What happened in 2019, when it came to actions of local government to make things better for everyone living around Lake Geneva, as well as those visiting it?
Turns out, there were quite a number of things…
Tag: Alderman Doug Skates
She’s only an alderperson. She’s only a small voice in the distance. She’s only one woman. But this woman took the mayor and the establishment on and won. She won time, and she won place, and she won a voice in the myriad assortment of differential stories being told about the Hillmoor deal. She spoke for the people and there was nothing anybody could doRead More
The Lake Geneva City Council drove itself into a pit of deep abiding cow manure on Monday night. The council, after announcing it would vote on the reconsideration demanded by one of the council members at the next regular council meeting (October 14th) went ahead and decided to have a special meeting on Monday the 7th.Read More
Last week the plan commission met and discussed a new plan committee “community gathering” idea, and then voted to try it out. It seems that the development of the Hillmoor property hasn’t been isolated and then considered for the kind of development that might be allowed there.Read More
The Geneva Lake Environmental Agency headed up by Ted Peters, took up the issue of the Starry Stonewort invasive species discoveries along the bottom of parts of Geneva Lake last week. Doug Skates was the most outspoken of the five deciders on the agency board. Ted Peters laid out the case for how the invasion had become much more serious since last fall when it was first discovered in one part of Trinke Lagoon (the lagoon has three parts).Read More