Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
In my previous newsletter I noted that
Please note two events will take place on Thursday, September 29th!
Kristen Wilhelm for
Authorized by Kristen Wilhelm
SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2011 UPDATES
If faced with concerns related to door-to-door solicitation, residents can contact the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau (BBB) at 414-847-6000 and ask for their investigator. You may also want to tell solicitors you would like a business card so you can check with the BBB. If they don't have a local phone number and office location, it is definitely worth checking out to avoid being taken advantage of. Never give people money unless you know how reputable they are and always consider the need for a contract for any work to be completed.
Dental Associates Clinic – NOW OPEN!
Join me in welcoming Dental Associates to
Franklin Police on Facebook
Note from our Chief of Police, Rick Oliva: The police department is now on Facebook.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS (see the City’s website for additional dates)
Citizen Quarry Monitoring Meeting
September 29th, 7 p.m.
Some areas of the 3rd and 5th Districts have received a flyer about a quarry meeting. Area residents living near the quarry that have concerns about air quality monitoring apparently put out this flyer. You may want to attend their meeting if this issue interests you.
Reminder - Community Town Hall Meeting
September 29th 6:00-8:00 p.m.
"The Zero Campaign"
Featured speakers include Franklin Municipal Court Judge Fred Klimetz, Franklin Police Chief Rick Oliva, Franklin High School Principal Mike Cady and Wheaton Franciscan Family Therapist Damon Camarata. A
At the Town Hall you will hear about legal consequences of teen alcohol and drug use, parent responsibilities if hosting a party, parenting strategies to establish communication and set expectations with your children to prevent involvement in substance use.
FAPSU will meet again October 13th at 6 p.m. at the Franklin Public Library. FAPSU meets the second Thursday of each month. For more information go to www.fapsu.org.
Committee of the Whole - Oct 3rd, 6:30 p.m.
Common Council - Oct 4th, 6:30 p.m.
Franklin Family Health Night
October 6th, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at
Go to www.franklinwi.gov for details.
Mayor’s 2012 Recommended Budget
On September 21, 2011, Mayor Tom Taylor released his City of
Franklin Professional Firefighters and Police Officers Association Spaghetti Dinner- Benefit
October 20th, 4 - 8 p.m.
Dinner includes salad, spaghetti, garlic bread, and beverage.
Call 425-1420 for tickets and information (tickets available at Fire Station No. 1)
Trick or Treat Observance
October 30th, 4 -7 p.m. Franklin Trick or Treat