What they do: Identify and promote economic
opportunities that benefit residents, businesses, communities, and agricultural
enterprise in Dane
County. The Committee
oversight on the implementation of the Economic Development chapter of the
Dane County Comprehensive Plan, including the promotion of sustainable
development as defined in the Comprehensive Plan.
pursue grants, funding and resources to implement these opportunities,
programs and policies
Serve as a
mechanism to bring projects and initiatives that promote these
opportunities to the board of supervisors
recommendations to the county board and county executive for policies and
programs related to community, business and economic development and
agricultural enterprise, that benefit low and moderate income and minority
Represent Dane County
in regional economic development plans and initiatives, such as Thrive and
Report annually to the county
board regarding the status of the committee’s priorities and action
plan(Taken from Dane County
they report to: Comprehensive
Planning Housing and Economic Devolopment
Commission Contact Information: Isadore Knox Jr (608) 266-4192 firstname.lastname@example.org Meetings: Fourth Wednesday of the month at 5:00 p.m.
What they do: The commission under Dane County
Ordinance, Chapter 15:12 (6) has established strategic priorities for
diversifying the county workforce and contract compliance. The commission makes
recommendations to the Dane
County Board of
Supervisors for ordinance amendment to implement the county’s affirmative
action plan. The commission continues to develop strategic communication to
effectively address concerns of the community.
Health & Human
Needs Committee Contact Information:
Shelia Stubbs (608)223-1684 email@example.com
Tuesdays at 5:00 PM
What they do: Monitors,
coordinates and advises the county board on all aspects of human service policy
and delivery in Dane County, and: acts as the supervisory committee for the
offices of the Dane County Youth Commission, the commission on aging, the
veterans service office and the human services department; acts as the policy
oversight committee for the Dane County Housing Authority; and acts as the
policy oversight committee for the specialized transportation commission.
(Taken from Dane County website)
Who they report to: Dane County Housing Authority and
Specialized Transportation Commission
Second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 5:30 p.m.
What they do: The board and
its committees advise the Health & Human Needs Committee of the County Board
on major issues and with respect to planning, budget, policy, and program
evaluation matters. The Human Services Board, along with the Health & Human
Needs committee, designates a long-range planning and strategic policy process
that incorporates mechanisms to assure the broadest and most effective consumer
and citizen involvement in determining priorities, policies, and effective
service. In addition to broad statutory policy-making, the board advises the County Executive,
composes recommendations on program policy, and advises the Department of Human
Services and County
Executive on annual
Public Works &
Transportation Committee Contact Information: Matt Veldran
(608) 235-8369 firstname.lastname@example.org
Meetings: Tuesdays at 5:30 PM
What they do: The public works & transportation
committee shall have the duty and responsibility to: (1) Act as the supervisory
committee for the department of public works, highway and transportation, the
Dane County Parking Ramp, the facilities management division, and the Alliant
Energy Center of Dane County. (2) Act as the policy oversight committee for the
Dane County Regional Airport Commission, the solid waste and recycling
commission, the Dane County Zoo Commission, the Dane County Regional Plan
Commission (with respect to transportation matters) and all rail transit
commissions to which the county is a party. (3) (a) Act as the county highway
committee under sec. 83.015, Stats., and as such, perform the powers and duties
relating to county highways authorized by chapter 83, Wis. Stats., and other
applicable statutes. (b) Concern itself with all matters relating to parking
and transportation policies and make recommendations thereon to the county
board. (c) Administer the county trunk highway access control regulations,
chapter 79, D.C. Ords. (d) In the name of the county, contract with municipalities
for the construction and maintenance of streets in accordance with chapter 25,
D.C. Ords. (4) On its own or through an advisory committee established by the
committee or county board, assure compliance with and exercise the authority
set forth in Chapter 54, D.C. Ords., relating to the Alliant Energy Center of
Dane County. (5) Receive recommendations from the solid waste and recycling
commission on all matters of policy relating to solid waste in Dane County.
(7) Advise the county board on all matters relating to building maintenance and
the construction, improvement, repair or maintenance of county buildings and
grounds, not specifically delegated to other committees or officials, and on
all matters pertaining to solid waste; allocate all space for all units of
county government in all county controlled facilities after consultation with
affected communities. (8) Oversee the services of architects or engineers for
making surveys and estimates of proposed work, as directed by the county board.
(9) Oversee the preparation of specifications and letting of bids for public
works projects subject to the authorization or ratification and approval of the
county board. (10) The committee shall address the space and real estate needs
of the county, both shortterm and long-term. On major projects the committee
shall meet jointly with the oversight committee for the affected department. On
lesser projects, the committee chairperson may appoint a subcommittee to meet
with the appropriate oversight committee. (Taken from Dane County
Who they report to: Regional
Airport Commission, Solid Waste and Recycling Commission, Dane County Zoo
Commission, and the Dane County Regional Plan commission
What they do: Statutorily prescribed duties
of the Steering Committee include:
Wisconsin Works agency concerning employment and training activities.
encourage employers to provide permanent jobs.
encourage others to create, subsidized jobs.
encourage others to create, on-the-job training sites.
entrepreneurial effort of participants.
mentors, both from its membership and from recruitment from the community,
to provide job-related guidance including assistance in resolving job
related issues and the provision of job leads or references.
with the Council of Workforce Excellence to ensure compatibility of
purpose and to avoid duplication of effort.
participants, employers, child care providers and the community to
identify child care needs, improve access to child care, and expand the
availability of child care.
of private funding to match employment skills advancement grants. (Taken
from Dane County website)
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