined, the City Administrator, in his/her capacity as City Clerk, shall further redistribute duties among the remaining officials, provided that there are an odd number of election officials.
Boundaries. The City Council of the City of Weyauwega designates all territory within the City limits lying west of Mill Street as the First Ward (First Aldermanic District), and all that territory within the City limits east of Mill Street and south of Main Street to Lincoln Street, then south of Alfred Street to the City limits, as the Second Ward (Second Aldermanic District), and all the territory within the City limits lying east of Mill Street and north of Main Street, then east of Lincoln Street and north of Alfred Street to the eastern City limits, as the Third Ward (Third Aldermanic District), as illustrated on a ward map on file with the City Administrator.
Designation of ward for Lamplighter Village. The following described premises, more commonly known as "Lamplighter Village," shall hereinafter be included in Ward 3 of the City of Weyauwega, Wisconsin, and all of those persons residing within said premises will be residents of Ward 3 of the City of Weyauwega and shall so state to the Election Board on designated election days:
Statutory authorization. Section 5.15(6)(b), Wis. Stats., permits the governing body of any municipality, by resolution, at least 60 days prior to the next election, to combine two or more wards for voting purposes.
Wards combined. Wards 1, 2 and 3 in the City of Weyauwega, Waupaca County, shall be combined for voting purposes. The combined wards shall use common ballot boxes and ballots, and separate returns shall not be maintained for the combined wards at any election, but separate ballot boxes and ballots shall be maintained for each separate election required under §§ 5.58 to 5.64, Wis. Stats.