Residents in the city's southeastern 7th aldermanic district have until Friday to apply for the vacant Common Council seat.
- Lisa Sink
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Friday is the deadline for any residents interested in applying to serve as alderman for the city's southeastern 7th district. Two people have applied so far: Thomas Schellinger, who formerly held that seat and now serves as a Waukesha County Board supervisor, and Shawn Conaway, an information technology professional. Residents must file letters of interest and / or resumes with the clerk's office, 2000 N. Calhoun Road. A map shows the 7th district covers the area between Blue Mound Road and Greenfield Avenue, from 124th Street west to Moorland Road, plus the area between I-94 and Greenfield Avenue from Moorland Road west to Calhoun Road. The city's Legislative & Licensing Committee will interview the applicants the week of Sept. 12 and …
With last week's resignation of Ald. Lisa Mellone, the city might seek an applicant to serve until the spring elections.
Ever thought about serving as an alderman or alderwoman? If the city follows past practice, the Common Council soon will ask residents in southeastern Brookfield to apply for an open aldermanic seat. Aldermen serve four-year terms with an annual salary of about $10,000. Lisa Mellone stepped down from her 7th district aldermanic seat last week so she could apply for the city clerk position being vacated by Kris Schmidt, who is retiring. Should Mellone not be selected as city clerk, she potentially could apply to be appointed back to her elected post, City Attorney Karen Flaherty said. She said she will ask the council's Legislative and Licensing Committee Aug. 16 to decide how it wants to handle Mellone's open seat. By that time, the city …