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Posted inBreakingElectionsGovernment

Sturtevant Says Yes to Referendum, 2 Incumbent Trustees

Sturtevant voters Tuesday narrowly approved – 352 to 346 – an advisory referendum directing village leaders to more fully explore a school district separate from Racine Unified. As it stands now, Racine Unified would need to give its blessing to Caledonia and Sturtevant to separate from the district. The group behind forming the independent school […]

Posted inCommunityElectionsGovernmentLetter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Keep Current Sturtevant Board Intact

**Editor’s Note: This Letter to the Editor was submitted by Sturtevant Trustee Chris Larsen. He is running for re-election in the election Tuesday. There comes a time right before Election Day that you have to look at where your municipality has been, where it is now and where it is headed. In the spring election […]

Posted inElectionsGovernment

Trustee Candidates Talk Priorities, Separate School District

**Editor’s Note: This is the second story featuring the candidates for Sturtevant Trustee. Incumbents Chris Wright, Chris Larsen, John Johnson and challenger Michelle Duchow answered a series of questions, and these are their unedited answers. If elected, what would your priorities be? Wright: 1. Closing out our TIF district next year; 2. Laying the foundation for the […]

Posted inGovernment

What’s on the Sturtevant Committee Meeting Agenda?

Sturtevant trustees will meet Tuesday for a continual committee meeting, which is a bit different than how neighboring communities schedule their committee meetings. Instead of having committee meetings at various times, Sturtevant committees meet on the same night; the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Each committee has its own agenda and is staffed […]

Posted inCommunityLetter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Keep Sturtevant Board Intact

**Editor’s note: This Letter to the Editor was submitted by Sturtevant resident Rob Amos. Attention Sturtevant residents: There is “new blood” running for a trustee position on our village board. In this election there are three positions up for election. As a volunteer on the fireworks committee for several years, with many encounters with the […]

Posted inGovernment

Sturtevant Unanimously Approves Adding Referendum to April Ballot

After a 30-minute discussion that included some audience participation, Sturtevant trustees Thursday unanimously approved adding a question to the April ballot about exploring an independent school district. Board member John Johnson was the only official to voice any objection, and his concern was primarily about timing. “I just wonder if we’re being premature because there’s […]