Police & Fire Commission

Meetings


  • 4:30 p.m.
  • Second Wednesday of every month when needed
  • City Hall, 5520 Lacy Rd.
    Fitchburg,WI 53711

Agendas and Minutes


Police and Fire Commission agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
 View Agendas and Minutes
 

Members 


Members serve 5 year staggered terms
 Name Term Expires
Committee Position
Phone Number
Gregory Jones  2019 President  
Denise Solie  2018    
Thomas Thoresen  2021 Vice-President 608-276-9446
Mariam Maldonado  2020   608-698-6107
Rosa Aguili  2022   608-215-6225
Lisa Sigurslid
  Staff Contact
608-270-4211

Composition


The Board of Police and Fire Commissioners shall consist of five city residents.  One member shall be appointed annually between the last Monday in April and the first Monday of May for a term of five years.  No more than three members may be of the same political party.  Before May 31 of each year, the board shall appoint by majority vote of those present and voting one member to be president/chair.  Three members shall constitute a quorum.

Summary of Duties


The Board shall have the duties prescribed in Wis. Stats. §62.13: To appoint the police and fire chief, approve the written protocol on hiring, promotion, suspension, demotion, and termination and to approve or disapprove the appointment of any subordinate by the Police or Fire Chief. Additionally, to distribute all rules relating to examination and qualification of police officers and firefighters, conduct examinations for appointments to the police or fire department, to suspend, reduce in rank, or remove the police or fire chief. or any firefighter or law enforcement personnel for cause after fearing on charges filed with the board in accordance with the procedures of Wis. Stats. §62.13(5).