Thursday, March 28, 2013
Friday is the last day for residents to vote early in-person for Tuesday's election and clerks' offices across the state, including Fox Point and Bayside's, are required to be open.
With the spring election on Tuesday, muncipal clerks' offices across the state — including Shorewood — are required to be open on Good Friday. The clerk’s office in Fox Point and Bayside will be open for in-person absentee voting and other election details that day. Friday is the deadline for in-person voting. You may also cast an absentee ballot by mail, but it must be postmarked no later than Tuesday. Here is more information on voting early in Wisconsin. "The absentee voting statutes provide no exemption from or postponement for deadlines occurring on the Thursday or Friday before the Spring Election, regardless of their relationship to religious observances that are not recognized as state holidays," Wisconsin Government Accountability…
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Bayside Village Board candidate has been delinquent on her property taxes for seven years, but the bills and penalties were eventually paid in full.
This story was updated at 9:55 p.m. to include a statement from Herda. Bayside Village Board candidate Kelly Herda's personal financial tax records have come under scrutiny, due to articles and comments in the opinion section of local publications. A look through online tax records confirms Herda has been delinquent on her property tax payments for seven of the 13 years she has lived in Bayside. Despite the late payments, Herda has paid all of her property taxes, interests and penalties in full every year. This year, Herda was a month late and $87 short on her first installment, but as of Monday, she has paid the full amount due, including $104.83 in interest and penalties. Herda has also incurred interests and penalties as a result of …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Fonstad is one of three candidates running in the April 2 election for Fox Point trustee.
Name: Eric Fonstad Address: 7405 N. Beach Dr. Age: 65 Occupation: Retired corporate attorney Education: 1966 Mauston High School, 1970 UW Madison BS Engineering, 1973 UW Madison Law, 1985 UW Milwaukee MBA Family: Married 33 years; one daughter How long have you lived in the village? 10 1/2 years Have you held or run for political office? Elected Fox Point trustee in 2007. Re-elected in 2010. Related experience: Six years Fox Point Village Trustee, Fox Point Plan Commission, Fox Point Board of Review
McGauran is one of three candidates running in the April 2 election for Fox Point trustee.
Friday, March 1
Name: Terry McGauran Address: 308 E. Willow Rd. Age: 69 Occupation: I began my career with Johnson Controls in January 1967 working in various management positions in the Power Solutions Division and retired in December 2010. Education: I attended New Trier High School in Winnetka, IL. graduating in 1961, and earned a BS in Economics from Bradley University in 1965 Family: Married (Diane) June 24, 1966. Two children, Slade (Shelley) 45, and Christopher 42, and four grandchildren. How long have you lived in the village? 39 years Have you held or run for political office? I have not run for, or held, any previous elective positions. Related experience: I participated in volunteer work and promotion in Junior Achievement and the United Fund…
Frazer is one of three candidates running in the April 2 election for Fox Point trustee.
Name: Douglas H. Frazer Address: 6405 N. Berkeley Blvd. Age: 55 Occupation: Tax and estate planning lawyer. Shareholder, DeWitt Ross & Stevens sc. Education: Arcadia High School, Phoenix, Arizona 1975; BA Oberlin College 1980; JD Northwestern University School of Law ,1985 Family: Married to Karen M. Schapiro (an environmental lawyer and executive eirector of Milwaukee Riverkeeper). Two sons: Nathan, age 21, Northwestern University; Jacob, age 18, Northwestern University (matriculating Sept. 2013) How long have you lived in the village? 19 years Have you held or run for political office? First attempt at public office in the 2010 contested race for Fox Point Village Board. Completing first term. Related experience: Executive Committee, …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Bayside voters will still go to the middle school for the February primaries, but they will be headed to a different entrance to access the gymnasium.
Bayside's polling booths will move from the Bayside Middle School multi-purpose room to the school's gymnasium for the Feb. 19 primary election. Bayside officials and Fox Point-Bayside school officials announced the change in the village's sole polling location Thursday. According to a news release, voting operations will remain at Bayside Middle School, but will be moved from the multi-purpose room, which was accessed through the south entrance (Standish Place entrance); to the gymnasium, located on the north side of the building (Ellsworth Lane). The move helps provide easier access for voters, additional room for voting equipment and poll workers, and also provides an added aspect of security to the Bayside Middle School building, …