WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WSAW) --- The city of Wisconsin Rapids moved forward with an ordinance that targets bullying Tuesday night.
The motion was passed without any amendments.
Mayor Zach Vruwink tells NewsChannel 7 that parents would get a citation as a last resort if their child is found to be bullying.
The city will not intervene until the school district has exhausted all other options.
The fees start at $50, and go up to $100 and $250.
Mayor Vruwink said this ordinance is not just targeted toward bullying in schools, but in the city in general.
The ordinance will be in place for the upcoming school year.