Terry Thieme faces challenger Mark Myers on Tuesday's election.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Incumbent Terry Thieme is taking on challenger Mark Meyers in the 1st District aldermanic election on April 2.
Voters in Waukesha's 1st Aldermanic District will head to the polls Aprl 2 to choose a new alderman. Alderman Terry Thieme is being challenged by Mark Myers in his re-election bid. (Click on link for biographical information on each candidate). To provide residents with the most information on where they stand on the issues facing the village, Waukesha Patch invited readers to submit questions that we posed to the candidates. Here, in their own words, are the candidates' answers to those questions as well as some asked by Patch.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Two challengers are taking on incumbent Terry Thieme in the 1st District aldermanic race in the Feb. 19 primary election.
Voters in Waukesha's 1st Aldermanic District will head to the polls Feb. 19 to narrow down the field of candidates running for the Common Council. The top two voter-getters will advance to the April 2 general election. The candidates are incumbent Alderman Terry Thieme and challengers Mark Meyers and John Holst (Click on link for biographical information on each candidate). To provide residents with the most information on where they stand on the issues facing the village, Waukesha Patch invited readers to submit questions that we posed to the candidates. Here, in their own words, are the candidates' answers to those questions as well as some posed by Patch.
Monday, February 11, 2013
I strongly believe that an Alderman's responsibility is to represent their district to the best of their ability, know their district's needs and see to it that the city delivers the services needed in the district. I have worked hard to fulfill these res
Editor's Note: The following letter to the editor was submitted by District 1 Alderman Terry Thieme, who faces challengers Mark Myers and John Holst in the Feb. 19 primary election. Dear Neighbors and Citizens of Waukesha, It has been my pleasure to serve as District 1's Alderman for the last five years. In that time I have learned a lot from the district's residents and the job. One thing I know is that letting people speak about me without my responding risks people believing what others say about me. I would rather they hear directly from me and know what I am all about. Therefore I am writing to the voters of District 1 through this Letter to the Editor. I strongly believe that an Alderman's responsibility is to represent their …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Incumbent alderman is one of three people seeking 1st District seat in Common Council in Feb. 19 primary election.
Name: Terry Thieme Address: 1712 Stardust Drive Age: 56 Occupation: Team Coordinator Kohl's Credit Center Family: Married with 3 adult children. Wife Karen- Homemaker. Daughter Taryn- Firefighter. Daughter Deanna- Community Volunteer. Son Justin-United States Army Soldier How long have you lived in the city? 21 years Have you held political office? Current Alderman in District 1 with the City of Waukesha since 2008 Related experience: Volunteered with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Rock County, Coached Park and Recreation Soccer, Coached Boys Soccer along with Girls and Boys Basketball at Trinity Lutheran School. Served on the Board of Education and Board of Trustees at Trinity Lutheran School and Church. Currently serving as an Altar …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Waukesha's search for a new water supply deals with complex issues, including geology and chemistry.
Dozens of Waukesha residents came to Horning Middle School Wednesday night for what they thought would be a discussion about radium levels in the city’s water supply and how the city’s working to become compliant with federal levels by June 2018. But what the residents soon discovered is that Waukesha’s search for a new water supply is not just about radium levels. Declining water quality and quantity are major reasons the city is seeking to divert Lake Michigan water past the Subcontinental Divide. While radium levels were the “impetus” for the city to seek Great Lakes water, it is not only for that reason, said General Manager Dan Duchniak. “It is an overall water quality issues and water quantity issue,” Duchniak said. The city needs …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Vance Skinner says there are problems with city code not being followed in rental units.
Editor’s Note: Alderman Vance Skinner clarified Tuesday afternoon that his referral has to due with overall maintenance issues based on the “sheer number of requests or complaints” he frequently receives from district residents and from those outside the district. “That is the most significant part,” Skinner said. He also said in an e-mail that he is proposing that the rental units be inspected every two years. The discussion during Monday night’s was in reference to inspections being completed on an annual basis. Skinner also clarified that he does work and meet with Carroll University staff about the neighborhood. Earlier: Citing frustrations with the perceived number of Carroll University students living in a single residence off campus…