Task Of Commission

To appoint the Police Chief and Fire Chief, approve the appointment of subordinates in those departments, and hold disciplinary hearings when charges are filed.

Membership Qualifications

  1. Unless permitted by statute or another provision of this Code of Ordinances, persons who are residents of the City or own property in the City or work in a full-time, permanent job in the City shall be preferred for appointment or selection to serve on any board, commission or committee of the City. An appointed member of any board, commission or committee who removes his residence from the City or sells his property in the City or stops working in the City shall be eligible to serve the remainder of his term but thereafter shall be ineligible for appointment.
  2. No more than three members of the Commission may belong to the same political party.
  3. Readiness to devote time and effort to carrying out duties of Commission.

Method Of Appointment

City Council confirms to a 5-year term expiring April 30th.


As need dictates

Meeting Agendas/Minutes

Staff Liaison

Deborah Hoffmann – dhoffmann@fdl.wi.gov

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