The public protection & judiciary committee: acts as the supervisory committee for the corporation counsel, family court commissioner, family court counseling service, public safety communications center, the juvenile court program, emergency management department and on all matters pertaining to telecommunications and emergency medical services; acts as the policy oversight committee for the commission on sensitive crimes, Dane County Local Emergency Planning Committee, offices of sheriff, coroner, district attorney and clerk of courts, and the Dane County court system; with the assistance of the corporation counsel, review and make recommendations on all proposals to change the Dane County ordinances; prepares and submits to the board, on or before the first Tuesday in April of even numbered years, proposed county board rules; settles all claims, other than claims of employees against the county, in amounts not exceeding $10,000 and authorizes the corporation counsel to litigate, defend or settle any such claim, and the committee is empowered to make settlement offers in those claims and lawsuits where the county executive has reviewed the matter and made a recommendation and where the committee finds it is in the best interests of Dane County to settle, provided that any such settlement which is over $10,000 shall be sent to personnel & finance committee for eventual routing to the county board as a bill and account over $10,000. All settlements shall be reported to the board monthly; concerns itself with the enforcement of Dane County ordinances.
Tuesdays at 5:45 PM
Carousel Andrea Bayrd
Dave de Felice (DAVE day full-LEE-chay)