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Standing Committees

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Meeting Calendar: Visit the County Legislative Information Center (CLIC) for a calendar of Board, committee and special meetings. 

Meeting Agendas: With the "calendar" tab open in CLIC, find the row for the appropriate meeting, then follow the row to the right to find the agenda. Agendas are posted at least 24 hours in advance of meetings, per Wisconsin's Open Meetings law

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Legislation: To search for resolutions, ordinances, informational reports, appointments, or other legislative items by key word or by reference file number, open the "legislation" tab in CLIC, enter the key words (or file number) in the search field, choose the appropriate year and click on "search legislation."  

Contact: To email all members of a particular committee, scroll down on this page to find the committee, then look for a link that will open a new email message to those committee members. 

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
Sequanna Taylor, Chair

Committee Members
Liz Sumner, Vice Chair
John F. Weishan, Jr.
Jason Haas
Supreme Moore Omokunde
Felesia A. Martin

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Kelsey A. Evans, (414) 278-4013
Research Analyst: Emily Petersen, (414) 278-4781, emily.petersen@milwaukeecountywi.gov

Click here to email all members of the Finance and Audit Committee.

Visit CLIC for Meeting Schedule
 

Agenda and Minutes Archive:

For agendas and minutes from 2011 to the present, visit CLIC.
For agendas and minutes prior to 2011, contact the Milwaukee County Clerk's office

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
Felesia A. Martin, Chair

Committee Members
Ryan Clancy, Vice Chair
John F. Weishan, Jr.
Patti Logsdon
Shawn Rolland

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

Click here to email all members of the Economic and Community Development Committee.

Visit CLIC for Meeting Schedule

 

Agenda and Minutes Archive:

For agendas and minutes from 2011 to the present, visit CLIC.
For agendas and minutes prior to 2011, contact the Milwaukee County Clerk's office.

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
Jason Haas, Chair

Committee Members
Willie Johnson, Jr., Vice Chair
Supreme Moore Omokunde
Sequanna Taylor
Joseph J. Czarnezki
Shawn Rolland
Liz Sumner

Committee Alternates
Eddie Cullen
Sheldon A. Wasserman
Ryan Clancy

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Shanin R. Brown, (414) 278-4073
Research Analyst: Steve Cady, (414) 278-4347

Click here to email all members of the Finance Committee.

Visit CLIC for Meeting Schedule
 

Agenda and Minutes Archive:

For agendas and minutes from 2011 to the present, visit CLIC.
For agendas and minutes prior to 2011, contact the Milwaukee County Clerk's office

Health and Human Needs

Policies related to the Department of Human Services (DHS), Emergency Medical Services (paramedics), and the Children's Court Center are all the responsibility of this Committee. It also reviews polices relating to the Disabilities Services Division, the Housing Division and the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Health and Human Needs
Supreme Moore Omokunde, Chair

Committee Members
Felesia A. Martin, Vice Chair
Sheldon A. Wasserman
Ryan Clancy
Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr.

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Allyson R. Smith, (414) 278-4225
Research Analyst: Lottie Maxwell-Mitchell, (414) 278-3967

Click here to email all members of the Health and Human Needs Committee.

Visit CLIC for Meeting Schedule
 

Agenda and Minutes Archive: 

For agendas and minutes from 2011 to the present, visit CLIC.
For agendas and minutes prior to 2011, contact the Milwaukee County Clerk's office

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
Joseph J. Czarnezki, Chair

Committee Members
Willie Johnson, Jr., Vice Chair
Anthony Staskunas
Eddie Cullen
Sequanna Taylor

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

Click here to email all members of the Intergovernmental Relations Committee.

Visit CLIC for Meeting Schedule
 

Agenda and Minutes Archive: 

For agendas and minutes from 2011 to the present, visit CLIC.
For agendas and minutes prior to 2011, contact the Milwaukee County Clerk's office

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
Anthony Staskunas, Chair

Committee Members
Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, Vice Chair
Patti Logsdon
Steven Shea
Ryan Clancy

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Allyson R. Smith, (414) 278-4225
Research Analyst: Lottie Maxwell-Mitchell, (414) 278-3967

Click here to email all members of the Judiciary, Safety, and General Services Committee.

 

Visit CLIC for Meeting Schedule
 

Agendas and Minutes Archive: 

For agendas and minutes from 2011 to the present, visit CLIC.
For agendas and minutes prior to 2011, contact the Milwaukee County Clerk's office

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

Committee Members
Steven Shea, Vice Chair
Felesia A. Martin
Sylvia Ortiz-Velez
Liz Sumner

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Kelsey A. Evans, (414) 278-4013
Research Analyst: Emily Petersen, (414) 278-4781, emily.petersen@milwaukeecountywi.gov

Click here to email all members of the Parks, Energy, and Environment Committee.

 

Visit CLIC for Meeting Schedule
 

Agendas and Minutes Archive: 

For agendas and minutes from 2011 to the present, visit CLIC.
For agendas and minutes prior to 2011, contact the Milwaukee County Clerk's office

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
Eddie Cullen, Chair

Committee Members
Shawn Rolland, Vice Chair
Willie Johnson, Jr.
Patti Logsdon
Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr.

Staff
Committee Coordinator: Shanin R. Brown, (414) 278-4073
Research Analyst: Steve Cady, (414) 278-4347

Click here to email all members of the Personnel Committee.

Visit CLIC for Meeting Schedule
 

Agenda and Minutes Archive: 

For agendas and minutes from 2011 to the present, visit CLIC.
For agendas and minutes prior to 2011, contact the Milwaukee County Clerk's office

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
John F. Weishan, Jr., Chair

Committee Members
Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, Vice Chair
Steven Shea
Joseph J. Czarnezki
Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr.

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

Click here to email all members of the Transportation, Public Works, and Transit Committee.

Visit CLIC for Meeting Schedule
 

Agenda and Minutes Archive: 

For agendas and minutes from 2011 to the present, visit CLIC.
For agendas and minutes prior to 2011, contact the Milwaukee County Clerk's office

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. 

Click here to email all members of the Committee of the Whole. 

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
County Legislative Information Center (CLIC).

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