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POLITICS

GET INVOLVED
.
..PARTICIPATE IN YOUR
TOWN MEETINGS ...GET TO
KNOW YOUR CITY OFFICIALS
AND WHAT THEY ARE
WORKING ON FOR THE
ADVANCEMENT OF THE CITY
OF BURLINGTON.
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Upcoming Meetings
Committee of the Whole
1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 P.
M., Police Dept.

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M., Police Dept.

Police & Fire Commission
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PLANNING AND ZONING
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require a "general" business
license.  However, a license
or permit is required for
certain types of business or
businesses dealing in certain
products or services. These
include:
TYPE OF BUSINESS OR
PRODUCT REGULATED
MUNICIPAL CODE
â—�   Public amusements
and shows
100-1
â—�   Public dances and
dance halls
100-2
â—�   Music machine
100-4
â—�   Keeping birds and
animals commercially
104-12
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commercial cable television
system
123-2
â—�   Sales of cigarettes and
tobacco products
128-1
â—�   Electrician
142-2
â—�   Sale of alcohol
beverages
187-6
â—�   Junk collector or junk
dealer
193-2
â—�   Sale of nonintoxicating
beverage or soda water
beverage
223-1
â—�   Direct Seller registration
254-1
â—�   Farmers Market
254-3
â—�   Sales on public right-of-
way during special events
254-5
â—�   Taxicab license
297-1
â—�   Carriage services
297-2
You can check the Municipal
Code for the specifics of a
regulation. For questions,
please call the City Clerk at
262-342-1171.
HISTORIC PRESERVATION
COMMISSION
Statutory Authority: § 62.23(7)
(em)
The Historic Preservation
Commission was established
to safeguard the City's historic
and cultural heritage,
including stabilization and
improvement of property
values, promotion of civic
pride in the beauty and noble
accomplishments of the past,
protection, enhancement of
the City for its residents,
businesses and visitors, and
to strengthen the City's
economy. The Commission
has the authority to
recommend the designation of
historic structures, historic
sites and HPO Historic
Preservation Overlay Districts
within the City to the Plan
Commission, based upon
criteria established in the
zoning ordinance. The
Commission also oversees
demolition, alteration and
improvements to historic
propertie
s
BOARD MEMBERS
Tom Stelling Term Expires
1/4/06
Peter Giroloamo Term Expires
1/4/06
Judy Stone Term Expires
1/4/06
Joe Bush Term Expires 1/4/05
Susan Kott Term Expires
1/4/07
Al Schvetz Plan Commission
Rep.
Frank Cannella Alderman

Historic Preservation
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Archived
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Department handles such
matters as occupancy and
use, zoning, utility
connections, signs and
building codes. Please call
262-342-1164.

City Administrator at 262-342-
1161
PLANNING COMMISSION
Statutory Authority: § 62.23
The Plan Commission is
authorized to create and
manage a master plan for the
physical development of the
City, including the character
and extent of streets, walks,
parks, parking, airports, sites
for public buildings,
waterways, removal of blight
and a comprehensive zoning
scheme. The purpose of the
plan is to guide coordinated
and harmonious City
development. It must address
present as well as future
needs and promote such
things as health, safety,
convenience, prosperity,
efficiency and economy. The
Commission also hears and
decides requests for
conditional uses.
BOARD MEMBERS
Claude Lois Mayor
Bill Milatz Park Board
President
Thomas Vos Alderman
John C. Thate Alderman
Kevin Bird Citizen Member
Term Expires 5/1/05
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Term Expires 5/1/06
John Lynch, Jr. Citizen
Member
Term Expires 5/1/07
Rick Fettes Town of Burlington
Member
(Non-Voting)
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by  Mary Sutherland.

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IN THE LIGHT, we learn
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Did you know that
Burlington WI is one of the
most haunted towns in the
Nation?

