Shaping Kenosha's Future: The Role of Public Works and Facilities

Discover how the Public Works/Facilities Committee, led by dedicated county board supervisors, drives the development and maintenance of our county’s essential infrastructure.

Leadership in Action: Meet Andres Gama, Committed to Strengthening Kenosha County

Andres Gama

Andres Gama, a committed member of the Kenosha County Board and the Public Works/Facilities Committee, plays a pivotal role in overseeing the strategic planning and execution of infrastructure projects. With a deep understanding of the community’s needs, Andres ensures that every project not only meets current standards but also prepares for future challenges, enhancing the quality of life for all residents of District #6.

Key Responsibilities of the Public Works/Facilities Committee

Infrastructure Planning

Focus on strategic planning and prioritization of essential infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, and public buildings to accommodate both present and future community needs.

Budget Allocation

Active involvement in the allocation of funds, ensuring that budgetary allocations support critical public works projects while maintaining fiscal responsibility.

Project Oversight

Comprehensive oversight from inception to completion of infrastructure projects, ensuring they adhere to timelines, budgets, and regulatory standards.

Community Involvement in Public Works

Enhancing Quality of Life Through Engagement

Understanding and participating in public works projects is crucial for community members, as these initiatives directly impact the well-being and quality of life within Kenosha County. By staying informed and involved, residents ensure that their needs and preferences are considered in the planning and execution of infrastructure projects. This active engagement helps in shaping a more livable and sustainable environment, fostering a sense of ownership and pride among the community.

Kenosha County Emblem: Proud Symbol of Community and Progress in Wisconsin

Active community involvement also allows for a more transparent process where feedback and suggestions can lead to improved safety and efficiency of public services. This collaborative approach not only enhances the effectiveness of projects but also strengthens the trust between the county board and its residents, creating a harmonious and progressive community.

A Collective Step Towards Progress

Transparency and Engagement in Infrastructure

Transparency and community engagement are pivotal in aligning infrastructure investments with the community’s needs and priorities. Andres Gama strives to ensure that all public works projects he is involved with not only meet the current demands but also anticipate future needs, thereby enhancing the county’s livability and sustainability.

By maintaining open lines of communication and providing regular updates, we foster an environment where community members feel valued and heard. This transparency not only builds trust but also encourages more residents to participate in the planning and development processes, ensuring that our projects truly reflect the community’s desires and contribute to a thriving county.

Overview of the Public Works/Facilities Committee

The Public Works/Facilities Committee is dedicated to overseeing the development, maintenance, and enhancement of infrastructure within Kenosha County. Our responsibilities include planning and prioritizing infrastructure projects like roads, bridges, and public buildings, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget, and meet the high standards required for safety and efficiency.

Enhancing Community Engagement through Transparency

Keeping the community informed and involved is crucial for the success of public works projects. Regular updates on project progress, meeting schedules, and strategic infrastructure plans not only foster transparency but also build trust and encourage community participation. By providing accessible contact information and educational resources, we ensure that every community member can have a voice in the development that shapes their environment. This open line of communication helps to address concerns proactively and allows the community to contribute meaningfully to the planning and execution processes.

Andres Gama believes that an informed community is an empowered community. That’s why we are committed to sharing detailed and timely information about the Public Works/Facilities Committee’s activities. From upcoming project timelines to insights into budget allocations and environmental considerations, we strive to provide all the resources needed for our residents to understand and engage with the work that affects them directly.

Members

  • Bill Grady (Chair)
  • Laura Belsky (Vice Chair)
  • Erin Decker
  • John Franco
  • Andres Gama
  • Keith Gray
  • Eric Meadows

    Public Works Projects FAQs

    Explore common questions about our committee’s role and our projects to better understand how we serve the community.

    What projects are currently being undertaken by the Public Works/Facilities Committee?

    We are currently focusing on several key infrastructure projects including road improvements, new water systems installations, and upgrades to public safety facilities. Detailed project descriptions and updates are available on our website.

    How does the committee decide which projects to prioritize?

    Project prioritization is based on a variety of factors including community needs, safety concerns, environmental impact, and budgetary considerations. We engage with community members to gather input which significantly influences our decision-making process.

    How can I provide feedback or raise a concern about a public works project?

    Community feedback is vital to our operations. You can reach out via the contact details provided on our site, attend public meetings, or participate in surveys and public consultations we conduct regularly.

    Are there opportunities for community involvement in the planning stages of projects?

    Yes, community involvement is encouraged. We hold public meetings and forums where residents can voice their opinions, suggestions, and concerns about upcoming projects.

    How are environmental impacts considered in the projects?

    Environmental sustainability is a cornerstone of our project planning. We conduct thorough environmental impact assessments and seek ways to minimize environmental disruption while promoting sustainability.

    What measures are in place to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget?

    Our committee implements strict project management protocols including regular monitoring, third-party audits, and contingency planning to ensure that all projects adhere to the set timelines and budgets.

    Get Involved with Your Public Works

    Your insights and feedback are crucial to the success of our public infrastructure projects. We encourage you to reach out with any questions, feedback, or concerns you might have. Together, we can build a safer, more efficient, and sustainable community. Contact us through the details provided on our site or join us at upcoming committee meetings. Your participation is valuable to us!