Community & Economic Development Authority

Meetings


  • 7 a.m.
  • Fourth Thursday of every month
  • City Hall
    5520 Lacy Rd.
    Fitchburg,WI 53711

Agendas and Minutes


Community & Economic Development Authority Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
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Members 


Members serve 4 year staggered terms
Name
Term Expires
Committee Position
 Phone Number
Daniel Hardy
2021 Vice Chair 608-271-4867
Andrew Potts
2020   608-310-4173
Arlene Silveira  2019
608-516-8981
Stewart Brown
2019 Chair 608-278-4417
Julia Arata Fratta
2019 Alder 608-698-6256
Tony Hartmann  2019 Alder 608-215-4446
Wanda McCann-Smith   2018   608-622-5095
Michael Zimmerman
  Staff Contact
608-270-4245















Composition


The governing body of the Community & Economic Development Authority shall consist of seven commissioners.  The Mayor shall nominate seven residents of the City having sufficient ability and experience in the fields of urban renewal, community development, and housing, as community development authority commissioners.  Two of the commissions shall be members of the common council and five shall be citizen members.  Terms of citizen members shall be four years pursuant to Wis. Stats. § 66.1335(2)(b).

Summary of Duties


The Authority shall carry out and effectuate the purposes and provisions of Wis. Stats. §6.1213, 66.1201, 66.1333, and 66.1335 for housing and community development authorities and elderly under § 66.1213, redevelopment under § 66.1333 as agent of the City in planning and carrying out community development programs and activities. Additionally, performing all functions required to be performed by a sponsor of a housing rehabilitation program, including reinvestment in neighborhoods, administration of the City's housing rehabilitation program and any other programs of rehabilitation.