Police and Fire Commission

Special meeting notice

There will be a special meeting of Police and Fire Commission at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020.  The meeting will be conducted virtually and you may join from a computer, tablet, or smartphone by going to:

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/620501501

 You can also dial into the meeting using your phone. United States (Toll Free): 1-866-899-4679 or United States: +1-571-317-3116, using access code: 620-501-501

View the agenda here: 11-30-20 Meeting Notice


commission information


The statuary powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Ashland Police and Fire Commission are significant.   The Commission has the authority to:

  • Appoint, suspend, or remove the chief of the police department and the chief of the fire department
  • Approve all appointments made by the police chief and fire chief, including the promotion of subordinate
  • Approve competitive examinations used to judge suitability for appointment of subordinates
  • Approve each list of individuals determined to be eligible for appointment
  • Suspend the chief of a department or subordinates pending the filing and hearing of charges against them
  • Initiate charges against the chief of a department of any subordinate
  • Hear charges filed by the chief of a department or a subordinate, make findings and determinations, and impose penalties
  • Hear appeals of disciplinary actions initiated by the chief of a department against any subordinate

MORE INFORMATION


If you have questions or are interested in being a part of the Police and Fire Commission, please don’t hesitate to call the Clerk’s office at 715-682-7071, or complete a volunteer form (PDF) and drop it off at City Hall at:
601 Main Street W
Ashland, WI 54806

Current Commissioners

Name Term Expiration
Gordon Gilbertson May 6, 2024
Matthew Horning May 1, 2022
Kate Siegler May 1, 2023
Sarah Nelson Granley May 3, 2021
Ed Monroe May 5, 2025