Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Waukesha Freeman 9/17/2015 Page A5 Opinion Waukesha’s TIF tiff resolved Strange non-debate stops condo loan Well, it only took two meetings. The Waukesha Common Council voted Tuesday night against amending a tax incremental financing district to allow a $1.6 million loan to the Sunset Homes condominium association. It was a strange non-debate. Despite a packed […]

Another goodie from the Waukesha Freeman Sound Off: Closed session I would like to know the exact reason the mayor does not want the closed-session meeting that caused the aldermen to change the reporting structure to become public. After 12 months of his campaign team complaining about the reporting structure, now the mayor wants to […]

It’s minor, but revealing. The Waukesha Freeman reported today on an exchange between Waukesha Alderman Duane Paulson and Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima. In the e-mail exchange, Scrima told Paulson that he publicly released a letter to Waukesha Water Utility General Manager Dan Duchniak after an open records request by the Waukesha Freeman. However, in an […]

The Finance Committee of the Waukesha Common Council approved the memo of understanding for the proposed new TIF. The MOU states that the TIF would require a minimum of 100 new jobs added and a project value of $42 million in exchange for $9,000,000 in TIF financing. A developer agreement will be required for TIF […]