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Racism Causes Village Of Bristol To Take Family To Court, Possibly Halting Construction of “Dream Home”

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Quentin Jackson And His Wife, Christine Jackson After A Recent Court Hearing
(Photo by Nathan DeBruin, Kenosha County Eye)

Quentin Jackson and his wife Christine, have worked hard hard their entire lives. They both wanted a slice of the American Dream. Jackson and his family found and purchased a beautiful 5-acre lot in Bristol. Plans were underway to build their dream house. They would soon find however, that in Bristol, a Village Administrator named Randy Kerkman ruled the small village with an iron fist and all of his decisions were rubber-stamped by the Village Board. Other business owners and prospective business owners told KCE the same thing – Kerkman makes it difficult or impossible for people to do business in Bristol. Kerkman acted with impunity. He would pepper the Jackson family with red tape at every turn. Still, the Jackson family got permits and paid a substantial amount of money for very small projects. For a driveway, they needed to install a 12″ culvert. Just to avoid any hassle, Jackson paid a lot extra to have an 18″ culvert place under the driveway, even though the smaller one was up to code.

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Kerkman, frustrated that he couldn’t stop the Jackson family, hired a very expensive law firm and is throwing thousands of Bristol tax dollars at the Jackson family to end their dreams of building a home in Bristol.

Randy Kerkman (61) – Bristol Village Administrator
Jackson Family

Jackson applied for and received a permit from the DNR to add fill to the wetlands portion of his property. Jackson spent about $60,000 for studies, labor, and material. But still, Kerkman kept moving the goal post, says Jackson. Jackson thought that his racist neighbors were sending emails to Kerkman. He wanted to know for sure, so he sent the Village a series of public records requests to learn the identities of the neighbors who didn’t want the Jackson family to build a home on a lot that was stood vacact forever.

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Heavily Redacted Emails

Kerkman gave Jackson the emails – but he used a permanent marker to redact any information that would identify the people who kept emailing Kerkman. Kerkman violated the Wisconsin Public Records Law by doing this, again, the Village Board doesn’t care.

Later, Kenosha County Eye would ask for the very same emails. We received them, however, with no redactions whatsoever.

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Unredacted Emails

Why did KCE get the emails legally and properly? Maybe because Kerkman read the “Legal Victories” section of the KCE website? Or maybe because we made it very clear to Kerkman that we would sue him if he violated the law.

Why would Kerkman not want the Jacksons to know who the neighbors were? Kerkman won’t tell us, so we’re forced to speculate.

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Felix Siordia

One of Jackson’s neighbors, Felix Siordia made it clear that Jackson and his family weren’t welcome next door. He harassed Jackson and his family so severely, that Jackson petitioned the court for a restraining order. Siordia hired a lawyer and fought it. Siordia lost and Commissioner Loren Keating granted the order. Siordia is now restrained from contacting or harassing Jackson.

Byron Aslett

Another neighbor, Byron Aslett, told the village board at a meeting that Jackson’s improvements to his property has caused flooding to Aslett’s home. Jackson secretly recorded Aslett after the meeting and asked him if his property really was flooding, to which Aslett finally told the truth – “no.” He admitted to lying to the Village Board. Police also reviewed the audio tapes and confirmed the lie.

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KCE would learn why Siordia hates Jackson so much – he is a racist. KCE doesn’t throw around that term loosely – the word has been cheapened and watered-down by people who have low IQs. We call Siordia a racist because he told Kenosha County Sheriff’s Detectives “It’s the color of the goddamn skin. I used to work for commonwealth Edison and I used to deal with a lot of the blacks.” This was captured on body-worn-camera footage:

The fact that Siordia was open with two seasoned law enforcement detectives about his hatred of black people is even more egregious. More bodycam footage is below.

Kerkman, frustrated that his multi-year attack against the Jackson family hasn’t forced them to sell their property, filed suit with the board’s approval.

Bristol Lawsuit Redacted And Watert

Kenosha County Eye reached out to each and every board member. Not one of them responded. Not Chis Leker, not Ruth Atwood, not Kris Kordecki, not John McCabe, and certainly not Village President Mike Farrell. KCE finally made contact with Chris Leker who told us, while he signed off on the lawsuit, he had absolutely no idea what the lawsuit was about. “You’d have to ask Kerman about it. I don’t know what it’s about.” That’s right, the Village Board, while elected by the residents of Bristol, report to the Village Administrator. This is the opposite of state statute. Kerkman is supposed to report to the Board, not vice versa.

Mike Farrell – Bristol Village President
(File Photo by Kevin Mathewson, Kenosha County Eye)

Mike Farrell doesn’t think public records laws apply to him – he’s ignored several from KCE. We only haven’t sued because we didn’t have the time. Next time, though we will. He was an officer with the local GOP, but resigned abruptly after he received no support when he announced a bid for state assembly. He wasn’t supported by the party and Amanda Nedweski (R) won the race.

KCE asked Farrell fairly sternly “Why are you helping a racist man attack a law abiding family.” He didn’t wish to comment.

Quentin Jackson And His Wife, Christine Jackson After A Recent Court Hearing
(Photo by Nathan DeBruin, Kenosha County Eye)
Circuit Court Judge David Wilk
(Photo by Nathan DeBruin, Kenosha County Eye)

At the end of the day, Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge David WIlk will be the gatekeeper as to the million dollar question: Can the Jackson family build their dream home in Bristol, or are blacks not welcome?

KCE spoke to Jackson at length. For what he and his family had to go through for the last three years, he is remarkably slow to rush to judgement. “I don’t think the Village Board is racist,” said Jackson. “I don’t like tossing that word around.” Jackson, who is married to a caucasian woman told KCE that the village is attempting to bankrupt him with the lawsuit. If the Village is successful, he would have to pay more than $100,000 to remove dirt from the property that the Wisconsin DNR gave him permission to place. “Randy Kerkman is an egotistical maniac. And he runs the Village, not the elected Trustees.”

For now, Jackson is hoping that Judge Wilk sees through the bad-faith attempts of Bristol to destroy his dream. “I’m hoping good prevails here,” said Jackson.

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  1. Really Bristol? There is no place in this country for racism! Embrace and love all people regardless! I hope the Jackson family sues your butts off!!!!

