Commissioner Positions Available

Participation by residents in government strengthens democracy and governance at the local level, resulting in a more informed and inclusive community built on trust that can more effectively meet the needs of all stakeholders. Traditional citizen participation in government, improves governmental transparency, performance, and economic growth.

The West Milwaukee Plan Commission and Joint Review Board are currently accepting applications for open Commissioner positions!

The Plan Commission consists of seven (7) members, including the Village President who serves as Chairperson, two (2) appointed members of the Village Board, and four (4) citizen appointees.  The Plan Commission meets the second Tuesday of the Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the West Milwaukee Community Centre’.  The Plan Commission reviews planning documents, sign permits, conditional use permits, and occupancy applications. 

The Joint Review Board consists of five (5) members, including a Milwaukee County representative, MATC Board representative, Village representative, West Allis/West Milwaukee Joint School District representative, and a Village resident/Public Member representative. The Joint Review Board meets a few times a year, and the board is focused on TID finances. 

If you live in West Milwaukee and are interested in applying for the Plan Commission, or Joint Review Board, please contact the Clerk’s Department for more information and/or an applicationThe Village President makes appointments, subject to confirmation by the Village Board. 

Please click here for more information on the various committees within the Village of West Milwaukee.

Commissioner Positions Available