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Village of McFarland, WI

Administration Overview

The Administration Department provides a variety of services to the public and centralized administrative services to other Village departments. The department charges enterprise funds for the services it provides so the personnel costs of the department's employees are distributed across multiple budget funds and accounts. The services provided by the department are generally spread across the following program areas:

Administrator - Implements the policy directives of the Village Board and provides liaison with the Village President and Board members; oversees and coordinates the activities of all Village departments; and performs the duties of treasurer, finance director, personnel director, risk manager, and deputy clerk.

General Administration - Fulfills the statutory functions of the Municipal Clerk, including alcohol beverage licensing, pet licensing, voter registration, election administration, meeting agendas and minutes, publication of legal notices, open records requests, etc. The office also provides clerical assistance to the other departments as needed.

Elections - Includes the time of election inspectors, election supplies, and maintenance of voting equipment. Financial Administration - Covers bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, benefits administration, tax collection and other treasurer functions. Also includes contracted services for audit, financial advisors, and property assessment services.

Technology Support - Includes expenses related to the operation and maintenance of such technology functions as: Website administration; hosting, e-mail and internet services; and general data processing support and troubleshooting.

Risk Management - Includes insurance coverages for liability, worker's compensation, and propertylcasualty programs plus the cost of retiree programs and education reimbursement. Transfers & Reserves - Includes payments to Madison under the terms of a revenue sharing agreement and the operating contingency.

Administration Department staff includes:
Clerk/Deputy Treasurer
Deputy Clerk
Clerk III
EMT/Clerk I  (2) 

5915 Milwaukee St. | P.O. Box 110 | McFarland, WI 53558-0110 | ph: 608-838-3153 | fx: 608-838-3619