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      1. The village (or at least a third of them) voted in spring elections to elect this board.

        And the board hired the administrator.

        By virtue of the residents being the boards bosses and the board hiring the administrator, the village is responsible. The third that voted them in and the two thirds that didn’t care enough to watch out !

        Stay involved! Vote every election !
        Or this is what you get !!

        Even in Pearly White Bristol !

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          1. The neighbor stated he doesn’t like the color of his neighbors skin. He’s had issues from his job with ComEd he doesn’t like blacks…Mr. Jackson is black!

      2. Yes. Because no one just found out he was racist. He has been like that his whole life. Just additional proof that will be explained away by other racists. Racism is live and well in Kenosha County.

    1. It has nothing to do with racism, it has to do with someone filling in wetlands and THEN applying for a permit. When told no, Jackson cries racism. Perhaps HE is the racist one…

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      1. Why are you posting anonymous?
        When the neighbor clearly states he don’t like black people and Kerkman looks like he don’t either, looks like racism to me 🤔

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      2. Do you even know this family I think not anonymous. Look at all the footage he followed every legal step to get permits, videos and recordings are there for the public to see. When you are caught doing illegal activities cause that’s what I saw I have been following this from day one racism is alive in Bristol open your eyes and clean your ears and you will see the truth 3 years just to build a home hell you can build a Damn city in 3 years.

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        1. I don’t understand why people have so much hatred in their heart. Felix Siordia and his wife must not have anything better to do with their lives. They are truly hateful and despicable people! I hope and pray the Jackson family will build their dream home and have a happy and prosperous life.

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          1. Really ?!?!

            If the guy says he got it he’s got it.

            Don’t believe him ? Look it up !!

            Public records request. With the DNR. And Army Corp.

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    1. Statistics probably show that anyone with the financial resources to buy land and build a home is going to be a good neighbor.

      Great reporting by The Eye! This is a throwback to the days when journalists did actual investigative reporting.

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        1. Nice try at diversion, you racist pig. This has nothing to do with Tony Montana and I am ashamed for everything you said against Mr Jackson. I would much rather have Mr Jackson as a neighbor than you.
          Great reporting, kevin. I hope you keep a permanent link to those videos until and after this is resolved because there is no place for these people anywhere in Kenosha County. Maybe a successful lawsuit(s) will eventually run these two racist families out of Bristol and make room for a few more people like Mr Jackson and his family. 😡

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    2. Yes. Statistics for Kenosha County indicate a strong presence of racist white males with low intelligence that are susceptible to influence from other low IQ racists.

      Welcome Jackson family. Ignore your idiot neighbors and all the sheltered trumpers around you. There are actually good people out here… we just don’t associate with the racist rejects.

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        1. Honestly…why would you even WANT to live in that area of your neighbors already don’t like you? Not that I think they shouldnt take legal action, but after winning, they should find some nicer neighbors for sure. Doesn’t one of the officials of Bristol own Benson Corners? I forgot his name and he seems really nice. He’s not racist though.

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  2. I’m gonna be honest with you man, you’re better off in Milwaukee County. As much as I don’t wanna say that, anywhere past the city of Kenosha is a very much white popularity that’s gonna make it uncomfortable (if not difficult) for you to live in. I doubt this is the first time he will be harassed. As sad as it is, racism is still very much prevalent in this country well after slavery was abolished.

    This is modern slavery.

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    1. I think this is an example of what Kevin was referring to when he said that the word racism is grossly misused. Same thing here, but different words. Most things that are said to be racism aren’t. Racism is racism. Racism from a cranky old man is not slavery, modern or otherwise. When we re-define words to win likes on “social media,” any hope of rational debate is lost.

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    2. No, it’s called lack of intelligence and common sense.

      We need more people to move in and force out the moronic white supremecist asshats out of our county. You can easily spot them… out hugging their Trump signs when they’re not watching NewsMax. THEY need to go elsewhere or shut their mouths. Nobody wants to hear their rubbish.

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      1. You’d be surprised how many Trump supporters would stand with Mr Jackson and his family. That comment is as ignorant as JoMama’s below.

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        1. The vast majority of racists in this county have signs in the yard and flags on their trucks for Trump. Right next to the Confederate flags and other “look at me… I need attention” B.S.

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            1. You should get out in the county more. See the parade of idiots with giant flags on their trucks driving around. Including Confederate flags next to their Trump worship flags. It’s the reality of an overly racist and ignorant county.

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          1. Omg, lol, someone has major Trump Derangement Syndrome and is brainwashed by msnbc. Sounds like you need a hug from Rachel maddow. There there. Seek help.
            I can guarantee you that if Mr. Jackson followed the law and got all the approvals necessary, Trump supporters will back him. It’s as simple as that. I’m sorry you’ve allowed the liberal media to brainwash you into thinking we’re evil people. Again, please get help for your Trump Derangement Syndrome.

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      2. You sound pretty ignorant and prejudice yourself. What are your pronouns? “Ignorant asshole”? I just came by to say this. I got up early to hug my Trump signs. Going to turn on Newsmax now.

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          1. just as i was starting to think all of kenosha was lost, i stumbled upon your comment. You have restored my faith in humanity.

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          2. Apparently you do not watch Newsmax. And know little about it.
            Keep watching cookie cutter stories on your MSM networks and read KNews and their AP, no info “reporting.” An AP paper reads the same in any market in this country. Only local sports and obituaries will be different.
            Kevin. Keep it up! You are writing stories the KNews is incapable of or refuses to investigate.

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      3. I’m a “Trumper” and, from what I’ve read here, I would be happy to have this family as my neighbors. Believing in Merit and equality over equity, and America first, doesn’t make me a racist. Trying to tie Trump supporters to racists is a cheap and obvious democrat marketing ploy.

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        1. Unfortunately there is a large portion of our population that has let itself be brainwashed by the liberal media. A 24/7 lying sensationalized news cycle all to get clicks and views so that the corporate media can charge more for advertising. The liberal media corporate pigs wallow in their millions all while the brainwashed little people keep lapping up the slop to feed their Trump Derangement Syndrome. It is an unhealthy culture they have created while the masses participate, unaware like good little zombies.

