Ordinance to Amend Section 9-2-6 Regarding Golf Cart Operation

Ordinance to Amend Section 9-2-6 of the Village Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 2018-4  Regarding Golf Cart Operation

            Whereas, Section 349.18 Wis. Stat. authorizes a Wisconsin municipality by ordinance to allow the operation of golf carts on any highway that has a speed limit of 25 miles per hour or less located within the municipality; and

Whereas, the Village Board recognizes the need and convenience for residents to operate golf carts in the Village of Reedsville;

Now therefore, in the interest of public health, safety, welfare, and convenience, pursuant to Section 349.18 and Section 61.34, Wis. Stats., and its police powers, the Village Board of the Village of Reedsville, WI hereby amends Title 9, Chapter 2 of the Village Code of Ordinances and ordains as follows:

  1. Section 9-2-6 OPERATOR RESTRICTIONS (B), (C), and (D) are repealed
  2. Section 9-2-6 OPERATOR RESTRICTIONS (A) is amended and (B) is created as follows:                                                                                                                                                                                             A.  A person shall hold a valid Operator’s license to operate a golf cart. No person whose operating license is under suspension, revocation, or cancellation may operate a golf cart.                       B.   Exemption: A golf cart shall be exempt from the registration requirement if the operator meets the definition of a person with a disability as described in Wis. Stats. Sec. 340.01(43g).
  3. The terms of this ordinance are severable. If any provision hereof is found to be unenforceable or void by a court of competent jurisdiction, such finding shall not affect the remaining portions of this ordinance which shall remain in full force and effect.

Dated this 13th day of September, 2018.

/s/Jesse Walt, Village President

/s/Mary Jo Krahn, Village Clerk-Treasurer