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62.26

62.26 General provisions.

62.26(1)

(1) Laws in force. The general laws for the government of cities, villages and towns, the assessment and collection of taxes, the preservation of public and private property, highways, roads and bridges, the punishment of offenders, the collection of penalties and the manner of conducting elections shall be in force in all cities organized under this subchapter except as otherwise provided under this subchapter.

62.26(2)

(2) Equity in land. The acquisition or retention by a city of an equity of redemption in lands shall not create any liability on the part of the city to pay any bonds issued or mortgage or trust deed upon such lands executed prior to the acquisition by the city of such equity.

62.26(3)

(3) Forms. The use of any forms prescribed by the statutes of this state, as far as the same are applicable, shall be as legal and of the same force and effect as the use of the forms prescribed by this subchapter.

62.26(4)

(4) Rewards. When any heinous offense or crime has been committed against life or property within any city the mayor, with the consent of a majority of the alderpersons, may offer a reward for the apprehension of the criminal or perpetrator of such offense.

62.26(6)

(6) Cities in more than one county. In cities lying in more than one county the following shall apply:

62.26(6)(b)

(b) Accused persons may be put in custody of an officer or committed to the jail of the city or of the county where the offense was committed.

62.26(6)(d)

(d) Officers of the city, who by law have the powers of constables in the county in which the city is located, shall have such powers in either county.

62.26(7)

(7) Change of city name. The name of any city of the fourth class shall be changed if a majority of the electors shall address a written petition therefor to the council designating the new name, and the council shall by a two-thirds vote of all the members adopt an ordinance changing to such new name. The change shall be in effect upon publication of the ordinance in the official paper, and the filing of a copy thereof in the office of the secretary of state.

62.26 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 151; 1993 a. 184.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 62 > 62.26

62.26

62.26 General provisions.

62.26(1)

(1) Laws in force. The general laws for the government of cities, villages and towns, the assessment and collection of taxes, the preservation of public and private property, highways, roads and bridges, the punishment of offenders, the collection of penalties and the manner of conducting elections shall be in force in all cities organized under this subchapter except as otherwise provided under this subchapter.

62.26(2)

(2) Equity in land. The acquisition or retention by a city of an equity of redemption in lands shall not create any liability on the part of the city to pay any bonds issued or mortgage or trust deed upon such lands executed prior to the acquisition by the city of such equity.

62.26(3)

(3) Forms. The use of any forms prescribed by the statutes of this state, as far as the same are applicable, shall be as legal and of the same force and effect as the use of the forms prescribed by this subchapter.

62.26(4)

(4) Rewards. When any heinous offense or crime has been committed against life or property within any city the mayor, with the consent of a majority of the alderpersons, may offer a reward for the apprehension of the criminal or perpetrator of such offense.

62.26(6)

(6) Cities in more than one county. In cities lying in more than one county the following shall apply:

62.26(6)(b)

(b) Accused persons may be put in custody of an officer or committed to the jail of the city or of the county where the offense was committed.

62.26(6)(d)

(d) Officers of the city, who by law have the powers of constables in the county in which the city is located, shall have such powers in either county.

62.26(7)

(7) Change of city name. The name of any city of the fourth class shall be changed if a majority of the electors shall address a written petition therefor to the council designating the new name, and the council shall by a two-thirds vote of all the members adopt an ordinance changing to such new name. The change shall be in effect upon publication of the ordinance in the official paper, and the filing of a copy thereof in the office of the secretary of state.

62.26 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 151; 1993 a. 184.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 62 > 62.26

62.26

62.26 General provisions.

62.26(1)

(1) Laws in force. The general laws for the government of cities, villages and towns, the assessment and collection of taxes, the preservation of public and private property, highways, roads and bridges, the punishment of offenders, the collection of penalties and the manner of conducting elections shall be in force in all cities organized under this subchapter except as otherwise provided under this subchapter.

62.26(2)

(2) Equity in land. The acquisition or retention by a city of an equity of redemption in lands shall not create any liability on the part of the city to pay any bonds issued or mortgage or trust deed upon such lands executed prior to the acquisition by the city of such equity.

62.26(3)

(3) Forms. The use of any forms prescribed by the statutes of this state, as far as the same are applicable, shall be as legal and of the same force and effect as the use of the forms prescribed by this subchapter.

62.26(4)

(4) Rewards. When any heinous offense or crime has been committed against life or property within any city the mayor, with the consent of a majority of the alderpersons, may offer a reward for the apprehension of the criminal or perpetrator of such offense.

62.26(6)

(6) Cities in more than one county. In cities lying in more than one county the following shall apply:

62.26(6)(b)

(b) Accused persons may be put in custody of an officer or committed to the jail of the city or of the county where the offense was committed.

62.26(6)(d)

(d) Officers of the city, who by law have the powers of constables in the county in which the city is located, shall have such powers in either county.

62.26(7)

(7) Change of city name. The name of any city of the fourth class shall be changed if a majority of the electors shall address a written petition therefor to the council designating the new name, and the council shall by a two-thirds vote of all the members adopt an ordinance changing to such new name. The change shall be in effect upon publication of the ordinance in the official paper, and the filing of a copy thereof in the office of the secretary of state.

62.26 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 151; 1993 a. 184.

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