Established in 1847, the Town of Verona is a local unit of government within the County of Dane in the southern part of the state of Wisconsin. The Town is on the southwestern edge of Madison — Wisconsin's State Capital. The town of Verona has an estimated 2017 population of 1,981 and is part of the Verona Area School District.

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Town of Verona
7669 County Highway PD
Verona, WI 53593
Phone: 608-845-7187
Fax: 608-845-7143

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Ordinance Amendment #02-02 & Amending Ordinance 00-02 Creating the Town of Verona Open Space and Parks Commission

ORDINANCE AMENDMENT 2002-02

Section 1: Title
This ordinance amendment is to amend Town of Verona Ordinance 2000-02 entitled the “Town of Verona Open Space and Parks Commission”.

Section 2: Authority/Purpose
The Town Board of the Town of Verona has specific statutory authority, powers and duties, pursuant to Sec. 27.08, 27.10(1), 27.13 and 60.66(3) WI. Statutes. The purpose of this ordinance is to create a commission consisting of Five (5) members whose task it shall be to advise the Town board on the acquisition, development and maintenance of Town open space and parks.

Section 3: Adoption of Ordinance

The Town Board of the Town of Verona has, by adoption of this ordinance amendment confirmed the specific statutory authority, powers and duties noted in the specific section of this ordinance and Wisconsin Statutes.

Section 4: Commission Membership
The membership of the commission shall consist of one (1) Town Board member and four (4) citizen members:

(a) The Town Chair, after adoption of this ordinance shall appoint, confirmed by the Town Board, four (4) residents of the Town to serve on the Commission. The term of appointment shall normally be two years, commencing in April, or as soon thereafter as possible.

(b) Upon creation of the Commission the Chair shall appoint, confirmed by the Town Board, two (2) members to serve until April of the first odd numbered year; and, two (2) members to serve until April of the first even numbered year after the first odd numbered year. Thereafter, two (2) members will be appointed, confirmed by the Town Board, for a two year term in the odd numbered years; two (2) members will be appointed, confirmed by the Town Board for a two year term in the even numbered years.

(c) Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the term of a Commission member the Town Chair shall appoint, confirmed by the Town Board, a Town resident to fill the unexpired term.

(d) The Town Chair shall appoint, confirmed by the Town Board, one (1) Town Board member to serve a one- (1) year term to expire April 15th of the subsequent year.

Section 5: Officers
The members of the Open Space and Parks Commission will elect a Chair and Secretary from among its membership and shall keep a public record of its resolutions, transactions, findings and recommendations.

Section 6: Meetings
All meetings of the Open Space and parks Commission will comply with Wisconsin statutory provisions for the meetings of a governmental body.

Section 7: Functions
The Open Space and Parks Commission shall have the following functions:

(a) To make, adopt, and recommend to the Town Board a Town Plan for Open Space and Parks. The purpose of the plan is to guide and promote a harmonious development of Open Space and Parks in the Town for the betterment of Town residents and visitors.

(b) To exercise such other powers set forth in section 27.08, 27.10 (1), 27.13 and 60.66 of the WI Statutes as are compatible with town government.

SECTION 8. Effective Date
This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage and posting as provided by law.

Passed on the 7th day of May, 2002. By the Town Board of the Town of Verona

Donald J. Beauchamp, Chair

I Rose M. Johnson, Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Verona, do hereby certify that the foregoing Ordinance was duly passed and adopted by the Verona Town Board at the May 7, 2002 meeting.

Rose M. Johnson, Clerk/Treasurer

Passed May 7, 2002 Effective June 7, 2002

An ordinance to Create an Open Space & Parks Commission for the Town of Verona Verona, Wisconsin
 

Section 1: Title/Purpose

This ordinance is entitled the “Town of Verona Open Space and Parks Commission”. The purpose of this ordinance is to crate a commission consisting of Five (50 members whose task it shall be to advise the Town board on the acquisition, development and maintenance of Town open space and parks.

Section 2: Authority

The Town Board of the Town of Verona has specific statutory authority, powers and duties, pursuant to Sec. 27.08, 27.13 and 60.66(3) (1995-96) Wis. Stats.

Section 3: Adoption of Ordinance

The Town Board of the Town of Verona has, by adoption of this ordinance confirmed the specific statutory authority, powers and duties noted in the specific section of this ordinance and Wisconsin Statutes.

Section 4: Commission Membership

(a) The Town Chair, after adoption of this ordinance shall appoint, confirmed by the Town Board, five (5) residents of the Town to serve on the Commission. The term of appointment shall normally be two years, commencing in April, or as soon thereafter as possible.

(b) Upon creation of the Commission the Chair shall appoint, confirmed by the Town Board, three (3) members to serve until April of the first odd numbered year; and, two (2) members to serve until April of the first even numbered year after the first odd numbered year. Thereafter, three (3) members will be appointed, confirmed by the Town Board, for a two year term in the odd numbered years; two (2) members will be appointed, confirmed by the Town Board for a two year term in the even numbered years.

(c) Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the term of a Commission member the Town Chair shall appoint, confirmed by the Town Board, a Town resident to fill the unexpired term.

Section 5: Officers

The members of the Open Space and Parks Commission will elect a Chair and Secretary from among its membership and shall keep a public record of its resolutions, transactions, findings and recommendations.

Section 6: Meetings

All meetings of the Open Space and parks Commission will comply with Wisconsin statutory provisions for the meetings of a governmental body.

Section 7: Functions

The Open Space and Parks Commission shall have the following functions:

(a) To make, adopt, and recommend to the Town Board a Town Plan for Open Space and Parks. The purpose of the plan is to guide and promote a harmonious development of Open Space and Parks in the Town for the betterment of Town residents and visitors.

(b) To exercise such other powers set forth in section 27.08, 27.13 and 60.66 of the Wisconsin Statutes as are compatible with town government.

Section 8: Effective Date

This ordinance shall take effect one day after appropriate public notice in three (3) places in the Town.

I, Rose M. Johnson, Clerk of the Town of Verona, do hereby certify that the foregoing Ordinance was duly passed and adopted by the residents of the Town of Verona at the Annual Town Meeting on the 11th day of April, 2000.

Passed April 11, 2000

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Town of Verona
335 N. Nine Mound Rd
Verona, WI 53593-1035
Phone: 608-845-7187
Fax: 608-845-7143

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