Brooks unexpectedly steps down as McGregor mayor

Brooks unexpectedly steps down as McGregor mayor

 

MCGREGOR — At the June 20 McGregor City Council meeting, Mayor Harold Brooks unexpectedly read a letter of resignation with an effective date of June 22, 2018. His letter indicated that family and work obligations were requiring more of his time. The council thanked him for his service to the community.

Police Officer Steve Finney was present to introduce new full-time officer Marcus Ploessl. Finney said he will be conducting tobacco compliance checks in the near future.

Duane Boelman, Economic Development Lead, introduced Dominic Sparrgrove, who will be developing the Sullivan Opera House. He explained plans for apartments, museum expansion and retail areas. A Community Catalyst Grant was obtained to assist with development costs. Planning for the start of work is underway.

 

For more of this story see the June 27 Monona Outlook.