Boards and Committees
The Village of Frederic is an incorporated municipality that has a board of trustees form of government. The Board of Trustees provides policy direction to the village staff, enacts laws, adopts a budget and has the power of appointment over all employees, the Village Attorney and other standing boards and committees. The Village Board meets the 2nd Monday of each month in the Village Hall at 7 pm. Trustees are elected for a two-year term beginning the 3rd Tuesday in April after the election.
Harlin Owens, President
Public Works Committee
The Public Works Committee oversees the water and sewer utilities and the street department.
Allan Lahti, Chair
The mission of the Planning Commission is to assist in the adoption and implementation of the Comprehensive Plan for the Village of Frederic, recommend zoning changes and administratively act on development proposals. The Planning Commission meets on a need-to basis.
The Personnel and Finance Committee handles all employee issues and reviews. The Committee also assists the treasurer with the annual budget process.
Zoning Board of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals makes a ruling or recommendation to the Village Board regarding all “nonconforming use” of land, dwelling or a building as stated in the current zoning ordinance records.
The mission of the Park Board is to acquire, improve and maintain the Village of Frederic’s parks and open spaces for the purpose of providing active and passive recreational activities, land and water preservation and restoration and environmental education for its residents.
The Park board serves as an advisory board to the Village Board of Trustees and is responsible for:
Supervision and recommendation of all acquisition, maintenance, operating rules and improvements for all park lands.
Submitting an annual budget to the Village Board
Submitting a written summary of all meetings and all citizen comments or concerns to the Village Board.
Recommending any changes, practices, procedures or improvements which the Park Board determines is in the village's best interest.
Rebecca Harlander, Chair
The Governance Committee reviews and updates Village Ordinances as necessary. The Committee also handles all applications for the Facade Loan Program.