ORDINANCE NO 2023-03
TO AMEND ORDINANCES OF THE REEDSVILLE VILLAGE CODE
The Village Board of the Village of Reedsville, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, pursuant to the authorization in Sections 61.35 and 62.23, Wis. Stats., hereby adopts the following amendments to Ordinances of the Reedsville Village Code:
1-5-6: VILLAGE TRUSTEE: The village board shall consist of four (4) six (6) trustees plus the village president. Two (2) Three (3) trustees shall be elected each year for a term of two (2) years.
1-6-2: APPOINTED OFFICIALS:
The following officials shall be appointed by the village president, subject to approval of the village board, and such appointment shall be effective until repealed by the village board:
President of First Responder
1-8-4 PUBLIC ACCESS TO RECORDS
Add E 9: The cost to fax shall be one dollar ($1.00) per page
2-1-3: CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR OF STREETS, SIDEWALKS, CURB AND GUTTER, AND DRIVEWAYS:
A – 8. Tree Removal & Maintenance: Trees affecting sidewalk, or curb and gutters, intersections, streets and street crosswalks shall be removed or pruned. Trees on private land shall be removed by the property owner at the property owner’s cost, after notification.
2-1-3 (C) DRIVEWAYS:
- 1. Width: The minimum width of a driveway approach shall be twelve feet (12′) and the maximum shall be thirty feet (30′) measured at right angles to the centerline of the driveway.
- Access: Access shall not be more than one driveway approach for each sixty-five feet (65′) of frontage on any street.
- Approaches: Any two (2) approaches shall be at least twenty feet (20′) apart. Wherever possible, adjacent sites should share driveway approaches.
- One Driveway Entrance Per Lot: No more than one driveway entrance and approach shall be constructed for any lot or premises except where deemed necessary and feasible without due impairment of safety.
2-1-4: STREET EXCAVATIONS:
- Permit Required, Fee: No person shall make or cause to be made any excavation or opening in any street, alley, highway, sidewalk or public way within the Village without first obtaining a permit therefor from the Village Clerk-Treasurer. The fee for such permit shall be one hundred dollars ($100.00).
2-1-5: BULDING MATERIALS IN STREETS:
- Permit Required, Fee: No person shall place any building materials in or upon any street, alley, sidewalk or public grounds within the Village without a written permit from the Reedsville Public Works Department. The fee for such permit shall be one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) and is payable at the Clerk-Treasurer Office.
2-1-9: SIGNS AND AWNINGS:
D-3. Permits Required: No sign shall be placed within the Village until the owner of the property upon which it is to erected shall have first obtained a Village permit thereof from the Village Clerk-treasurer office upon payment of a fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00).
2-2-2-2: USE OF PUBLIC SEWERS:
- F. Holding Tank Disposal: No person in the business of gathering and disposing of holding tank sewage shall transfer such material into any disposal area or sewer manhole located within the Village boundaries unless a permit for disposal has been first obtained from the Village Board or its designee. Written application for this permit shall be made to the Board and shall state the name and address of the applicant; the name of its disposal unit; and the size, make, model, and license number of each unit. Permits shall be non-transferrable except in the case of replacement of the disposal unit for which a permit shall have been originally issued. The permit may be obtained upon payment of a fee of twenty five dollars ($25.00) one hundred dollars ($100.00) per calendar year. The Board may impose such conditions as it deems necessary on any permit granted.
Charges for a disposal shall be six dollars ($6.00) eight dollars and fifty cents ($8.50) per one thousand (1000) gallons plus six dollars ($6.00) per load for holding tank sewage. Bills shall be mailed on a monthly basis and if payments are not received within thirty (30) days thereof, disposal privileges shall be suspended.
2-2-2-4: SEWER SERVICE CHARGES:
- Residential Sprinkling Allowance: The second and third quarter sewerage service charge shall be reduced for all residential customers by ten percent (10%) to allow for a discount of water used for irrigation purposes and not discharged to the sanitary sewer system. However, the reduction of ten percent (10%) does not apply to the fixed quarterly charge of twenty dollars forty eight cents ($20.48).
