how can we help? how should we help?

This is my first blog post related to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. School buildings (K-12 and higher ed) closed a couple of weeks ago, forcing alternate methods for students and teachers to finish out the semester. Businesses are closed, some directly caused by the Safer at Home order from the state, others due to indirect action (i.e. employees staying home

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new in-person absentee voting location

At tonight’s city council meeting we voted unanimously to allow residents to submit in-person absentee ballots at St. Norbert College. So, let me explain by starting with a little history. Our city is split into four quadrants, which means four aldermanic districts, which means four polling locations. St. Norbert College is in District 3. Wisconsin state law allows a college

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support for replacing the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena with a new Expo Hall

On Tuesday night (5/16), we unanimously approved a plan to contribute room tax generated by De Pere hotels to support the construction of a new expo center to replace the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena and ShopKo Hall. To date, Allouez and Ashwaubenon have also approved the plan, Green Bay has yet to consider it. In a nutshell, the Village

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pedestrian safety changes at Grant, Suburban, and Apollo

In January 2014, I wrote a blog post about changes needed at the intersection of Grant, Suburban, and Apollo. In a nutshell, there have been incidents in recent years that raise concerns about pedestrian safety, and we need to make changes. This has been a long process, but we’re finally at a point where we need to decide what to

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