Belgium officials square off in bid for county seat Print
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Written by BILL SCHANEN IV   
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 19:32

    Village of Belgium President Vickie Boehnlein is challenging incumbent Ozaukee County Supr. and Town of Belgium Chairman Tom Winker for the District 1 seat on the County Board.
    Boehnlein, who has served as village president for nearly two years and was a trustee before that, said the time is right for her bid for county office.    
    “It’s just something I’ve been interested in for some time,” she said. “This just seems like the logical next step for me and an opportunity to represent Belgium on the County Board.”
    Winker was first elected to the County Board in 2008 and currently serves on the Public Safety Committee. He could not be reached for comment.
    In other County Board races, vying to fill a seat being vacated by longtime Supr. Glenn Stumpf are Jamie Spotts and Martin Wolf in District 11, which represents a Town of Cedarburg area.
    In District 14, representing a portion of Grafton, Lewis Herro is running for a seat being vacated by Steven Rishel.
    In District 19, which represents Mequon, incumbent LeRoy Haeuser faces a challenge from Bruce Ross.
    In District 20, which represents another section of Mequon, Patrick Marchese and Noel Williams are vying for a seat being vacated by Richard Bauzenberger.
    In District 21, which also represents Mequon, Robert Walerstein is challenging incumbent Justin Strom.
    In District 22, which represents Thiensville, Robert Holyoke and Elmer Prenzlow are vying for a seat being vacated by longtime Supr. Karl Hertz.Daily Press