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Standing Committees

To find the Calendar of Committee and Board meetings: Visit the County Legislative Information Center (CLIC) for a calendar of all standing committee meetings, a calendar of monthly Board of Supervisors meetings, as well as other scheduled meetings of special committees, task forces and advisory councils. 

To get more details on County Board Committees: For detailed information about specific committees, including the name of the Chair and members and links to the upcoming and past meeting agendas, as well as live and archived video of committee meetings, plus meeting minutes, scroll down on this page to find the committee you are looking for.

Legislation: To search for proposed and past resolutions, ordinance changes, informational reports, appointments or other legislative items by key word or by reference file number, find your way to the "legislation" tab in CLIC, enter the key words for your item (or file number, if you have it) in the search field, then choose the appropriate year from the dropdown menu, and click on "search legislation." Evaluate the results and find the most recent relevant item in your search results, and look for the words "in control" on the unique page for that item to identify to which committee the item has been referred.

 

Audit

The Committee on Audit reviews all county audit reports to ensure other county departments implement the program improvements and cost-saving recommendations of the County Board, as well as to measure our progress in achieving racial equity and health in Milwaukee County.


Audit
Felesia A. Martin - Chair
Anthony Staskunas - Vice-Chair

Committee Members
Deanna Alexander
Ryan Clancy
Liz Sumner
Dyango Zerpa


Committee Staff
Committee Coordinator: Kelsey A. Evans, (414) 278-4013
Research Analyst: Ciara Miller
Legislative Assistant to Chairwoman Martin: Dan Brophy, (414) 278-5213


To see the agenda of the next Audit Committee meeting, go here. 

To watch the next meeting of the Audit Committee live or on demand, stream it here.

To email all members of the Audit Committee, click here.

To submit an official written comment for Audit Committee agenda item, go here. (Please be sure to log in/create your Granicus account before submitting your eComment. Comments submitted when not logged in to an account may not be transmitted to the committee.)

 

Audit Committee

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Economic and Community Development

The Committee on Economic and Community Development oversees the administration of federal, state and local housing programs in the County, including the Urban Community Development Block Grant Program. Matters pertaining to economic development of Milwaukee County are decided by this Committee.


Economic and Community Development
Steve F. Taylor - Chair
Felesia A. Martin - Vice-Chair

Committee Members
Shawn Rolland
Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones
Peter Burgelis

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Allyson R. Smith, (414) 278-4225
Research Analyst: Ken Smith, (414) 278-4362 


To see the agenda of the next ECD Committee meeting, go here. 

To watch the next meeting of the ECD Committee live or on demand, stream it here.

To email all members of the ECD Committee, go here.

To submit an official written comment for ECD Committee agenda item, go here. (Please be sure to log in/create your Granicus account before submitting your eComment. Comments submitted when not logged in to an account may not be transmitted to the committee.)

 

ECD Committee

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Finance

The Committee on Finance reviews all county budget matters, taxation and insurance. It also leads legislative deliberations and makes recommendations on the annual County budget.

Finance
Liz Sumner - Chair
Sequanna Taylor - Vice-Chair

Committee Members
Willie Johnson, Jr.
Steve F. Taylor
Shawn Rolland
Peter Burgelis
Juan Miguel Martinez

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Shanin R. Brown, (414) 278-4073
Research Analyst: Steve Cady, (414) 278-4347
Legislative Assistant to Chairwoman Sumner: Dan Brophy, (414) 278-5213


To review the agenda of the next Finance Committee meeting, go here.

To watch the next meeting of the Finance Committee, live or on demand, stream it here.

To email all members of the Finance Committee, go here.

To submit an official written comment regarding a specifc Finance Committee agenda item, go here. (Please be sure to log in/create your Granicus account before submitting your eComment. Comments submitted when not logged in to an account may not be transmitted to the committee.)

 

Finance Committee

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Health Equity, Human Needs and Strategic Planning

Departmental policy of the department of health and human services, including the divisions of behavioral health, aging, housing, youth and family services, disabilities services, management services including veteran’s services, and director's office.

Health Equity, Human Needs and Strategic Planning
Shawn Rolland - Chair
Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones - Vice-Chair

Committee Members
Anthony Staskunas
Deanna Alexander
Sheldon A. Wasserman

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Allyson R. Smith, (414) 278-4225
Research Analyst: Lottie Maxwell-Mitchell, (414) 278-3967
Legislative Assistant to Chairman Rolland: Zari Miller, (414) 278-5041


To see the agenda of the next Health Equity, Human Needs and Strategic Planning Committee meeting, go here.

To watch the next meeting of the Health Equity, Human Needs and Strategic Planning live or on demand, stream it here.

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To submit an official written comment for Health Equity, Human Needs and Strategic Planning agenda item, go here. (Please be sure to log in/create your Granicus account before submitting your eComment. Comments submitted when not logged in to an account may not be transmitted to the committee.)

 

HEHN&SP Committee

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Intergovernmental Relations

Proposed federal, state and local legislation affecting the County is reviewed by this Committee, which also makes recommendations determining the county's policy on these matters. On special occasions, members of the Committee appear before Congress, the State Legislature and governing bodies of other municipalities to support the County Board's policies.