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      4. I’m a Trump supporter and I am not a racist. My family is full of color! Just because someone wants fairness for everyone who is an American don’t mean they’re a racist. You don’t even know your name Anonymous.

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  3. Are we seeing another admin like sneaky control freak Murdock operating in Bristol?
    For sure we are seeing lazy ass board trustees. Looks like they need a Rita to run for office. Front line staff does not appear impartial.

    I sit here hoping that KERKMAN writes to the KCE and explains in writing and then accelerates all possibilities for Jackson family to build- quickly. Silence would not be good for kerkman

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    1. From what I understand Murdock and kerkman fell from the same bad apple tree. Before Murdock and kerkman got there administration position there biggest accomplishment was pushing snow at the highway department. Before they both worked there way up the ladder on there knees. No formal administrative education or experience. Fly by the seat of there pants at the residence expense.

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    2. There are too many anonymous comments on here. I mean, come on, just give yourself a false name so we can respond better to the “correct” anonymous!🤣

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    1. Nedweski & Kerkman seem to position themselves closely to Leker & Kordecki, regularly. I wonder if they share the same sentiments & values?

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      1. Please explain what you mean exactly because this makes zero sense! What positions are you talking about, specifically?

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        1. Physical location position. Lots of Bristol & Paris events where Sam Kerkman, Chris Leker, Amanda Nedweski, and Kris Kordecki are physically placing themselves close together, buddy-buddy’ing up.

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        2. It makes perfect sense if you attend local functions & pay attention to whom these individuals closely associates with.

  4. So disappointing to see such behavior and I am glad you are exposing the vial hatefulness! I feel horrible for this family, no one should be treated this way and the Village Trustees & all involved should face the music!

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  5. Hold on. It seems the title of this article is disingenuous. I see no evidence of racism by the board or Kerkman. The village president and board members are smart to avoid discussing ongoing litigation.
    And just because the neighbor made a racist comment, it doesn’t mean the entire village is racist; it just means he is!

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      1. But if he was violating the ordinance(s) the village did the right thing whether the neighbor is racist or not!

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          1. Kevin, I’m a fan. While I don’t care for the neighbors sentiment there is a greater thing going on here. Please share with us or any commenter for that matter, areas of Bristol where the property owners were allowed to restrict water flow and cause damming/watershed onto neighboring properties. I know of a number of people that were required to get proper permits, were forced to remove fill, and had state approved plans for filling that were submitted to Bristol like Mr Jackson is required to do. And unbelievably it was the racially motivated Randy Kerkman that selectively made these other priviliged, white racist males get the right paperwork in order and follow the rules because after all, that’s his job.

            Do yo think Randy is racist against his son’s black foster children that he treats like his own grandchildren? Or is his racism just selective? Amazing how such a great son could be raised in such a bigoted home isn’t it?

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            1. Just selective obviously….why would he support and sue this man which it seems like if the neighbor has an issue that should be a civil case between the two parties. Someone has a leash on the administrator to make him spend our damn tax money on fighting this family.

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              1. He is doing his job, the family thinks they are above the law and don’t have to follow the rules. I’m glad my tax dollars are going to fight people that want to move into my community and not follow the laws. I’m going to suggest that the village of Bristol put up their own “LEGAL VICTORIES” tab because this case will be there.

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            2. Clearly you didn’t watch the numerous body cam videos or you wouldn’t ask such ridiculous questions. Mr. Jackson has involved the Army Corps of Engineers, the DNR, and an expert from Ryan Corp regarding the water mitigation. He has done his due diligence. He paid to have the drain tiles fixed in the area that considered the wetlands. The ignorant neighbor didn’t want to pay to fix his drain tile that isn’t functioning properly. You’d also realize that in the last 2.5 years, these neighbors haven’t had a flooding issue, they are merely concerned about the “what ifs”. This isn’t a matter of Mr. Jackson’s property flooding their properties, they are concerned with where their OWN runoff will travel to if it can’t dump on Mr. Jacksons property. The each have 5 acres and if they can’t figure out how to manage the runoff from their own property, they have issues but they shouldn’t be Mr. Jackson’s issues. The fact that the village admin/president think that it’s appropriate to assign these neighbors “to oversee and keep an eye on the property to report back” would be asking the closest neighbor to circumvent his restraining order. That is the bigger issue here–the village knowingly asked the neighbor to watch, photograph, and videotape the neighbors activity on the property and report back to them. The village then takes action on the info that the neighbor reports and issues citations and violations based on the racist neighbors claims. Please don’t believe that just because he has grandchildren of another race that he can’t be racist. That’s a ridiculous defense.

              1. The fact that Randy asked them to monitor is just proof that Randy had an ax to grind who does that???? Murdock did the same thing. How many people in Bristol would like to see the same out come as Murdock as kerkman???

      2. Kevin, please tell me which video spoke of black people, skin tone, or any general racist tone. I cannot find racist evidence, what am I missing?

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        1. You even here the detective respond by saying “Wow”

          It is on multiple videos. Each detective has a body camera.

          Open your ears. It’s there

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        2. You don’t hear the neighbor’s racist comments? You can’t read Kevin’s quoted words from the neighbor? You must be employed by MSNBC or the Kenosha News.

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    1. I always loved that line !

      In this case, the Village is the one doing the suing.
      You would think that the board members would have a reason to articulate why they are doing so ?!

      At the least they can say they understood what they were told and the vote they took to move it forward.

      With them not responding they look like they haven’t a clue. Which is probably the truth.

      Watch for closed session meetings regarding this

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  6. Mr. Jackson simply needs to brush up
    on his dastardly scheming skills that all
    homeowners should keep in reserve, to
    protect his family and investment.
    The internet is full of them, for people
    that want to get the upper hand legally.

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    1. Scheming skills like turning his neighbors property into a swamp, getting restraining orders against those neighbors so he can have criminal action against them including a 30 year cop and Vietnam veteran and pulling the race card and then somehow pulling the wool over the KCE and convince it to run a hit piece on the Bristol government? “Rampage” Jackson is on top of his dastardly scheming skills but really he’s only fooling himself in long term.

