Vote Steve Olson for Franklin Mayor: The Milwaukee Milkmen

When I worked at WTMJ radio I reported extensively on the Miller Park debate.

At the time Brewers’ owner Bud Selig told me, “Nothing worthwhile in life comes easy.”

Selig brought baseball and a new stadium to Milwaukee.

Mike Zimmerman brought baseball and a new stadium last summer to Franklin.

The Milwaukee Milkmen and their new ballpark comprised the most substantial economic development project ever in the city of Franklin.

Opening day was held on June 24, 2019.

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It was not a picture perfect weather day or night.

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But spirits were not dampened as a huge crowd turned out.

Negotiations on a project of this magnitude are always complex. They take time and can be rather intense, especially when are numerous, contentious details that need to be ironed out.

You need the Common Council’s backing. Zimmerman had that, with Alderman Steve Taylor doing the yeoman’s work.

But you also need the mayor. Steve Olson, at first, was cautious, to say the least. No one could accuse him of jumping into the endeavor quickly or blindly. I called the mayor on my blog a “Johnny Come Lately.” But come around he did. And Franklin now has a high quality, authentic, bonafide, big league destination for the entire family.

From Opening Day: Taylor and Olson

Olson Speaks

Mike and Olson

Mayor Olson with the Zimmerman’s.

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Olson and Players

Last August there was a terrific article about this new franchise.

And now there excitement like never before in Franklin. One more reason Mayor Steve Olson deserves to be re-elected.

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6 thoughts on “Vote Steve Olson for Franklin Mayor: The Milwaukee Milkmen

  1. If you want your taxes lowered and held in check, VOTE FOR RYAN!

    All of the bloviating we hear about St. Olson does not show us a thing where he has made any significant reduction in property taxes in Franklin. All we get is the dog & pony show of how wonderful it is that we have a ballpark because he pushed for the controversial construction upon the land of a toxic dump in a most inappropriate location.
    This does nothing to help lower taxes even it is shown on paper because it is always misappropriated for more folly and eye-candy for the gullible public but he really is a boon for the profiteers and generating campaign funds for politicians.

    Screw the Milkmen … lower our taxes !!

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