The Public Works Committee has the responsibility to look at issues concerning the Public Works Department and may make recommendations to the Board of Alderman regarding those items.This can include items such as:
Preparation of the Public Works Department budget,
Approval of budgeted capital expenses,
Preparation and review of a long-term capital improvements plan and,
Review and recommendation of ordinances relative to public works activities.
This committee shall consist of one alderman from each ward. The Public Works Director shall serve as an ex-officio member of the committee. The chair of the committee shall be designated by the Mayor with the approval of the Board of Aldermen. Members also are nominated by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen. Each member serves for an indeterminate amount of time.