Hartmann focuses on development

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Monday, April 2, 2012
— Whitewater City Council Aldermanic District 4 candidate Cort Hartmann was not included in Saturday's election story. The Gazette was unable to contact him due to incomplete phone information on file in the city clerk's office. Hartmann, a newcomer, is running against incumbent Lynn Binnie.

Hartmann was asked to comment on his major campaign theme.

"I agree with other candidates that the new zoning code will be an important challenge for us as a council, but I have focused on economic development during my campaign," Hartmann said. "We have such a great start with the Technology Park and the ‘dark fiber' ultra high-speed Internet. We need to promote that as much as possible.

"As a council, we should also be doing all we can to retain the businesses we now have," he said. "If elected, I will propose a standing committee for business retention that will meet with our existing businesses on a regular basis to ensure that we are doing all we can for them to allow them to stay in Whitewater as they improve and expand."

Cort Hartmann

Age: 50

Address: 383 Buckingham Blvd., Whitewater

Occupation: Sales representative for Frawley Oil

Education: Whitewater High School 1981, classes at UW-Whitewater

Community service: Hartmann organizes and runs a charity golf outing each year to benefit Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Hartmann has a son who received treatment at the hospital. Hartmann is a former member of the Whitewater Plan Commission

Elected posts: None

Last updated: 8:13 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012

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