Ordinance for Constable

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2018-2

 

 

 

TOWN OF BLACK CREEK,

 

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, WISCONSIN

 

 

 

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND LIMITING THE DUTIES OF THE

 

TOWN CONSTABLE

 

 

 

Be it hereby ordained, by the Town Board of the Town of Black Creek, Outagamie County, Wisconsin, as follows:

 

 

 

SECTION I – TITLE AND PURPOSE

 

 

 

The title of this ordinance is the Town of Black Creek Duties of Town Constable Ordinance. The purpose of this ordinance is to establish and limit the duties of the Town Constable.

 

 

 

SECTION II – AUTHORITY

 

 

 

The Town Board has the specific authority to adopt this Ordinance under Wis. Stat. §§ 60.22(4) and 60.35(1) and general authority under its village powers under Wis. Stat. § 60.22(3).

 

 

 

SECTION III – ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE

 

 

 

This ordinance, adopted by a majority of the Town Board on a roll call vote with a quorum present and voting and proper notice having been given, establishes and limits the duties of the Town Constable as set forth herein.

 

 

 

SECTION IV – DUTIES OF TOWN CONSTABLE

 

 

 

The Town Board does hereby establish and limit the Town Constable’s duties to the following:

 

 

 

  1. The Town Constable shall be responsible for animal control within the Town of Black Creek. The Town Constable shall refer all other Outagamie County ordinance and / or Wisconsin state statute violations and enforcement matters to the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department.

     

  2. The Town Constable shall assist other law enforcement agencies, fire departments, ambulance and rescue service squads, and other emergency personnel as directed from time to time by the Town Board or Town Chairman.

 

 

 

SECTION V – COUNTY ORDINANCE AND / OR STATE STATUTE VIOLATIONS

 

 

 

The Town Constable shall promptly report to the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department all observations and reports of violations of Outagamie County ordinances and / or Wisconsin state statutes occurring within the Town of Black Creek. The Town Constable has no authority or jurisdiction to intervene in matters constituting a violation of Outagamie County ordinance and / or Wisconsin state statute, unless specifically requested to do so by the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department under the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department’s supervision and direction, or unless necessary in emergency situations to protect the safety of persons.

 

 

 

SECTION VI – REPORTS

 

 

 

The Town Constable shall maintain a Constable Log of his or her official activities, including the date, time, and nature of the incident, the names, telephone numbers, and addresses of the individuals and / or property involved, and the disposition. The Town Constable shall prepare a yearly report setting forth the official activities for the year and provide the report to the Town Board at least five (5) days prior to the last Town Board meeting of each year which occurs in December.

 

 

 

SECTION VII – SEPARABILITY OF PROVISIONS

 

 

 

In the event any one or more provisions of this Ordinance are declared invalid, such decision(s) shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions / provisions hereof.

 

 

 

SECTION VIII – EFFECTIVE DATE

 

 

 

This ordinance is effective on publication or posting.

 

 

 

            Adopted and passed this _____ day of ____________________, 2018.

 

 

 

                                                            Town Board of the Town of BLACK CREEK

 

 

 

                                                BY:            __________________________________________

 

                                                            ___________________________, Chairman

 

 

 

                                                BY:            __________________________________________

 

                                                            ___________________________, Supervisor

 

 

 

                                                BY:            __________________________________________

 

                                                            ___________________________, Supervisor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

__________________________________________

 

___________________________, Clerk