Police & Fire Commission Workshop

2019 Police & Fire Commission Workshop 


November 1, 2019
Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, Stevens Point 
Police and Fire
Registration fee:  $130 member/$155 Non-Member

Conference Registration has closed.

The official conference registration cut-off date has closed.  Because we have limited space & food has already been ordered, we will accept onsite registrations on an available basis.  Please print the registration form & bring it with you.  Also please know it will take time onsite to process your registration.  Pre-registered attendees will be handled before onsite registrations.

Registration Form and Agenda (PDF)


Workshop AGENDA


8:00 a.m. Registration 

8:30 a.m. The Role of the Police and Fire Commission (PFC), Duties, Powers and Responsibilities 

Why we have a Commission
PFC Composition & Structure 
Powers & Duties of the Commission 
Disciplinary Hearings 
Overview of Open Meeting & Public Records Laws 
o By Steven C. Zach, Attorney, Boardman & Clark, LLC Claire Silverman, Legal Counsel, League of Wisconsin Municipalities 

12:00 p.m. Lunch (included) 

1:00 p.m. - Selecting Police and Fire Personnel 

Hiring Entry Level Personnel 
Promotion 
Hiring Chiefs 
o By Neil Strobel, Retired Chief, Merrill Police Department 

4:30 p.m. Adjournment

Your attendance at the 
Police & Fire Commission Workshop
is a smart investment in you and your municipality. We’ll see you there! 
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