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Finding North Without a Compass

A retired Army officer and retired Fortune 500 executive, Warren may be best known for making waves while serving on the Mequon Common Council and Ozaukee County Board. He's no longer an elected official, but he has plenty to say about local, state and national issues.

 

THE GREAT BASKETBALL HOOP CAPER

A squib on the MequonNOW web page and a short article in the March 13th North Shore NOW paper has perhaps piqued the public interest to learn the "rest of the story" -- well here it is. The end of the story comes first to eliminate any suspense – on March 10, 2008, the Mequon Planning Commission, by a 7-1 vote, denied the request of the Greenbrier Condominium Association to place a basketball hoop on their tennis court.

The story actually begins in the summer of 1993 when Greenbrier first placed a basketball hoop on their tennis court resulting in extensive noise pollution of bouncing balls and loud shouts. Needless to say, several residents of the Concord Place Condominium Association whose decks and backyards abutted the Greenbrier tennis court, did not take kindly to this unexpected noise pollution, which seriously affected enjoyment of their outside decks and backyards.

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