Friday, November 16, 2012
With roughly 25 percent of police work being resolving neighbor disputes over property boundaries, noise or leaf raking, among other issues, a new mediation program would provide an alternative and free up police for other calls.
Roughly 25 percent of the Shorewood Police Department's work is classified as “social work," mediating minor conflicts between neighbors. The most common issues between neighbors include pets, fences, tree limbs, parking and noise, in addition to seasonal complaints about lawn mowing, leaf raking and snow shoveling. The village hopes to curb the department's "social work" with a new program — the Neighborhood Mediation Program — which would work to resolve minor conflicts between neighbors before they become larger conflicts and free up police to response to more pressing issues. “Shorewood PD is happy we have another option for neighbors, “ Police Chief David Banaszynski said. “Sometimes neighbors have issues with each other, issues …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Property owners can pay by mail or in person at Village Hall.
Shorewood property owners have until Jan. 31 to pay their village taxes. However, if you want to deduct the payment on your 2011 taxes, you have to pay the bill by today. Tax bills can be paid in person at Village Hall, 3930 N. Murray Ave. Shorewood Village Hall is open today until 5 p.m. The Village Hall is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Taxpayers can also use the postage-free drop box located on the east side of Village Hall. In addition, village property owners can pay their tax bills by mail, sending the payment to Shorewood Village Clerk, 3930 N. Murray Ave., Shorewood, WI 53211. Full and partial payments can also be made at North Shore Bank, 4414 N. Oakland Ave. If the property owner is on an installment plan…
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
The Village Board will conduct 25-minute interviews of six candidates and consider voting on a new board member Monday.
The Shorewood Village Board will interview six applicants for the vacant trustee seat Monday at Village Hall, 3930 N. Murray Ave. The board will conduct 25-minute interviews starting around 5 p.m. with each candidate in open session and consider holding a vote later that night. The seat became vacant after Margaret Hickey had to step down after purchasing a home outside Shorewood. Hickey had one year left on her term when she stepped down, so the term ends April 2012. Here's a list of the candidates to be interviewed Monday: