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
James Tinjum2024
Kim Warkentin2024 608-239-9671
Ronald French2026 Chair608-358-5789
Andrew Sleger2026 608-445-0038
Chris Jimieson 2025 Vice Chair608-212-7496
Diane Streck2025  
Gabriella Gerhardt2024Alder608-285-2586
Ben Schulte  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.