PURPOSE: The Finance Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits, city budget and other matters.
POWERS AND DUTIES: Created by the common council, the committee reviews and develops recommendations to the council on matters relating to the general finances of the city.
CURRENT STRUCTURE: The Finance Committee is composed of eight (8) alderpersons appointed to the board at the organizational meeting. The City Clerk serves as secretary.
CHANGES TO STRUCTURE BEGINNING APRIL 2019: in accordance with Ordinance No. 2822, the Finance Committee shall consist of four (4) alderpersons, the mayor, and not more than two (2) citizens of the City of West Bend. The Mayor shall designate the alderpersons to serve as members of the Finance Committee, subject to approval by the Common Council. The alderpersons designated for the Finance Committee shall not also serve on the Board of Public Works. The mayor may, in his discretion, appoint not more than two (2) citizens of the City of West Bend to serve on the Finance Committee, subject to approval by the council. The city clerk shall serve as secretary.
CHAIRMAN: The mayor shall designate one (1) alderperson as chairperson, subject to approval by the Common Council.
Chairman: Rich Kasten, Alderperson
Rich Kasten, Alderperson
725 James Court
West Bend, WI 53095