TOWN OF OAKLAND
COUNTY OF BURNETT
STATE OF WISCONSIN
RESOLUTION NO. 2023-004
RESOLUTION BY TOWN ELECTORS TO ENDORSE THE TOWN BOARD’S RESOLUTION TO EXCEED THE LEVY LIMIT
Whereas, the State of Wisconsin has imposed levy limits on town tax levies for 2023 and thereafter under Wis. Stat. § 66.0602;
Whereas, Wis. Stat. § 66.0602(5) allows the town electors in a town with a population of less than 3,000 to exceed the maximum allowable levy limit by adoption of a resolution at a town meeting of the town 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 Oakland;
Whereas, a special town meeting of the town electors has been called and properly noticed to consider the adoption of a resolution to endorse a town board resolution to exceed the state levy limits, specifically by increasing the allowable town tax levy for 2023 (to be collected in 2024) by 25%;
THEREFORE, the special town meeting of the Town of Oakland, Burnett County, Wisconsin, by a majority vote of the eligible electors duly assembled and voting on this 9th day of November, 2023, hereby resolves and orders as follows:
- The town electors of the Town of Oakland, Burnett County, Wisconsin, endorse the town board resolution to increase the town tax levy for 2023 (to be collected in 2024) by 25% over the state’s allowable 2023 levy limit, for a dollar increase of $104,438 over the allowable 2023 town tax levy.
- The town clerk shall post or publish this resolution as required by law under Wis. Stat. § 60.80(1)(a) within 30 days after its adoption.
Adopted this 9th day of November, 2023, at a Special Town Meeting of the Town Electors.
Number of town electors voting aye 7
Number of town electors voting nay 0
Number abstaining or not voting (if determined) 0
Wayne Larrabee, Town Chairman
Timothy McIntyre Daniel Murphy
Timothy McIntyre, Town Supervisor Daniel Murphy, Town Supervisor
Attested by Town Clerk: Sherril Anderson