Resolution for Electors to exceed Levy Limit

Resolution for Electors to Exceed the Levy Limit at Special Town Meeting of the Electors

(For Towns Under 3,000 Seeking Levy Limit Increase)
Whereas, the State of Wisconsin has imposed levy limits under s. 66.0602 of the Wis. Statutes for town tax levies in 2017 and thereafter;
Whereas, s. 66.0602(5) of Wis. Statutes allows the town electors in towns under 3,000 in population to exceed the maximum allowable levy limit by adoption of a resolution at a town meeting of the electors;
Whereas, the town board has adopted a resolution supporting an increase in the town tax levy which would exceed the maximum allowable state levy limit for the Town of Weston, Marathon County;
Whereas, this Special Town Meeting of the electors has been called and noticed to consider the adoption of a resolution to endorse the town board’s resolution to exceed the state levy limits; specifically by increasing the allowable town tax levy for 2017 (collected in 2018) by 103 percent;
Now, therefore, the special town meeting of the Town of Weston, Marathon County, Wisconsin, by a majority vote of the eligible electors voting on this 24th day of October, 2017 duly assembled and voting resolves and orders as follows:
BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that the town electors of the Town of Weston, Marathon County, Wisconsin endorse the town board resolution to increase the town tax levy for 2017 (collected in 2018) by 103 percent over the allowable 2017 levy, which is an increase of $ 85112 over the allowable 2017 town tax levy.
The town clerk shall properly post or publish this resolution as required by law under s. 60.80(1)(a) of Wis. Statutes within 30 days of adoption.

Adopted this 24th day of October, 2017, at a Special Town Meeting.
Number of town electors voting aye 39
Number of town electors voting nay 16
Number abstaining or not voting (if determined) ________

Signature of Town Meeting Chairperson Milton Olson
Signature of Town Clerk Robin Huempfner

(Within 14 days after adoption of the resolution, the town clerk shall certify the results of the vote to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. See s. 66.0602(5), Wis. Stat.)