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Sturtevant Residents, Business Owners Weigh In About Future Development

Residents Monday helped Sturtevant trustees compile a wish list of potential details they’d like to see included in future development along Highway 11. The village board and the Community Development Authority held the joint meeting as the first of what Village President Steve Jansen hopes will be several conversations with residents and village business owners. A […]

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SC Johnson Expansion Plans at Heart of Misunderstanding with Sturtevant

The possible expansion of SC Johnson’s Waxdale manufacturing plant and the company’s lack of disclosure about its plans there is making some Sturtevant trustees wonder if all the fuss over Willow Road – and now the village’s yard waste site – could have been avoided. Specifically, SCJ CEO Fisk Johnson and spokesperson Kelly Semrau have both made public statements about Willow Road and how […]

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Sturtevant Forms Committee to Negotiate Willow Road with SCJ

After listening to comments from various SC Johnson employees and two state lawmakers Tuesday at the Sturtevant Village Board meeting, trustees unanimously approved holding over a relocation order for Willow Road and continuing negotiations between the parties. Specifically, the relocation order was tabled for two weeks – until the next board meeting – so a […]

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Sturtevant Votes to Keep Talking to SCJ, Tackle Willow Road in 2016

Sturtevant trustees Tuesday voted unanimously to carry on conversations with SC Johnson about a 2.6-acre parcel of land the village needs to relocate Willow Road next year ahead of the state’s Highway 11 expansion project. What that means, Village President Steve Jansen explained, is that village staffers will continue to meet with representatives from SCJ, […]

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Willow Road Relocation Moving Forward

The relocation of Willow Road in preparation for the county’s Highway 11 project is moving forward. Sturtevant trustees Tuesday are expected to approve two resolutions that authorize the relocation and hire an appraiser so the village can acquire the necessary land and/or easements. The Willow Road relocation – most of which will be paid by the […]