University of Wisconsin/Wood County Commission

The members of the University of Wisconsin/Wood County Commission from the City of Marshfield shall be appointed, shall serve and shall have the duties and responsibilities as set forth in Resolution No. 643 of the council of the City of Marshfield, adopted and approved on August 14, 1962.

Resolution No. 643

There is hereby created a Board of University Extension Center Commissioners which shall have the full, complete and exclusive jurisdiction of the selection of a site for said center, including the taking of an option or options for that purpose and making payment for the same, the negotiations for the purchase of said site, the advertising for and awarding of bids for the construction of said center, the letting of contracts therefore, and the care, custody, maintenance, improvement and repair of said lands and buildings during its operation as a University Extension Center.

Powers. To discharge the function and purposes of said Board, as set forth above, all the powers that the Common Council of the City of Marshfield and the County Board of Supervisors of the county of Wood could possibly confer upon it are hereby so conferred.

Members. Said Board shall consist of six members whose term and selection shall be as follows:

Three aldermen of the city of Marshfield whose terms shall expire with the terms for which they were elected as aldermen, and who shall be appointed by the mayor, with the approval of the council, at the first regular meeting of the council following the general election of aldermen in April of each year.

Three County Board Supervisors whose terms shall expire with the terms for which they were elected as supervisors, and who shall be appointed by the Chairman of the county Board of Wood County, with the approval of the county Board, at the first regular meeting of the board following the general election of supervisors.

Conduct of Business. The board shall adopt its own bylaws which, among other matters shall provide for the time and place of its meetings, the call of its meetings, and the election of a chairman and secretary.

The Board may command the services of any administrative official of either the city of Marshfield or County of Wood for aid, assistance and advice in the managing of its affairs.

On or before the first day of September of every year the Board shall submit to both the common Council and the County Board a budget showing the amounts to be required from each governing body to defray the costs of maintenance, care, custody, repair and improvement of the buildings and premises of the university of Wisconsin, Marshfield Center for the ensuing year. Such budget shall contain estimates of any other sources of revenue or grants that will be available for such costs for the ensuing year.

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