Personnel Committee

The Personnel Committee consists of 5 members. Three of the seats are filled by current Alders and two of the seats are reserved for citizen members:

  1. Alder Mike Jacobs, Chair
  2. Alder Faustina Bohling
  3. Alder Brent Eisberner
  4. Anika Goel (Citizen Member)
  5. Joy Matthews (Citizen Member)


Some of the responsibilities of the Personnel Committee include:

  • Develop and maintain a system for actively gathering input from city employees regarding wages, benefits, and other workplace issues on an annual basis.
  • Periodically evaluate the city’s wage rates compared to wage rates paid for comparable positions by similar employers, particularly similar employers in Dane County.
  • Develop and recommend council action regarding personnel policies.
  • Develop and recommend council action regarding workplace safety policies.
  • Develop and recommend council action regarding changes and modifications to the non-union pay plan and classification of nonunion positions.
  • Develop and recommend council action regarding annual changes to city fringe benefit packages.
  • Chairperson, along with the mayor and council president, shall develop and recommend for council action the contents and terms of the employment contract with the city administrator and perform the annual performance evaluation of the city administrator.
  • Review various staff reports on personnel actions throughout the city administration.
  • Consider any other matters which will be referred by the council or committee of the whole.

The duties of the Personnel Committee can be found under Section 2.08.050 of the Municipal Code

Meeting Agendas

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Meeting Minutes

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