Marathon County Board Supervisor Guidelines And Expectations
(as adopted by Resolution #R-102-03, December 16, 2003)
Purpose: The Marathon County Board is a leadership body which makes policy determinations with regard to:
Individual Board members contribute to the policy making through information gathering and analysis, constituent contacts, public hearings, public debate and voting on policy issues.
Salary: The annual salary is $4,780.00 (as of January 1, 2009).
The Wisconsin Statutes establish these minimum qualifications for seeking County Board membership:
Additionally, Board leadership encourages:
Estimated Time Commitment:
The leadership of the County Board estimates that a minimum time commitment of 15 hours per month will be necessary to be an effective County Board member. It is expected that a County Board member attend the monthly Informational County Board Meetings at 7:00 p.m. (usually the second Thursday of Month), the Regular County Board Meetings at 2:00 p.m. (usually the third Tuesday of Month), and any required meetings for at least one assigned standing committee usually held during the work day (Monday through Thursday). Additional time is required to read information, including committee minutes, prepare for meetings and fulfill statutory responsibilities.
County Board members who cannot attend a meeting are expected to report the absence in advance as a courtesy to the other members.
Term of Office:
The term of office shall be two years beginning in April.
How to Run for Office:
Candidates should contact the Marathon County Clerk’s Office, 500 Forest St., Wausau, WI. Tel. 261-1500, to obtain information and necessary documents (Campaign Registration Statement, Declaration of Candidacy, and Nomination Papers).
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