[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Fulton 9-12-1996 as Ch. 16 of the 1996 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town of Fulton hereby elects to use the citation method of enforcement of ordinances. All Town law enforcement officers and other Town personnel charged with the responsibility of enforcing the provisions of this Code are hereby authorized pursuant to § 66.0113(1)(a), Wis. Stats., to issue citations for violations of this Code, including ordinances for which a statutory counterpart exists.
Each citation shall contain the information required by state law and may contain additional information. The form of the citation is hereby prescribed as found in § 66.0113(1)(b), Wis. Stats., as amended, which is incorporated herein by reference.
The Town Board shall establish a schedule of bonds and/or cash deposits for various ordinances for which a citation may be issued. A copy of said bond schedule shall be on file with the Town Clerk/Treasurer. Any ordinance violations not specifically listed in the bond schedule adopted by the Town Board shall call for an initial bond of at least $50 and a maximum bond of $1,000. Said bond schedule may permit for increased bonds for repeated or subsequent offenses of the same ordinance.
The State of Wisconsin Revised Uniform State Traffic Deposit Schedule; Alcohol Beverages, Harassment and Safety Violations Deposit Schedule; Uniform Misdemeanor Bail Schedule; and Trespass to Land Deposit Schedule, including future amendments, revisions or modifications, are adopted for all violations of state statutes adopted by this Code and statutory counterpart ordinances adopted by this Code.
Deposits shall be made in cash, money order, certified check or other means acceptable to the Town.
Law enforcement officer. Any law enforcement officer may issue citations authorized under this chapter.
State laws which describe the procedures to be followed before, during, and after a citation is written and state laws which towns have the option of adopting with respect to procedures to be followed before, during, and after a citation is written, including provisions which relate to an alleged violator's options and procedure on default, are hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference.
Adoption of this chapter does not preclude the Town Board from adopting any other ordinance or providing for the enforcement of any other law or ordinance relating to the same or other matter.