County, State, and Federal Officials
The Village Board has all of the powers of the village not specifically given to some other officer. The Village Board is responsible for the management and control of Village property, finances, highways, streets, and the public service, and has the power to act for the government and good order of the village, for its commercial benefit and the health, safety, welfare, and convenience of the public, and may carry its powers into effect by license, regulation, suppression, borrowing, taxation, special assessment, appropriation, fines, imprisonment, and other necessary or convenient means.
The Finance and Taxation Committee
The Ordinance Committee
Review the village code of ordinances and makes recommendations to the village board regarding changes to the village code of ordinances. This committee has two members.
The Auditing Committee
Reviews and signs all payment vouchers every month. This committee has two members.
The Personnel Committee
Reviews and completes employee performance evaluations and makes recommendations to the village board regarding salary modifications and other personnel-related issues for all village employees. This committee has two members.
The Public Property Committee
This committee evaluates the streets, sidewalks, personal property, and municipal buildings of the village and recommendations to the village board regarding repairs and improvements to those public properties. This committee has two members.
The Water and Sewer Committee
Provides oversight of the village’s water and sewer utilities and makes recommendations to the village board regarding the operation or maintenance of the utilities. This committee has two members.
The Board of Review
When they have been proven incorrect by sworn oral testimony, adjusts assessments, correct any errors or omissions in the descriptions or computations found on the assessment roll and checks, the assessment roll for omitted property, and double reviews.
The Plan Commission
This commission prepares reports and recommendations relating to the village's plan and development to the village board, other public officials, and other interested organizations and citizens. The commission also provides recommendations to the board of zoning appeals regarding zoning code interpretations, substitutions, and unclassified uses. The plan commission has final authority in issuing conditional use permits and in site plan approval for any construction, reconstruction, expansion, or conversion, except for one and two-family residences in residential districts. The plan commission can conduct public hearings on all proposed amendments to the zoning code and make recommendations to the Village Board on the proposed amendments.
The Board of Zoning Appeals
Hears appeals from persons aggrieved by village administrative officers' decisions, such as the village clerk, building inspector, or village engineer, to enforce the zoning code. The board of zoning appeals acts upon requests for notable exceptions, variances, errors, zoning code interpretations, substitutions, and unclassified uses.
The Community Center Commission
They manage the affairs of the Arlington Community Center, located at 200 Commercial Street in Arlington.
This includes changes to community center policies and rental fees. The commission is comprised of members from the Village and Town of Arlington.
Adam Buss (exp 2023)
Josh Brodeur (exp 2023)
Traci Wells (exp 2023)
Noah Jensen (exp 2022)
Scott Rortvedt (exp 2022)
General Engineering – Kelly Green
Associated Appraisal Consultants, Inc. - Justin Wiersma
Town & Country – Brian Berquist, P.E., President
StaffordRosenbaum, LLP - Paul A. Johnson
Public Property Committee
(Includes streets, sidewalks, village personal property, and municipal buildings)
Finance & Taxation
(Review village staff)
Water & Sewer Dept
Board Of Review
Associated Appraisals Representative
Adam Buss – President
Martin Brey – Expires 2023
Sally Stewart – Expires 2023
Keith Podoll – Expires 2022
Dan Setz – Expires 2022
Jim Laatsch – Expires 2022
Board Of Appeals
Aaron Oughton - Expires 2024
Tyler Missall - Expires 2022
David Greenwood - Expires 2022
Tegan Krueger - Expires 2024
Vacant (Alternate) - Expires 2022
Elaine Podoll - Village of Arlington
Adam Buss - Village of Arlington
James Laatsch - Village of Arlington
Nate Moll - Town of Arlington
Mary Jo Mielke - Town of Arlington
Julie Plier - Town of Arlington
Village Clerk-Treasurer – Director