Town of Trenton, WI
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Trenton 11-7-1989 as Title 2, Ch. 1 of the 1989 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Boards, commissions and committees — See Ch. 15.
Emergency management — See Ch. 42.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 94.
Town Board — See Ch. 130.
Town Meeting — See Ch. 133.
The Town of Trenton is a body corporate and politic with those powers granted by law. The Town shall be designated in all actions and proceedings by its name, as the Town of Trenton.
The Town may:
Sue and be sued.
Acquire and hold real and personal property for public use and convey and dispose of the property.
Enter into contracts necessary for the exercise of its corporate powers.
The Town Meeting having, by resolution, directed the Town Board to exercise all powers relating to villages and conferred on village boards by Ch. 61, Wis. Stats., the Town shall have said powers through its Board. This is a continuing grant of powers.
The polling place serving all wards in the Town of Trenton shall be the Trenton Town Hall.
The voting polls in the Town of Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin, shall be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for all elections.
The Town Clerk is authorized to determine the number of poll workers needed on election days.
Registration of electors required. Before any elector of the Town of Trenton votes or attempts to vote in any election or any primary or any referendum, such elector shall first register in accordance with the provisions of §§ 6.26, 6.27, 6.28, 6.30, 6.32, 6.33, 6.35, 6.36, 6.40, 6.45, 6.46, 6.50, 6.55, 6.56 and 6.57, Wis. Stats., and any statutes amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto. Election officials shall not allow any person to vote in any election, primary or referendum unless such person has first registered according to law.
Methods of registration. All methods of voter registration allowed by law may be used.