107.1 The Bull linkKFIZ News AM 1450 on Facebook
Listen Live to KFIZ.1 FM
KFIZ Closings and Cancellations in the Fond du Lac, WI area.  Sponsored by Airtech Heating and Cooling
Touchstone Living Centers
Korneli Wisconsin
KFIZ South Valley Weather Updates
KFIZ social network facebook and Twitter feeds

Newsletter Sign-Up

Captcha Image

Wisconsin Farm Report with Pam Jahnke   Wisconsin Eye - Watch Who We Are
Advertise with KFIZ.1 FM
Edward Jones   Jerry Schneider Band Polka Show 9:00 AM - Noon Saturdays on KFIZ

FDL City Council Vacancy Will Be Filled By Appointment


As it did with the appointments of Karyn Merkel and Brian Foster to the Council last summer the Fond du Lac City Council will take applications, interview and appoint a new Council member to fill a vacancy. Before the Council last night debated which process to use to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Council member Dan Manning (pictured), former Council member Mick Burroughs urged the Council to consider him. Burroughs came in fifth in the recent election with more than 1,300 votes missing one of the four open seats. Councilman Gary Miller also felt the Council should consider appointing Burroughs and wanted to hear from other Council members why he shouldn’t be considered. Council President Sam Meyer favored the appointment method, which he felt worked well with Merkel and Foster’s appointments. The Council voted 4 to 2 to use the appointment method. Applications for the vacancy will be taken through Friday, May 2nd. The top candidates as determined by the Council will be interviewed on Monday, May 12th with the Council making an appointment at their Wednesday, May 14th meeting and the new Council member seated during the Council’s May 28th meeting.

Comments 1
Mick Burroughs commented on 24-Apr-2014 11:40 AM3 out of 5 stars
I just hope that the 1300+ voters who had their votes discarded take this as personally as I do. I feel I earned the seat by running twice for election, serving a term from 2011-13 and sitting through the last Council "audition" in September last year. It appears to be some kind of personal vendetta and others who watched last night's meeting thought so also. Thanks again to Councilpersons Miller and Block for trying to do right for the voters and for at least putting forth intelligent, thoughtful and professional reasons for their stand instead of repeating the same rhetoric others were hiding behind.

Please remember a few rules before posting comments:

  • If you don't want people to see your email address, simply type in the URL of your favorite website or leave the field empty.
  • Try to be civil to your fellow readers.
  • Stay on topic. We want to hear your opinions and thoughts, but please only comment about the specified topic in article.

Post a Comment
Required *

- +


Captcha Image
KFIZ Phone: 920-921-1071
All content © 2012 Mountain Dog Media, USA
Web Design and Development by Wyld_Desyns LLC - "Take Your Business to the Next Level!