Did you know that Burlington
is built over 27 Ancient Burial
Mounds?
Did you know that Burlington
has a Rainbow Vortex?
Well if you didn't know that
you probably didn't know that
the Burlington area has one of
the most numerous ufo
sightings in Wisconsin. Or
that... Burlington is catacombed
with underground tunnels with
strange inter-dimensional
creatures living in them.
Creatures such as the Bray
Road Beast or the white bigfoot
type creature out at Boners
Lake. Most likely you weren't
aware of the 'Magical Forest'
near Honey Creek inhabited by
Wood Nymphs, Sprites and
Elves..Or that..Brown and
Eagle Lake have portals that
open up into another place in
time.
Most important of all are the
secrets that its citizen hold of
time past. The secrets of the
ancient mound builders and
their occult practices that have
made this town what it is
today...The Most Haunted
Town in the USA!
My new CD is literally filled
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UFO'S CAUGHT ON FILM
BURLINGTON
WISCONSIN
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“The important thing is
not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own
reason for existing. One
cannot help but be in awe
when one contemplates
the mysteries of eternity, of
life, of the marvelous
structure of reality. It
is enough if one tries merely
to comprehend a little of
this mystery every
day. Never lose a holy
curiosity.� —
Albert Einstein
SCI - FI CHANNEL
Proof Positive
Hilary Roberts
Hi Mary,
My name is Hilary Roberts
and I'm one of the producers
for a new show on the Sci-Fi
Channel, 'PROOF POSITIVE',
debuting this fall. The creators
of this show are the same folks
behind 'Unsolved Mysteries' -
in other words we are a class
act.
We are currently looking for
paranormal stories - and giants
certainly falls into this
category - which can be
physically tested.
you've mentioned DNA - have
footprints been found? What
could we actually test? If not
giants, do you have any other
stories in your archives that,
again, could be put to a
physical test? (For instance, a
ghost story might have
vide/photos of orbs; someone
who says he is a reincarnation
of a specific person might have
scars or marks that match the
other person .etc.
Any ideas would be
appreciated and of course your
web site would get a plug!
You can either replay to this
email or camm me at my home
office in California  -
THANKS!
Best
Hilary Roberts
Segment Producer
PROOF POSITIVE
Cosgrove/Meurer Productions
PRESS RELEASE:
Formation of the New Mexico
Minutemen

MINUTEMEN UPDATES

On Thursday, the 2nd of June, 2005
James L. Chase, the founder of the
current Minuteman movement and Head
Chief of the United States Border Patrol
Auxiliary, sanctioned the creation of the
New Mexico Minutemen under the
leadership of Dr. Sir Clifford N. Alford,
a resident of Las Cruces, New
Mexico.  The purpose of the New
Mexico Minutemen is to establish both a
static and roving neighborhood watch
program for the New Mexico border area
to assist the United States Border Patrol
and other police agencies in the
detection of criminal activity and illegal
border crossings, to provide
assistance to stranded motorists, and to
train and equip Community Emergency
Response Teams to assist emergency
service personnel during times of either
natural or manmade disasters or in
response to acts of terrorism.

