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Why Did Mt. Pleasant Giveaway $1M+ In Secret Sewer Amendment?

Why Did Mt. Pleasant Giveaway $1M+ In Secret Sewer Amendment?

Commentary from Jerry Garski a Candidate for Mt. Pleasant President. In August of 2014, the Village of Mt. Pleasant Board voted to amend the Caledonia Sewer contract in closed session. The amendment includes forgiving interest owed to Mt. Pleasant by the Village of Caledonia on $5 million in exchange for a lump sum of $150,000 and lowers the […]

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8 Years of History “Stay Tuned”

Almost 8 years ago I was involved with a little site called Racine News. Well keeping tabs on the local news sources such as Racine Post and The Journal Times I happen to cross paths with Beth David. She was just starting a new site devoted to crime and local politics called Racine Uncovered. Several […]

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Commentary from 15th District Alderman-Edward Diehl

It has been an honor to serve the citizens of Racine’s 15th District as Alderman since the spring of 2013. In the past two years I have answered every constituent phone call and email and done my best to help with everything from sidewalk to sewer issues. I have also provided passionate and aggressive oversight […]

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Commentary from Mount Pleasant President Candidate Jerry Garski on creating a village park district

In 2011, the Village of Mt. Pleasant conducted a cost estimate survey to determine if the creation of park district was worth evaluating. After consideration, the idea was shelved. This morning, the Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has brought the issue of creating a village park district back to life. It is being […]

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Candidate for Village President proposes ordinance for property tax payments for officials

February 16, 2015 For Immediate Release CANDIDATE FOR VILLAGE PRESIDENT PROPOSES ORDINANCE FOR PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT OF ELECTED OFFICIALS AND COMMISSION MEMBERS Mt. Pleasant Village President candidate Jerry Garski will propose an ordinance, if elected, that requires all elected officials and commission members to have paid their property taxes before taking office. “Property tax revenue […]

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