City of Monona, WI
Dane County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
A. 
Composition. The Committee shall consist of one Council member and four citizens, all of whom may vote. The Mayor, City Administrator and City Clerk or their designees shall be ex officio nonvoting members of the Committee.
B. 
Appointment; term of office.[1]
(1) 
Council member. The Council member shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council, for a one-year term beginning the third Tuesday of April.
(2) 
Citizen members. The citizen members shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council, for terms of two years beginning the third Tuesday of April. The terms of the citizen members shall be staggered so that not more than two such appointments are made annually. Initial members may be appointed to one-year terms if necessary to accomplish the staggered terms.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
C. 
Functions and powers. The Committee has the responsibility and duty to review and examine all applications for the granting of all fermented malt beverage licenses and intoxicating liquor licenses, to receive all recommendations relating thereto from staff, and to review and make recommendations as to the subsequent granting of all such licenses by the Council. The Committee shall also review and examine all applications for licenses or permits required in various chapters of this Code (see Chapters 63, Article IV, 145, 159, 191, 198, 245, 238, 272, Article I, 296, 303, 328, 395, Article II, 404 and 457), except where the City Clerk is specifically empowered to issue such license or permit without review and has done so. All other license or permit applications shall be reviewed by the Committee, and the Committee shall recommend issuance or denial to the Council. The Committee shall also review the City's policies and procedures regarding licensing and make recommendations regarding amendment of those policies and procedures to the Council.
A. 
Composition. The Committee shall consist of the Mayor, who shall be the Chairperson, and two Council members, all of whom may vote. The City Administrator or his or her designee shall be an ex officio, nonvoting member of the Committee.
B. 
Appointment; term of office. The members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council. The members shall serve one-year terms commencing the third Tuesday of April of each year.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
C. 
Functions and powers. The Committee shall have the following functions and powers:
(1) 
To review the audit procedures of the City and to supervise implementation of recommendations made by the City's auditors.
(2) 
To investigate various options for borrowing funds for capital and outlay expenditures.
(3) 
To recommend appropriate depositories for City funds.
(4) 
To review claims against the City, whether budgeted or unbudgeted.
(5) 
To review the City's accounting procedures.
(6) 
At its option, to review all ordinances and resolutions having a fiscal impact on the City.
(7) 
To receive and review the executive budget from the Mayor and City Administrator and to receive comments from the public and advisory boards, commissions and committees on the contents of the budget, and to propose a legislative budget to the Council.
(8) 
To review recommendations for revenue generation by the City, including investment of City funds.
(9) 
To review all franchises granted by the City.
(10) 
To review any intergovernmental contracts entered into by the City.
(11) 
To review all personnel matters, including establishment of wage and salary schedules for management and unclassified employees. Such matters as may be under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Police and Fire Commission are excluded from this review.
(12) 
To review all labor contracts and labor relations policies of the City.
A. 
Election to dispense with a board of public works. The City hereby elects not to be governed by the provisions of § 62.14, Wis. Stats., relating to a board of public works. The City hereby vests all authority and power of a board of public works in the Public Works Committee. The Chairperson of the Committee shall not vote except to break a tie.
B. 
Composition. The Committee shall consist of two Council members and seven citizen members. The Mayor, City Administrator and City Engineer shall be ex officio nonvoting members of the Committee.
C. 
Appointments.[1]
(1) 
Council members. The Council members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council. The Council members shall serve for a one-year term commencing the third Tuesday of April of each year or until their successors are appointed and confirmed by the Council. One of the Council members shall be designated by the Mayor to serve as Chairperson of the Committee.
(2) 
Citizen members. The seven citizen members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council. The terms of the first citizen Committee members shall be staggered so that three are appointed for one-year terms, two are appointed for two-year terms, and two are appointed for three-year terms. Thereafter each citizen Committee member shall be appointed for a two-year term commencing the third Tuesday of April of the year of appointment and shall serve until his or her successor is appointed and confirmed by the Council.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
D. 
Powers and duties. The Committee shall have the following powers and duties:
(1) 
Powers and duties of the Public Works Committee. The Committee shall have all of the powers and duties of the board of public works as set forth in § 62.14, Wis. Stats., including, but not limited to, control of construction and maintenance of streets, alleys, sidewalks, gutters, storm sewers and other public works projects.
(2) 
Recommendations on transportation issues. To review and make recommendations to the Council on all transportation-related topics, including, but not limited to, bus service, taxis, bicycles and all forms of public and/or mass transit service.
(3) 
Review of Official Map. To review and make recommendations to the Council regarding amendments or other revisions of the Official Map of the City, including street names and installation of traffic control signs and devices.
(4) 
Management of utilities. To review and report to the Council on the general operation of all municipal utilities.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former § 2-4-23, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 8-4-2014 by Ord. No. 8-14-663.
[Added 2-1-2010 by Ord. No. 1-10-610; amended 1-21-2014 by Ord. No. 1-14-655; 4-8-2014 by Ord. No. 3-15-670]
A. 
Composition. The Committee shall consist of the most recent former Mayor who is willing and able to serve and four citizens, all of whom may vote. The City Clerk or his/her designee shall be an ex officio nonvoting member of the Committee.
