City Council: Ad-hoc committee will create plan for Lincoln Industries property
By Jalen Maki
Tomahawk Leader Editor
TOMAHAWK – The City of Tomahawk Common Council during its Tuesday, Jan. 5 meeting voted to form a seven-member ad-hoc committee that will be tasked with coming up with a plan for the city’s newly-purchased Lincoln Industries property.
The property, located near the southeastern city limits at 1775 Kaphaem Road, features a roughly 8,000 square-foot building sitting on about 19 acres. Lincoln County sold the property to the city for $1, plus $30 in administrative paperwork, in December.
Council President Jeff Kahle made a motion to create the committee, which will be comprised of the city’s five-person Finance Committee – District 1 alderperson and Finance Committee Chair Mickey Loka, District 1 alderperson Patricia E. Haskin, District 2 alderperson and Council President Jeff Kahle, District 2 alderperson Dale Ernst, and District 3 alderperson Steve “Ding” Bartz – along with two at-large members of the public to be appointed by Mayor Steven E. Taskay.
Taskay last month told the Tomahawk Leader that the property would house the Tomahawk Fire Department, but the ad-hoc committee will ultimately come up with a comprehensive plan for the property’s purpose.