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"Sturgeon Bay, Pinkert Law Firm Part Ways" (Door County Pulse)

June 07, 2018

Jonathan Smies was featured in a June 7 Door County Pulse article which highlights some of the challenges that the Sturgeon Bay Common Council is facing. The following is an exerpt from the article. 

The morning after the meeting the Pulse received a notice from Papke’s attorney, Jonathan Smies of Godfrey & Kahn, that was dated June 5 and sent to former city attorney Randy Nesbitt. The letter states, “The dirt piles are indisputably property of Sawyer [Hotel Development, LLC].”

It goes on to cite a paragraph in an amendment to the development contract that states if the project is not completed, “the City will purchase the dirt piles from the Developer for $16,000.”

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