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62.12

62.12 Finance.

62.12(1)

(1) Fiscal year. The calendar year shall be the fiscal year.

62.12(2)

(2) Budget. Annually on or before October 1, each officer or department shall file with the city clerk an itemized statement of disbursements made to carry out the powers and duties of the officer or department during the preceding fiscal year, a detailed statement of the receipts and disbursements on account of any special fund under the supervision of the officer or department during the year and of the condition and management of the fund and detailed estimates of the same matters for the current fiscal year and for the ensuing fiscal year.

62.12(3)

(3) Accounting. The city treasurer shall keep separate all special funds, and the city clerk shall keep a separate account with the general fund for each officer or department through which disbursements are made from the general fund to carry out the powers and duties of such officer or department. The council shall examine and adjust the accounts of the clerk, treasurer and all other officers or agents of the city after the same shall have been audited by the comptroller.

62.12(5)

(5) License moneys. Moneys received for licenses may be used for such purpose as the council shall direct in the absence of specific appropriation by law.

62.12(6)

(6) Funds; appropriations; debts.

62.12(6)(a)

(a) Unless otherwise provided by law city funds shall be paid out only by authority of the council. Such payment shall be made in the manner provided by s. 66.0607.

62.12(6)(b)

(b) The council shall not appropriate nor the treasurer pay out:

62.12(6)(b)1.

1. Funds appropriated by law to a special purpose except for that purpose;

62.12(6)(b)2.

2. Funds for any purpose not authorized by the statutes; nor

62.12(6)(b)3.

3. Funds from any fund in excess of the moneys therein.

62.12(6)(c)

(c) No debt shall be contracted against the city nor evidence thereof given unless authorized by a majority vote of all the members of the council.

62.12(7)

(7) City depositories. The council shall designate the public depository or depositories within this state with which city funds shall be deposited, and when the money is deposited in such depository in the name of the city, the treasurer and bondsmen shall not be liable for such losses as are defined by s. 34.01 (2). The interest arising therefrom shall be paid into the city treasury.

62.12(8)

(8) Claims.

62.12(8)(a)

(a) All claims and demands against the city shall be itemized and filed with the clerk, who shall deliver the same to the comptroller for examination. The comptroller shall within 30 days thereafter examine such claim or demand and return the same to the clerk with the comptroller's report thereon in writing, who shall place the same before the council for action at its next meeting.

62.12(8)(b)

(b) Payment of regular wages or salary pursuant to the budget and salary schedule adopted by the council may be by payroll, verified by the proper official, and filed in time for payment on the regular pay day.

62.12(9)

(9) Loans. The council may loan money to any school district located within the city, or within which the city is wholly or partially located, in such sums as are needed by such district to meet the immediate expenses of operating the schools thereof, and the board of the district may borrow money from such city accordingly and give its note therefor. No such loan shall be made to extend beyond August 30 next following the making thereof or in an amount exceeding one-half of the estimated receipts for such district as certified by the state superintendent of public instruction and the local school clerk. The rate of interest on any such loan shall be determined by the city council.

62.12 - ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 90, 333; 1975 c. 39, 80, 180, 224, 353, 421; 1977 c. 113 ss. 3, 6; 1977 c. 142; 1977 c. 203 s. 101; 1977 c. 272, 418; 1979 c. 34; 1979 c. 175 s. 51; 1981 c. 20, 61, 93; 1983 a. 27; 1983 a. 189 s. 329 (17), (21); 1985 a. 29, 225; 1991 a. 316; 1995 a. 27, 225; 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 150 s. 672.

62.12 - ANNOT.

Cross-reference: See ss. 62.25 and 893.80 for actions upon claims.

62.12 - ANNOT.

See s. 66.0609 for an alternative system of approving claims.

62.12 - ANNOT.

Local government units cannot include the value of tax-exempt manufacturing machinery and specific processing equipment and tax exempt merchants' stock-in-trade, manufacturers' materials and finished products, and livestock in their property valuation totals for non-tax purposes, such as for municipal debt ceilings, tax levy limitations, shared tax distributions, and school aid payments. 63 Atty. Gen. 465.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 62 > 62.12

62.12

62.12 Finance.

62.12(1)

(1) Fiscal year. The calendar year shall be the fiscal year.

