Payday Lender okay’d for the Shoppes at Fox River
Typical council really wants to reject license but can not, based on town lawyer’s workplace.
By Amy Gilgenbach , Neighbor
Oct 5, 2011 5:45 a m CT | Updated Oct 6, 2011 6:12 a m CT
The Waukesha Common Council reluctantly approved a permit for a payday lending business, The Cash Store, at 1180 W. Sunset Dr after much debate and at the recommendation from the city attorney’s office.
The master plan payment unanimously suggested doubting the license; but Asst. City Attorney Miles Eastman informed the council that after reviewing town ordinances and zoning, no grounds were had by them to reject it. Eastman stated that under state legislation, there have been just three reasons the populous town could reject the license, none of that have been relevant in this instance.
Therefore: “The town lawyer’s workplace highly advises approving the license,” Eastman stated.
Alderman Vance Skinner stated he had been “challenged” by this suggestion.
“Being in the plan payment and achieving that information come that we revisit this because there is a proliferation вЂ¦ along Sunset and other areas,” Skinner said before usвЂ¦ It’s become very important from my perspective.
“I think council could be breaking what the law states not to grant the license,” Eastman stated. “If you are concerned with the expansion of payday loan providers within the town of Waukesha, we additionally recommend вЂ¦ enacting additional limitations.”
Alderman Joan Francoeur, additionally a part associated with plan payment, stated that she did not wish to expose the town to litigation and costs that are additional therefore would vote to accept the permit. Other council users indicated the opinion that is same.