The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

2016 Cudahy Mayoral Candidates

2016 Election, Cudahy, Mayor, John Hohenfeldt, Patricia Jursik

Well it looks like current Cudahy Mayor John Hohenfeldt will have at least one person running against him and that would be Cudahy Finance Director Bruce Schuknecht.

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An Open Letter From Cudahy Mayor John Hohenfeldt

Mayor, John Hohenfeldt, Cudahy, Safety, school, Kids

From the Desk of Cudahy Mayor John Hohenfeldt

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Cudahy Mayor John Hohenfeldt's Packard Plaza Petition Response

Cudahy, John Hohenfeldt, Mayor, Packard Plaza, Email

Dear Mrs.Wisniewski:

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Cudahy 2014 Borrowing Projects Summary Listing

Cudahy, Mayor, John Hohenfeldt, Taxes, Roads

By Cudahy Mayor John Hohenfeldt

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2013 Cudahy Review and 2014 Cudahy Plans

Cudahy, Development, John Hohenfeldt, Mayor

By Cudahy Mayor John R. Hohenfeldt

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A Look At Elected Cudahy Governmental Ideologies

2010 Election, 2013 Election, Cudahy, Ideology, Mayor, Alderperson, Common Council

If hindsight has 20/20 vision forethought is like a hawks with 20/2 vision!

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Updated - Cudahy District 3 Recount and Mayoral Recount

2013 Election, Alderman, Mayor, John Hohenfeldt, Randy Hollenbeck, Tony Day, Zachary Wisniewski

I just want to let people know the recount was performed this morning and the results show the election results were accurate and perfect for both the Mayoral count in District 3 and the Aldermanic count in District 3.

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Thank you from Mayor Elect Hohenfeldt

2013 Election, Cudahy, Election, Mayor, John Hohenfeldt

I want to take this opportunity to thank the voters who have voted for me, and all citizens of Cudahy that I will represent while I serve as Mayor.  I would also like to thank my family, all of the volunteers, supporters, residents who put up signs, talked to their friends, reminded everyone to vote, and those who gave me a few minutes of their time to listen to me, and share your concerns and ideas for the community.

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Jay Weber's Cudahy Post-Election Thoughts

2013 Election, Alderman, Cudahy, Election, Mayor, John Hohenfeldt, Randy Hollenbeck, Tony Day, Zachary Wisniewski

Jay Weber’s of WISN radio 1130 on Cudahy post-election thoughts on Mayoral Elect John Hohenfeldt and on my aldermanic race.

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2013 Election, Alderman, Cudahy, Jason Litkowiec, John Hohenfeldt, Justin Moralez, Mayor, Tony Day, Zachary Wisniewski

I want to give congratulations to John Hohenfeldt, Justin Moralez, Mary Schissel, Jason Litkowiec, and Dick Bartoshevich.

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Cudahy 2013 Election Results

2013 Election, Alderman, Cudahy, John Hohenfeldt, Mayor, Randy Hollenbeck, Tony Day, Zachary Wisniewski

Cudahy election results roundup

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John Hohenfeldt for Cudahy Mayor

2013 Election, Cudahy, Election, John Hohenfeldt, Mayor, Tony Day

Randy thank you for letting me speak on your blog.

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Development and the 3-19-13 Joint CDA/Common Council Meeting Plus

2013 Election, Alderman, Cudahy, Development, Brian Biernat, Mayor, Tony Day

It was nice to see Alderman Otto make it to the meeting so the Third District had representation.  Now when he came in I did say hi Mr. Otto but he wouldn’t even look at me or acknowledge me or those people I was with who said hi as well.

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2013 Cudahy Spring Election Public Forum

2013 Election, Cudahy, Alderperson, Debates, Mayor

Come and meet your election candidates.

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Elect John Hohenfeldt for Cudahy Mayor April 2nd

2013 Election, Cudahy, Election, John Hohenfeldt, Mayor

From John Hohenfeldt

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Losing Another Packard Plaza Business?

Cudahy, Development, Brian Biernat, Mayor, Tony Day, Packard Plaza

So I was told by a member of Get it Now’s management that their District Manager on Thursday March 7, 2013 made the decision that once the lease is up in 2 years they are moving!

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Cudahy Needs Some Focus

2013 Election, Cudahy, Alderman, Common Council, Mayor, Tony Day, Brian Biernat

So many of you know I stated that Cudahy’s Economic Development Director Brian Biernat’s focus has not been on development but on his other job duties!

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Mayor Day You Have Failed This City!

2013 Election, Businesses, Cudahy, Development, Mayor, Packard Plaza, Tony Day, Arrow

I am NOT a Johnny Come Lately on Packard Plaza nor am I just now discovering development should have been one of Mayor Day’s top priorities.  He is too little too late!

