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home : news : local   May 24, 2016

5/8/2013 4:29:00 AM
New Peru aldermen seated


Jeff Dankert
NewsTribune Reporter



Becky Mueller and Mike Sapienza, newly-elected in April to the Peru City Council, took their oaths of office and were seated at Monday’s meeting.

And the council thanked outgoing aldermen Bob Ankiewicz and Sherry Mayszak.
Sapienza took 57.2 percent of votes in his race against Ankiewicz in Ward 3.
Ward 1 alderman Mike Radtke, whose residence was placed in Ward 2 by redistricting, won the election in Ward 2 against incumbent Mayszak, appointed in 2011 to replace the late Joe Mikyska. Radtke had to resign his Ward 1 seat before taking the oath for his Ward 2 position.

This left a vacancy in Ward 1. So, longtime Ward 1 alderman Tony Ferrari and challenger Becky Mueller both were elected on this year’s ballot so that both seats would be served. On Monday, Ferrari and Mueller drew from a hat to determine their terms. Ferrari will serve another four-year term and Mueller will serve the remaining two years of Radtke’s former Ward 1 seat.

Mayor Scott Harl, Ward 4 alderman Jim Lukosus, clerk Dave Bartley and treasurer Gary Hylla also were re-elected and were sworn in by Judge Cynthia M. Raccuglia.

Mayszak was presented with a watch for her service. Ankiewicz was elected in 1999 to replace the late Wayne Potthoff, the father of current alderman, Dave Potthoff. Dave Potthoff acknowledged Ankiewicz’s devotion to small business, city parks but especially to military veterans. Mayszak drew attention to a new memorial to veterans at Peru City Cemetery off Plank Road, the latest contribution by Ankiewicz’s work with local veterans groups, she said.

Jeff Dankert can be reached at (815) 220-6977 or perureporter@newstrib.com.












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