New Town of Wheaton Board Supervisor: The Town of Wheaton Board Supervisor opening has been filled by Carolyn Kaiser.  Here is a little bit about Supervisor Kaiser. Has lived in the Town of Wheaton for 15 years. Upon retiring, after working ‘shifts’ she had the ability to become active with constituency for local passions. For past seven years she has attended and spoke at numerous Chippewa County Board, Chippewa County Land and Forest Management, Wheaton Town Board, and Wheaton Plan Commission meetings.  Focused on a better tomorrow; we accomplish that by looking at the community as a whole, providing them with hygienic water, clean air, safe infrastructure, and allowing them a voice. County committees and Township commissions which have allowed her a voice include:  Being a citizen member of Criminal Justice and Collaborating Council when employed.  Since retirement she currently serves as a citizen member on the County Board of Adjustment. Currently is active in the Chippewa County Land Conservation and Forest Management AD Hoc committee for clean water in bringing a community well to the Town of Wheaton so that safe water is available for all. While living in the Town of Wheaton she served as a poll worker for approximately 10 years and since June 2021 has served as Secretary of Wheaton Plan Commission.   She feels it is important for children to have buy in to their community, make them part of the solution. Her goals include:  listen, ask questions, be proactice in plans that benefit the community, Recognize that it is a team that can accomplish positive decisions for a productive future. Please welcome Supervisor Kaiser to the Wheaton Town Board.  Thank you to all candidates that expressed interest in this opening.


Town of Wheaton Board Supervisor Opening

With the appointment of Bob Sworski to the Town Chair position to fill out the remainder of Steve Harmon term there is a board supervisor opening now.


What happens with the open Town of Wheaton Board Supervisor position?

The position of Board Supervisor previously held by Bob Sworski will be filled per State Statute 17.25:


17.25 Vacancies in town offices; how filled. Vacancies in town offices shall be filled as follows:

(1)(a)  In the town board, by the remaining supervisors and the town clerk, except when a special election is authorized under subd. 2, and par. (d) or as provided in s.9.10….

Section 9.10 applies to recalled officers and is not applicable. Subdivision 2 applies to multiple vacancies and (1)(d) references a special election to fill the seat at the discretion of the board. Neither of these provisions will apply.


Therefore, an elector of the Town of Wheaton will be appointed and take the oath of office and the seat at the November 14, 2023 Town Board meeting. The person appointed to fill this vacancy shall hold office for the remaining of the unexpired term. This will be through April of 2025.


Interested in the position?

Any town elector may apply for this appointment.


How to apply for the position?

Contact the Town Clerk, Town Chair, or any of the Town Supervisors for consideration of appointment.  Attendance at the November 14, 2023 Town Board meeting for all those wishing to be appointed is required.