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      1. Useless FIB boomers crying “we were here first “ like they are Indians or pioneers 😂🤣🤣 Useless old FIB farts will be dead anyways in less than 5 years

  7. Bristol and Pleasant Prairie are joined next to each other wondering how Bristol learned the tricks that Pleasant Prairie uses to get things done the village board way? Hint Pleasant Prairie has had members on village board for 30 years plus that push the rules and codes. Look at how much land Steinbrink owns and has permits for building on it!

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  8. Mr. Jackson.
    I hope you are totally successful in building your home and your property to your liking. I applaud you for your receiving both DNR and Army Corps approvals. That alone is no small feat. You’ve done all that you’re required and probably more.

    I hope that you sue the village of Bristol and BIG. Big enough to basically pay for your property your house and all the improvements that you’ve done for it and eventually, come out in the end with a free homestead. And everything you do going forward needs to be exposed for exactly what it is.

    As for you voters in Bristol, isn’t this revealing? It’ll take two election cycles, but I hope you sweep out the old and bring in the new Trustees. The board should resign just on the fact that they don’t know what their administrator is doing. And the administrator should be fired as their last act before they resign. This is exactly what it seems to be. Shame on you Bristol.

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  9. Great job by these two detectives. Not clear why this would even rise to a criminal matter but both saw the facts and the truth and advocated for what’s right – not what’s white. I can be very critical of some of todays young cops (think Applebees) but these two get an A+

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  10. It seems that there’s a civil rights violation here. By virtue of a village resident going to the village administrator and seeking help, which he received from the village in them suing a man whose skin color he did not like.

    While a resident is free to think however they want, to then go to their local government, and get their government to go along with their thinking and on that racist citizens request, sue another citizen, seems like a violation of civil rights. By both.

    Mr. Jackson. I understand you probably don’t want money and you probably just want to be left alone to go about your business and maybe just have somebody fired, but as all those lawyers on TV say, money is how you get the point across. So ask for millions, settle for everything invested in your property and, except our thanks for exposing these local government officials for what they are and for what they are not.

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      1. Because you (the citizens of Bristol) voted the board in.

        The residents ARE responsible.

        Elections have consequences !!

        Why do people not understand this ??

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          1. The only swamp that needs to be drained in Bristol is the one that Mr. Jackson is creating in his neighbor to the west’s property. The swamp will be drained (and Jackson’s bank account) by Michael Best and Friedrich.
            Mr. Jackson is going to go from social media hero to village idiot sooner than later.

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            1. Is he really creating a swamp in the neighbors yard because the neighbors are saying it hasn’t happened yet (in the last 2.5 years) but it “could”. This excess runoff isn’t flowing from Mr. Jackson’s property onto their properties. It is the excess water on the 2 neighbor’s properties that they feel should flow onto Mr. Jackson’s property. Mr. Jackson’s received approval from the DNR and the Army Corps of Engineers. They each own 5 acres which should be plenty of land to accommodate their own water flow and runoff instead of insisting that they drain their properties onto someone else’s land. From the videos, it sounds like the neighbor 2 houses over has the real water issue and he even dictated where the immediate neighbor could build his barn as to not restrict the water flow off of his property. He should have dealt with his drainage issues 30+ years ago but he clearly is used to telling neighbors what they can and cannot do with their own property.

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              1. Neighbors should have bought the land to make sure it stayed vacant to have a place for their water to go

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      2. It will probably be worth it, because losing a massive lawsuit might be the only way they will motivate the voters to throw their asses out. With the exception of blind devotion for failed public schools, the voting folks around Kenosha only respect monetary damage.

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  11. Just like Gateway and Kemper. KCE asks questions of board members and these board members have nothing to say.

    Even when they do respond it’s to say they have nothing to say. In this third example in less than 3 weeks. First Gateway Tech and then Tremper Center.

    From this story. A Bristol board member’s response.

    “ KCE finally made contact with Chris Leker who told us, while he signed off on the lawsuit, he had absolutely NO IDEA what the lawsuit was about. “You’d have to ask Kerman about it. I don’t know what it’s about.”

    These board members do not get involved in anything that doesn’t peak their fancy. Mundane things like building permits ? No excitement there ! They consider these seats to be “ Look at ME! I get to make BIG decisions !! Wow ! And they pay me to do it. Not much but I still get to sit up here and look important !! Wow ! Just what I wanted to do.
    Just what I want my children and the rest of my family to see ! Dad’s a big shit ! (shot).

    TAKE THE DAMN JOB SERIOUSLY OR QUIT !

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  12. Great reporting by KCE and thank you for calling out these racists with names and pictures- THESE are the people that do not belong in our community! Praying for Mr Jackson and his family that they build their home.

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    1. I saw no examples of racism in the videos, can you point to one so I can re-watch?

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  13. That’s how Bristol is. Especially those that work for the village. Village only approves things and doesn’t give you a hard time if you know someone.

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      1. Here we find another person that doesn’t understand anything along with thumbs up from other people as smart as you. Bristol sold land that they owned that was annexed by the city of Kenosha. Bristol received much more $$ for the land by speculators that think the city of Kenosha is dumb enough to approve a casino (and they dumb enough to do so). If you don’t want a casino you need to talk to the idiots that run the city of Kenosha.

        Bristol has nothing to do with the casino. Thank you Bristol leaders for selling the land for far more than its worth to lessen our tax burden.

  14. Did Bristol not pay attention to KCE reporting on Salem Lakes?? Very stupid not to answer you, Kevin. We all know what happens when that’s the case. Hey Bristol – good luck! Kevin is relentless!

    For any board member to answer they signed off on something they didn’t even know what it was – I am astounded! That is shameful and should give the voters of Bristol an eye opening look into who is running their Village.

    Residents of Bristol – watch some of the Salem Lakes meetings on YouTube – you’ll see who’s in charge and it sure isn’t anyone but the Village Board under a President who actually gives a damn and would never allow things like this to happen. That Village Board is informed, engaged and in CHARGE – which is how it should be.

    If I was a resident of Bristol reading this, I’d be scared I could be next. Start looking for new trustees and a President for next election that will take their job seriously! Time to throw out the bad apples – from the Village Board down through the Administration! Too bad Salem Lakes can’t take over Bristol, the house cleaning would commence before they even knew what was happening.

