North Shore Health Department clinic location changes
The blood pressure and immunization clinics scheduled for March 29 at the North Shore Library will be held instead at the North Shore Health Department, 4800 W. Greenbrook Drive, Brown Deer. The blood pressure clinic is from 3:30 to 4 p.m. and the immunization clinic is from 4 to 5 p.m. The library community room where the clinics are normally held is not available on that day.
For more information, call (414) 371-2980.
Village seeks bids for muni center improvements
Thiensville -The Village Board will seek bids to determine the cost of improvements to Village Hall and the Fire Department. The Fire Department wants to create some sleeping quarters for paramedics who stay at the station overnight in order to answer calls. By reconfiguring existing department space, the department would gain not only sleeping quarters but additional storage, a study room, a dedicated lounge area and conference areas.
The Village Hall portion of the municipal complex would also be upgraded, including programmable thermostats, furnace, new windows, ADA compliant restrooms and changes to the main entrance.
The Fire Department Corporation would pay for its share of the improvements, estimated at $200,000, with the village covering the remainder, if the price is right.
Village and church agree to PILOT
Brown Deer - The village and Shoreland Community Church, 8710 N. Deerwood Drive, have agreed to a PILOT, an agreement for a payment in lieu of taxes, for the church property. The property is being sold to another affiliate church but the agreement will be binding on the future owner.
The agreement runs through the life of the Tax Incremental Finance District No. 4, which includes the church property. When the TIF district expires, the PILOT agreement will also expire.
Program focuses on economic benefits of preservation
Shorewood - Maintaining and preserving older homes and other Shorewood buildings is economically beneficial to homeowners and to the village. An explanation of preservation benefits will be the topic of a program at 7 p.m. March 29 at the Village Center, 3920 N. Murray Ave. The event is sponsored by the Shorewood Historical Society.
The guest speaker is Mark Buechel, senior preservation architect from the Wisconsin Historical Society's Division of Historic Preservation-Public History. Buechel will also address how to replace major items such as roofs and windows and maintain the historic integrity of an older building.
Nicolet student wins national writing award
Glendale - Nicolet High School senior Alexis Wilkinson received a national American Voices Medal from the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards. She received the medal for her humor writing entry, "Trifles of Human Experience."
She will have the opportunity to travel to New York City for the National Scholastic Art and Writing awards at Carnegie Hall. She and other local award winners will receive local recognition on May 11 at the Stackner Cabaret at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.
Board approves actions to allow land acquisition
Brown Deer - The Village Board approved a resolution and relocation order that allows it to acquire land necessary for the installation of traffic signals on Brown Deer Road at Arbon Drive.
Assistant Village Manager Jesse Thyes said between 14 to 600 square feet are needed on the northeast, northwest and southwest corners of the intersection. In order to install a turn lane at the intersection, the village must shave back the curbs on those corners and needs additional land in order to do so.
Longtime guidance counselor retiring from district
Glendale - Rosie Frydman, a fifth-grade teacher at Parkway Elementary School, is retiring at the close of the 2010-11 school year. The Glendale-River Hills School Board approved her request last week.
Frydman served as a guidance counselor at Parkway for 25 years. She was reassigned to the fifth-grade teaching position this school year.
"We thank Ms. Frydman for her many years of service and the contributions she has made to the students and educational programs of the district," District Administrator Larry Smalley said.
Glendale-River Hills board salaries to remain the same
Glendale - In a narrow, 3-2 vote, the Glendale-River Hills School Board voted to maintain its level of salaries for the 2011-12 school year.
The School Board president will continue to receive $600 annually; all other member will earn $540 annually.
Reukert Mielke to develop next phase of GIS for village
Whitefish Bay - Reukert Mielke will help develop the next phase of a geographical information system that will help maintain records of village infrastructure, from street signs to trees to the location of underground utilities. The company will also host the site for the village and will be paid $68,500 for its work to add on to the site, and another $5,000 for maintenance.
Company receives approval to park vans in lot
Brown Deer - Prime Time Transportation, which provides rides for low income clients, can park up to 15 mini vans on the lot at Terry Lynn's, 4740 W. Bradley Road, under a development agreement approved Monday by the Village Board.
Stark Asphalt to fix village sidewalks
Whitefish Bay - Stark Asphalt was the low bidder and will replace defective sidewalks located throughout the village as well as make some repairs to curb and gutter. The $454,920 contract for the work was approve Monday by the Village Board.
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