The New Mexico Minutemen are not
police officers and have no intention of
acting as such. Nor are they a militia.
When questioned concerning this, Dr.
Alford's response was, "We are simply
United States citizens who are
concerned by what we see happening on
the border both in terms of increased
violent criminal activity and in the
possible erosion of basic civil rights.
As concerned citizens, we are doing what
we can to rectify the situation,
and to make the border area a safer,
happier and better place to live. We
accept no one within our ranks who is
not registered with the United States
Border Patrol Auxiliary, nor anyone who
desires to persecute others due to
their race, religion, creed or national
origin. All New Mexico Minutemen and
USBPA personnel are required to be
courteous, compassionate and
professional
in their conduct at all times. They are
required to function only within the
legal limits of their authority as citizens,
and to be cognizant of the
basic civil rights of all persons and
protect them."
Dr. Alford went on to say that he has
been in contact with several of the
law enforcement agencies in the area, and
welcomes their oversight and
participation in all New Mexico
Minutemen activities. He also invites the
American Civil Liberties Union to
participate in their activities to ensure
that the civil rights of all people in the
border area are protected.
The
organization's activities are being
sponsored and supported by
Naturopathic
and Shamanic Services, Inc., a 501 ( c ) 3
non-profit organization.
NASS,
Inc will carry information about the New
Mexico Minutemen on their website
in the very near future.
In the mean time, all inquiries by
interested
parties should be directed to
UnitedStatesBorderPatrolAux.com
Listen to 'Sir Cliffords'  weekly show on
the Minute Men at
burlingtonnews.net
BY GEORGE PRODUCTIONS
George Ciccarone
Hi,
I'm a TV producer who has done various
shows for FOX, HBO, SHOWTIME
and DISCOVERY.
I am interested in speaking to someone
who can help me compile video and still
shots of Aliens allegedly caught on tape
(or film)
Can you help me?
I am wondering if there is enough
material and interview with the people
who captured the images to fill an hour
special?
Thanks
George A
Unique Television (UK)
Geoff Richardson
June 2005
My name is Guy Manners and I work
for Unique Television. We are currently
producing a documentary about people
who claim to have been abducted by
aliens, for a television channel here in the
UK. My colleague Suzy Smith has
already been in contact with Philip
Mantle and I hope you will not mind me
contacting you too.

We are currently looking for people who
are knowledgeable in this filed, either
through their own research or actual
experience and who may be willing to
speak to us in confidence about these
experiences. We ahve a tight deadline of
two weeks to find our cases and are keen
to reach out to as many people as
possible.

Unique television is producing a
documentary about alien abduction.
We aim to investigate this phenomenon
through personal accounts of people
who have believe they have, or may have
been, abducted. We want to understand.
The stress caused by such a traumatic
event
The stigma associated with this
phenomenon
The constant fear of , or wish for, future
abductions
The development of 'special abilities'
such as telepathy and healing.
UPDATE
Many thanks for posting our request for
people who have experienced "missing
time". Apart from a few pick-up
interviews and a reconstruction, we are
now all done with our filming and are in
the process of editing the programme

Thank you all for your participation.
Hello Brad and Mary Sutherland,

I just came across your amazing site,
which takes the insights of
Rudolf Steiner, Trevor Constable,
Wilhelm Reich, and your own wonderful
work to truly begin to create a diagnostics
of this portion of the
etheric world.
Congratulations and thanks!

Kevin Dann
Woodstock, VT
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DOCUMENTS - TRY THIS
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BEST,
RAY FOWLER
UPDATE ON THE BURLINGTON
TUNNELS
Hi, Mary --
I served as the Acting City Engineer of
the City of Burlington for a few years
in the 1990s.  Our family never resided
in the City, but we have always loved
and enjoyed the community and the
people; they always made us feel right
at home!  My cartoon creation, Morsel
the Moose, was featured during the
1993 or '94 Chocolate City Festival,
and he appeared along with his cohorts
in the Chamber's newsletter.

Some of the sealed entrances, those
under the downtown Burlington
businesses that lead toward the street,
are the remnants of what once were
vaults constructed under the public
sidewalks.  It's my understanding that
merchandise would have previously
been delivered to the business through
lifts installed in the public sidewalks,
then lowered to these subterranean
areas.  As I recall, the City adopted a
policy sometime in the late 1980s or
early 1990s that required openings to
these be closed, at least when
circumstances such as reconstruction of
the building warranted.  I believe the
reason behind this was that the vaults
were actually in the public
right-of-way, not part of the private
property on which the buildings were
constructed.

After e-mailing I found the audio file of
the interview about some of the tunnels
and note there was talk of these in the
vicinity of Kane and State Streets.  It
was related to me that these were
passages of the Underground Railroad,
Burlington being very abolitionist in
philosophy around the time of the Civil
War, the tunnels providing sanctuary
and safe haven for slaves escaping to
freedom in the North.  Now there may
be some other explanation, some other
use, but that's what was shared with
me.  We did not reconstruct any of the
streets in that area during my tenure, so
I have no personal experience of
actually viewing same.