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Odds and Ends!

2013 Election, Alderperson, Cudahy, CDA, Common Council, Iceport, Mayor, retail, Retail, Tony Day, Wal-Mart, Packard Plaza

Some people have claimed it was a shock that I was running for alderman.  I have taken all of this with great thought and anyone that has been reading the blog since 2010 knew I would be running for Alderman in 2013 as I talked about it in many blog posts.

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Some Corrections on the Cudahy Wal-Mart

2013 Election, Bay View, Cudahy, Development, Iceport, Brian Biernat, Mayor, McCue, retail, Retail, Tony Day, Tony Zielinski, Wal-Mart

This last weekend, I heard something that was not exactly the truth but a revisionist who is a politician (Cudahy Mayor Day) hoping to get re-elected (fudging) and he was caught off guard when talking to another elected official (Milwaukee Alderman Tony Zielinski) about Wal-Mart.

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Office Space Fills As Rents Drop - Just NOT in Cudahy Packard Plaza

Brian Biernat, Cudahy, Development, Packard Plaza, Mayor, Tony Day

Office space fills as rents drop

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Please Take Notice Of New Berlin's Mayor on Development

2013 Election, Cudahy, Development, Mayor, New Berlin, Restaurant, retail, Retail, Tony Day, Businesses

I want people to take notice that one of the Mayor’s JOBS is economic development and the pursuit of finding, attracting and bring (landing) them in!

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Cudahy's Undiagnosed or Misdiagnosed Business Conditions

2013 Election, Alderman, Alderperson, Businesses, CDA, Common Council, Brian Biernat, Mayor, McCue, Tony Day

I am told that people get it, Cudahy has a development problem, and they know Mayor Day has done very little if anything to address it let alone fix it!

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Cudahy Has 2 of These - Eight Retailers That Will Close the Most Stores

Cudahy, Development, Brian Biernat, Mayor, Tony Day, retail, Retail

Sears Holding Corp – Kmart

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Common Council Meeting Today

Alderperson, Cudahy, Development, Common Council, Mayor, Tony Day, Packard Plaza

Further below is the meeting agenda.  As you all look at, notice Mayor Day is going to give updates to Packard Plaza.  So do you think if I didn’t make this a big point and it wasn’t an election year he would be talking about it?

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Questions to the Cudahy Mayoral Candidates on the State of the City Meetings

2013 Election, Cudahy, Mayor, John Hohenfeldt, Tony Day, State of the City

Candidate Mayor Day,

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Let's Talk Some More on the Dysfunctional City of Cudahy

2013 Election, Alderman, Alderperson, Cudahy, Development, Brian Biernat, Common Council, Email, Mayor, Tony Day

I have talked about that development is a major issue in Cudahy and that our different segments of City Government pertaining to it are not on the same page, no check that, not even in the same book.  It is dysfunctional and with dysfunctional things it is spreading to other things.  It spreads like cancer.

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Let's Talk About Hiding Something in Plain Sight

Alderperson, Brian Biernat, Development, Mayor, Tony Day, Referendum, Common Council

So if you travel to the Cudahy Economic Development site you will see this:

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Is El Rey Coming to Packard Plaza?

Cudahy, Development, Mayor, Packard Plaza, Tony Day, Wal-Mart, Common Council

So my wife was at the Franklin Wal-Mart checking out and two women in front of her were talking about the new South Milwaukee Wal-Mart opening in April. 

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Cudahy Mayoral Candidate John Hohenfeldt's Response

2013 Election, Cudahy, Development, John Hohenfeldt, Mayor

Dear Randy:

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An Open Letter to the Soon to Be Elected Cudahy Mayor

2013 Election, Alderman, Brian Biernat, Cudahy, Development, John Hohenfeldt, Mayor, Tony Day, Randy Hollenbeck

Dear soon to be elected Mayor,

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A Reader Brought This City Website Flaw To Our Attention

Cudahy, Development, Lara Fritts, Mayor, Tony Day, Iceport, Brian Biernat

Well I have talked about the City of Cudahy’s Economic Development website and how out of date it was.  Basically untouched since Lara Fritts left in 2010.

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Under Mayor Day, Cudahy is Not Focused on Development

Brian Biernat, Cudahy, Development, Mayor, Tony Day

Cudahy’s Economic Development Director Brian Biernat is looking for an assistant at $40k plus benefits to make up for the work he cannot do given his focus is on inspection.

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John Hohenfeldt for Cudahy Mayor 2013

2013 Election, Cudahy, John Hohenfeldt, Mayor

I would like to thank the Cudahy residents who gave me a few minutes of their time as we met at your door during the December holiday season as I kicked off my campaign for Mayor.  I have listened closely to your concerns for our city, which I share with you.

