Council Standing Committees

Six standing committees support the work of the Council of Commissioners. In accordance with Butte-Silver Bow Municipal Code 2.12.030, a committee on committees shall recommend all members of the standing committees. The committee on committees shall be composed of the council chairman-elect, vice-chairman-elect and another council member whose name is to be drawn from the names of the members of the incoming council. The committee on committees shall meet and recommend appointments to the standing committees. A report of its actions shall be filed with the clerk and recorder by December 30th of each even-numbered year.

The chair and vice chair of each committee are appointed by the Committee on Committee to a two (2) year term to execute those duties, and can be reappointed by the Committee on Committees for a second term for a maximum of four (4) years in succession.

Current standing committee member rosters are listed below.

Committee on Committees Members

  1. Cindi Shaw, Chair
    Shawn Fredrickson,Vice Chair

Economic Development Members

  1. Michele Shea, Chair
    Dan Callahan, Vice-Chair
    Hattie Thatcher
    Bill Andersen
    Justin Fortune
    Josh O'Neill

    The committee meets at 6:00 p.m. in the Butte Courthouse, 3rd Floor Council Chambers, in conjunction with the first Regular Meeting of each month.

Finance & Budget Committee Members

  1. John Sorich, Chair
    Josh O'Neill, Vice Chair
    Jim Fisher
    Hattie Thatcher
    Justin Fortune
    John Riordan

    The committee meets at 6:00 p.m. in the Butte Courthouse, 3rd Floor Council Chambers, on days when a Committee of the Whole meeting is scheduled. The committee meets at 7:00 p.m. on days when a Regular Meeting is scheduled.

Judiciary Committee Members

  1. Bill Andersen, Chair
    Michele Shea, Vice Chair
    John Sorich
    Hattie Thatcher
    Eric Mankins
    Dan Callahan

    The committee meets at 7:00 p.m. in the Butte Courthouse, 3rd Floor Council Chambers, on days when a Committee of the Whole meeting is scheduled.

Personnel Committee Members

  1. Michele Shea, Chair
    Bill Andersen, Vice-Chair
    Jim Fisher
    Justin Fortune
    Shawn Fredrickson
    John Riordan

    The committee meets, as needed, at 5:00 or 5:30 p.m. in the Butte Courthouse, 3rd Floor Council Chambers, on days when a Committee of the Whole meeting is scheduled.

Public Works Committee Members

  1. Jim Fisher , Chair
    Eric Mankins, Vice Chair
    Justin Fortune
    Dan Callahan
    John Riordan

    The committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Butte Courthouse, 3rd Floor Council Chambers, on days when a Committee of the Whole meeting is scheduled.

Rules Committee Members

  1. Jim Fisher, Chair
    Eric Mankins, Vice-Chair
    Michele Shea

    The committee meets, as needed, at 5:30 p.m. in the Butte Courthouse, 3rd Floor Council Chambers, on days when a Committee of the Whole meeting is scheduled.