ORDINANCE 2010-1

ORDINANCE RELATIVE TO NEIGHBORHOOD ELELCTRIC VEHICLES

The Town of Amnicon does hereby ordain as follows:

Pursuant to the authority granted to the
Town of Amnicon by Wisconsin Statue 349.26(2), the following Section are hereby created to read as follows.

Neighborhood Electric Vehicles Allowed

Definition.

(a) Neighborhood Electric Vehicles means a vehicle subject to Sec. 340.01(36r), Wis. Statue

Regulation.

(a) A Neighborhood Electric Vehicle may be operated on any roadway that has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less within the boundaries of Amnicon Falls State Park for the purposes of official maintenance and operations to the State Park only.
(b) A Neighborhood Electric Vehicle may not be operated on a connecting highway or an intersection where the roadway crosses a state trunk highway.
(c) Each person operating a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle on a public street in the Town of Amnicon shall possess a valid driver’s license.
(d) Each person operating a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle on a public in the Town of Amnicon shall be granted all the rights and be subject to all the duties applicable to a driver of any motor vehicle in the State of Wisconsin, including maintaining insurance as required by State Law, except as to those provisions which by their nature do not apply to the operation of a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle.
(e) Each person operating a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle on a public street in the Town of Amnicon shall observe all traffic laws and local ordinances regarding rules of the road. A Neighborhood Electric Vehicle shal not be operated on any public roadway with a posted speed limit greater than thirty-five (35) miles per hour.
(f) The DNR shal create a brochure that outlines this ordinance with a map of the park boundaries for visitors use.

Penalites.

(a) Any person who shall violate any Wisconsin traffic la in a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle may be issued a Uniform Traffic Citation and be subject to the penalties providrd by the Uniform State Traffic Deposit Schedule.
(b) Any person who shall violate any provision of this Section in a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle may be issued a town citation.

This Ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication thereof.

Passed this 11 day of March, 2010.

________________________________Town Chairman, Arthur E. Amys

Attest:_____________________________Town Clerk, Patti Barsness