Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Bid to make Waukesha County Board chairman position part time is unsuccessful, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Despite some efforts to make the Waukesha County Board chairman position part time, it looks like the position will remain at the status quo. Chairman Paul Decker, who has been in his position since April, originally agreed with making the position part time. But he and others on the board’s Executive Committee voted to keep the position full time, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In order to make the chairman position, which pays $58,586, part time, the county board would have to approve an ordinance making the changes. The potential change was brought forward in April by Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas after longtime Chairman Jim Dwyer was ousted from office by another board member who was redistricted into the same …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Nine recommendations for improvement and changes have been identified into operations in Waukesha County Clerk's office.
An operational audit into the Waukesha County Clerk’s office has found several issues in the department, including approximately $27,000 that is owed from the office to municipalities for the sale of dog licenses. Nine recommendations for improvement have resulted from the audit of the office that is run by Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus, who has been publically embattled since she failed to turn in the unofficial City of Brookfield vote count in a close State Supreme Court race. The April 2011 election fiasco caused challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg to declare victory over incumbent Justice David Prosser. The tallies from Brookfield gave Prosser the needed votes to win the election. “Internal Audit has discussed the findings and …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Former Waukesha Mayor Larry Nelson makes political comeback.
Five of 25 Waukesha County Board of Supervisor seats are being challenged in April 2012, according to information on the county’s website. The filing deadline was at 5 p.m. Tuesday. In Waukesha, two City of Waukesha Common Council members, Kathleen Cummings and Duane Paulson, are running unopposed, as well as former Mayor Larry Nelson. Michael Crowley also is running unopposed. The following districts have challengers, according to the website: The following districts have only one candidate, according to the website: