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A phased reopening of Oak Creek's municipal buildings has begun.  City Hall, the Police Station, the Public Works building, and Water & Sewer Utility HQ reopened on June 2. More details here.

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Gehl, Ken

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  • Departments:Mayor & Council
  • Title:Alderman, District 5
  • Phone:(414) 308-7960
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district-5Home Address
8040 S. 6th Street
Oak Creek, Wisconsin 53154

Current Term
April 2019 - April 2021

First elected in April of 2009, Ken is a 1981 graduate of Hilbert High School, with an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1986, and a Graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1991. He is a Vice President and Supervisory Analyst for the Robert W. Baird Company. Ken is married to Annette, and has four children, Hayden, Alexandra, Katherine, and Mitchell.

What is unique about your District?

My District is nearly completely residential, with activities centered around the two elementary schools, Shepard Hills and Meadowview.

Why did you choose to run for Aldermen?

I decided to run to carry on a legacy of fiscal conservatism for the constituents of the 5th District.

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