    And to the Jackson family – keep fighting! I hope you win! I’d love to have you for a neighbor.

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    1. VoSL is not doing so hot with the new Village Admin. If Jackson did this in Lake County he’d be in jail! Those crazy liberals freak out about their wetlands and guess what, that’s where the VoSL is from. I wouldn’t wish them in Bristol, then Mr Jackson wouldn’t have a chance!






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  15. Great story, more racism in kenosha which is not a surprise since keno folks hate coconut heads or non snow colored folks. also excluding the colored man, all others were fucking clowns. the worthless cops, politicians, governmemt employees.

    sooner or later, people will realize that gov is the problem. eliminate all govs

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      I hope Carl Coulson challenges Mike Pollocoff with the Boyes in easant Prairie! Those of you that want to break up the “good ol boys”, encourage Carl to challenge the count.

      1. Thanks Carl for trying, but you need to get the word out better now we are stuck with 2 more years of Pollocoff, watch him stuff his pockets and green light more Steinbrink development.

  16. After watching the videos I’m failing to see the issue Jackson has. You cannot just fill in a wetlands, it’s there for a reason. Also, I saw nothing racist in the videos unless I missed something (?) if so, please tell me which specific video and I’ll watch it again.

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    1. You clearly hear the neighbor saying to detectives his displeasure of the color of their skin. And the other” blacks” he use to work with.

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        1. The neighbors that say he’s backing up water. I looked in the map and they share a wetland on the property border. The outside video with the sheriff in polo shirt. Listen to neighbors… he’s real comfortable talking like that to the sheriff’s……disgusting!!!

    2. Go back to bed… reading your comments are giving me a headache…… seriously get it together it ain’t that hard!!!

  17. I was NEVER contacted by email or phone by Kenosha County Eye. Maybe they need to do more research.

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    1. Check your village email johnnie! And since u r here, what are u going to actually DO about what u now know?

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    2. John mc. Stupid is as stupid does. Do you really think that kce would say he sent notice to you but didn’t. Are you living under a friggin rock?

      Still, we are waiting for why you agreed to the suit. And what your intentions are now?

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    3. Voting to sue a resident and no one asks questions in open or closed sessions? Board is pathetic. Plus, you have a bunch of racists in your community. The board owes it to the citizens to stand up against racists. Sitting silent makes the board look as racist as the crazy neighbors. Shame on all of those board members.

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    4. Mr McCabe you have been fully aware of Mr kerkmans heavy handed bull shit for years and have failed to do anything about it. I can think of at least 10 businesses that have left Bristol over the years because of king Randy.

    5. McCabe it might be time to step down if you’re on the board but don’t know what’s going on! Get someone who gives a damn about the community. This is gonna cost 💲

  18. Is the property zoned with wetlands? If so, can’t they just get it re-zoned? Does the DNR trump Bristol Village ordinances? Does the Army Corp of Engineers trump Village of Bristol’s ordinances? What am I missing here?

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    1. If a citizen was told to receive a permit from the DNR and the Army Corp to fill and did, why would the property owner think that receiving those permits is not sufficient to do the work? Property owners need to become experts before they risk getting sued by their own Village? So, instead of working with the citizen and the federal government, the board simply sues one of its citizens because it missed a step? The board and administrator are out of control. The Village appears to have been relying on a racist lying neighbor to make a decision to sue the neighbor. Even if the owner needs another permit, shouldn’t the village work with the citizen who is NOT a racist? Or, should they act like the racist neighbor and simply sue the property owner? Sorry but the board appears racist too.

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      1. That’s my thought too. If Mr. Jackson got all the necessary permits, what is the problem? Then it’s not anybody else’s affair and leave him alone. This is a terrible look for Mr. Kerkman and I’d advise him to fix this asap because he has himself associated with a man who seems only bothered by the fact that his neighbor is black, as proven by the posted video. Not good all the way around.

      2. To my knowledge with dealing with this at my job, the DNR/army Corp is federal. Which at that point the village has no jurisdiction over that piece of the property. Everything done has to go through the Dnr, army Corp. the village has no authority. But knowing Kerkman he probably tried to throw a wrench into this to force those people out if there. at that point, one of the members of the good old boy club will buy it for cheap and resell the property for three times what they paid!!!! I’ve seen it happen…. Shameful

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  19. First off, these board members and Randy are good people. They aren’t a bunch of ”racist” assholes like KCE has made them out to be here. Unfortunately there is no crime in trying to ruin reputations. While the neighbors may be “racists” for whatever reason, being racist is not illegal and is a separate issue from not having proper permitting.

    Salem Lakes and Pleasant Prairie could only wish they had people like the ones you are bashing here that have made this area a place to build a dream home or dream concrete industrial park. Bristol does not have the deep corruption, theft, nepotism that other local governments have.

    It sounds like there needs to be some communication between the state and Bristol government. Clearly Jackson is in violation for things outlined in the lawsuit despite what the DNR and state have said likely after the fact. Perhaps the state authorities are sympathetic to non whites breaking rules and don’t want to be labeled racists? Bristol wouldn’t go through the expense of a lawsuit if there wasn’t a reason for it. By allowing Jackson or whoever it may be to do whatever they want and ignore local government permitting and statutes creates a bad precedent where nobody has to follow any rules. This would create really bad zoning issues including anybody filling in wetlands whenever they feel like it or piling mountains of dirt onto residential properties, making single family dwellings duplexes, living on a trailer parked on a piece of property, you name it. There is an order to these things that Mr. Jackson likely didn’t follow.

    Sorry Mr. Jackson and Mr. Matthewson, just because a person isn’t white, doesn’t mean you can ignore local permitting rules and statutes. But because you are not white, you can claim to be a victim of racism for not following the rules and can try destroying the reputations of overall good public servants.

    There is definitely another side to this story and somewhere in between lies the truth and that is where the courts will decide.

    Thank you Randy and Bristol Board for making all people follow the local rules and regulations so that Bristol doesn’t turn into the one community in the area where all colors don’t have to follow the rules.

    I love you KM but the boat was likely missed on this article and people can’t wait to jump on the “racist” bandwagon which is clear from the comment section.

