Town of Weston, Marathon County
Ordinance No TW-2018-001
All-Terrain Vehicle Route
AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE ROUTES AND REGULATING THE OPERATION OF ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES
Section I – Intent
The Town of Weston, Marathon County adopts the following all-terrain vehicle route for the operation of all-terrain vehicles upon the roadways listed in Section III.
Following due consideration of the recreational value to connect trail opportunities and weighted against possible dangers, public health, liability aspects, terrain involved, traffic density and history of automobile traffic, this route(s) has been created.
Section II – Statutory Authority
This route is created pursuant to village authority under section 1.1.01 as authorized by 23.33 (8) (b), Wis. Stats.
The applicable provisions of 23.33 regulating ATV operation pursuant to routes are adopted.
Section III – Routes
The following roads are designated as routes
A. River Road to Hwy J, Hwy J from River Road to the south to Eau Claire River.
Section IV – Conditions
As a condition for the use of this route, the following conditions shall apply to all operators (and passengers);
A. All ATV operators shall observe posted roadway speed limits.
B. All ATV operators shall ride single file.
C. All ATV operators shall slow the vehicle to 10-mph or less when operating within 150 feet of a dwelling.
D. Routes must be signed in accordance with NR 64.12, NR 64.12(7)c.
Section V – Enforcement
This ordinance shall be enforced by any law enforcement officer authorized to enforce the laws of the state of Wisconsin.
Section VI – Penalties
Wisconsin state All-Terrain Vehicle penalties as found in 23.33(13)(a) Wis. Stats., are adopted by reference.
Section VII – Severability
The provision of this ordinance shall be deemed severable and it is expressly declared that the Marathon County/Town of Weston would have passed the other provisions of this ordinance irrespective of whether or not one or more provisions may be declared invalid. If any provision of this ordinance or the application to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of the ordinance and the application of such provisions to other persons circumstances shall not be deemed affected.
Section VIII – Effective Date
This ordinance becomes effective upon passage and publication.
Passed this 19th Day of June 2018
Town of Weston, Town Board
Milton Olson, Town Chairperson
Robin Huempfner, Town Clerk
6/20/2018___________ 5209 Mesker St, Weston
6/20/2018___________ Hwy N and Glenwood Rd intersection
6/20/2018___________ Kramer Ln and Ross Ave intersection
6/20/2018___________ Town Website