Lake Geneva city attorney Dan Draper stated those words most forcefully at the combined Lake Geneva City Council and Plan Commission meeting, chaired by Mayor Tom Hartz, dealing with the three concepts submitted for changing the comprehensive plan with respect to the Hillmoor property. The crowd of 56 citizens allowed to view the proceedings (as the meeting was deliberately held in the second story of the city municipal building where there is no audio or video feed) erupted into open derision and laughter.Read More
Tag: Hillmoor Development
The delaying of the comprehensive plan vote until next year is not about doing things the right way, but an old fashioned political attempt to assure the outcome of the eight-member council vote by deferring it to a more favorable time.Read More
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
HILLMOOR, RIVIERA, AND THE YERKES OBSERVATORY
What do these wonderful Geneva Lake edifices have in common, and how is it that they seem mired in the same kind of frozen bureaucratic miasma and mess of serious, secret and never-ending decision-making that might make most socialistic cultures, even compared to those of Geneva Lake’s small size, seem pure and wonderfully efficient?
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
On the 16th of October, the city council of Lake Geneva determined that at 6:30 p.m. that night it will have a “Hillmoor Public Open House to Review Hillmoor Concept” meeting in the Badger High School Cafeteria.Read More