    Mr. Jackson, I hope you do things in a lawful manner so you can keep this area a place for others to build their dream homes and for your neighbors to keep enjoying their dream homes by not illegally backing up or dumping water onto their properties and when you get things in the proper order: Welcome to Bristol!

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    1. So, you are ok with neighbors being racists and lying to the board about flooding – you claim that that is not a crime. Well, you are morally bankrupt. Since you clearly know more than the rest of us, why is it ok for Bristol to sue the resident when you state that Bristol and the state don’t talk? From there, you launch into some unsupported claim that the only reason the state must have given this citizen a permit is because of reverse racism….helping a black man break the law. Really? You are a loser.

      Then, you state that the lawsuit is necessary so the court can decide who is right or wrong. How about sitting down with your taxpayer and working this out? If the state gave a permit, clearly the state had some legal justification and was satisfied that the fill was not going to create a problem.

      It sounds like Bristol wants to flex its mighty “mother may I” policy and say no…..not because the fill is causing a problem (we already know the racist neighbor lied about the fill creating flooding – it is not) but because Bristol wants to show everyone who is in charge Get over yourself, Bristol.

      Government overreach is the common thread here, and Kevin appears to be highlighting another example of how the government is flexing their deep pockets by spending taxpayer dollars to show everyone that they are never wrong and will put a citizen into bankruptcy so everyone else gets the message that the government (Bristol is this case) is always right….until the court tells them otherwise.

      Hey Village Board Member or Village employee above, I think you should end your comment by saying, “Unwelcome IN Bristol!”

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      1. I clearly do know more than you, I agree with you here. I am not a board member or employee of Bristol, but I do have common sense which is lacking horribly in this scenario. The neighbors didn’t lie about flooding, the next door neighbor now has cat tails on his property and never did before. Cat tails are a sign of sitting water. I am okay with my neighbors being racists, that’s on them not me and NO it is not illegal to be a “racist” but I don’t give my neighbors a reason not to like me either. Mr. Jackson is giving his neighbors good reason not like him if you truly understood the root of the problem. You should understand who created the term “racist” that so many casually fling around but you can’t understand water flow, local ordinance or statutes outlined in a lawsuit so I don’t expect you to understand much of anything. Your lack of understanding or comprehending makes you pretty dumb and being that dumb should be a crime if we go by your reasoning. However, I do understand these things – it’s very simple. You are distracted by the race card play at work here rather than the actual problem. If you know how a beaver dam works you may have a chance of understanding the root of the problem. Lets help you understand…It’s the beavers fault for dropping trees that block the river and create swamp land behind their beaver dams. There is a deer that lives up river from the beaver and the deer’s land is being flooded by the beaver. The deer isn’t racist because of the beaver, but the beaver is screwing up the deer’s land for his beaver home created by his beaver dam. Does this make sense or do I somehow need to color a picture for you?

        Without a doubt the town has told Mr. Jackson what to do in order to be compliant with local ordinance. Mr. Jackson chooses not to do what he needs to do in order to be compliant. Rather than do what he has to do to be compliant and frustrated because he has to actually present a plan not flood his neighbors. Mr. Jackson (the beaver) accuses his neighbors (the deer) of being racists and puts restraining orders on them because he has created a watershed problem with dirt that he is not supposed to have on his property and infilled areas higher than should be. I highly doubt Mr. Jackson has presented any paperwork from the DNR to Mr. Kerkman showing that he can fill in a wetland. You have to have a state approved plan with a survey to do such a thing that shows your plan for filling with topography. With your reasoning the neighbors could bring fill in and make their ground even higher to dump the water back onto Mr. Jackson….where does it stop? Mr. Jackson has to follow the rules and be civil and respectful of his neighbors…clearly he is not but has found many sympathizers here which will do nothing to solve his problem.

        I guarantee you that Jackson will be moving dirt out of areas on his property that are creating water issues on other peoples property whether they are racist deer, or fellow beavers and if he does not, I guarantee that he will lose in court. He will not be getting a building permit until he complies with the watershed problem. He is creating more problems for himself by claiming racism than actually coming up with a watershed plan and being compliant with permitting. And now I am upset that my tax dollars will have to go towards attorney fees because Mr. Jackson can’t follow the rules and regulations. These rules and regulation are what makes Bristol an area to build your “dream home” while not causing “nightmares” for your neighbors.

        Government would be failing the neighbors to the north if they let Mr. Jackson build a mountain of dirt on his property with his house on the top of it while turning their property into worthless swampland.

        Again, this isn’t a race issue! Not all white people are racists just like NOT all black people fail to follow rules and play the race card.

        Kevin please keep us posted on the outcome of this story so the readers here can see what a fool Mr. Jackson has made himself out to be along with all the people here that don’t understand watershed, zoning and essentially devaluing his neighbors property to swamp land while making his more valuable.

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        1. So….are you stating that the judge who issued the restraining order is another sympathizer like the people at the state who issued the permits?

          Lots of people in Bristol have been abused by the Village, and it is highly likely that the morally bankrupt neighbors (and anyone who supports such action) mistreats people all of the time.

          Why doesn’t the village work with the homeowner who obtained permits from the state? Or, should we just kill all of the beavers so we can protect the racist deer?

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          1. Being the wise owl, I can’t make donkeys understand what I have been telling them all along. The village tried, he has the paperwork on what is in violation, he refuses to fix what is in violation and then pulls race card. The village does tell people what they need to do to get permitting what that person does with the information is on them. The beaver loses this one in court, costs him some wooden nickels and still has to comply. Beaver is going to be tucking that beaver tail between his legs and the parrots here are going to be eating crow.

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            1. Body cam videos don’t lie even if the government wants to lie. Clearly, John McCabe lied when he said Kevin never tried to contact him. And I bet they will lie in court to try to get their way. It is never black and white when examining ways of resolving permit issues….unless you support racism.

          1. I would not be happy if a neighbor was turning my property into a swamp and ignored zoning law…so yeah I probably do sound like them.

