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No Change to Water Fee, Trustees Talking Future Jobs

Sturtevant trustees Tuesday will discuss a tentative agreement between the village and the Racine Water and Wastewater Utility over water connection fees, commonly referred to as REC fees. REC fees are based on how much water a typical single-family residence uses in a year, about 72,000 gallons. For commercial and industrial developments, a complicated formula […]

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Is Resident Participation Necessary for Good Governance?

  Mount Pleasant residents by village ordinance are allowed to participate in the discussion of agenda items, but since the 2013 election of Village President Mark Gleason, citizens are only allowed to speak during the public comment portion of board meetings, and trustees are not allowed to answer back. Over the past year, residents have […]

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