Finance Committee

Meetings


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Tuesday of every month
  • City Hall, 5520 Lacy Road, Fitchburg,WI 53711

Agendas & Minutes


Finance Committee agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
View Agendas and Minutes

Members

 Name Term Expires
Committee Position
Phone Number
Julia Arata-Fratta 2021 Alder, Chair 608-698-6256
Randy Udell   
2022 Vice-Chair 608-332-6261
Gabriella Gerhardt 2022 Alder 608-285-2586
Misty Dodge   Staff Contact
608-270-4252
Patrick Marsh
  Staff Contact
608-270-4209

Composition


Except as otherwise provided in this article, each standing committee shall consist of at least three alderpeople, one of whom shall act as chairperson.  The Council president shall designate the chairperson at the time of nominations, or the first person named for each committee shall be the chairperson according to Robert's Rules of Order.  The second person named shall be vice-chairperson.

Summary of Duties


The Finance Committee oversees appropriations for expenditures from the City budget and fund accounts, oversees the actions and affairs of the City Treasurer, the Assessor, the Board of Review, the TIF District Advisory Committee, and the Community Development Authority and review all bills and claims submitted. The committee reviews the annual budget, the borrowing of funds, the issuance of revenue bonds, the purchase or lease of real or personal property, the sale of city property, insurance coverage and policies and labor contracts. Additional duties include reviewing the levy or imposition of any tax or forfeiture, the levy of taxes and special assessment and to oversee the disposition of any personal property which has been abandoned or remained unclaimed.