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Three Applicants Will Be Considered for 7th District Vacancy

Noah Fiedler's resignation leaves a seat open on the Muskego Common Council, and the vote will likely come Tuesday night to replace him with one of three applicants.

Muskego's 7th District will see a new alderman Tuesday night, as the Common Council will consider three candidates to fill the remaining term of resigning Alderman Noah Fiedler.

about a month ago, citing increased work and personal obligations that would prevent him from fulfilling the duties of alderman. The Committee of the Whole then approved a call for applicants to step into the position, which term expires in April of 2013.

The following candidates (and their experience) will be considered for the seat:

Larry Jansen

With a financial background, including accounting, analysis, purchasing and sales, Jansen's employment has included positions as a senior accountant with the City of West Allis Water Utility and as an accountant with the City of Wauwatosa. Jansen is a 15-year resident of the city, and lives here with his wife; his daughter and son are Muskego High School graduates.

Eileen Madden

Madden has served as the 7th District Alderman from 2000-2008, during which time she served on the plan commission, parks board and utilities committee. She has a background in telecommunications and project management. She has lived in Muskego for 25 years, and was a citizen member of the original siting committee for the Veolia landfill, which was charged to monitor the site for compliance.

Deborah Tomczyk

A long time resident of the city (her cover letter refers to riding on the rollercoaster at Dandilion Park), and homeowner here since 1994, Tomczyk is a real estate attorney with Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren. She has served as a public affairs chairperson of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers among other positions.

View the candidates full resumes here (pages 10 -16 of the council agenda).

The Common Council will vote by paper ballot to determine which candidate will be appointed on Tuesday night during their regular meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. at City Hall. A swearing in ceremony could immediately follow the vote(Larry Jansen has stated he would not be able to attend).

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