2013 Village Council Committee Assignments from Mayor Mike Julien
Public Safety (Fire; Police; EMS.) Janet Goldner, Chairman -- Jeff Bretz, Greg Waaland
(Duties: Provide for safe and secure neighborhoods; coordinate and interface with other responsible county agencies for the purpose of ensuring protection of property and life of residents.
Finance and Technology (EDP (Electronic Data Processing): Budgeting) Aaron Patterson, Chairman -- Leslee Thompson, Bill Cameron (Duties: Review issues related to taxation policy, budget development and review Village investments; review and recommend electronic hardware and software for Village use.)
Public Works (Streets; Parks, Buildings and Land; Cemetery) Leslee Thompson, Chairman -- Jeff Bretz, Bill Cameron (Duties: Provide upkeep for parks and cemeteries; responsible for the construction and maintenance of all Village streets; the preparation and letting of bids for authorized public work construction; the recommendation of proposals for authorized equipment; maintenance of Village buildings and grounds.)
Public Utilities (Water; Wastewater; Stormwater.) Greg Waaland, Chairman --, Aaron Patterson, Janet Goldner (Duties: Maintain and improve stormwater system; maintain water quality; maintain and improve treatment of wastewater; maintain and improve water and wastewater distribution system.
Economic and Community Development (Zoning; Planning; Incentives; CEDA; Housing; Sidewalks; Downtown Revitalization)
Jeff Bretz, Chairman -- Leslee Thompson, Janet Goldner (Duties: Assess the development review process and recommend changes as needed to facilitate private investment while preserving the public’s interest in the zoning process. Expand and enhance high quality, non-residential economic development opportunities in a manner that maintains the Village’s small town character and diversifies its tax base. Review issues related to economic development and growth management. Regulate land use; facilitate housing development and provide ongoing housing assistance for residents; maintain and accurate sidewalk inventory and develop and implement a sidewalk maintenance program. Downtown land use and development; building design; traffic and parking; urban design; marketing and promotional efforts and implementation of downtown streetscape plan and action agenda.)
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review Bill Cameron, Chairman – Aaron Patterson, Greg Waaland Selection and hiring process; Job descriptions and classification plan; Employee benefits; Village policy and procedures; Village Codified Ordinances. (Duties: Maintain and oversee the Village selection and hiring process. Review job descriptions, classification plan and employee review process. Assist with the development of the employee wage and benefit package. Review and maintain the Village Policy and Procedures Manual. Maintain and review the Village Codified Ordinances.)