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Common Council Agenda For February 17 Meeting

The following is the agenda for the Common Council meeting occurring February 17 at 7 p.m. A. Call To Order B. Pledge of Allegiance To The Flag C. Approval of Journal of Council Proceedings (Minutes) February 2nd, 2021 D. Proclamation COVID-19 Remembrance Day E. Sewer Asset Management for the Storm Water Utility Enterprise and Sanitary […]

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Racine City Leaders Oppose Youth Facility Site Selection

RACINE – City of Racine leaders, including Mayor Cory Mason and a majority of the Racine Common Council, have gone on record in opposition to the proposed location of a youth detention facility within the city limits. In a letter to Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave and the Racine County Board issued Monday, the city […]

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City, Lutheran Social Services launch Racine emergency eviction prevention program

With a goal to keep up to 300 families in their homes and prevent homelessness, the City of Racine has partnered with Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan (LSS) to launch the Racine Emergency Eviction Prevention Program. The City of Racine officially launched the program to help low-income City residents avoid eviction and […]

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Here’s Who Is Running For Common Council

RACINE, WI – Some City of Racine residents will have candidates to choose from while others will not among the aldermanic races on the ballot on April 7 for the seven district seats up for re-election. Of the even-numbered seven seats up for grabs on the 14-member Common Council, four are contested races. Two incumbents […]

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Mayor Mason Announces “Renters Roundtable” Public Meeting

City of Racine – Mayor Cory Mason will be hosting the first “Renters Roundtable” at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 5th at the Racine Public Library. The Mayor, who will be joined by members of the Common Council, want to hear directly from Racine’s renters about their experiences renting in the City. Before the City […]

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City of Racine residents to vote on five Common Council races

The Spring election will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018.  In total, there are nine candidates running for Common Council districts 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10, with one district’s incumbent running unopposed.  We reached out to all but the unopposed candidate. Follow the links to read their responses. District 2 Candidates: Mollie Jones, […]

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Dennis Montey: Candidate Interview for Common Council District 4

Dennis Montey Name three long-term goals you have for the City and why you chose them. Reduce debt by reducing overall operating expenses and debt service costs, thus reducing property taxes. Decrease the number of demands made on new start-ups for occupancy permits to encourage and assist faster track to occupancy and beginning of the […]

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Q.A. Shakoor II: Candidate Interview for Common Council District 8

Q.A. Shakoor II Name three long-term goals you have for the city and why you chose them. Support fire, emergency medical service & police protection that citizens deserve family-supporting jobs redevelopment & economic growth these three items are a few of many that will enhance and improve the quality of life in wonderful Racine thus, […]

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Jen Adamski-Torres: Candidate Interview for Common Council District 6

Jennifer Adamski-Torres Name three long-term goals you have for the City and why you chose them. 1) Economic Development – We need to alleviate the burden on regular working people and retirees, and identify alternatives to growing our local economy and diversify our tax base. 2) Equal Representation – For too long, some of my […]

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