Purpose of Committee

Function and Purpose of Committees

Historical Preservation Committee:

Functions of the Historical Preservation Committee are found under Chapter 38 "Historical Preservation" in the Village of Rochester Municipal Code.

Finance Committee:

This Committee assists the Village Treasurer in his or her responsibility for the Management of Village Funds and assets, including investment and disbursement in the best interest of the Village, including, but not limited to:

  • Review and recommendation to the Board of payments of invoices presented to the Village.
  • Formulation and recommendation of the Village Budget to the Board.
  • Semi-Annual review of performance as compared to budget forecast, with report of findings to the Board.
Ordinance Committee:

The duties of this committee: Formulation and recommendation to the Village Board for enactment, modification or repeal of ordinances. Interpretation of existing ordinances, with recommendations of legal counsel to the Board.

Public Works Committee:

This Committee shall investigate, consider, report on, and recommend action on matters pertaining to the following functions:

(1.) Installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of culverts, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, roads and streets, and trimming of trees in right of ways.

(2.) Investigation of all potential problems concerning roads, streets, and sewers located within the village limits and report on or recommend to the Village Board thereon, and further, to carry out directives of the Board thereon.

(3.) Maintenance of Village Parks.

(4.) Maintenance and improvement of the conditions of waterways flowing through the Village.

(5.) Representation of the Village in matters concerning the quality of the waterways located within the Village limits.

(6.) Planting of trees and plants located on public property within the Village limits.

(7.) A designated member of this committee will attend all meetings of the Western Racine County Metropolitan Sewer District and report to the Village Board thereon. This member shall act as a representative of the Village at such meetings.

(8.) Maintenance of public areas within the Village limits, such as, Right of Way.

(9.) Act upon all other matters as directed by the Village Board.