Friday, October 28th, 2016

On my continuing tour of events for each of the candidates in the 97th Assembly District, Friday night found me downtown at the Aaron Perry barbecue  small-dollar event at the home of Tom and Vicky Hekkers.The source of the barbecue was Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly, and it may be a contender for the best food on […]

In his email to the Common Council, Mayor Shawn Reilly claimed that there simply isn’t the resources to collect the tree debris from last Monday’s storms. Describing the tree damage as the worst the city has seen in at least thirteen years, nonetheless the city will be playing some mad game of “duck, duck, goose” […]

Mayoral challenger Shawn Reilly, surrounded by supporters, held a press conference at city hall on Tuesday to announce the endorsement by Common Council President Terry Thieme, who finished third in the mayoral primary election.  Reilly also announced a theme for his campaign going into the closing weeks, “No Drama. Just Work.” Reilly and Thieme posed […]

Turns out that the proposed angle parking on the West end of Main Street that wasn’t for the Kendall Lofts is being justified by Mayor Jeff Scrima and Alderman Roger Patton as being good for the Kendall Lofts. Acting City Administrator Steve Crandell is still trying to claim that the angle parking has nothing to […]

Earlier this month the Waukesha Common Council made the mistake of approving the mayor’s task force to address several issues of concern downtown. the committee is off to a terrible start already with the first meeting’s agenda. The task force was formed to address issues concerning “downtown events such as the consumption of alcohol in […]

Bad news for the city of Waukesha, but not unexpected. Waukesha Patch is reporting City Administrator Lori Luther is moving to Illinois to become the County Administrator. Becoming the Peoria County administrator is a step up for Luther, who will be overseeing a budget of $110 million and 27 department heads. The county has a […]