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        2. I just love it when someone takes a superior tone and then misrepresents the facts. Neighbor 1 (property abutting Mr. Jacksons) has always had cattails in the wetlands next to his property (the key words here are WETLANDS and NEXT TO, meaning on Mr Jackson’s property. Those wetlands will remain per the plans approved by the DNR and the Army Corp of Engineers. Neighbor #2 (the property next to Neighbor #1) is the one that has a water runoff issue. His water flows from his property, across Neighbor 1’s property and onto Mr. Jackson’s property. It is handled by the wetlands, which are remaining in place, cattails and all. Neighbor 2 admitted that his statement to the board about his property flooding due to Mr Jackson’s construction wasn’t truthful. It hasn’t flooded in the past 2.5 years since the construction started but it “could”. Neighbor #2 also admitted that the cattails have always been there. Neighbor 2 even went into great detail how he dictated to Neighbor 1 where he could build his second barn as to not interfere with the flow of water off of his property and through the backyard of Neighbor 1’s yard. Now imagine if Neighbor 1 sold his property and the new neighbors wanted to remove the barns and build one big pole barn. Should Neighbor 2 still be allowed to tell the new homeowners what they can and cannot do as to not impede the runoff from his property? These homeowners have 5 acres!! They should be designed to handle their own runoff that does not require neighboring properties to take on their excessive runoff. From Neighbor 2’s own admissions, he is the one creating the “swamp”, if there’s any truth to that claim. Just because Neighbor 1 and 2 have been friend for 50 years, it doesn’t mean “how things have always been done” are the right or legal way. Neighbor 2 got lucky that he knew Neighbor 1 that’s all. I think the manner in which the village conducted themselves in the video provided says enough. They knowingly requested Neighbor 1 to circumvent and violate his restraining order by asking him to photograph, videotape, and monitor all activities on Mr. Jacksons property and report back to them with said information. That would make the village a 3rd party contact, and they admitted that they acted upon said information. The camper that you claimed someone may live in is a construction trailer. They are on every construction site. It’s similar to a storage shed for tools and construction materials. Given the huge increase in thefts from construction sites, one would be a fool not to have one on site. So, you can choose not to believe Mr. Jackson. However, it’s the words of the other parties involved that actually provided enough information to show you misrepresented the facts. No need for the whole beaver/deer/river story because it doesn’t apply to this situation. Unless someone puts up a dam on Neighbor 2’s property. Then the water flow issue would be resolved and Neighbor 2 can do what he should’ve done 30+ years ago–deal with his own water problem. You also seem like someone that didn’t watch the videos because they walked the properties. Neighbor 2 took us on a tour including the direction of the water flow, onto Neighbor 1’s property, the area with the cattails, and the lack of a “swamp”.

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          1. There are more details to the story that I have since found out and Mr. Jackson has done some things that he should not have done and there is an issue with how the DNR did NOT appropriately handle this situation. As someone (not a government official) that does know how this process is properly done and doesn’t want my community torn apart including the reputations of Mr. Matthewson, Mr. Jackson, Mr. Kerkman, the Bristol Town Board and Mr. Jackson’s would be neighbors I have done a little digging on my own. Without question, Mr. Jackson has brought most of these problems onto himself. Additionally the DNR official that signed off on this should not have and is worth questioning if Mr. Jackson also pulled the race card/found empathy from the DNR official.

            The accusations of a “good ol’ boy” system of government led by the administrator and the board is the single most untrue accusation/story that I have ever read since I started reading KCE when KM formed a militia during the Kenosha riots. These same false accusations that Kevin was accused only a few years ago are equivalent to what he now has accused this administrator and town board of. It is shameful that this story was even ran and is so untrue that I question the motives behind it and I agree with nearly everything KM authors here. The only reasoning for questioning a motive is because the story is such total bullshit. For Mr. Jackson to accuse town officials, make social media posts so his maybe (10) followers can paint this community and it’s officials as racists, harass town officials and carry on with slander would make nearly any lawful/respectable community unwelcome to him.

            The only solution that resolves the problems is for the DNR to right their wrong and Mr. Jackson to get the the proper drainage in the wetland that he filled illegally. Without this taking place there is precedent for anybody living in Bristol to not follow local ordinances, zoning laws and shows the DNR as yet another government agency/bureaucracy where people only put their time in, leach off the taxpayer while not doing their job (Marty).

            The neighbor to Jackson’s west and Jackson need to act like grown men, drop the restraining orders, apologize to each and move on. I can’t for the life of me see Mr. Jackson’s neighbors live streaming on facebook, tiktok wherever to a bunch of other white people about their african american neighbor breaking every zoning law imaginable pertaining to wetland/watershed in hopes that they intimidate and harass Mr. Jackson. If that seems dumb Mr. Jackson, know that’s what you are doing here. This behavior creates unwanted labels.

            If all parties complied with laws, ordinances, decency and did what was actually right rather than easy Mr. Jackson would already be in his home just like anybody else that has bought land, built a house in Bristol and dealt with the administrator over the last 30 years and a town board that has changed over many times. Only one party is not doing that here, only one person that has had such an issue in this community and that is you Mr. Jackson and it has nothing to do with the color of your skin. The problem for you lies within. Finally a sympathetic KCE seems to have lost its way with this hit piece and has lost credibility with credible people. If not for money, then web traffic, if not either of those as an axe to grind with the Bristol government. We are the company we keep and while you would love having the Jackson’s as your neighbor, know that he would be the first to not follow any rules, would get a restraining order against you if you contacted authorities to report rules being followed and would accuse you of being a corrupt racist. Nobody wants a neighbor like that except you Mr. Matthewson. Media darlings like Mr. Jackson are always “great” to those with a sympathetic ear that can turn its screws into its adversaries for whatever reason.

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            1. Bent talk…. So which board member or wife of one of those two old clowns are you? Lmao, Randy Kerkman is that you???? lol. To obtain a restraining order you have to prove without no doubt that a person poses or threatens. I’m pretty sure if Jackson put his hands on one of those old dudes he would be in jail. Smart move to protect himself. I wouldn’t drop nothing!!!!!! You mean to say after watching those videos that you would accept an apology from those two clowns?? Hell no, put up a 12 foot fence

              1. Randy Kerkman isn’t that elegant of a bull shitter he’s more of a da da da. Kinda like when your dog stares at you with a blank expression

            2. So which one of the good old boy members wrote this. Kinda suspicious with no actual details and when nobody responded to Kevin when asked. No body learned from the Vsl issues if you don’t respond it’s a one sided story. Because you didn’t respond and tell your side. Randy’s been doing this for years and finally got cought

          2. Wow, that was a pretty amazing disection of this whole mess. Straight talk for village administrator!!!!!!!!!!!! I applaud that response!!!!!!

