Pierce County, WI
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Pierce County by Ord. No. 81-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 172.
The definitions set forth in §§ 30.50 to 30.80, Wis. Stats., are hereby incorporated and used in this chapter as if set out fully therein.
[Amended by Ord. No. 94-15; Ord. No. 96-2]
This chapter creates slow no-wake zones as defined in § 30.50(12), Wis. Stats., in the Mississippi River boundary waters as defined in § 30.50(14), Wis. Stats., in the county at the following locations:
Southeasterly between mileposts 811.5 and 810.9 of the Mississippi River.
Southeasterly between mileposts 791.5 and 790.5 of the Mississippi River.
Southwesterly between mileposts 793.5 and 791.6 of the Mississippi River and the entire Wisconsin Back Channel during periods of high water.
The Wisconsin Back Channel from the Highway 63 crossing northbound for 1/2 mile.
Southeasterly between mileposts 789.2 and 788.4 of the Mississippi River.
This section means that no person shall operate a motorboat at a speed in excess of the posted notice as established by regulating markers between the subject mileposts in the Mississippi River, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Said area shall be designated and marked "slow - no wake."
"High water" shall be defined as any water level at or above 675 feet above sea level as measured by the Corps of Engineers at Lock and Dam No. 3 at Red Wing, Minnesota.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall forfeit not more than $50 for the first offense and shall forfeit not more than $100 upon conviction of the same offense for a second or subsequent time within one year.