[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.]
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.
The following Town officials shall be appointed in the manner and for the term indicated:
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.
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.
Appointed officials. Appointed officials may be removed as provided in §§ 17.13(1) and (3) and 17.16, Wis. Stats.
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.)
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:
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.
All policemen and firemen shall no longer be employed by the Town after reaching the age of 60 years plus 30 days.
This section does not apply to elected officials or voluntary noncompensated services.
Powers and duties.
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.
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.