Resource Conservation Commission


  • 6:30 pm
  • Second Monday of the month
  • City Hall, 5520 Lacy Road, Fitchburg, WI 53711
  • Meetings are held each month with the exception of April and December.

Agendas & Minutes

Resource Conservation Commission agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
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Members serve 3 year staggered terms
Term Expires
Committee Position
 Phone Number
Joshua Knackert 2024
Kim Warkentin 2024   608-239-9671
Ronald French 2023  Chair 608-358-5789
William Busse 2023   815-355-4742
Chris Jimieson  2025  Vice Chair 608-212-7496
Diane Streck 2025    
Gabriella Gerhardt 2024 Alder 608-285-2586
Vacant    Staff Contact  608-270-4262 


The Resource Conservation Commission consists of seven members: one member shall be an alderperson, and six shall be city residents at large, who shall serve staggered three-year terms.  Each member shall have, to the highest extent practicable, a demonstrated interest in conservation of natural resources and preservation of the environment.

Summary of Duties

The Resource Conservation Commission shall recommend policy, enforcement, and information programs that will implement and carry out the findings and provisions of chapter 41, solid waste and recycling, chapter 30, article II, erosion control, stormwater management and chapter 40, article V, stormwater utility. The resource conservation commission shall also recommend policy, enforcement, and information programs that serve to promote the general preservation and improvement of the environment, including but not limited to groundwater, stormwater, waste material, energy efficiency, and climate protection.