Two days before Independence Day, village residents lined up in Village Hall and raised a collective 15-minute shout about the Main Street menace that has become the Radisson Hotel.
Weeks later, the village is prepared to make good on a promise from that night and deliver an update of sorts during Monday’s Village Board meeting. Attorneys representing the village will present a status update on the village's pending foreclosure suit in Waukesha County Circuit Court.
The Village Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. The village’s 2011 annual financial report will also be presented.
Two weeks ago, residents were limited to 15 minutes of microphone time during the public comment portion of the meeting. Residents vented about the botched $17.65 million loan village leaders inked to kick start construction of a hotel – and as it turns out – staff paychecks and franchise fees, as well.
However, the Village Board on July 2 gave the crowd the silent treatment, which as advised by their attorneys. On Monday, those two attorneys, Seth Dizard and Randall Crocker, plan to handle the talking.
It’s unclear what the presentation will cover, but the village did meet in closed session about . However, they didn’t discuss any matters in open session.
An independent group of residents are also planning .
To catch up on all the history surrounding the hotel, visit Patch’s “Radisson Hotel” topics page.