PURPOSE: The Board of Zoning Appeals is established for the purpose of hearing appeals and applications, and for granting variances and exceptions to the provisions of Municipal Code 1.60 and 17.43 in accordance with §62.23, Wis. Stats.
POWERS AND DUTIES: The Board of Zoning Appeals shall have the powers and duties prescribed in Municipal Code 1.60 and 17.43 in accordance with §62.23, Wis. Stats.
STRUCTURE: The Board of Zoning Appeals shall consist of five (5) citizen members and two (2) alternate members. The mayor shall designate one of the alternates as the 1st alternate and the other as the 2nd alternate. The 1st alternate member shall act, with full power, only when a member of the board is absent or refuses to vote because of an interest in the matter to be heard. The 2nd alternate member shall so act only when the 1st alternate is absent or refuses to vote because of an interest in the matter to be heard or when more than one member of the board so refuses or is absent.
TERMS: The members of the Board of Zoning Appeals shall be appointed by the mayor, subject to confirmation by the Common Council at the organizational meeting, for staggered three (3) year terms.
CHAIRMAN: The mayor shall appoint one (1) member as chairperson.
Chairman: David Dondlinger
David Dondlinger 1985 - 2021
Randy Koehler 2015 - 2022
Russ Roecker 2005 - 2021
Christopher Schmidt 2005 - 2020
Sonja Hanrahan, 1st Alternate 2018 - 2021
Vacancy 2015 - 2020
(to fulfill Tom Bohn's term)
Vacancy - 2nd Alternate
Kathy Kershaw – Secretary
James L. Reinke
City of West Bend
1115 S. Main Street
West Bend, WI 53095