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Around the Town with Mayor Steve

On Monday, February 11th, I had the privilege of introducing Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele at his State of the County speech, which was delivered in the courtroom at the Oak Creek Police Department. Here is the text from my introduction.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve: Creating a New Downtown

On February 11th from 6-8pm Oak Creek residents are invited to attend an open house at the Oak Creek Community Center to view site plans and meet the city’s development partners as we attempt to create a new downtown at Drexel Town Square.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve: U.S. Conference of Mayors

Last week I traveled to Washington D.C. for the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting. A few days before the trip I was called by the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs asking if I would be interested in coming to the White House in advance of the conference.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve

2013 has arrived in full winter regalia, with a snow cover worthy of winter, and icy temperatures to remind us just how easy we had it last year! I hope all of you had a wonderful holiday season spent with your family and friends.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve

I hope each of you have a wonderful holiday season filled with the joy of time spent with family and friends as you come together to celebrate. Please remember those less fortunate, and keep the men and women who defend our country across this world in your thoughts and prayers as we celebrate the New Year!

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve

The Mayor’s Fitness and Weight Loss Challenge rolled on-or should I say danced on-with the Fresh & Clean Zumbathon event held last Saturday, December 8th at East Middle School. One hundred of our Challenge participants joined me and Zumba Mike Krajewski for a 90 minute Zumba workout, as we closed out the first month of the Challenge.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve

This past Sunday evening we had our annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in front of City Hall, with hundreds of residents in attendance.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve

LaVerne Gutknecht, the last surviving member of the delegation of city officials who helped Oak Creek become a city in 1955, passed away on November 23rd.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve

The holiday season has quietly arrived this year, with balmy temperatures for November keeping our lawns green and adding a few extra weeks of life into our summer gardens. While the leaves may have already fallen, the sound of lawnmowers can still be heard in many neighborhoods.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve: Veterans Day

This Sunday is Veterans Day in the United States, honoring our armed service veterans . In Oak Creek, we will celebrate the day with a ceremony at Fire Station #3, located at 7000 S. 6th Street (intersection of 6th and Rawson Avenue) at 9am on Saturday morning November 10th.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve

This year we have elections for President and U.S. Senator on November 6th, and many of our residents have taken advantage of early voting hours at City Hall.

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Around the Town with Mayor Steve

This week Lt. Brian Murphy and Officer Sam Lenda of the Oak Creek Police Department will be interviewed by CBS News reporter Elaine Quijano in Oak Creek to discuss their roles in the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting on August 5th.

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