Providing governance and oversight for the District
The District is governed by a Commission of nine Commissioners serving staggered terms. Five Commissioners are appointed by the mayor of the City of Madison. Three Commissioners who reside outside the City of Madison are appointed by the Dane County Cities’ and Villages’ Association, an executive council representing elected officials from District cities and villages. One Commissioner is appointed by the Dane County Towns Association, an executive council comprised of town-elected officials.
Commissioners meet twice a month most months of the year; meetings are currently held via Zoom and livestreamed on the District’s YouTube channel. Special meetings are held as needed.