3.040 Board of Harbor Commissioners.

A Board of Harbor Commissioners is created pursuant to the following resolution, which was adopted on April 16, 1973, and amended on April 17, 1973:

WHEREAS, Manitowoc is a municipality situated on a navigable waterway, and

WHEREAS, a Harbor Commission has existed pursuant to Ordinance, and

WHEREAS, §30.37 of the 1971 Wisconsin Statutes indicates that a Board of Harbor Commissioners should be created by Resolution, and

WHEREAS, it is feasible to continue nine members on said Harbor Commission,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Manitowoc that a nine member Harbor Commission shall continue in the City of Manitowoc, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that three members of said Commission shall have terms which expire at noon on June 1 of each year, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that at the first regular Council meeting in May of each year, the Mayor shall designate three persons to serve for three year terms beginning at noon on June 1 of each year, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council shall vote on acceptance or rejection of said appointments at the second regular Council meeting in May of each year, and that in the case of rejection, the Council shall designate which member or members shall continue in office until a successor can be appointed, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that no person shall be appointed to said Harbor Commission unless that person is a qualified elector of the City of Manitowoc for at least three consecutive years prior to taking office, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that only one alderperson serving at the time of appointment may be appointed to said Board, although should a person be appointed to said Board and subsequently be elected an alderperson, that person need not resign, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said Harbor Commissioners should receive no compensation for their services but shall be reimbursed for expenses actually and necessarily incurred in the performance of their duties, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said Harbor Commissioners shall have all the powers and duties authorized by §30.37 and §30.38 of the 1971 Wisconsin Statutes, as amended from time to time, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that should there occur a vacancy in the Harbor Commissioners, the Successor shall be appointed for the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointment, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that if an alderperson is on the Board of Harbor Commissioners, no other alderperson may be appointed to that Board. It is not necessary for an alderperson to be on the Board of Harbor Commissioners, however.

(The residency requirement in the above resolution was amended by a charter ordinance created as MMC 2.080.)

[Ord. 16-430 § 2, 2016; Ord. 13-180 § 4, 2013. Prior code § 3.04]