62.12(2)

(2) Budget. Annually on or before October 1, each officer or department shall file with the city clerk an itemized statement of disbursements made to carry out the powers and duties of the officer or department during the preceding fiscal year, a detailed statement of the receipts and disbursements on account of any special fund under the supervision of the officer or department during the year and of the condition and management of the fund and detailed estimates of the same matters for the current fiscal year and for the ensuing fiscal year.

62.12(3)

(3) Accounting. The city treasurer shall keep separate all special funds, and the city clerk shall keep a separate account with the general fund for each officer or department through which disbursements are made from the general fund to carry out the powers and duties of such officer or department. The council shall examine and adjust the accounts of the clerk, treasurer and all other officers or agents of the city after the same shall have been audited by the comptroller.

62.12(5)

(5) License moneys. Moneys received for licenses may be used for such purpose as the council shall direct in the absence of specific appropriation by law.

62.12(6)

(6) Funds; appropriations; debts.

62.12(6)(a)

(a) Unless otherwise provided by law city funds shall be paid out only by authority of the council. Such payment shall be made in the manner provided by s. 66.0607.

62.12(6)(b)

(b) The council shall not appropriate nor the treasurer pay out:

62.12(6)(b)1.

1. Funds appropriated by law to a special purpose except for that purpose;

62.12(6)(b)2.

2. Funds for any purpose not authorized by the statutes; nor

62.12(6)(b)3.

3. Funds from any fund in excess of the moneys therein.

62.12(6)(c)

(c) No debt shall be contracted against the city nor evidence thereof given unless authorized by a majority vote of all the members of the council.

62.12(7)

(7) City depositories. The council shall designate the public depository or depositories within this state with which city funds shall be deposited, and when the money is deposited in such depository in the name of the city, the treasurer and bondsmen shall not be liable for such losses as are defined by s. 34.01 (2). The interest arising therefrom shall be paid into the city treasury.

62.12(8)

(8) Claims.

62.12(8)(a)

(a) All claims and demands against the city shall be itemized and filed with the clerk, who shall deliver the same to the comptroller for examination. The comptroller shall within 30 days thereafter examine such claim or demand and return the same to the clerk with the comptroller's report thereon in writing, who shall place the same before the council for action at its next meeting.

62.12(8)(b)

(b) Payment of regular wages or salary pursuant to the budget and salary schedule adopted by the council may be by payroll, verified by the proper official, and filed in time for payment on the regular pay day.

62.12(9)

(9) Loans. The council may loan money to any school district located within the city, or within which the city is wholly or partially located, in such sums as are needed by such district to meet the immediate expenses of operating the schools thereof, and the board of the district may borrow money from such city accordingly and give its note therefor. No such loan shall be made to extend beyond August 30 next following the making thereof or in an amount exceeding one-half of the estimated receipts for such district as certified by the state superintendent of public instruction and the local school clerk. The rate of interest on any such loan shall be determined by the city council.

62.12 - ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 90, 333; 1975 c. 39, 80, 180, 224, 353, 421; 1977 c. 113 ss. 3, 6; 1977 c. 142; 1977 c. 203 s. 101; 1977 c. 272, 418; 1979 c. 34; 1979 c. 175 s. 51; 1981 c. 20, 61, 93; 1983 a. 27; 1983 a. 189 s. 329 (17), (21); 1985 a. 29, 225; 1991 a. 316; 1995 a. 27, 225; 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 150 s. 672.

62.12 - ANNOT.

Cross-reference: See ss. 62.25 and 893.80 for actions upon claims.

62.12 - ANNOT.

See s. 66.0609 for an alternative system of approving claims.

62.12 - ANNOT.

Local government units cannot include the value of tax-exempt manufacturing machinery and specific processing equipment and tax exempt merchants' stock-in-trade, manufacturers' materials and finished products, and livestock in their property valuation totals for non-tax purposes, such as for municipal debt ceilings, tax levy limitations, shared tax distributions, and school aid payments. 63 Atty. Gen. 465.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 62 > 62.12

62.12

62.12 Finance.

62.12(1)

(1) Fiscal year. The calendar year shall be the fiscal year.

