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File #: 71016    Version: 1 Name: Police Civilian Oversight Board
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2022 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Enactment date: 5/20/2022 Enactment #: ORD-22-00039
Title: Amending 5.20 of the Madison General Ordinances related to the Police Civilian Oversight Board.
Sponsors: Yannette Figueroa Cole, Jael Currie, Juliana R. Bennett, Lindsay Lemmer, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Keith Furman
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
Amending 5.20 of the Madison General Ordinances related to the Police Civilian Oversight Board.
Body
DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS: This ordinance modifies the method for selecting members of the Police Civilian Oversight Board.

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

1. Subsection (3) entitled “Board Composition” of Section 5.20 entitled “Police Civilian Oversight Board” is amended to read as follows:

“(3) Board Composition .
(a) Members .
1. Number . The Board shall have eleven (11) voting members and two (2) alternate members. Alternate members shall act with full power when any other member of the Board is absent or is unable to act because of a conflict of interest. The second alternate member shall so act only when the first alternate member is absent or unable to act because of a conflict of interest or when two Board members are absent or unable to act because of a conflict of interest. Alternates may not serve on the Board's Executive Subcommittee.
2. Diverse Composition . 25-40% of the Members shall have In considering the nomination and applicants of the Board, the Common Council shall strive to consider members who have lived experience with homelessness, mental health, substance abuse and/or arrest or conviction records and shall further strive to include members from a diverse background, including but not limited to: . The Board's composition shall be diverse and include:
a. Members who are At least one member who is:
i. African American;
ii. Asian;
iii. Latinx;
iv. Native American; and
v. A member of the From the LGBTQ community.
b. At least one member who is Members affiliated with an organization in the field of:
i. Mental Health;
ii. Youth Advocacy; and
iii. AODA.
c. Members At least one member with an arrest/conviction record.
d. In constituting the Board as outlined required abo...

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