The Harbor Commission shall be empowered per Wis. Stats. §30.38. The Commission shall:
- Have exclusive control of the commercial aspects of the day-to-day operation of the public harbor and public harbor facilities;
- Make such plans as it deems necessary for the improvement of the harbor over which it has jurisdiction, so as to adequately provide for the needs of commerce and shipping, including the efficient handling of freight and passenger traffic between the waterways of the harbor and air and land transportation terminals, such as for the acquisition of land for harbor purposes including industrial sites, for laying out service roads, for the construction and acquisition of harbor facilities designed to enlarge or improve harbor operations, and for the improvement of publicly-owned harbor facilities; and
- Be in charge of maintenance of public harbor facilities.
Commission members are elected to three-year terms with five members, three of which must be Village residents, none of which shall hold any other office in the Village or any other municipality. At the expiration of the term of any member, the member shall appoint a successor for a three-year term. All appointments are subject to confirmation by the governing body of the municipality. The Harbor Commission meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month or as deemed necessary by the President. The meetings are held at the Municipal Services Center, 12781 Velp Avenue.
Members include Tom Drzewiecki - President, Greg Kozloski, Roger Lambert, Joe Schaus, and Jason A Yaeso, Sr.