PURPOSE: Pursuant to s. 320-47 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances, the Sister Cities Committee is created to assist the city with the establishment and maintenance of sister city relationships pursuant to Sister Cities International regulations.
COMPOSITION Five members: the chair of the Community and Economic Development Committee who serves as chair of the committee; a representative of the Mayor's office; a representative of the International Institute of Wisconsin appointed by the Common Council President; a public member appointed by the Common Council President; and the Commissioner of Health or his or her designee. Appointed members serve two-year terms Appointments to this body do not require Common Council confirmation.
A member who is not an elected official continues to serve after the completion of his or her term until reappointed or until a successor has been appointed.
Due to the nature of the business conducted by this body, members are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests with the Board of Ethics.
CREATING AUTHORITY: Section 320-47 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
SALARY: $20 per meeting
STAFFING: Office of the Common Council-City Clerk; Mr. Chris Lee, 286-2232, firstname.lastname@example.org
WEBSITE:SISTER CITIES COMMITTEE
LAST UPDATED: July 1, 2016