Committee of the Whole


  • 7:00 pm
  • Fourth Wednesday of every month
  • City Hall, 5520 Lacy Road, Fitchburg, WI  53711

Agendas and Minutes

Committee of the Whole agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 

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Members serve 2 year staggered terms

 NameTerm Expires 
 Committee Position
Phone Number
Jay Allen
2025 Alder, Dist.3, Seat 1
Joe Maldonado 2024 Alder, Dist.1, Seat 2
Bill Jetzer2025 Alder, Dist.2, Seat 3 608-212-9954
Gabriella Gerhardt 2024 Alder, Dist.2, Seat 4 
Dave Herbst2025 Alder, Dist.1, Seat 5
Shannon Strassman2024 Alder, Dist.3, Seat 6
Jim Wheeler 2025 Alder, Dist.4, Seat 7
Randy Udell 2024 Alder, Dist.4, Seat 8
Julia Arata-Fratta
2026 Mayor608-270-4215


The Committee of the Whole shall consist of all Common Council members and the mayor, all of whom shall be voting members, unless otherwise provided herein. The Committee of the Whole shall operate using the same rules as the common council.

Summary of Duties

The Committee of the Whole meet as needed, generally monthly, as called by the council president, for the purpose of examining various issues before the Common Council in greater depth. The Common Council may refer issues to the Committee of the Whole for recommendation, or the Committee of the Whole may address other issues.