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One of Cudahy's Problems

Cudahy, CDA, Development, Food, Mayor, retail, Retail, Wal-Mart

The Cudahy Wal-Mart battle showed exactly why Cudahy is/has been on a downslope – NIMBY

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Yes City Officials Play a Big Role in Development Especially the Mayor!

Brian Biernat, Businesses, Cudahy, Development, Franklin, Mayor, Oak Creek, Tony Day

Mayors are to be the biggest cheerleader for the city.

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So Again Cudahy Loses Another Business - Dunham's Sports at Packard Plaza

Businesses, Brian Biernat, CDA, Cudahy, Development, Mayor, Packard Plaza, Tony Day

Thank you Dan Vnuk for letting people know about this!

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Some History on the Iceport and Mayor John Hohenfeldt

Cudahy, Development, Iceport, John Hohenfeldt, Mayor, McCue, Tony Day

It is apparent that people are not remembering how things really were in 2006.

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Run John Hohenfeldt For Cudahy Mayor, Please Run!

John Hohenfeldt, 2013 Election, Cudahy, Economy, Development, Mayor, McCue, Tony Day

I happen to run into former Cudahy Mayor John Hohenfeldt.  The first thing I said to him is please run for Cudahy Mayor, please run!  We need you!

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Cudahy Info and Rumors

Cudahy, Alderperson, Alderman, Brian Biernat, Development, Mark Otto, Mary Jo Lange, McCue, Mayor, school, School Board, Tony Day, Rumors

So it is that time again that we find ourselves with a City that just doesn’t want to get information to the public!  It makes me think that underhanded things happen and are happening.  This leads us to have to fish for information and lets rumors fly.  Well you know I will air them out and let things fall where they may.  Flush them out and bring light to them in a city so bent on keep people in the dark which keeps the rumor mill working overtime.

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Jay Weber of WISN 1130 on Cudahy Development

Cudahy, Development, Iceport, Jay Weber, Mayor, McCue, podcast, retail, Retail, Taxes, Tony Day, Wal-Mart

Listen to Jay Weber Podcast of:

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Cudahy Might Lose Aldi's?

Brian Biernat, Cudahy, DOT, Development, Mayor, retail, Retail, Tony Day, Wal-Mart, Packard Plaza

Well I keep hearing from people around Cudahy that Aldi’s is looking at leaving and moving to… yep, you guessed it, South Milwaukee.  Oh yeah not far from the Wal-Mart and to an area with more traffic.

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Mayor Day and Common Council Members, Where are The Illegal Meeting Minutes of March 29?

Cudahy, GAB, Mark Otto, Mayor, Referendum, Tony Day

Someone, anyone, do you know why the illegal meeting minutes of the Cudahy Reorganization Committee held March 29, which were probably approved by the Common Council are not out on the city’s website?

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End of an Era in Cudahy!

Cudahy, Development, Tony Day, Mayor, Trucks, Wal-Mart

Well the Roadrunner Milwaukee terminal is history in Cudahy.  They have moved to Brown Deer. 

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Part Time Mayor in the Cudahy 2012 Spring Summer Newsletter

Cudahy, Mark Otto, Mayor, McCue, Referendum, Tony Day, Email


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Cudahy Development???

Culture, Development, CDA, Iceport, Mayor, Tony Day, Email

Here are some emails on Cudahy Development!!!

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Clarification Needed Mayor Day

Cudahy, Mayor, Tony Day, Referendum

I sent this email April 1, 2012 and NEVER heard a thing!!

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Look the Rush Is On!!!

Cudahy, Mark Otto, Mayor, Tony Day

So after an illegal meeting and an invalid vote, Mayor Day is rushing this to the agenda!

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My Letter To City Attorney Paul Eberhardy On Violations of the Reorganization Committee

Cudahy, GAB, Mark Otto, Mayor, Milwaukee County, Tony Day

City Attorney Eberhardy,

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Cudahy Reorganization Committee Meeting Violated Wisconsin State Open Meetings Law

Cudahy, GAB, Mark Otto, Mayor, Referendum, Tony Day

I was able to attend the meeting and Wisconsin State Open Meetings Law Violation occurred during the meeting.

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Reorganization Committee Meeting Today

Cudahy, Mark Otto, Mayor, Tony Day

So everyone today is another meeting of the minds @ 5:30pm at Cudahy City Hall.

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Effort = Outcome

Brian Biernat, Cudahy, Development, Education, Local Government, Mark Otto, Mayor, school, School Board, South Milwaukee, Police, St. Francis

I would like to see the Elected Officials of Cudahy get serious about the real things plaguing our City.