2-2-2-5: SEWER CONSTRUCTION AND CONNECTIONS:
- Cost Of Sewer Connection: All costs incident to the installation and connection of the building sewer shall be borne by the property owner. The village board hereby determines the basic cost thereof is five hundred fifty dollars ($550.00) eight hundred dollars ($800.00). In addition to the basic cost, the owner shall deposit the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00) for installation done during the months of November through April. The deposit shall be used to defray any additional costs incurred because of the installation taking place during the winter months. Those additional costs shall be paid from the five hundred dollar ($500.00) deposit, and the balance of the deposit refunded to the property owner. The property owner shall indemnify the village from any loss or damages that may be occasioned directly or indirectly by the installation of the building sewer. (Ord. 2003-3, 7-7-2003)
- Televising Refusal Fee: A one hundred dollar ($100.00) monthly fee is hereby imposed for connection of sewer laterals against every property connected to the Village sanitary sewerage system in the utility which owner refuses to consent to televising of the sewer lateral by the Village. This fee will be imposed beginning thirty days (30) after request has been made by the Village for permission to televise the owner’s sewer lateral. This fee will continue until the property owner consents to televising by the Village
- Failure to correct Fee: A one hundred dollar ($100.00) monthly fee is also imposed for connection of sewer laterals against every property connected to the sanitary sewerage system in the utility which owner fails to take corrective action upon request by the Village to repair sewer laterals leaking freshwater into the sewerage system. This fee will be imposed beginning thirty (30) days following notice by the Village o the owner that corrective action is required and has not been completed on schedule and will continue until corrective action by the owner has been taken.
2-2-3-1: WATER RATES AND CHARGES:
- Failure To Pay Water Charges: It shall be the policy of the Village that where the service charge for water consumption furnished to any property shall not have been paid for the period as specified on the back of the utility bill, the water facilities to said property shall be shut down so as to furnish not more than a trickle of water to said premises. In addition, there shall be a charge for reconnection after shutdown in the amount of twenty five dollars ($25.00) thirty five dollars ($35.00) during regular working hours, and if after regular working hours, thirty seven dollars fifty cents ($37.50) one hundred dollars ($100.00)
- Connection Cost: The utility or utility approved contractor will provide and install the initial water service lateral, from the main through the curb stop and box. The property owner shall be responsible for all costs of installation and connection. The village board hereby determines the basic cost thereof is five hundred fifty dollars ($550.00) eight hundred dollars ($800.00). In addition to the basic cost, the owner shall deposit the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00) for installation done during the months of November through April. The deposit shall be used to defray any additional costs incurred because of the installation taking place during the winter months. Those additional costs shall be paid from the five hundred dollar ($500.00) deposit, and the balance of the deposit refunded to the property owner. The property owner shall indemnify the village from any loss or damages that may be occasioned directly or indirectly by the installation of the building sewer. (Ord. 2003-4, 7-7-2003)
2-2-3-5: WATER SOFTENER REQUIREMENTS:
- Any water softener installed within the village of Reedsville after March 15, 2010, must be rated to have a salt efficiency of at least four thousand (4,000) grains of hardness removed per pound of salt used.
- B. All water softeners installed after March 15, 2010, must be approved and inspected by a representative of the village of Reedsville.
