Monday, May 20, 2013
The board will accept applications until July 10, and plans to interview candidates and chose a new trustee on July 24.
The Village Board plans to appoint a new trustee, after Don Ford resigned earlier this month, leaving his seat vacant. Trustees Tammy Bockhorst, Michael Maher and Thad Nation volunteered to head up an Ad-Hoc Committee to look at what options the board would like to pursue, and outline guidelines for the chosen process. The trustees recommended Monday night appointing a new member. The board approved utilizing a process used in recent years in which they solicited applications for the trustee seat, interviewed prospective trustee candidates, selected three candidates for further consideration and then held another vote to pick the new trustee. The timeline is to close the application period July 10, and interview candidates and appoint a …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Twelve years after being elected to the Shorewood Village Board, Ellen Eckman says she's very satisfied with the progress the village has seen in terms of development and marketing efforts.
After 12 years on the Shorewood Village Board, Trustee Ellen Eckman said it's time for the community to have a new face on the board. “New ideas, new energy, new perspectives to new challenges,” Eckman said. She announced Monday night she would not seek re-election to her board seat. Those interested in running for the seat in the April 2 election must file candidacy papers in the Village Clerk's office, 3930 N. Murray Ave., by Jan. 2. If more than two challengers emerge for an open seat, a primary would be held Feb. 19. Trustees serve three-year terms and make $1,000 annually. Eckman — chair of the Educational Policy and Leadership Department at Marquette University, preparing new teachers and principals for the teaching field — said she…
Monday, March 19, 2012
Three candidate vying for two trustee seats and one School Board candidate will talk local issues at Shorewood Men's Club forum.
The Shorewood Men's Club will hold a forum for Village and School Board candidates at Hubbard Park Lodge, 3565 N. Morris Blvd., on Wednesday. All are welcome to join the Men's Club for dinner (starting at 6:30 p.m.) and the forum at 7:15 p.m. Call (414) 332-5999 by noon on Tuesday to reserve a dinner or come after dinner for the forum only. David Cobb and David Gess will appear on the ballot for the one open seat on the School Board, but Gess said he won't actively campaign. Cobb will kick off the forum with a brief speech at 7:15 p.m. Following Cobb, three candidates running for two open seats on the Village Board will give their stance on local issues. Newcomer Avner Zarmi is challenging incumbent trustees Jeff Hanewall and Thad Nation.
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: