News & Notes: June 18

Published on: 6/18/2013

County seeks nominees for Leading Citizen award

West Bend — Washington County is looking for nominees for this year's Leading Citizens award for those older than 60 years of age.

Anyone can make a nomination. Entry forms can be obtained at Washington County Fair Park or at the Aging & Disability Center of Washington County, 333 E. Washington St., Suite 1000, in West Bend. They must be postmarked no later than July 10. Winners will be selected based on current activity rather than past accomplishments.

The leading citizen winners will be recognized at 1 p.m. July 24 at the Washington County Fair. Call (262) 335-4497 for information.

McDonald's asks for 24-hour restaurant hours

Menomonee Falls — The Menomonee Falls Village Board tabled the request of McDonald's, N83 W15515 Appleton Ave., to keep its restaurant area open for 24 hours a day.

One condition of the conditional use permit was a security presentation by McDonald's.

There was not a representative at the meeting to make that presentation, prompting the board to table the item.

Village Board approves

three appointments

Menomonee Falls — The Village Board on Monday approved the reappointment of Janet Dake and Francine Rau to the Library Board.

Their terms will expire in 2016. The board also appointed Sean Corkum to the Board of Review to replace Dave Jelinek with a term to expire in 2014.

Susan Borden surprised with education award

Germantown — Superintendent Susan Borden, who is leaving her post at the end of June, was presented with a Friends of Education award at the School Board meeting last week for her dedication and service to the School District.

Borden accepted a position with the DeForest Area School District. She thanked her staff for all of their support.

'No one does it alone. Our staff is fabulous,' she said.

Lunch and milk

prices to increase

Germantown — Lunch prices at Germantown High School will increase by $0.10 for the 2013-14 school year to align with federal standards. This means lunch will cost $2.60.

Milk prices districtwide will also increase by $0.10, making the total cost $0.35. Milk prices have not increased for more than 15 years. Lunch prices at the elementary and middle schools will remain the same.

Fees adjusted

in Falls schools

Menomonee Falls — The Menomonee Falls School Board last week approved a $0.05 increase to the high school student lunch fee for the 2013-14 school year. All other breakfast, lunch and milk fees will remain unchanged.

The board also reduced the ninth- and 10th-grade laptop fees by $5 and eliminated the $10 co-pay fee option. All other instructional fees for the 2013-14 school year remain unchanged.

School Board finalizes

annual meeting date

Menomonee Falls — The Menomonee Falls School Board officially set Sept. 9 as its annual meeting date.

At the annual meeting the electorate approves the operating budget and the tax levy.