The next mayoral race within the metropolis of Delafield will likely be contested by not less than two acquainted faces.
Incumbent Kent Attwell will discover a third time interval as mayor. He can have some ranges of competitors, as Wayne Dehn, the District 4 alderman who has been elected two occasions to that posture, has decided to run for mayor this time throughout.
“Quite a few enterprise and group leaders inspired my run,” Dehn stated. “Fairly a couple of residents are annoyed with the dearth of compassion, integrity, and honesty exhibited by the current administration. I’m honored and humbled that so numerous people really feel I’ve the skills to be an asset to the metropolis as mayor.”
On his announcement of working for re-election, Attwell talked about the town has a transparent line of sight to get to its $75 million web new constructing purpose he set in 2020. Attwell highlighted the Hendricks Skilled Properties’ downtown two 4-story making enhancement beginning off building in December or January, the 22-unit Siepmann Hawthorn Farm conservation subdivision progress beneath building now and the brand new Delafield Oaks indoor gun range predicted to begin improvement subsequent 12 months.
“Along with the brand new Chick-fil-A created ultimate yr with a brand new roundabout at zero costs to taxpayers, we’ve got a brand new Olive Yard backyard opening within the spring as very properly as new upscale entrepreneurs of the outdated 7 Seas restaurant, which will likely be reopening in early summer season season,” Attwell said. “The city of Delafield Monetary Improvement – Land Use Emphasis Enterprise I initiated final 12 months has outlined a extended-term strategic avenue map to responsibly maintain this momentum and maintain our residents property taxes decreased.”
When it’s acknowledged that each Attwell and Dehn will function for mayor, candidates have until Jan. 4 to file papers to declare candidacy. The traditional election is April 5. If a key’s vital, it should take spot Feb. 15.
Attwell and Dehn have each of these been deeply concerned with their area people for yrs.
Attwell has been on the board of directors for the Delafield Lions Membership and Lake State College Instruction Basis for a very long time.
Dehn is the volunteer coordinator of the city of Delafield Deer Administration Software and a member of the Waukesha County Deer Advisory Board. He additionally began the Kettle Moraine Important College Entice and Sporting Clay Staff.
Attwell has spent 29 years with SABIC/GE Plastics, while Dehn is portion proprietor and vice chairman of CLOCworks Inc., an vitality program agency providing energy discount purposes to schools and municipalities.
Attwell claimed he has the “strongest private sector enterprise background and a confirmed file of accomplishments as mayor of the town of Delafield.”
“These non-public sector experience and demonstrated neighborhood authorities achievements along with a goal on shopper supplier will after once more present the outcomes the residents of Delafield have knowledgeable me they’re in search of for in a greater metropolis of Delafield,” Attwell stated. “We’ll go on to handle each single citizen as our most significant shopper.”
Dehn defined he’s concerned that the present management solely listens to a select group of individuals at present and doesn’t depict the passions of the city as a full.
“I will likely be a mayor for all of Delafield as I’m beholden to no an individual, can carry out with anyone, and can hear to anybody,” he talked about.
To seek out out further about nearly each candidate, go to Kentattwell4mayor.com and dehn4delafield.com.
Contact Evan Frank at (262) 361-9138 or [email protected]