Make a Difference in your Community!

Dear Resident,


The Village of Shorewood is seeking applications for the Boards, Committees and Commissions listed below. Please consider using your skills, knowledge and passion to benefit the Village of Shorewood now and in the future.


Board of Review - The Board meets according to need during evening hours for several meetings in the spring to complete the Open Book/Board of Review process. More frequent meetings are held after a reassessment of the Village. The Board hears appeals regarding assessed property values set by the Village Assessor and also certain procedural functions in approving the Village tax roll.


Conservation Committee - This Committee meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The Committee conducts research on relevant data and works with local environmental experts and organizations. It educates village government, businesses and residents on pertinent environmental issues and collaborates with them to implement new sustainable, healthy practices.


Design Review Board - The Design Review Board examines all plan applications for new construction and substantial alterations to building exteriors, including the proposed erection or modification of building signs. The Board meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month and the first and third Thursdays in November and December.


Elder Services Advisory Board - The Board meets on the first Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. Individuals interested in serving on the ESAB should have a concern for issues and needs related to older adults; ability to generate and express new ideas; and particular interest in social services, finance, interfaith collaboration or management.


Parks Commission - The Commission directs its attention to the physical improvement, maintenance and use of all Village parks and facilities located therein.


Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Committee - This Committee meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  The primary focuses of the committee are advocacy and the development of programs to educate motorists and pedestrians on safety matters.


Recreation Advisory Board - The Board meets on a quarterly basis. The Board provides community services and life-long learning opportunities through recreation, education and fitness programs to enhance the quality of life for residents of the Shorewood community.


If you are interested in applying for any of these appointments, please submit your application to the Clerk's Office no later than March 20, 2015. Applications will be reviewed and appointments set for interviews. You may obtain the application on our website or contact the Village Clerk's office at 847-2608. Applications are kept on file for two years. You may also review the list of Boards, Committees and Commissions and submit applications for any selection that is not listed above. Your application may be considered during the year if a vacancy occurs. Thank you for considering volunteering for one of these great opportunities.  


Sherry Grant
Village Clerk
3930 North Murray Avenue
Shorewood, WI 53211