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News & Notes: Nov. 20

Nov. 20, 2012

BID board directors reappointed by Village Board

Menomonee Falls - Steve Sykora from Concept Technical, Dawn Mariscal of Mariscal Insurance, Bob Baer from Dan's Tog Shop, and Mark Quirk of Karate America were reappointed to the Village Centre Business Improvement District board of directors by the Village Board on Monday.

Their terms expire Dec. 31, 2015.

Board approves zone change for future development

Menomonee Falls - Following a public hearing with no residential objection, the Menomonee Falls Village Board on Monday approved rezoning land on the southeast corner of Lily and Mill roads to a planned residential development district.

The northern half of this land has been located in a single family residential district and the southern half has been located in the light industrial district since 1973.

Village staff does not believe this land will ever be developed into a quality industrial park as it is competing with the Westbrook Corporate Center, according to village documents. Therefore, the zone change was requested and approved.

Germantown renews contract with assessment firm

Germantown - The Village Board on Monday voted to renew its agreement with Accurate Appraisal for a three-year term. The Menasha-based firm has been providing property assessments on behalf of the village in recent years.

The last villagewide assessment occurred in 2008, and plans call for having the next one in 2015.

Jim Danielson, owner of the firm, said Accurate Appraisal serves 96 municipalities across the state and does not have any outstanding issues with the state Department of Revenue.

Village OKs removal of trail from condo plans

Germantown - A proposed paved trail system has been removed from plans associated with the Seven Pines condominium development, N9974 Seven Pines Way.

The development, first announced in 2003, had called for the trail system on the periphery of the property. But a combination of factors - including the demise of the original developer and the cost of the project - resulted in the proposal being removed. Seven Pines' condominium association manages the property, and most of its members favor scrapping the trail system.

Village OKs extending Patton Court

Germantown - The Village Board on Monday gave conceptual approval to a planned extension of North Patton Court.

As proposed, the extension would take place on the northern end of the roadway and create an additional three lots. Money in the village's Tax Incremental Financing District No. 4 would fund the project.

Further plans - including specific dollar amounts - will be brought back to the board at a later date.

"I personally think it's the way to go," Village Administrator David Schornack said. "It divides this area up into four really nice lots."

Russ Darrow announces Salvation Army stations

Menomonee Falls - Russ Darrow Group, headquartered in Menomonee Falls, has announced its dealerships are official donation stations for the Salvation Army 2012 holiday collection.

From now through Dec. 7, the public is invited to donate money, nonperishable food, gently used clothing and new toys for distribution to needy families at any Russ Darrow Group dealership location.

Social studies program offered to home school families

West Bend - The Washington County Historical Society has announced the 2013 social studies program for home school students ages 8 to 11.

Classes begin Jan. 8 and are offered from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday every week until May at the Old Courthouse Museum, 320 S. Fifth Ave.

Topics this year include the French fur trade, history of money and coins, happy birthday Wisconsin and the one-room school experience. Classes integrate hands-on learning with activities that meet Wisconsin State Learning Standards for grade four.

Registration is required by Dec. 7. The cost is $18 per child for all five classes or $5 per child per class.

For information and to register, visit historyisfun.com. Click on "education" and download the registration form. Contact Jessica by phone at (262) 335-4675 or email at education@historyisfun.com for questions.

Recreation Department receives excellence awards

Germantown - The Germantown Park & Recreation Department was awarded three Silver Star awards from the Wisconsin Park & Recreation Association at its annual conference and trade show.

Silver Stars are awarded by the Recreation Section to the best and most creative programs by category and population size. The department won awards in the following categories: Special/Community Events for The Amazing Race; Youth Programming for W-W-W-Wipeout; and Creative Service Delivery/Marketing for the promotional video.

MCW surgeon joins cancer team at Community Memorial

Menomonee Falls - Medical College of Wisconsin breast surgeon Miraj Shah-Khan has joined the Cancer Care Center team at Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls.

Shah-Khan specializes in evaluating and managing benign as well as malignant breast disease. Her research interests include atypical breast lesions, lobular neoplasia and breast density.

For information about Shah-Khan or to make an appointment, call (866) 680-0505.

New physicians at Community Memorial Medical Commons

Menomonee Falls - The Community Memorial Medical Commons, a multi-specialty clinic of Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin, has opened a new clinic, N7055 Northfield Drive, and added several physicians who are now seeing patients at that location.

The new Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin Dermatology Clinic offers services in the diagnosis and management of adult skin diseases and conditions by MCW dermatologist Dr. Stefan Schieke and physician's assistant Laura Richter.

New physicians have also been added to clinics at CMMC. Jonathan Florczak, an MCW neurologist has joined the clinic. His practice focuses on general neurological disorders and illnesses, with a special interest in headaches.

Theodore Hubley, an MCW pulmonologist, specializes in sleep medicine, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung carcinoma and interstitial lung disease. Syed Mehdi is an MCW gastroenterologist and is seeing patients in the Gatroenterology Clinic. He specializes in colon and pancreatic cancers, irritable bowel syndrome, swallowing disorders, diverticulosis, constipation and incontinence, gallstones, hepatitis and alcoholic liver disease.

David Milia, a general surgeon, is now offering consultations at the General Surgery Clinic. He specializes in laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy, trauma and emergency surgery, and critical care medicine.

CMMC offers more than 20 medical specialties in addition to primary care and walk-in services.

For an appointment with any of the physicians, call the Medical Commons at (262) 253-5400.

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