Committee of the Whole


  • 7:00 pm
  • Fourth Wednesday of every month
  • City Hall, 5520 Lacy Road, Fitchburg, WI  53711

Agendas and Minutes

Committee of the Whole agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
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Members serve 2 year staggered terms

 Name Term Expires
 Committee Position
Phone Number
Jay Allen
2023  Alder, Dist.3, Seat 1
Joe Maldonado  2024  Alder, Dist.1, Seat 2
Julia Arata-Fratta 2023  Alder, Dist.2, Seat 3  608-698-6256
Gabriella Gerhardt  2024  Alder, Dist.2, Seat 4
Dave Herbst 2023  Alder, Dist.1, Seat 5
Shannon Strassman 2024  Alder, Dist.3, Seat 6
Jim Wheeler  2023  Alder, Dist.4, Seat 7
Randy Udell  2024  Alder, Dist.4, Seat 8
Aaron Richardson
2023  Mayor 608-270-4215


The Committee of the Whole shall consist of all Common Council members and the mayor, all of whom shall be voting members, unless otherwise provided herein. The Committee of the Whole shall operate using the same rules as the common council.

Summary of Duties

The Committee of the Whole meet as needed, generally monthly, as called by the council president, for the purpose of examining various issues before the Common Council in greater depth. The Common Council may refer issues to the Committee of the Whole for recommendation, or the Committee of the Whole may address other issues.