Posted inElections, Government

Mount Pleasant Lifts Public Comment Restriction

An ordinance many thought to be unconstitutional was repealed by the Mount Pleasant Village Board Monday after 11 years of being on the books. The rule, which dates back to Mount Pleasant’s establishment as a village, barred people running for public office from speaking during the public comment section of village board meetings. Board members, […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Opinion

Opinion: From Mt. Pleasant Village President

The following letter is from Jerry Garski, Mount Pleasant Village President. — When I was elected Mt. Pleasant Village President in April 2015, our village was at a crossroad. The previous administration had failed to hire and retain a Village Finance Director. Residents in Lake Park and on Hwy V were in revolt against Village […]

Posted inBusiness, Government

InSinkErator Financial Assistance For Headquarters Approved

A hefty public financial assistance package for development of the new InSinkerator world headquarters in Mount Pleasant was approved Tuesday, as company executives made the rounds at two local government boards. In Mount Pleasant, the village board and Community Development Authority approved $600,000 dollars in “upfront assistance” for the garbage disposal manufacturer to “assist with […]

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Mt Pleasant Board Full Recording

  January 23, 2017 Mt Pleasant Village Board Meeting started at 6:00pm This is a full recording of the meeting. Note:  All previous recordings are available here sorted by date.  Merely bookmark this link for future access. Public Comment: A number of residents of the Campbell Woods subdivision spoke against the Senior Campus at Campbell […]

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Opinion: Mount Pleasant Resident Says Keep Cleaning It Up

This opinion was submitted to Racine County Eye as was read at Public Comment tonight (Monday Dec 12, 2016) by Kelly Gallaher to the Mount Pleasant Village Board. ============== Over the last 20 months, residents have had the opportunity to learn in far greater detail some of the practices and agreements made between village staff […]

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Raises for many but not for the Village Clerk

Mt Pleasant Village Board for November 28, 2016   Public Comment: Don Schulz was concerned about the amount of money being spent on Parks. The original proposal was to provide baseball diamonds for the kids. But in the Journal Times an article stated a beer garden would be created using Tax incremental district money. Don […]

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Mt Pleasant Board Meeting Oct 24, 2016

  Village Board Recording October 24, 2016 – 6:30pm Public Comment – None New Business 2016 Bus Service Contract – A motion to approve the contract which expired in March of 2016.  The amount was $179,500. The motion passed unanimously. Resolution 31-2016 for Vacating of Landscape Easement for Rolling Fields Subdivision Plat. A motion was […]

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Rezone of Nursing Home tabled.

This is a recording of the Mount Pleasant Planning Commission meeting held at 1:00pm October 19, 2016.  The main event, the same as last nights public hearing, was the rezoning petition by the owners of Campbell Woods, LLC.  They were looking for a rezoning of the property from residential single family to residential multi-family. After […]

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