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Community Financial Assistance staff.

Council, commission and committee meetings

The Community Financial Assistance program works with various advisory councils, commissions and committees.

Off-road vehicles

Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Council

Creation and membership requirements: s. 15.347(9), Wis. Stats. [exit DNR]
Duties: s. 23.178, Wis. Stats. [exit DNR]
Current Members
Council By-Laws [PDF]

Next meeting

Off-Road Vehicle Council Meeting
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 via Zoom

Off-Road Vehicle Council Meeting
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 in central Wisconsin



Contact Jillian Steffes (715) 210-4911 with questions.

Snowmobile recreation

Snowmobile Recreation Council

Origin and Appointments: There is created in the department of natural resources a snowmobile recreational council consisting of 15 members nominated by the governor, and with the advice and consent of the senate, appointed for staggered 3-year terms. Commencing on July 1, 1972, ...all terms shall be for 3 years with 5 positions on the council to expire each year. At least 5 members of the council shall be from the territory north, and at least 5 members shall be from the territory south, of a line running east and west through the south limits of the city of Stevens Point. s. 15.347(7), Wis. Stats. [exit DNR]

Duties: (1) The snowmobile recreational council shall carry out studies and make recommendations to the legislature, governor, department of natural resources and department of transportation on all matters related to this chapter or otherwise affecting snowmobiles and snowmobiling. (2) The department shall prepare written minutes of each meeting of the snowmobile recreational council and shall make them available to any interested party upon request. s. 350.14, Wis. Stats. [exit DNR]

Procedures and Recommendations to DNR: s. 350.145, Wis. Stats. [exit DNR]
Council Organizational Articles: By-Laws [PDF]

Next meetings:

Snowmobile Infrastructure Committee
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 via Zoom

All Snowmobile Committees
Monday, August 24, 2020 in central Wisconsin

Full Snowmobile Council Meeting
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 in central Wisconsin

Council & Committee Agendas Meeting Minutes
Members Term Expires Representing Committee Assignment
Bob Lang, Council-Chair July 1, 2020 South Chair participates on all
Bev Dittmar, Vice-Chair July 1, 2021 North Infrastructure, Tourism
Tom Chwala July 1, 2021 South Tourism
Joel Enking July 1, 2021 North Infrastructure, LE and Safety
Abby Haas July 1, 2022 South TBD
Mike Holden July 1, 2022 South Finance, LE and Safety
Erica Keehn July 1, 2022 South TBD
Sam Landes July 1, 2020 South Chair-LE and Safety
Andy Malecki, Jr. July 1, 2020 North Infrastructure, LE and Safety
Dale Mayo July 1, 2021 North Chair Infrastructure
Don Mrotek July 1, 2022 North LE and Safety, Tourism
Dave Newman July 1, 2020 North Chair-Finance, Infrastructure
Jeff Schwaller July 1, 2020 North Finance, Tourism
Sue Smedegard July 1, 2022 North LE and Safety
Lee Van Zeeland July 1, 2021 South Chair-Tourism, Finance

Contact Jillian Steffes (715) 210-4911 with questions.

Last revised: Tuesday June 23 2020