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Youth Development and Care Center FAQ’s

RACINE- Racine County has proposed building a new, state-of-the-art Youth Development and Care Center along 3 Mile Road in the Village of Caledonia. The YDCC will provide safe, evidence-based care, incorporating a trauma-informed approach, offering rehabilitative programs including mental health and substance abuse treatment, youth development/ prevention/intervention services, and gang diversion. The YDCC will reduce […]

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Steve Smetana 3rd District County Board Supervisor

Email address*: Answer: stevesmet64@gmail.com First name*: Answer: Steve  Last name*: Answer:  Smetana Age: Answer: 56 Address: Answer: 426 Romayne ave How long have you lived in the community: Answer: Life long resident. What position are you running for?*: Answer: Racine County Supervisor District 3 Have you ever held an elected office position before?* Yes or No Answer: […]

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Nick Demske: Candidate Interview for Racine County District 1

Nick Demske Name three long-term goals you have for the County and why you chose them. 1) Inter-municipal cooperation: there’s a very challenging history between the municipalities represented at the county board–particularly between the city and it’s surrounding municipalities—and the discord ends in all of our communities losing, ultimately. I’d like to bring a fresh […]

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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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Effort to Pull Funding For Pritchard Park Sports Complex Shot Down

An amendment request to remove funding for a $2.25 million sports complex project at Pritchard Park from the county budget got shot down Tuesday night by the Racine County Finance and Human Resources Committee. Racine County Board member Melissa Becker made the amendment request, saying that while she appreciated Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave’s vision […]