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Independent School District Presentation at Tuesday Board Meeting

Brian Dey Tuesday will pitch to Sturtevant trustees the idea of a school district independent of Racine Unified. Dey is one of the key organizers behind the push to create a separate district in Caledonia, and he will explain the vision and mission behind the initiative at the Sturtevant village board meeting. Trustees invited Dey […]

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Delagrave Tells Trustees What Kind of Executive He’ll Be

Racine County Human Services Director Jonathan Delagrave Tuesday made the first of what he said would be regular visits to the Sturtevant Village Board if he’s elected County Executive next April. During public comment, Delagrave introduced himself and gave a brief run-down of his experience and answered a question from Village President Steve Jansen. “It’s […]

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Sturtevant Hopes Water Fee Compromise Bridge to New Jobs

Sturtevant trustees are reluctantly agreeing to a compromise over water connection fees – including an increase – for large commercial customers to try and attract additional business development that will bring much-needed jobs to the area. While still saying that prohibitive connection fees are driving away potential employers, village officials drafted a letter agreeing with a […]

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2015 Sturtevant Budget Reorganizes DPW

Under a proposed change in the 2015 municipal budget, the Sturtevant Department of Public Works will be led by a combination director and professional engineer. Current DPW Director Chuck Stachowski was informed of the change last week and was given the choice of either accepting a severance package now or continue working through the end of […]

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Land Agreement Clears Way for Development

**Updated 7 p.m. Village trustees from Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant approved Monday an agreement that clears the way for significant new development – and new jobs – in both communities. As predicted by Sturtevant Administrator/Clerk Mary Cole, the meeting was quick since the majority of the details were worked out in August. “We just had to hammer out […]

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Mount Pleasant, Sturtevant Will Hear New School District Presentation

Sturtevant trustees Tuesday agreed to place on a future meeting agenda a presentation by Brian Dey, the Caledonia resident leading the charge for a new school district separate from Racine Unified. Committee members in Sturtevant first talked about the possibility of a new school district last month after the Caledonia Village Board listened to a […]

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Sturtevant Talking New School District

Sturtevant trustees Tuesday will talk formally for the first time about the village withdrawing from Racine Unified School District. Members of Daryl Lynaugh’s committee will address the issue and conversation is expected to include exploring options like an all-village district with Mount Pleasant and Caledonia and organizing with Mount Pleasant if Caledonia leaders decide to […]

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