62.12(2)

(2) Budget. Annually on or before October 1, each officer or department shall file with the city clerk an itemized statement of disbursements made to carry out the powers and duties of the officer or department during the preceding fiscal year, a detailed statement of the receipts and disbursements on account of any special fund under the supervision of the officer or department during the year and of the condition and management of the fund and detailed estimates of the same matters for the current fiscal year and for the ensuing fiscal year.

62.12(3)

(3) Accounting. The city treasurer shall keep separate all special funds, and the city clerk shall keep a separate account with the general fund for each officer or department through which disbursements are made from the general fund to carry out the powers and duties of such officer or department. The council shall examine and adjust the accounts of the clerk, treasurer and all other officers or agents of the city after the same shall have been audited by the comptroller.

62.12(5)

(5) License moneys. Moneys received for licenses may be used for such purpose as the council shall direct in the absence of specific appropriation by law.

62.12(6)

(6) Funds; appropriations; debts.

62.12(6)(a)

(a) Unless otherwise provided by law city funds shall be paid out only by authority of the council. Such payment shall be made in the manner provided by s. 66.0607.

62.12(6)(b)

(b) The council shall not appropriate nor the treasurer pay out:

62.12(6)(b)1.

1. Funds appropriated by law to a special purpose except for that purpose;

62.12(6)(b)2.

2. Funds for any purpose not authorized by the statutes; nor

62.12(6)(b)3.

3. Funds from any fund in excess of the moneys therein.

62.12(6)(c)

(c) No debt shall be contracted against the city nor evidence thereof given unless authorized by a majority vote of all the members of the council.

62.12(7)

(7) City depositories. The council shall designate the public depository or depositories within this state with which city funds shall be deposited, and when the money is deposited in such depository in the name of the city, the treasurer and bondsmen shall not be liable for such losses as are defined by s. 34.01 (2). The interest arising therefrom shall be paid into the city treasury.

62.12(8)

(8) Claims.

62.12(8)(a)

(a) All claims and demands against the city shall be itemized and filed with the clerk, who shall deliver the same to the comptroller for examination. The comptroller shall within 30 days thereafter examine such claim or demand and return the same to the clerk with the comptroller's report thereon in writing, who shall place the same before the council for action at its next meeting.

62.12(8)(b)

(b) Payment of regular wages or salary pursuant to the budget and salary schedule adopted by the council may be by payroll, verified by the proper official, and filed in time for payment on the regular pay day.

62.12(9)

(9) Loans. The council may loan money to any school district located within the city, or within which the city is wholly or partially located, in such sums as are needed by such district to meet the immediate expenses of operating the schools thereof, and the board of the district may borrow money from such city accordingly and give its note therefor. No such loan shall be made to extend beyond August 30 next following the making thereof or in an amount exceeding one-half of the estimated receipts for such district as certified by the state superintendent of public instruction and the local school clerk. The rate of interest on any such loan shall be determined by the city council.

62.12 - ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 90, 333; 1975 c. 39, 80, 180, 224, 353, 421; 1977 c. 113 ss. 3, 6; 1977 c. 142; 1977 c. 203 s. 101; 1977 c. 272, 418; 1979 c. 34; 1979 c. 175 s. 51; 1981 c. 20, 61, 93; 1983 a. 27; 1983 a. 189 s. 329 (17), (21); 1985 a. 29, 225; 1991 a. 316; 1995 a. 27, 225; 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 150 s. 672.

62.12 - ANNOT.

Cross-reference: See ss. 62.25 and 893.80 for actions upon claims.

62.12 - ANNOT.

See s. 66.0609 for an alternative system of approving claims.

62.12 - ANNOT.

Local government units cannot include the value of tax-exempt manufacturing machinery and specific processing equipment and tax exempt merchants' stock-in-trade, manufacturers' materials and finished products, and livestock in their property valuation totals for non-tax purposes, such as for municipal debt ceilings, tax levy limitations, shared tax distributions, and school aid payments. 63 Atty. Gen. 465.

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