The intensity from the November partisan elections may still be lingering but it is time to look forward to the local, nonpartisan spring elections.
Nomination papers for village boards, municipal justices and common councils in North Shore communities are now available for circulation at the respective village and city halls. Declarations of candidacy and campaign financial statement forms are available at all area school districts for those considering a run for a school board. Candidates may begin circulating nomination papers or filing for office on Dec. 1.
All paperwork, for municipal judges and either boards or councils, is due at either school district administrative offices or at village or city halls by 5 p.m. Jan. 4.
If a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Feb. 15. The election will be held April 5.
Village president and two trustee positions will be on the ballot. Village President Sam Dickman and trustees Robb DeGraff and William Hersch have announced they will seek re-election. Trustees and the president serve three-year terms and earn $1,200 per year. Village Hall is at 9075 N. Regent Road.
Two trustee positions, held by Terry Boschert and Andrea Weddle-Henning, are on the ballot. Village trustees serve three-year terms and earn $3,600 a year. Village Hall is at 4800 W. Green Brook Drive.
School: Two seats on the board, held by incumbents Dennis Griffin and Kevin Wisth, will be on the ballot. The term of office is three years with a salary of $3,100 per year. The district office is at 8200 N. 60th St.
Village President and two trustee positions will be on the ballot. Village President Mike West and trustees William Warner and Don Zien are up for re-election. All positions are unpaid and are three-year terms. Village Hall is at 7200 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
Seats on the council in the 1st, 3rd and 5th districts will be on the ballot. Those seats are held by Robert Whitaker, Elliott Moeser and Izzy Goldberg. Aldermen serve two-year terms and earn $2,500 per year. City Hall is at 5909 N. Milwaukee River Parkway.
Seats on the council in the 2nd, 3rd and 5th districts will be on the ballot. Those seats are held by Ken Zganjar, Dale Mayr and Mark Seider. Aldermen serve three-year terms and earn $4,800 a year. City Hall is at 11333 N. Cedarburg Road.
Mequon-Thiensville School District: Two seats, held by Suzette Urbashich and Jim Liska, will be on the ballot. Members serve three-year terms and are not paid. School district offices are at 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon.
Two seats on the Village Board and the village president positions will be on the ballot. Wendy Walcott and Larry Boyer hold those trustee positions while Robert Brunner is the village president. All serve three-year terms and are not paid. Village Hall is at 7650 N. Pheasant Lane.
Two trustee positions will be on the ballot. Dawn Anderson and Michael Maher hold those positions. Trustees earn $1,000 annually and serve for three years. Village Hall is at 3930 N. Murray Ave.
Schools: Two seats on the board will be on the ballot. They are now held by Ruth Treisman and Michael Mishlove. Terms are three years, with a annual salary of $1,000. District offices are at 1701 E. Capitol Drive.
Two seats on the Village Board, held by incumbents Ron Heinritz and Rob Holyoke, will be on the ballot. Trustees serve three-year terms and earn $1,800 a year. Village Hall is at 250 Elm St.
Three seats on the Village Board occupied by trustees Julie Siegel and Thomas Fehring and Village President Katie Pritchard will be on the ballot. The municipal judge position, held by Paul Christensen, will also be on the ballot. All positions are three-year terms. The municipal judge earns $4,000 annually, the village president receives $1,200 and all other trustees earn $600. Village Hall is at 5300 N. Marlborough Drive.
School: The board president's seat and two members of the board will be on the ballot. The board president and one of the two board seats are for three-year terms, while the second board seat is for one year, filling the remainder of a vacant term. Board President Marie Greco, and members Jim Phillips and Pam Woodard have announced they will seek re-election to the board, Woodard for the one-year term. Members earn $1,000 a year; the president earns $1,200. District offices are at 1200 E. Fairmount Ave.
Nicolet school districts
Fox Point-Bayside: Two seats, now held by Timothy Melchert and Alice Lawton, will be on the ballot. Members serve a three-year term and are not paid. District offices are at 7300 N. Lombardy Road, Fox Point.
Glendale-River Hills: One seat, held by Bryan Kennedy, will be on the ballot. Board members serve three-year terms. The president, elected by the board, is paid $600 a year. All other members are paid $540 per year. District offices are at 2600 W. Mill Road, Glendale.
Maple Dale-Indian Hill: Two seats held by Mark Goldstein and Rob Ricigliano will be on the ballot. Members serve three-year terms and are not paid. District offices are at 8377 N. Port Washington Road, Fox Point.
Nicolet: Two seats, held by Laurel Bear and Kelly Herda, will be on the ballot. Members serve three-year terms and earn $1,000 a year. District offices are at 6700 N. Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale.
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