Thursday, February 14, 2013
The School District of Waukesha is unhappy that a decision by the Town of Waukesha would exclude its property from receiving municipal water from the City of Waukesha.
Disagreements about the City of Waukesha’s future water service area with the Town of Waukesha is becoming a problem for the School District of Waukesha. The future water service, which was designated by the Southeastern Regional Planning Commission, included portions of the Town of Waukesha. While the water service area would allow certain town properties to obtain Lake Michigan water if the city is successful in its diversion request through the Great Lakes Compact, the town has opted to exclude all properties south of the Highway 59 area. But the School District of Waukesha has a $1.4 million property that is located outside of the revised future water service area – and the district wants to use municipal water and sewer at the …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
An Oct. 23 public hearing on whether the Town of Brookfield should be allowed to become a village is now off, as the Town of Waukesha appeals issues and rips its neighbor for what it calls a "shameful" land grab.
- Lisa Sink
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Town of Brookfield's request to become a village is on hold as a judge allows the Town of Waukesha to appeal issues before the incorporation bid proceeds. Waukesha County Circuit Judge James Kieffer on Monday granted the Town of Waukesha's request to stay the incorporation proceedings until the District IV Court of Appeals rules on Town of Waukesha appeals. Kieffer's ruling effectively cancels an Oct. 23 public hearing at Brookfield Town Hall, in which the state Department of Administration had planned to seek public input on the incorporation request to aid in its decision-making. Town of Waukesha Chairwoman Angie Van Scyoc minced no words Tuesday as she blasted the Town of Brookfield's proposal to include 288 acres of Town of …
With just two hours notice, Town of Waukesha Board of Supervisors agrees to officially release negotiation letter after the confidential document was given to the Waukesha Freeman.
Editor's Note: This article was updated at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. A confidential letter about the City of Waukesha’s future water service area that was “leaked” to the Waukesha Freeman ticked-off Town of Waukesha chairwoman, so she an emergency meeting over the release of the document. Angie Van Scyoc, while calling for the city to hold the person who leaked the document accountable, asked the Town of Waukesha Board of Supervisors to officially share the information as the city is viewing it as a public document since it was released to the Waukesha newspaper in its weekly meetings packet two weeks ago. “I am personally incredibly disappointed that we are in this situation,” said Van Scyoc. “We were working in good faith with the City of …