It was interesting reading about the
Mormons and Voree.  Sometime around
when I was first nominated for
appointment by then Mayor Steven
David, a couple of members of the
Church of Latter Day Saints
approached me in confidence to ask for
my view of their beliefs and specifically
to request that I not press for
development that would destroy or
erode Voree as they believed Jesus
Christ was going to return to that site
some day.  I gave them my word that I
would not.  I never did.  Their beliefs,
while different from mine, deserve as
much respect as another's.  I am a
Christian, as is my family.

I enjoyed very much your website!

"Chummy"
Chris Koceja
East Troy
Mary,
Thank you so very much for such
a prepared, thorough and
enjoyable interview!   Ric and I
also appreciate your kind words
and support of our movie.  Thank
you again for having us on your
show.  Linda
www.bellwitchhaunting.com  
PS Hope to talk to you again
when ready to promote our
Edgar Allan Poe project.
Wisconsin Author Robert
Schier
visiting Burlington Paranormal
Hot Spots . Maybe for his next
book???  I guess we will have
to wait to see on that - Bob's
not telling.
In the meantime, check out his
latest book, 'The Gift' .
You can purchase of copy of
his book at  BUFO Paranormal
and UFO Center located at 541
N. Pine Street
McCain and Carville play
themselves in new movie

As if they weren’t visible
enough already, Sen. John
McCain (R-Ariz.) and
Democratic political
consultant James Carville are
going to appear in a new
comedy movie due to hit
theaters around the nation
July 15.

McCain, the subject of a
Memorial Day TV movie
about his experience as a POW
in Vietnam, and Carville, the
ubiquitous TV political
commentator, will play
themselves in “The
Wedding Crashers,� a new
movie about two friends who
sneak into weddings to pick
up the bridesmaids.

The duo was enlisted by actor
Owen Wilson, who called
McCain’s and Carvilleâ
€™s offices directly to ask
them to provide some
authenticity to the film, which
involves the daughter of a
powerful politician modeled
after the father of the
Kennedy dynasty, the late
Joseph P. Kennedy.

According to The Wall Street
Journal, Wilson told a
producer that McCain called
him back and told him, “He
said he’s in.� So was
Carville.
June 21, 2005
Dear Burlington UFO and Paranormal
Research Center,

Authentic Entertainment, Inc. is producing a
program for the Travel
Channel on Crop Circles. I am interested in
your research.
Authentic Entertainment, Inc. is based in Los
Angeles and has been
producing award winning programming since
in was incorporated in 2000.
Co-founders, Tom Rogan and Lauren Lexton
have guided the company from
start-up to established production company
with a growing list of innovative reality and
documentary programming.  In recent
seasons, Authentic has produced popular
series and specials like Haunted Hotels,
Beach Eats, and Scene of the Crime.
In current and upcoming projects, Authentic
brings its unparalleled production value to
networks like Discovery, Bravo, Travel
Channel, Comedy Central, and HBO.

Thank you,
Martin
June 22, 2005
Dear Brad/Mary,
I am Donna Wright, writer for The Week
newspaper and would love to do a
feature story on your latest activities.
I'd like to set up a time that
my photographer and I can pay you a
visit for an hour or so. .

Thank you in advance,
Donna Wright
June 22, 2005

Hello Mary:

I am producing the Monster Garage in
which Brad is a builder.  Donya
said that you had E mailed her that there
was another crop circle that
appeared near you yesterday.  Did you
investigate?  What's the story?

Hugh King
Producer
Monster Garage.
CROP CIRCLE IN
TREVOR WI
Crop Circle  -Yes
Human Made - Yes
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Trevor Wisconsin
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ROCK LAKE PYRAMIDS
Lake Mills, Wisconsin
Who were these builders of the
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they connected to Burlington Wisconsin
Investigation Ongoing
Brad and Mary Sutherland
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D.A. rejects allegations against
BASD board
By Janine Anderson

BURLINGTON - The Racine County
District Attorney has dismissed claims
of criminal wrongdoing by Burlington
Area School District Board members
made by John Kessler, a fellow
member of the board.

District Attorney Michael Nieskes
said that, if anything, the three board
members accused of misconduct could
file a civil suit against Kessler. Board
President Scott Barrett, Vice-president
William Campbell and board member
Larry Anderson were named in
Kessler's letter to the district attorney.

"I sent a letter (to Kessler) saying this
is ridiculous," Nieskes said. "This is a
political issue because you're not
getting your way. If there's any crime
it's a crime on his part because, under
Wisconsin law, extortion is accusing a
person of a crime for the purposes of
financial or other kind of gain." He said
Kessler's desire to have the
superintendent evaluated a certain way
could qualify as gain, if other board
members gave in after he accused them
of wrongdoing.

Kessler has clashed with other board
members over evaluation of the
superintendent. He has called for a
more formal, written process. In the
packet he sent to Nieskes, he accused
his fellow board members of dozens of
felonies related to their conduct on the
school board.

This year, the board changed its policy
and gave Superintendent Ron Jandura a
written evaluation, rather than the
verbal one done in years past.
Comments from the board were
positive, Jandura said. Kessler did not
participate in the process.
Restaurant, bus company team up to collect
supplies for local food pantry
By Janine Anderson

BURLINGTON - The food pantry at St.
Vincent de Paul, 135 W. Chestnut St., was
incredibly low this month.
Food drives that normally supply the
Burlington pantry with non-perishable items
have been shuttling goods to states affected by
Hurricane Katrina, and manager Toni
Duplessis needed help.
"We were extremely low, almost desperate,"
Duplessis said.
Stacy Kopchinski, manager of the Chances
restaurant in Rochester, had called St. Vincent's
to ask if they needed anything. After hearing
about the dire situation, Kopchinski came up
with a way to help out.
Duplessis had asked if the restaurant could do
a food drive, but Kopchinski had a better idea.
She called Thomas Bus Co. in Waterford and
got a bus donated, then she offered $10 gift
certificates to the restaurant to people who
brought in a bag of groceries. They filled every
seat and the floor of the bus with food for St.
Vincent's.

"I'll tell you something, God kicks in every
time," Duplessis said. "He sends people to
help ever time."
Summers are typically slow times for the
pantries. Unlike around the holidays, people
don't think of donating as often. And with the
national need right now, local donations dried
up to the point where St. Vincent's wasn't able
to give people the week's worth of food it
normally hands out.

Kopchinski spent two weeks organizing the
Stuff the Bus campaign, spreading the word
about the one-day donation drive.

On Thursday the bus pulled up, and for 12
hours people stopped in with donated goods.

"They were very generous," Kopchinski said.
"There were heapfuls of bags, diapers, baby
food, canned goods, boxed goods. People were
stopping with two or three bags of food. It
worked out really well."

Parents brought children, she said, and one
mother spent time explaining to her three
young children that the bus was being filled
with food for people that don't have any.

The bus parked by the restaurant generated
interest from people driving by, Kopchinski
said.

"People would just drive by the bus and didn't
know what was going on, and a bunch just gave
$50 bills, $20s," Kopchinski said. "People
were just giving us money, they'd roll down
their windows and hand us cash."

At the end of the day she had $700 in cash
donations that she took to Pick `n Save, where
she filled a PT Cruiser three times with
groceries.

On Friday morning the bus arrived at St.
Vincent's, and eight students from Burlington
High School helped unload the bus. Susie
Davis, a cognitive disabilities teacher at BHS,
brings some of her students to St. Vincent's to
help out on Wednesdays. When she heard
about the Friday delivery she brought students
over to help that day as well.

"We work there on Wednesdays, so we wanted
to help out," Davis said. "We thought at least
we could help unload it."

The students, some with significant mental and
physical challenges, use their time outside the
school to learn skills they will need to live on
their own, like putting groceries away and
hanging clothes on hangers.

Duplessis appreciated the help from the
students almost as much as she appreciated the
busload of food.

"This was like a miracle for us," she said. "It
was loaded with food and we were so
desperate. Stacy at Chances got this together in
two weeks, and those kids, they were so
anxious to help and so good at it."
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