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(1) All claims against the county shall follow the procedure set forth in sections 59.64 and 893.80 of the Wisconsin Statutes and amendments thereto.

(2) The Corporation Counsel may recommend a compromise of any claim or lawsuit to the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board, the chair of the finance committee and the chair of the standing committee of any department involved in the claim, who, together, shall advise the corporation counsel on a proposed settlement including the limits and conditions of settlement contingent upon approval of the Board if the proposed settlement is acceptable to the claimant or litigant. This provision is subject to any statutory requirements and/or contractual obligations related to any claim for which the County is insured. (5/17/16)

(3) Fire claims presented to the Board by any Town in accordance with section 60.557 shall be referred to the finance committee for final consideration.