Thursday, July 29, 2010

Wisconsin’s Next Casino in Sheboygan?

Despite the issues of problem gambling in our state, it’s being reported both in print and broadcast media that Sheboygan officials have laid the groundwork to bring a casino to the community.   It’s reported that discussions have been going on for several months now with no formal agreement having been reached.  According to the Sheboygan Press, the mayor has been pursuing a casino since shortly after taking office in 2009.  To this point the public has been left out of the discussion.

Before such an agreement comes about it’s vital for Sheboygan city and county residents to communicate with their elected officials whether or not they want a gambling facility in their community.    

To share your views you may contact:
Sheboygan Mayor Bob Ryan at (920) 459-3317.
 
Sheboygan  aldermen can be contacted using the following link:

Sheboygan County Board Chairman, Michael Vandersteen and County Administrator, Adam Payne at (920) 459-3103.

Sheboygan County board members can be reached at:
 
The time to share your views is prior to negotiations being set in stone.

Some of the media reports on this matter can be found at: