Board of Public Works
Agendas and Minutes
Board of Public Works agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members serve 3 year staggered terms
|David Herbst||2023||Alder, Chair||608-273-0268|
|Bill Balke|| Staff Contact
The Board of Public Works shall be comprised of an alderperson, three residents of the utility district, and the mayor unless the mayor names a designee to serve. The mayor may change a designee or choose to assume membership on the board at any time. The mayor or designee shall serve as chairperson of the board & the alderperson shall serve as vice-chairperson. One member will serve on the transportation commission.
Summary of Duties
The Board of Public Works shall superintend all public works, keep the streets and public works in repair, and determine the schedule of using streets for the laying or changing of water or gas pipes, electric light and telephone poles. Additionally, to superintend the city's refuse collection, recycling programs, and yard waste, the restoration of streets, alleys and sidewalks, to oversee all municipal buildings and manage all city utilities, maintenance and engineering activities within the city.