Tuesday, May 19, 2009
West Bend Council rejects reconsideration of library board appointments
At their May 18 meeting, the West Bend Common Council voted 5-2 to deny reconsideration of their prior refusal to approve Mayor Kristine Deiss' recommendation to reappoint four sitting library board members. One council member abstained. Alderman and library board member Nick Dobberstein made the request to rescind the council's April 21 decision not to approve reappointment of Dobberstein and three others. The council members voting against reappointment are upset about the board's handling of a citizen's request to restrict access to books in the young adult section of the library. Read the full article in the Daily News.