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Walter Davis

Walter Davis, 57, is throwing his hat in the ring to run against incumbent Mike Rosenbaum in the spring election on April 6, 2021, for Sturtevant Village President. To read more about other races, click here. Where do you live? Sturtevant How long have you lived there? 15 Years Age? 57 Spouse or partner’s name? […]

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4 Vying for 3 Seats on Sturtevant Village Board

Three trustee seats are up for grabs in Sturtevant and four candidates – including all three incumbents – will have their names on the ballot in April. Incumbents Carrie Harbach, Theresa Ailes and Jason Eckman along with newcomer Dan Moore Tuesday turned in their nomination papers with the required number of signatures. Moore said he […]

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Racine Unified, Sturtevant Village Board Agree On REAL School Permit

After hours of negotiation, the Sturtevant Village Board and Racine Unified School District came to an agreement on terms for a permit allowing the construction for the REAL School to begin soon in the village. The conditional use permit was approved unanimously by the planning commission and the village board following a marathon negotiation in […]

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Rosenbaum Earns Sturtevant Trustee Seat

Soon-to-be village trustee Mike Rosenbaum will be a new face on the Sturtevant Village Board. The board is also losing Trustee Chris Wright, who came up short in the at-large election. Wright was the chair of the Finance and Budgetary Committee and the Economic Development and Redevelopment Committee. On the election, Wright said, “I wish […]

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Sturtevant Wants Racine Unified To Make Up Lost Taxes

The Sturtevant Village Board and Racine Unified School District (RUSD) administrators sparked over a payment program Tuesday the village wants in place as it moves to grant a conditional use permit to the REAL School. RUSD bought the Sportsplex in 2016, and is moving the REAL School charter school there for up to 525 students and […]

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Sturtevant TIF Surplus Could Help With Property Improvements

A program being explored by the Sturtevant Board of Trustees would make village funds available to distressed for property improvements. Village President Steve Jansen floated the idea to the committee Tuesday calling it: “Something that some of us have kicked around in the past.” Though nothing is official yet, trustees have just begun the planning […]

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Bathrooms at South Park Thanks to Private Donation

Sturtevant trustees Tuesday are expected to approve a parks plan that addresses a list of short- and long-term maintenance and improvement projects, including how to best use a donation for the building at South Park. Members of the Parks & Rec committee – chaired by Trustee Carrie Harbach – worked with Village Engineer/DPW Director Jeff […]

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Trustees Talking State Budget with Vos, Final SportsPlex Rezone Conversation

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, Tuesday will visit the Sturtevant Village Board during a Committe of the Whole meeting to talk with trustees and any residents in attendance about Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed 2015-2017 budget. Vos was in Mount Pleasant a few weeks ago to conduct a similar Q&A with that village board. The Speaker’s […]

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Sturtevant Parks Walk Through to ID Issues

Sturtevant parks will get some extra attention this year, and board members are taking a walk around to make a list of priorities. Members of the Sturtevant Parks, Event Planning & Village Beautification Committee will tour village parks starting at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to identify projects. Committee chair Carrie Harbach and committee members Jayme Hoffman […]

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Johnson Retains Lead for Sturtevant Trustee

Incumbent Sturtevant Trustee John Johnson retained his lead Wednesday after a recount challenger Michelle Duchow requested. The vote totals changed by one; 369 for Johnson and 368 for Duchow. When the polls closed on election night, Duchow was in the lead, 367 to 366. Duchow asked for the recount after the village’s Board of Canvass […]

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