A tentative 2013-14 budget, calling for a 1.01 percent increase in the property tax levy, was approved Monday by the Mequon-Thiensville School Board. Refinements have been made over time, and there still are a number of potential moving pieces, particularly with the imminent passage of Gov. Scott Walker’s 2013-15 biennium budget.
West Allis — The financing log jam that has held up a Hampton Inn & Suites hotel proposed for 82nd Street and Greenfield Avenue has given way.
Attorney Robert L. Habush, of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., has been awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA). The award is presented to the lawyer whose career achievements in both the practice of law and community service demonstrate a consistent level of excellence. Habush will receive the award at the MBA’s annual meeting and luncheon on June 11 at the Italian Conference Center.