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Municipalities, school districts will fill seats in spring

December 15, 2018

JEFFERSON -- Several towns, villages and cities in Jefferson County will hold elections for local offices April 2, 2019. If needed, primaries could precede this on Feb. 19, 2019.

Nomination papers are available for the election.

According to the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office, persons interested in running for open positions have until Jan. 2, 2019, at 5 p.m. to file their nomination papers.

Below is a list of municipalities in Jefferson County that lie within the Daily Times readership area in which elections are to be conducted.

Town of Aztalan

In the town of Aztalan, the positions of incumbent town board Chairman Scott Masche, as well as supervisors Mike Burow and Larry Christianson, are up for election. The positions of town Clerk Sandra Marks and Treasurer Brenda Wesa are also coming up for election.

Town of Concord

Incumbents whose positions are up for re-election include Chairman William Ingersoll, Supervisors Lloyd Zastrow and Ted Mueller, Clerk Brian Neumann and Treasurer James Zastrow.

Town of Ixonia

The positions of incumbent town Chairman Perry Goetsch and incumbent town supervisors Jeff Taylor and Peter Mark are all coming up for election.

Town of Jefferson

The positions held by incumbent town board Chairman Michael Hollinger and incumbent town board Supervisor 1 Tracie Stammer are coming up for election. Also on the ballot in April will be the position of town board Supervisor 3 Gregg Hill.

Town of Lake Mills

The positions of Lake Mills Town Board Chairman Hope Oostdik, Supervisor I David Schroeder, Supervisor II Lee Peterson, Clerk Sarah FitzGibbon and Treasurer Sharon Guenterberg are all coming up for election.

Town of Milford

In the town of Milford, incumbent town Chairman Jeff Ziebell, as well as town board Supervisor Joseph Donnelly and Supervisor Jason Hoffman will all see their positions coming available in the April election. Incumbents Clerk Karen Schadt and Treasurer Kathleen Redmer are both seeing their positions become available in the next election.

Town of Waterloo

Chairman Jim Peschel will see his position becoming available in April. Incumbents town board Supervisor Larry Holzhueter and town board Supervisor Jeremy Ellis will see their seats up for election. Clerk Cindy Schroeder and Treasurer Denise Bleecker will also have to run if they wish to retain their positions.

Town of Watertown

In the town of Watertown, Chairman Richard Gimler will see his position becoming available, as will incumbent Supervisor John Thoma. Supervisor Robert Preuss, Clerk James Wendt and Treasurer Vonnie Buske will also see their positions opening up.

Village of Johnson Creek

The positions of village president and some village trustees will be up for election in April of 2019. Incumbent village president is John L. Swisher. Incumbent trustees whose positions will be available are Tim Semo, Mike Saindon and Steven Brown. Noncandidacy papers have been received by the village clerk from Brown.

Village of Sullivan

In the village of Sullivan, the position of incumbent president will be available, along with some trustee positions. The incumbent village president is Tammy Kevin, while incumbent board members whose positions are available are Gary Kernodle and Roberta Montague.

City of Jefferson

In the city of Jefferson, the electorate will vote for four aldermen at-large who will serve two-year terms. The incumbents are Vince Krause, Toby Tully Jr., Peg Beyer and Bill Brandel. The position of Municipal Judge Joanne Miller is also becoming available.

City of Lake Mills

The electorate in Lake Mills will be asked to vote for one person each in aldermanic District 1 and aldermanic District 2. Councilman representing District 1 is incumbent Douglas Fritsch, while Steven Fields is the incumbent in District 2.

City of Waterloo

Open offices include those of the mayor and aldermen in wards 1 and 3. Robert Thompson is the incumbent mayor, while incumbent alderman in Ward 1 is Clifford Osborn and in Ward 3 is Tim Thomas.

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