The ZBA is a five-member Board with two alternate members that reviews requests to vary or modify standards in the zoning ordinance. Building Services serves as staff to the ZBA.
|Number of Members
Citizen Members (5)
Tom Wolfe, Chairperson
Robert Sperling, Alternate #1
Carol Tidwell, Alternate #2
|Term of Office
|Commencement of Term
||First Monday of May each year
|Appointment by Whom
City Manager (also appoints Chairperson with no confirmation)
The City Manager will take into consideration
the recommendations of the Citizen Advisory
Committee on Appointments when appointing
citizen members to this committee.
|Approval or Confirmation by
|Residency Requirements of Citizen Members
||Council Policy 86 indicates preference for residents, non-residents that own a business in Janesville or non-residents that own property in Janesville, but non-residents may be appointed. In addition, no more than 30% of the committee's membership may be non-residents.
|Duties and Responsibilities
||WI State Statute 62.23(7)(e)(7). Decide appeals from City Zoning Ordinance.
|To What Authority Do They Report
|When Meetings are Held
||Fourth Tuesday of each month (if no business, notified) and on call.
|Who Calls Meetings
|Responsibility for Minutes
|Location of Filed Minutes
||Community Development Department