[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.]
The Town Meeting having, by action of the citizenry at a Special Town Meeting on June 5, 1962, directed the Town Board to exercise all powers relating to villages and conferred on village boards by Ch. 61, Wis. Stats., the Town of Herman shall have said powers through its Town Board. This is a continuing grant of powers.
Pursuant to the Wisconsin Statutes, there is hereby established one set of election officials to conduct all elections of the Town which shall consist of 14 election inspectors. However, pursuant to § 7.32, Wis. Stats., the Town Clerk is authorized to reduce the number of election officials, provided that no such action may reduce the number of officials at a polling place to fewer than three. The 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 Clerk shall further redistribute duties among the remaining officials. Pursuant to § 7.32, Wis. Stats., the Town Clerk is hereby authorized to reduce the number of election officials for all elections to three officials; at the discretion of the Town Clerk, the number of election officials may be increased for any election.
Pursuant to § 7.30(1), Wis. Stats., which allows for the selection of alternate election officials or two or more sets of election officials to work at different times on election day, the Town Board authorizes the selection of alternate and/or two sets of election officials to staff the polls on election day. The Clerk is hereby authorized to schedule election officials in shifts on any said election day. The Town Clerk shall redistribute the duties of such election officials.
The Town of Herman shall generally use legal posting pursuant to the Wisconsin Statutes as its means of giving notice. When publication is utilized as a courtesy, publication shall be in the Dodge County Pionier.
The Town website and the Town Hall Notice Board shall be the usual, customary, and legal posting locations.
[Amended 8-8-2018 by Ord. No. 18-01]
[Amended 8-8-2018 by Ord. No. 18-02]
The polling place for elections in the Town of Herman shall be at the Herman Town Hall, W1892 Rock Road, Iron Ridge, Wisconsin 53035.
Every candidate for an elective Town office shall be nominated by use of a caucus as prescribed by § 8.05(1), Wis. Stats.