B. 
Appointment; term of office.
(1) 
Citizen members. The citizen members shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council, for terms of three years beginning the third Tuesday of April. The terms of the citizen members shall be staggered so that not more than two such appointments are made annually. Initial members may be appointed to one-year terms if necessary to accomplish the staggered terms.
[Amended 10-16-2017 by Ord. No. 9-17-689]
C. 
Functions and powers. The Committee has the responsibility to review citizen volunteer length and breadth of service to the community. Awards are considered for all citizen volunteers with at least 10 years of cumulative service. Recommendations for the award for three individuals are considered at an annual meeting to be held no later than 60 days prior to the award event. Distinguished service awards are presented at the City's annual Appreciation Event and consists of a lapel pin specially designed for this purpose and a certificate of appreciation. The Committee also makes recommendations for the Mayoral Award.
[Added 09-20-2010 by Ord. No. 8-10-616]
A. 
Composition. The Committee on Sustainability shall consist of two Council members and six citizen members. The Mayor and City Administrator or their designees shall be ex officio nonvoting members of the Committee.
[Amended 9-19-2016 by Ord. No. 9-16-682; 11-20-2017 by Ord. No. 11-17-692]
B. 
Appointments.
[Amended 9-19-2016 by Ord. No. 9-16-682; 10-16-2017 by Ord. No. 9-17-689]
(1) 
Council members. The Council members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council. The Council members shall serve for a one-year term commencing the third Tuesday of April of each year or until their successors are appointed and confirmed by the Council. One of the Council members shall be designated by the Mayor to serve as Chairperson of the Committee.
(2) 
Citizen members. The six citizen members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council. The terms of the citizen members shall be three years beginning the third Tuesday of April and shall be staggered so that not more than three such appointments are made annually.
[Amended 11-20-2017 by Ord. No. 11-17-692]
C. 
Duties and responsibilities. The Committee shall have the following duties and responsibilities, which shall be advisory except as otherwise provided:
(1) 
To review and recommend to the Council policies and programs relating to sustainability.
(2) 
To review and recommend to the Finance and Personnel Committee all budgetary, revenue and expenditure proposals relating to such policies and programs.
(3) 
To perform such duties and have such responsibilities as the Council shall from time to time, by ordinance, resolution or by law, direct.
[Added 12-03-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12-640]
A. 
Composition. The Facilities Committee shall consist of one Council member, one staff member and six citizen members, consisting of members with experience in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, construction, architecture, civil engineering or landscape work. The Council member shall serve as Chair and shall not vote except in the event of a tie. The Mayor and City Administrator shall be ex officio nonvoting members of the Committee.
B. 
Appointments.
[Amended 10-16-2017 by Ord. No. 9-17-689]
(1) 
Council member. The Council member of the Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council. The Council member shall serve for a one-year term commencing the third Tuesday of April of each year or until his/her successor is appointed and confirmed by the Council.
(2) 
Citizen members. The six citizen members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council. The terms of the citizen members shall be three years, beginning the third Tuesday of April and staggered each year.
C. 
Duties and responsibilities. The Committee shall have the following duties and responsibilities, which shall be advisory except as otherwise provided:
(1) 
To provide direction and support, from inception to completion, to all City committees and departments involved in facility-related projects.
(2) 
To use design and construction experience to assist in the completion of the final design and budget.
(3) 
To monitor projects through bidding, construction, project closeout, and assist with one-year punch if requested.
(4) 
To review projects for energy efficiency.
(5) 
To ensure that each project follows the "facility development process," which is a list of procedures approved by the Committee.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
(6) 
To assist in the creation of a preventive maintenance program and maintenance cost control.
[Added 10-3-2016 by Ord. No. 9-16-684]
A. 
Composition. The Tourism Commission shall consist of five members, one of whom may be a Council member and one of whom shall represent the Wisconsin hotel and motel industry. Members shall be as appointed under Subsection B. The Mayor and City Administrator or their designees shall be ex officio nonvoting members of the Commission.
B. 
Appointment; term of office.
(1) 
Members of the Commission shall be appointed by the Mayor and shall be confirmed by a majority vote of the members of the Common Council who are present when the vote is taken.
(2) 
Commissioners shall serve for one-year terms beginning the third Tuesday in April and may be reappointed.
(3) 
The Commission shall meet regularly, and from among its members, it shall elect a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Secretary.
C. 
Functions and powers.
(1) 
The Commission shall coordinate tourism promotion and tourism development for the City as set forth in § 66.0615, Wis. Stats.
(2) 
The Commission shall monitor the collection of room taxes in the City, receive room tax revenue from the City and use it for tourism promotion and tourism development in the City. The Commission shall not use any of the room tax revenue to construct or develop a lodging facility.
(3) 
The Commission shall review and recommend ordinances, expenditures of room taxes, and policies relating to the promotion of tourism in Monona to visitors and tourism development.
(4) 
The Commission shall report annually to the City Treasurer the purposes and amounts for which room tax revenues were spent.
(5) 
The Commission shall report any room tax delinquencies or inaccurate reporting to the municipality.
(6) 
The Commission shall contract with a qualified organization under § 66.0615, Wis. Stats., to perform the functions of a tourism entity.