City Hall  
City of La Crosse, Wisconsin  
400 La Crosse Street  
La Crosse, WI 54601  
Meeting Agenda - Final  
Finance & Personnel Committee  
Thursday, May 4, 2023  
6:00 PM  
Council Chambers  
City Hall, First Floor  
This meeting is open for in-person attendance and will also be conducted through video conferencing. The meeting  
clicking on the "In Progress" video link to the far right in the meeting list.  
Agenda items approved for public hearing by the committee are open to public comment. If you wish to speak on  
an agenda item, arrive early to sign up before the meeting begins. If attending virtually and you wish to speak,  
contact the City Clerk at the email or phone number below so we can provide you with information to join.  
Members of the public who would like to provide written comments on any agenda may do so by emailing, using a drop box outside of City Hall or mailing the City Clerk, 400 La Crosse Street,  
La Crosse WI 54601. Questions, call 608-789-7510.  
Public hearings before the respective standing committee shall be limited to 15 minutes for the proponents;  
followed by 15 minutes for the opponents and three-minute rebuttal for each side unless such time is extended by  
a majority vote of the committee. All speakers at a public hearing of the standing committees shall speak no more  
than three (3) minutes unless waived by the Chair or a majority of the committee.  
Call To Order  
Roll Call  
Election of Officers  
Agenda Items:  
Resolution approving increased CIP costs for Boilers at the La Crosse Center.  
Preliminary resolution declaring intent to exercise special assessment powers  
under Secs 66.0829 and 66.0703, Wisconsin Statutes, relating to the operation  
and maintenance of a downtown parking system.  
Resolution transferring City-owned parcels to the Redevelopment Authority of  
La Crosse for the development of River Point District.  
Resolution authorizing funding for a design and bidding services contract  
with Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH) for Phase III (3) of River Point  
Resolution approving American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding for costs  
associated with residential development in the floodplain.  
Collective Bargaining Update.  
(Note: The Committee and/or Council may convene in closed session pursuant to Wis.  
Stat. 19.85(1)(e) to formulate & update negotiation strategies and parameters. Following  
such closed session, the Committees and/or Council may reconvene in open session.)  
F&P Item Only, unless otherwise directed.  
Notice is further given that members of other governmental bodies may be present at the above  
scheduled meeting to gather information about a subject over which they have decision-making  
Requests from persons with a disability who need assistance to participate in this meeting should call  
the City Clerk's office at (608) 789-7510 or send an email to, with as  
much advance notice as possible.  
Finance & Personnel Members:  
Doug Happel, Larry Sleznikow, Erin Goggin, Barb Janssen, Rebecca Schwarz, Mark Neumann