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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, please 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, please 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 dopdown 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
Sequanna Taylor, Chair

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


Committee Staff
Committee Coordinator: Kelsey A. Evans, (414) 278-4013
Research Analyst: Emily Petersen, (414) 278-4781 
Legislative Assistant to Chairwoman Taylor: Bri Perez, (414) 278-5097

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 send a general email to all Audit Committee members, click here

To submit an official written comment for Audit Committee agenda item, go here.

 

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
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 
Legislative Assistant to Chairwoman Martin: Biltu Hamda, (414) 278-4257

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.

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To submit an official written comment for ECD Committee agenda item, go here.

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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
Jason Haas, Chair

Committee Members
Willie Johnson, Jr., Vice Chair
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
Legislative Assistant to Chairman Haas: Eric Anderson (414) 316-8388

 

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.

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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
Felesia A. Martin, Chair

Committee Members
Shawn Rolland, 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
Legislative Assistant to Chairwoman Martin: Biltu Hamda, (414) 278-4257

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

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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
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
Legislative Assistant to Chairman Czarnezki: Eric Anderson (414) 316-8388


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

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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
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 
Legislative Assistant to Chairman Staskunas: Jack Laufenberg, (414) 278-5206

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

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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

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


Committee Staff
Committee Coordinator: Kelsey A. Evans (414) 278-4013
Research Analyst: Emily Petersen (414) 278-4781
Legislative Assistant to Chair Wasserman: Eric Anderson (414) 316-8388


To review the agenda of the next Parks Committee meeting, go 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
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 
Legislative Assistant to Chairman Cullen: Deon Canon, (414) 278-5084

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

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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
Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr., Chair

Committee Members
Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, Vice Chair
Steven Shea
Joseph J. Czarnezki


Staff
Committee Coordinator: Kelsey A. Evans, (414) 278-4013
Research Analyst: Ken Smith, (414) 278-4362
Legislative Assistant to Chairman Goodwin: Deon Canon, (414) 278-5084

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

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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. 

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

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

*If the link above does not work, copy and paste these addresses into a new email message: 
Russell.Goodwin@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Eddie.Cullen@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Jason.Haas@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Willie.Johnson@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Liz.Sumner@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Patti.Logsdon@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Felesia.Martin@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Marcelia.Nicholson@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Sylvia.OrtizVelez@milwaukeecountywi.gov,  Shawn.Rolland@milwaukeecountywi.gov,  Joseph.Czarnezki@milwaukeecountywi.gov,  Steven.Shea@milwaukeecountywi.gov,  Anthony.Staskunas@milwaukeecountywi.gov,  Sequanna.Taylor@milwaukeecountywi.gov,  Sheldon.Wasserman@milwaukeecountywi.gov, John.Weishan@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Ryan.Clancy@milwaukeecountywi.gov, Priscilla.CoggsJones@milwaukeecountywi.gov

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