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2024 budget amendments debated by city leaders

RACINE — There was wide-ranging debate on issues from the proposed 2024 budget as city leaders considered the impacts of increasing parking fees, employee benefits and wage differentials. The Committee of the Whole met on Thursday to discuss proposed amendments to the 2024 city budget. The committee voted unanimously to recommend the Racine Common Council […]

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City of Racine Finance and Personnel Committee to discuss employee benefits, funding requests and litigation on Sept. 11

RACINE, Wis. — A Finance and Personnel Committee meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, at City Hall in room 303 as committee members consider various proposals affecting city employees and the city’s financial future. Finance and Personnel Committee agenda highlights Chair Marcus West and Vice Chair Maurice Horton will lead the […]

Posted inCommunity, Development, Government, Local news, Unlocking Racine

Lincoln King Neighborhood plan leaves residents uneasy

RACINE — The Lincoln King Neighborhood Redevelopment Plan has left some residents a bit jittery as the Community Development Authority and the city begin buying properties and discussing eminent domain. Eminent domain statutes have historically been used to seize properties in predominantly Black communities such as Lincoln King to make room for development, so there […]