Mayor Breaks Tie As City Hall, Library Relocation Plans Approved

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Feb 13, 2012 Comments Off Steve

Mayor Al Foeckler, who was appointed by the Common Council following the death of Dick Bolender, said all along he supported moving the city hall and the library to the former Delphi site. But he wasn’t sure what he would do if the council was split.

On Tuesday, with the council divided 3-3, we found out our answer.

“With great respect for Mayor Bolender, Mayor Bolender’s vision for the Delphi site and the thousands of residents that voted Mayor Bolender to three terms as mayor of Oak Creek, I vote aye,” Foeckler said in casting the deciding vote to move forward plans to relocate the city hall and library to the corner of Drexel and Howell avenues.

Voting in favor of the plan were Aldermen Tom Michalski, Ken Gehl and Dan Jakubcyzk.

Aldermen Steve Scaffidi, Michael Toman and Dan Bukiewicz were opposed, saying they needed more questions answered, specifically from the Oak Creek-Franklin School District.

Read more at: Oakcreek.Patch.com


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