Intergovernmental Relations
Sequanna Taylor - Chair
Steve F. Taylor - Vice-Chair

Committee Members
Felesia A. Martin
Ryan Clancy
Kathleen Vincent

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Kelsey A. Evans, (414) 278-4013
Research Analyst: Ken Smith, (414) 278-4362
Legislative Assistant to Chairwoman Taylor: Amelia Berendt, (414) 278-5206


To review the agenda of the next Intergovernmental Relations Committee meeting, go here.

To watch the next meeting of the Intergovernmental Relations Committee, live or on demand, stream it here.

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IGR

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Judiciary, Safety and General Services

Legal questions concerning lawsuits or claims by or against the County, claims for workers compensation, personal injuries and property damage are all considered by this Committee. Members set policy for County Funded State Court Services, Family Court Commissioners, Jury Commission, Register in Probate, Election Commission, County Clerk, Register of Deeds, Legal Resource Center, Sheriff, Medical Examiner, Safety Commission, District Attorney, House of Correction, Department of Child Support Enforcement, Corporation Counsel and Emergency Management.

Judiciary, Safety, and General Services
Ryan Clancy - Chair
Deanna Alexander - Vice-Chair

Committee Members
Willie Johnson, Jr.
Patti Logsdon
Juan Miguel Martinez

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Allyson R. Smith, (414) 278-4225
Research Analyst: Lottie Maxwell-Mitchell, (414) 278-3967 
Legislative Assistant to Chairman Clancy: Amelia Berendt, (414) 278-5206


To review the agenda of the next JS&GS Committee meeting, go here.

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Judiciary, Safety and General Services Committee

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Parks, Energy and Environment

All matters concerning county parks and parkways are the responsibility of this Committee. Members set policy for the parks department, organized recreation, cultural activities, arts, the University Extension program and Zoo park services. Members have jurisdiction over matters concerning the conservation of all uses of energy and make recommendations relating to conservation of air, water, energy and all other resources.

Parks, Energy, and Environment
Sheldon A. Wasserman - Chair
Steven Shea - Vice-Chair

Committee Members
Steve F. Taylor
Felesia A. Martin
Juan Miguel Martinez

Committee Staff
Committee Coordinator: Kelsey A. Evans (414) 278-4013
Research Analyst: Ciara Miller
Legislative Assistant to Chairman Wasserman: Dan Brophy, (414) 278-5213


To review the agenda of the next Parks Committee meeting, go here.

To watch the next meeting of the Parks Committee, live or on demand, stream it here.

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Parks Committee

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Personnel

Personnel matters related to the conditions of employment of county employees, compensation, the classification and pay of additional positions, and administration of employee benefits. The committee also recommends policies affecting the department of human resources and divisions of employee benefits and labor relations.

Personnel
Willie Johnson, Jr. - Chair
Patti Logsdon - Vice-Chair

Committee Members
Anthony Staskunas
Steven Shea
Dyango Zerpa

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Shanin R. Brown, (414) 278-4073
Research Analyst: Steve Cady, (414) 278-4347 
Legislative Assistant to Chairman Johnson: Cheryl Wankowski, (414) 278-4256

To review the agenda of the next Personnel Committee meeting, go here. 

To watch the next meeting of the Personnel Committee, live or on demand, stream it here.

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To submit an official written comment regarding a specifc Personnel Committee agenda item, go here. (Please be sure to log in/create your Granicus account before submitting your eComment. Comments submitted when not logged in to an account may not be transmitted to the committee.)

 

Personnel Committee

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Transportation, Public Works and Transit

The mission of the Department of Transportation, including the construction and maintenance of county highways, airports, bridges and public structures are the responsibility of this Committee. Members discuss all matters pertaining to the policy of mass transit and the Milwaukee County Transit System, including fares, service routes and capital improvements. The Committee discusses all matters under its jurisdiction pertaining to airports, railroads and public utilities in the County.

Transportation, Public Works, and Transit
Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones - Chair
Steven Shea - Vice-Chair 

Committee Members
Sequanna Taylor
Peter Burgelis
Dyango Zerpa

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Kelsey A. Evans, (414) 278-4013
Research Analyst: Ken Smith, (414) 278-4362
 

To review the agenda of the next Transportation, Public Works, and Transit Committee meeting, go here. 

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Transportation, Public Works, and Transit Committee

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Committee of the Whole

All 18 supervisors are members of the Committee of the Whole.

Some matters coming before the County Board have a significant policy impact or a unique set of circumstances which overlap specific committee jurisdiction (for example, the closing of a major County facility). On such occasions, the Committee of the Whole will meet at the call of the County Board Chairperson. All 18 supervisors are members of the Committee of the Whole. 

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Click here to submit a written comment on an agenda item at the next Committee of the Whole meeting.

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Janelle M. Jensen, (414) 278-4228
Research Analyst: Research Services Staff

 

For legislative files, agendas, minutes and schedules for all Milwaukee County committee and board meetings from 2012 through present, visit the
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