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From the Inbox - Lack of Cudahy Development & City Reorg

Brian Biernat, Cudahy, Development, Email, Mark Otto, Mayor, Tony Day


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My Cudahy Part Time Mayor Prediction

Cudahy, Mark Otto, Mayor, Tony Day, Referendum

The great committee of super thinkers will approve and advise the Common Council to move forward with Reorganizing the City of Cudahy and moving towards a Part Time Mayor and Full Time Administrator.

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Clarification on Referendum on Part Time Mayor

Cudahy, Mayor, Mark Otto, Referendum, Tony Day

Mayor Day,

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Cudahy Part Time Mayor - Let's go Through the Steps

Cudahy, Mark Otto, Mayor, Referendum, Tony Day

Remember - Reading between the lines and the intent of all of this!

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A Synopsis of the Reorganization Study Committee Meeting Held Thursday February 23, 2012

Cudahy, Mark Otto, Mayor, Open Records Request, Referendum, Tony Day

This synopsis below comes from one of the few people to attend this meeting.

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Cudahy Follow-ups and Other Things

Cudahy, DPW, Brookfield, GAB, Mark Otto, Mary Jo Lange, Mayor, McCue, Taxes, Tony Day

Remember how a few people like Mike the Dead President who thinks I don’t know what I am talking about and am misinformed.

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Open Records Request - Cudahy DPW Reorganization Plan

Cudahy, DPW, Mayor, Mary Jo Lange, Tony Day, Open Records Request

So I received this email:

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Cudahy School Referendum in November?

Cudahy, Mayor, school, School Board, Taxes, Tony Day

I heard that there is the possibility of a school referendum being considered for the November ballot. 

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The City of Cudahy Gag Order???

Cudahy, DPW, Email, Local Government, Mayor, Open Records Request, Taxes, Tony Day

Well people, it seems you and I are causing Mayor Day and his efforts to reorganize the City to his needs some issues.  “We” seem to be undermining his efforts in the dark of the night to bring these things to reality. 

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Cudahy Doesn't Need A City Administrator or City Manager!!

Cudahy, Hiring, Lara Fritts, Mary Jo Lange, McCue, Mayor, Tony Day

Let’s get some background information so we are all on the same page.  We will then go over why we don’t need them and then some brutally honest questions and comments.

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Wasting Taxpayer Money and a Power Grab In Cudahy?

Cudahy, DPW, Mary Jo Lange, Taxes, Tony Day, Mayor, Chatter

Let me start out by saying this information has NOT been validated and should be taken as a rumor until proven factual.

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I'm Not Being Negative! I'm Being Honest!

2013 Election, Cudahy, James Williamson, Lara Fritts, Mark Otto, Mayor, McCue, Retail, Tony Day

While I get a few emails monthly that my blogs are just chucked full of negative things including portraying a negative image of Cudahy, I have to stop and consider if that is the truth!

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Look Back Even Further about Part Time Cudahy Mayor December 1945

Cudahy, Mayor, MJS, Tony Day

December 12 1945 – The Milwaukee Journal

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Look Back At June 5 1989 On Part Time Cudahy Mayor

Cudahy, Mayor, MJS, Tony Day

Monday June 5th 1989 - The Milwaukee Journal

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Cudahy Development

Brian Biernat, Cudahy, Development, Iceport, Mayor, McCue, Tony Day, Wal-Mart, Retail

I am sure most readers have seen the MJS article titled “Ex-Iceport site in Cudahy draws interest” if not here it is:

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Look What Was Waiting For Me When I Got Home - The Memo

Cudahy, DPW, Email, Mayor, Mary Jo Lange, Tony Day

Here is the memo floating around (see below).  I am shocked they didn’t leave the pictures that I guess have been accompanying the memo.

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Some Updates in Cudahy!

Cudahy, DPW, Mary Jo Lange, Mayor, Tony Day

I heard from Cudahy Alderman Dick Bartoshevich that he never supported McCue and he is not sold on a city Administrator.  In fact, he said at Otto's meeting that the costs were not what people want to hear about.

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More On Mayor Day's Attempt To Cut The People Out

Cudahy, Email, Mark Otto, McCue, Mayor, Tony Day

So, the subject of a Part Time Mayor and the hiring of a City Administrator is a cause of great concern along with the speed at which Mayor Day wants it done.  Before the 2013 election cycle!

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Mayor Day's Email Replying Issue

Cudahy, Email, Mayor, Tony Day

Fellow blogger Heather Liban wrote a very nice post titled “Using Email Etiquette” and one of her readers – GregfromCudahy writes this comment:

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Here Is a Typical Reason What Is Wrong In Cudahy

Cudahy, DPW, Taxes, Tony Day, Mayor, Mary Jo Lange, Alderperson

Listen up Mayor Day, Alderpersons and the Head of the DPWFEES are TAXES!!! 

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Cudahy Losing Another Business

Cudahy, Development, Mayor, Tony Day

When are the powers that be in Cudahy going to wake up?????

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