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Description:  Madison General Ordinance Sec. 33.09 (2) - Acts as policymaking and budgetary oversight body with respect to the operation of the Henry Vilas Zoo; annually supervises the preparation of a budget for operation of the zoo; determines the hours the zoo shall be open to the public, subject to the requirements that it be open at all reasonable hours and that no charge be made for admission to the zoo or any part or exhibit thereof. (NOTE: Appointment listing shows only those appointment(s) made by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common Council.)
Primary Contact:  Ronda Schwetz phone: 608-266-4732
Current MemberTitleTerm
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council Member-Zoo District3/21/2014 - 12/31/9999
Jonathan Becker
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Zoological Society Member6/15/2010 - 4/30/2016
Past MemberTitleTerm
Sue Ellingson
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council Member-Zoo District4/19/2011 - 3/20/2014
Andrew F. Heidt 9/21/2004 - 4/19/2005
Julia S. Kerr 4/17/2007 - 4/18/2011
Isadore Knox, Jr. 4/20/2005 - 4/16/2007
Philip R. O'Leary 7/1/2004 - 4/30/2010
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