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Ordinance #20190213-2, Adopting the Wisconsin Municipal Records Schedule

Town of Clover

Ordinance #20190213-2, Adopting the Wisconsin Municipal Records Schedule


Section I. Purpose

The Purpose of this Ordinance is to provide the legal custodian(s) of public records in the possession of the Town of Clover with the authority to retain and destroy those records.


Section II. Authority

The Town Board of the Town of Clover, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, has the specific authority under §§60.83 and 19.21(4), Wis. Stats., to adopt an ordinance to address the management and destruction of public records.


Section III. Adoption of Wisconsin Municipal Records Schedule

The Wisconsin Municipal Records Schedule, as approved by the Public Records Board on August 27, 2018, attached here to and incorporated herein by reference, is hereby adopted by the Town board of the Town of Clover as the Town’s official record retention schedule.


Section IV. Notification to Wisconsin State Historical Society

When a record has met the terms of the retention period, the record may be destroyed by the legal custodian of the record, provided the custodian has complied with the notification requirement set forth in §19.21(4), Wis. Stats., to the Wisconsin State Historical Society.


Section V. Conflict

In the event of any conflict between the terms of this ordinance and any applicable state statute, the applicable state statute shall control.


Section VII. Revocation of Preceding Ordinance

This ordinance hereby revokes and supersedes any prior resolution or ordinances adopted by the Town Board relating to the retention and/or destruction of public records of the Town of Clover.


Section VIII. Effective Date

This ordinance shall become effective upon its publication and/or posting in the manner set forth is §60.80, Wis. Stats., thus it becomes effective February 15, 2019.


Adopted this 13th day of February, 2019, by the Town Board of the Town of Clover, Bayfield County.


Beverly M. Steele, Chairperson   Date

Sheryl Isaksson, Supervisor         Date

Barb Rebak, Supervisor                Date

Jack Smith, Supervisor                 Date

Patti Stemwedel, Supervisor        Date


Attest:   Tracy Gillespey, Clerk             Date


TC: Ordinance #20190213-2 Adopting the Wisconsin Municipal Records Schedule

Created: 02/11/19