Navigation

Category: Municipal News

  • Sister Bay Takes Ideas for Empty Property Downtown

    Residents who attended the Jan. 5 meeting of the Sister Bay Economic Development Committee were asked to return to third grade. Using foam paper, colored pipe cleaners and glue, they colored up their vision for what Sister Bay should do to the “Braun property” on the corner of Bay Shore Drive and Mill Road. While […]

  • Municipal News: Jan. 8 – 14

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing in the council chambers at noon on Jan. 12 regarding a request from Jim Olson Chrysler for a variance on the municipal code that requires impervious surfaces not to exceed 70 percent of the total lot area. The request is to […]

  • Municipal News: Dec. 31 – Jan. 8

    County of Door: The Property Committee meets at 1 pm on Jan. 6. The Resource Planning Committee meets at 2 pm on Jan. 7.  Town of Union: The Town Board meets at 6:30 pm on Jan. 7. Village of Sister Bay: The Parks Committee meets at 2 pm on Jan. 6. Town of Gibraltar: The […]

  • Year in Review: Q&A with Door County Administrator Ken Pabich

    You came on board on Aug. 3 and had to jump right into the budget process and deal with a couple of big projects on the county’s plate. How did that work for you? Were department heads and staff helpful in bringing you up to speed? I think the timing of my start was truly […]

  • In Egg Harbor, Library Fundraising Moves Forward With $4 Million Goal

    There are still many details to be worked out regarding the building, including how green the village wants to make it.

  • Egg Harbor Faces Waste Hauler Fraud

    The Village of Egg Harbor has found major discrepancies between the amount of holding tank and septic waste reported dumped at its wastewater treatment facility by two of seven haulers who use the facility. Utility Committee Chair John Heller told the village board on Dec. 14 that numbers reported by two haulers do not jibe […]

  • Council Considering Closing Portions of 1st Ave., Jefferson St.

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Common Council is expected to make a decision on closing portions of First Avenue and Jefferson Street at the request of Fincanteri Bay Shipbuilding at its 7 pm meeting on Dec. 15. A public hearing was held on the issue on Dec. 8, at which sentiments were divided between going […]

  • Municipal News: Dec. 4 – 10

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Dec. 8. County of Door: The Human Service Board meets at 8:30 am on Dec. 8. The Ag & Extension Committee meets at 8:30 am on Dec. 9. The Communication Advisory Technical Subcommittee meets at 9 am on Dec. 9. The […]

  • Municipal News Nov. 25 – Dec. 4

    County of Door:  The Property Committee meets at 1 pm on Dec. 2. The Resource Planning Committee meets at 2 pm on Dec. 3, at which time it will hear a proposal from Door County Brewery about building a brewery northeast of the intersection of County highways F and EE in the Town of Baileys […]

  • Municipal News: Nov. 20 – 26

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Nov. 24. The Parks & Recreation Committee meets at 4 pm on Nov. 25. County of Door: The Museum & Archives Committee meets at 8:30 am on Nov. 24. The Board of Adjustment meets at 6:30 pm on Nob. 24. Town […]

  • Budget Blooper: Jacksonport Approves Tax Increase But Forgets Budget

    After much discussion – mostly against the idea of raising the tax levy in Jacksonport – the town voted 49 to 37 at the Nov. 18 budget hearing to allow the town to raise the tax levy by $100,000 for the next three years. However, due to a procedural error, there was a vote to […]

  • Forestville Passes $70,000 Levy Increase

    A request by the Town of Forestville to raise its tax levy by 53.1 percent – or $70,000 – passed without opposition at the town’s Nov. 17 budget hearing. Only three people showed up for the hearing. Town Clerk Ruth Kerscher went through the list of the town’s revenues and expenses line by line, and […]

  • Municipal Budget Notes

    Town of Baileys Harbor The town held its budget hearing on Nov. 10. Town of Brussels “We’ve got that question of the fire department’s new building,” said Town Chair Joe Wautier. “That would be the only thing, if it’s approved in April or not. It should help like heck, but I have no idea how […]

  • Municipal News: Nov. 13 – Nov. 19

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Common Council meets at 7 pm on Nov. 17. Town of Egg Harbor: The town board meets at 7 pm on Nov. 16. Town of Forestville: The town will hold a 2016 budget hearing at 7 pm on Nov. 17. Town of Gibraltar: The Parks and Lands Committee meets at […]

  • Village of Egg Harbor Budget Message Highlights

    By Ryan Heise, Village Administrator Thank you for the opportunity to review a few of the budget highlights in Egg Harbor for the coming year. First, you should know that the village is in the process of creating a budget document, which will get mailed out with the tax roll (1,300-plus landowners). The document will […]

  • Municipal News: Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

    City of Sturgeon Bay: Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Nov. 10. County of Door: The Human Services Board meets at 1 pm on Nov. 9. The Board of Health meets at 4 pm on Nov. 9. The county board meets to discuss the 2016 budget at 9 am on Nov. 10. […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 29 – Nov. 6

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Common Council meets at noon on Nov. 3. The city has begun its fall loose leaf collection and will continue through the week of Nov. 16-20, weather permitting. During the final week of collection, have your leaves raked to the curb by 7 am Nov. 16. Once the crews have collected your […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 23

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm on Oct. 26. The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm on Oct. 27. The Police & Fire Commission meets at 2 pm on Oct. 28. The Parks & Recreation Committee meets at 4 pm on Oct. 28. County of […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 16

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Common Council meets at noon on Oct. 20.   County of Door: The Highway Committee meets at 8:30 am on Oct. 19. The Library Board meets at the library at 5 pm on Oct. 19. The Administrative Committee meets at 8:30 am on Oct. 20. The Law Enforcement Committee meets […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 9

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Finance and Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Oct. 13.   County of Door: The Board of Health meets at 4 pm on Oct. 12. The Human Services Board meets at 8:30 am on Oct. 13. The Board of Adjustment meets at 6:30 pm on Oct. 13. […]