After months of discussion, Green Lake city leaders have adopted a restrictive ordinance that limits where convicted sex offenders may live and go.

A 1,000-foot radius has been established for a variety of locations, including schools, parks, playgrounds, beaches, libraries and more, meaning much of the city is covered.

Green Lake Common Council members officially approved the measure 4-0 Monday evening, with Alds. Tom Jones and Robin Wallenfang absent.

Wallenfang was instrumental in bringing the proposal before the city, introducing the idea this past summer.

According to Wisconsin’s online sex offender registry, the city of Green Lake is home to three registered offenders, not counting the county jail. All are men.

Those men would be grandfathered in under the ordinance, according to City Attorney Dan Sondalle.

A map of the locations and the 1,000-foot radius is available at Green Lake City Hall.

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