Fire Merit Commission

The Fire Merit Commission consists of up to five members, appointed to four-year terms. An annual salary of $1,800 is paid annually to appointees for sitting on this board.

Meetings: 5:00 PM on the first Monday of each month in Lower Level of City Hall.

Appointments:
Two members are appointed by the mayor to serve two years, and one by the common council to serve three years. The two persons appointed by the mayor must be of different political parties.

Two members are appointed by the active members of the fire department to serve one year, designated through means of a secret ballot election called and conducted by the board of public works and safety. The two persons elected and subsequently appointed by the firefighters must be of different political parties.

Current Members

Mr. Edward Zaknoen
term expires: 10-31-2020
Fire Department Appointment

Ms. Louise Mock
term expires: 12-31-2018
City Council Appointment

Mr. Chris Schwanke
Council Liaison

Mr. Charles Williams
term expires: 01-01-2018
Mayor Appointment

Mr. Robert Pollock
term expires: 11-1-2018
Mayor Appointment

Mr. Patrick Vance
term expires: 12-31-2020
Fire Department Appointment

Ms. Jennifer Koethe
Commission Attorney

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