Board of Trustees

Board of Trustee Vacancy 

The Village of Waunakee has a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for the term expiring in April 2021. Applications from interested persons will be accepted by Deputy Administrator / Village Clerk, Caitlin Stene, until 4:15 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2019. After this date, Village President Chris Zellner and Village Trustee Joe Zitzelsberger will interview selected candidates (date to be determined). Interviews will be held at an open public meeting. Following the completion of interviews, President Zellner expects to provide an appointment recommendation to the Village Board on or before August 5, 2019.

Please click here to view the application. The application is also available at Village Hall. To be eligible for this position, an applicant must be a qualified elector and a resident of the Village of Waunakee at the time of appointment (Wis. Stat. 61.19). Anyone with questions about this process or the duties of Village Trustees is welcome to contact Village Administrator Todd Schmidt at administrator@waunakee.com or 608-850-2182.

Meetings


  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month
  • Village Hall
    500 W Main Street
    Waunakee, WI 53597

Online Meetings


Watch Village Board meetings online.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
The minutes posted are not official. For an official copy, submit a Records Request to the Viillage Clerk.

Members

 

Responsibilities

Six Village Trustees, together with the Village President, comprise the Village Board of Trustees, commonly referred to as the Village Board. The Village President is a voting member of the Village Board and serves as its presiding officer. Both the trustees and the President are elected at large to a 2-year term.

The Village Board acts as the legislative arm of village government.  The Village Board's general statutory powers include the management and control of village property, streets, municipal services, and finances. The Village Board has the authority to act for the public health, welfare, and convenience through licensing, levying taxes, making appropriations, and other necessary means.

Public Meetings

All meetings are open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Televised Meetings

Village Board meetings are televised on Cable Channel 979, every day at 11:00 a.m., and on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m.