City of Watertown, WI
Jefferson/Dodge County
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[Adopted as § 2.02 of the former City Code; amended by Ord. No. 71-24; Ord. No. 89-61; Ord. No. 89-62; Ord. No. 02-42; Ord. No. 02-47]
The following officers shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common Council for the terms indicated:
A. 
Public Works Commission: four years for citizen members.
B. 
Library Board: three years.
C. 
Police and Fire Commission: five years
D. 
Airport Commission: six years.
E. 
City Plan Commission: three years.
F. 
Zoning Board of Appeals: three years.
G. 
Board of Review: three years.
H. 
Park, Recreation and Forestry Commission: three years.
I. 
Licensing Board: one year.
J. 
Weed Commissioner (Assistant Street Superintendent): indefinite.
K. 
Transit Commission: four years.
L. 
Assistant City Attorney (part-time): indefinite.
M. 
Cable TV Regulatory Board: three years.
N. 
Historic Preservation Commission: three years.
O. 
Ethics Board: three years.
P. 
Administrative Review Commission: five years.
Q. 
Redevelopment Authority: terms shall be fixed consistent with and pursuant to § 24-20K.
[Amended 5-20-2014 by Ord. No. 14-15; 4-3-2017 by Ord. No. 17-8]
R. 
Economic Revolving Loan Committee: indefinite.
S. 
Board of Health: three years.
T. 
Health Officer: indefinite.
U. 
Tourism Commission: two- or three-year initial term [per designation of Mayor at time of appointment; thereafter, three years (one-year term for Aldermanic member)].
[Added 1-19-2016 by Ord. No. 16-4]
V. 
Housing Authority: terms shall be fixed consistent with and pursuant to § 24-21E.
[Added 4-3-2017 by Ord. No. 17-8]
The following officers shall be appointed by the board or commission indicated:
Officer
By Whom Appointed
Term
Chief of Police
Police and Fire Commission
Indefinite
Fire Chief
Police and Fire Commission
Indefinite
Librarian
Library Board
Indefinite
Airport Manager
Airport Commission
Term of contract
Park, Recreation and Forestry Director
Park, Recreation and Forestry Commission
Indefinite
Except as otherwise provided by ordinance or statute, the term of appointed officials shall commence following their appointment and qualification.
[Amended 10-7-2014 by Ord. No. 14-24]
The appointments of Alderpersons to all boards and commissions are to be made on an annual basis.