Mike Vandersteen

SHEBOYGAN — Sheboygan Mayor Mike Vandersteen announced Friday that he will seek a third term in the 2021 spring election.

Vandersteen will be circulating his nomination papers in December.

“It has been a tremendous honor to serve the residents of Sheboygan for almost eight years as Sheboygan mayor,” he said in a release. “During this time, great strides moving Sheboygan forward have been achieved by working together with the City Council and City Administrator and I am really looking forward to continuing this work.”

Vandersteen said his focus will continue to be on the safety of residents and the condition of neighborhoods. Additionally, a top priority will be to steer the city through the coronavirus crisis and assisting businesses to recover from the economic impact.

“I am proud of what has been accomplished over the past terms working together with the members of City Council, business and civic leaders," he said. "I am look forward to citizen participation in the Sheboygan strategic plan to guide us in the next five years. I am excited at the opportunity to build on this progress as we move forward.

“I’m extremely proud of the team we have in place at city hall, and I believe that continuity in city leadership is critical for Sheboygan to come out of this pandemic stronger than ever," he added.

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