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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to each person who owns, occupies, or controls lands in the below municipalities of Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, to destroy all Noxious Weeds on such properties before the plants bloom.  The Noxious Weeds are: Canada Thistle, Leafy Spurge, Field Bindweed (Creeping Jenny), and any other such weeds as the governing body of any municipality or the county board by ordinance or resolution declares to be noxious within its respective boundaries.

In addition to the above Noxious Weeds, all plants out of place and considered detrimental to the county must be controlled on all lands.

Weeds shall be controlled at such times and in such manner as will effectively prevent such plants from maturing to the bloom stage.  This is set forth in the Wisconsin State Statute 66.0407. 







An ordinance establishing criteria for water softeners for any new construction and any replacement of current water softeners in the Village of Francis Creek, County of Manitowoc, State of Wisconsin; and

Whereas, the Village of Francis Creek, Wisconsin, owns and operates a wastewater treatment plant; and

Whereas, the Village by accepting wastewater assumes the risk for treatment but reserves the right to immediately discontinue acceptance of wastewater or seepage for operational and permit reasons; and

Now, therefore, be it ordained by the Village of Francis Creek Board; that the following criteria for water softeners for any new construction or replacement of current softeners be established;

Any water softener installed within the Village of Francis Creek after February 11, 2008, must be rated to have a salt efficiency of at least 4000 grains of hardness removed per pound of salt used.

All water softeners installed after February 11, 2008 must be approved and inspected by a representative of the Village of Francis Creek.

Any water softener installed after February 11, 2008, must regenerate on demand only. Water softeners which estimate water usage based on time are prohibited.

This ordinance following passage by the Village Board shall take effect on the day after its publication.

The provisions of this ordinance are severable. If any provision of this ordinance is invalid or if the application of any provision to any person or circumstance is invalid, such invalidity shall not affect the provisions or the applications of such or the remaining provisions which can be given effect without the invalid provisions or invalid application.

Date Adopted 2/11/08

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