- Any water softener installed after March 15, 2010, must regenerate on demand only. Water softeners which estimate water usage based on time are prohibited. (Ord. 2010-3, 3-15-2010)
3-1-4: LICENSE FEES: There shall be the following classes and denominations of license, which, when issued by the village clerk under the authority of the village board after payment of the fee hereinafter specified, shall permit the holder to sell, deal or traffic in intoxicating liquor and fermented malt beverages, as provided in chapter 125, Wisconsin Statutes:
- Class A Beer License: Twenty-Five dollars ($25.00) per year
- Class A Liquor License: Seventy-Five dollars ($75.00) per year
- Class B Beer License: One Hundred Fifty dollars ($150.00) per year
- Class B Liquor License: One Hundred Fifty dollars ($150.00) per year
- Class C Wine License: One Hundred dollars ($100.00) per year
- Temporary (Picnic) Class B License: Ten dollars ($10.00)
- Operator’s License: Thirty-two dollars ($32.00) for two years
3-1-11: SODA WATER BEVERAGES: Section 66.053(2), Wisconsin Statutes, is adopted by reference as a part of this chapter. The annual license fee for a soda water beverage license shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
3-2-1: LICENSE FEE: The annual fee for a license to sell or dispose of cigarettes, as provided in section 134.65, Wisconsin Statutes, shall be Fifty dollars ($50.00) per year
3-4-4 MOBILE HOME PARKS:
- License Fee: License Fee: The licensing authority shall exact from the licensee an annual fee of two hundred dollars ($200.00) fifty dollars ($50.00) for one lot to ten (10) lots; and one hundred dollars ($100.00) for eleven (11) to twenty five (25) lots within each mobile home park, except where the park lies in more than one municipality, the amount of the license fee shall be such fraction thereof as the number of lots in the park. (Ord., 1-18-1999).
3-3-5: TRANSIENT MERCHANTS: SOLICITORS;
ISSUANCE OF PERMIT: All permits shall be numbered in the order in which they are issued and shall state clearly the place where the business may be carried on, the kind of goods, wares, and merchandise to be sold, disposed of or contracted for, the dates of issuance and expiration of permit, the fee paid and the name and address of the licensee and all employees covered by said permit and the date of revocation of permit. Such permit shall automatically expire on January 1 following the date of issuance of such permit unless issued for a shorter period of time. No permit shall be granted to a person under eighteen (18) years of age and no applicant to whom a license has been refused or who has had a permit which has been revoked shall make further application until a period of at least six (6) months shall have elapsed since the last previous rejection or revocation, unless he can show that the reason for such rejection or revocation no longer exists. Every permit holder, while exercising his permit, shall post his permit in a conspicuous place on the premise or his person and shall exhibit the same upon demand of any officer, or a customer or prospective vendee. A permit shall not be assignable and any holder of such permit who allows it to be used by any other person shall be guilty of a violation of this section. Whenever a permit shall be lost or destroyed, a duplicate in lieu thereof under the original application may be issued the Village Clerk-Treasurer office upon the filing with him by the permit holder of an affidavit setting forth the circumstances of the loss and what, if any search has been made for its recovery, and upon the payment of a fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00)
5-2-5: (Fire) Permit:
- A ten-dollar ($10.00) fee will be required for each permit issued, and will be payable to the Village Clerk at the time the permit is issued (1981 Code)
6-4-5: COLLECTION BY VILLAGE:
Brush And Branches: Brush and branches will be chipped the first and third Tuesday in the months of April and May. Through October. Clean woody vegetative material no greater than six inches (6″) in diameter, and not less than four feet (4′) in length can be chipped. Place near curb with cut ends facing street. (Ord. 2011-5, 11-7-2011)
9-2-5: USE PERMITS (Golf Carts):
- Use Permit Issuance: A use permit is nontransferable. Such permit shall allow the golf cart to be operated upon Village streets and designated routes. Each permit shall be plainly visible on the front and back of the golf cart. The use permit is valid from date of issuance and shall expire December 31, of even years. The use permit fee is forty dollars ($40.00) and shall be amended as necessary by the Village Board
9-3-5 TRAIL USE PERMITS (ATV/UTV)
- Use Permit Required: In addition to any other registration requirements under Wisconsin State Statute 23.33, no person shall operate any ATV upon Village streets, other village property or designated trails within the village limits without first obtaining a municipal use permit
- Use Permit Issuance: A use permit is nontransferable. Such permit shall allow the ATV to be operated upon Village streets and designated routes and trails. Each permit shall be plainly visible and shall be placed directly under or next to the state registration sticker. The use permit is valid from date of issuance and shall expire December 31, of even years. The use permit fee is forty dollars ($40.00) and shall be amended as necessary by the Village Board
Adopted this 8th day of June, 2023.
VILLAGE OF REEDSVILLE VILLAGE BOARD
By:/s/ Al Schreiber, Village President
By: /s/ Mary Jo Krahn, Village Clerk/Treasurer