The recount to decide who will take a seat on the Sturtevant Village Board begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Sturtevant trustee candidates Michelle Duckow and John Johnson (i) are separated by only vote, this time with Johnson in the lead – 368 to 367 – which is a reversal of election night. After the polls […]
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 […]
**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 […]
After posting questions written by Racine County Eye and the Sturtevant trustee candidates’ answers, we asked residents what they wanted to know. Here is the question and their answers listed in the order in which they were received. Answers have been not been edited: What will you do to improve our parks? Chris Larsen (i): Sturtevant’s […]
**Editor’s Note: This is the last in our series leading up to the April 2015 Election for Sturtevant trustee. Incumbents Chris Wright, Chris Larsen and John Johnson are running for re-election, and challenger Michelle Duchow will also be on the ballot. These are the candidates’ answers in their own words; responses have not been edited. […]
**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 […]
**Editor’s Note: This is the first of a series of stories leading up to the April 7 elections so residents can hear directly from the Sturtevant candidates for trustees The candidates answers have not been edited; all the words are the candidates’ own. Chris Wright, 38 9242 Angelica Dr. 10-year village resident Education: BA Christian […]
**Editor’s Note: This letter to the editor was submitted by Sturtevant Trustee Chris Larsen Racine Mayor John Dickert made two bold statements in the March 9, 2015 edition of the Times that I would like to address. Mayor Dickert stated “We have outpaced the national and the state level in job growth in the city […]
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 […]
**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 […]
The Sturtevant Village Board meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Village Hall, 2801 89th Street. Call (262) 886-7200. During public comment, residents are encouraged to offer feedback but are reminded that trustees cannot participate in a discussion.
The Sturtevant continual committee meeting begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday. This is the meeting where citizens can learn about the various topics on which board members are working and participate in the discussion and ask questions. Village Hall is located at 2801 89th Street. Call (262) 886-7200.
During the discussion in Sturtevant Thursday about putting an independent school district question on the April ballot, Trustee John Johnson questioned the timing even though he agrees with the idea. His voice was the only one of even quasi-dissent, and in the end he sided with the rest of the board for a unanimous vote. […]
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 […]
Sturtevant trustees will meet Thursday to vote on whether or not the April ballot will include a question asking residents if they would like to explore a school district independent of Racine Unified. The special board meeting is at 6 p.m. at Village Hall, 2801 89th Street. Board members decided Tuesday to hold the special […]