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200.23

200.23 Establishing a district and a commission.

200.23(1)

(1) Establishment by resolution or reorganization.

200.23(1)(a)

(a) Except as provided in par. (b), a commission is established under this subchapter if the common council of any 1st class city passes a resolution of necessity by a majority vote of the members-elect.

200.23(1)(b)

(b)

200.23(1)(b)1.

1. On April 27, 1982, each metropolitan sewerage district organized under s. 59.96, 1979 stats., is reorganized as a district under this subchapter and a commission is created under this subchapter.

200.23(1)(b)2.

2. Commencing in 1983, the district reorganized under this paragraph shall, on or before November 1, annually pay or provide for the payment to any county obligated on account of bonds or bond anticipation notes issued on behalf of a district under s. 59.96 (7), 1979 stats., an amount sufficient to pay the interest and principal falling due in the succeeding year on the bonds and notes pursuant to the original terms of the bonds and notes. The county shall deposit amounts paid to it under this subdivision in the debt service funds for the bonds and notes established under s. 67.11. The county shall pay to the district any surplus in a debt service fund remaining after the bonds or notes for which the debt service fund was created are paid.

200.23(2)

(2) Composition of the commission. The commission is composed of 11 members, who are appointed as follows:

200.23(2)(a)

(a) Except as provided in s. 200.25 (7), the mayor of the 1st class city shall appoint 7 individuals as members of the commission, each of whom shall have his or her principal residence in the 1st class city. Three of the commissioners appointed under this paragraph shall be elected officials. Each commissioner appointed under this paragraph may take his or her seat immediately upon appointment, pending confirmation or rejection by a majority of the members-elect of the common council. An appointee whose confirmation is pending may act within the scope of authority of a commissioner until the mayor withdraws the appointment or the common council rejects the appointment, whichever is earlier. The mayor shall withdraw any appointment that the common council rejects and may only resubmit the appointment for confirmation after at least one subsequent appointment is rejected. For the purposes of this paragraph, "elected official" means:

200.23(2)(a)1.

1. The mayor of the 1st class city.

200.23(2)(a)2.

2. Members of the common council of the 1st class city.

200.23(2)(a)3.

3. Members of the county board of supervisors of the county in which the 1st class city is located who reside in the city.

200.23(2)(a)4.

4. State legislators who reside in the 1st class city.

200.23(2)(a)5.

5. The city attorney, comptroller or treasurer of the 1st class city.

200.23(2)(a)6.

6. Members of the board of school directors in charge of the public schools of the 1st class city.

200.23(2)(b)

(b) Except as provided in s. 200.25 (7), an executive council composed of the elected executive officer of each city, village and town that is wholly or partly within the boundaries of the district under s. 200.29 (1), except a 1st class city, shall appoint 4 members of the commission by a majority vote of the members of the executive council. Each of these members shall have his or her principal residence within the district but outside the 1st class city. Three of these members shall be elected officials. Each commissioner appointed under this paragraph may take his or her seat immediately upon appointment.

200.23(2)(c)

(c) The mayor and the executive council shall appoint the members of a commission that governs a district created under sub. (1) within 90 days after the passage of the resolution under sub. (1) (a) or within 90 days after the reorganization under sub. (1) (b).

200.23 - ANNOT.

History: 1981 c. 282; 1983 a. 27; 1983 a. 207 s. 93 (8); 1999 a. 150 s. 577; Stats. 1999 s. 200.23.