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Chapter 25 Section 5

GENERAL PENALTIES.

(1) Forfeiture Penalty.  Any person, firm or corporation found guilty of the violation of the provisions of any ordinance of the Village of River Hills, other than nonmoving traffic violations, shall be subject to a forfeiture of not less than Ten ($10.00) Dollars nor more than Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars, the penalty assessment imposed by Section 165.87 Wis.  Stats., and the jail assessment imposed by Section 53.46(l) Wis. Stats., together with the costs of prosecution; and in default of the payment thereof, may be imprisoned in the County Jail or House of Correction until such forfeiture, penalty assessment, jail assessment and costs, together with subsequent costs, are paid but not to exceed ninety (90) days.

(2)  Penalty Assessments.  Whenever a court imposes a forfeiture for violation of a Village Ordinance other than nonmoving traffic violations, there shall also be imposed in addition a penalty assessment in the amount required by state statute.  All penalty assessments paid to the Village shall be paid over to the State Treasurer by the Village Treasurer on or before the 1st day of the next succeeding month after receipt by the Village Treasurer.

(3)  Jail Assessments.  Whenever a court imposes a forfeiture for violation of a Village Ordinance other than nonmoving traffic violations, there shall also be imposed a jail assessment in an amount of one (1) percent of the forfeiture imposed or Ten ($10.00) Dollars, whichever is greater.  All jail assessments paid to the Village under a municipal court judgment shall be paid to the County Treasurer within seven (7) days after receipt of the money by the Clerk of Court.

(4)  Municipal Court Fees.   Whenever a court imposes a forfeiture for violation of a Village Ordinance other than nonmoving traffic violations, the court shall also have the authority to impose in addition thereto the court fees up to the maximum authorized by state law.

 

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River Hills, WI 53217
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