    2. King Randy is not a good person he has controlled that community for 2 decades turning away many businesses and many developers that wanted to do nice projects in Bristol. Randy is a very arrogant power hungry administrator. The problem with the board is the board doesn’t have the balls to take control. King Randy runs the hen house. And he isn’t very bright

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    3. Everyone knows about Unpleasant prairie board being less than upright but how do they keep getting reelected???

      1. Newsflash. This article is about Bristol although if it wasn’t for the help of Randy Kerkman, some board members and people that cared about their community Bristol wouldn’t exist. It would have all been annexed by City of Kenosha and Pleasant Prairie.

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        1. Cede Bristol to Illinois . That’s all y’all are anyways out there is a bunch of useless FIBS with a ton of Illinois retirement $$$

    4. The article didn’t call them racist. The video and paperwork did!!!!! Read and listen…. Did you watch the video of Kerman in his office on phone with lawyer? This family has a restraining order and Jerkman has the balls to tell them to ignore it and he’ll call DA? Wow, this guy has some nerve. If some happens guess who’s taking the fall?

      1. I agree!! I found this part of the video concerning, to say the least. They admitted that they requested the neighbor to monitor, photograph, and videotape Mr Jackson and/or his property and report everything to them. A village representative asks someone to violate their restraining order??!! What in the hell is going on here?

  20. Are we back in the 1960s?? My word. i am astounded that in 2024 we are having to deal with racism. The Jackson family has done their due diligence. They have worked hard. They are jumping through myriad hoops and for what? To be treated so horribly? Maybe we should all get together and have a welcoming party for Quentin and his wife and show them how decent people can act. I would be more than happy to help them with anything they need–moral support, physical labor–anything. This is unconscionable and Kerkman and the rest of the Village Board should be fired! how shameful

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  21. Unfortunately because I didn’t agree with Barack Hussein Obama and his policies, I too was labeled a “racist.” The term has been so watered down it’s meaningless now. I don’t care what color you are, be a good member of society, pay your bills, work hard, and live by the golden rule. Oh, and one other thing…….don’t be a Chicago Bears fan. They’re all assholes.

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  22. Mr & Mrs Jackson you got this! Do not give up! Show these people you’re not going anywhere!

    For Mr migrant Sordia why do you feel so welcomed? You & your family came here to live YOUR dream! The Jackson’s have every right to live here & were born & raised in the U.S.! Now how do you feel about fingers pointing at you!

    You are a disgusting human being! Remember God don’t like ugly!

    I will not post as anonymous I will be heard!

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  23. Great job Kevin! What the Jackson family is going through is beyond ridiculous! Since when can’t we, the taxpayers, not alter our land after obtaining a permit from the state? Apparently, the inept administration and elected bozos ignored state law. The Wisconsin DNR most certainly has authority over local municipalities to issue permits to alter land/watershed areas. Been there, done that! This overreach of local government reeks the stench of a “good ‘ole boy” political hatchet job! This occurs when local government goes unchecked by the voters. Attend your board meetings regularly, ask questions and hold village officials accountable!

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  24. Bristol administrator Kerkman has a history of playing “god”. Contracts issued through the village are only rotated to his people of choice. Any proposal for contracts won’t be accepted unless you belong to the “good ole boy club”. Its about time for that crooked club to be dismantled!!!!

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    1. Or maybe he qualifies the bidders and you aren’t qualified or have the proper insurance policies, reputation, etc. to do contracts with the Village of Bristol? Cant award contracts to every joe schmo that thinks he’s a contractor.

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  26. Anyone who has ever dealt with randy kirkbin on a business level in bristol knows he has his own agendas, right and wrong don’t apply only what randy wants. It’s very disappointing to see je has been in power for so long unchecked.

  27. I’m waiting on the counter suit…….. just waiting…. this is gonna be interesting!! Hope Bristol has a good insurance policy because those videos with the mistreated telling the neighbors to watch Jackson and to make sure he’s not on his own property Is a dagger in court!!! Also the fact that he has restraining order and Kerkman says it’s” ok he’ll call the DA and take care of it..?????? Corruption!!!!!! He’s basically using his political influence to put those people in danger of a racist who has the balls to tell the sheriffs that he don’t want blacks there!!!!! You seriously would call the DA and sheriff office to try to overthrow a judge decision?? How dumb can you be??? Watch that whole video in the office … that’s crazy… he just signed his resignation and cost that town a bag of cash$$$$$$$$$$ WOW!!!

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    1. Exactly, that video illustrates perfectly the type of person Randy is and how he thinks he’s above the law. “I’ll talk to the DA” like he’s gonna figured this out u day the table speaks to how he has handled this entire situation with his God like complex.

      Clearly he’s completely aligned with the racist neighbours and admitted to his collusion with them! It’s very clear that he should be forced to step down regardless of the outcome of this case. He has misused his position of power in the village time and time again, this is the first time he has publicly been held accountable and that should not be ignored by the tax payers or the village.

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  28. I remember years ago when my husband and I decided to build a home in Bristol.. We had options to buy several land parcels. Each parcel had a certain amount of risk related to building code, To clarify, even though land is for sale, it is up to the buyer to investigate what can be built on that land. t is unfair for someone to claim they bought their dream home location without doing the homework and understanding what is involved before building. This news article did not articulate the upfront risks of that land purchase and options for building. How does that turn into racism?.

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    1. Maybe you should leave and take your white guilt with you. Don’t flame the fire over one “racist”neighbor. Mexicans really don’t like blacks and vice versa anyways. You bastard.

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  29. There is a Bristol board meeting tonight. This is going to be interesting!!!!! Grab some popcorn and be there at 7:00pm!!!!!

      1. Quentin van Jackson usually has them live on Facebook… this is how it got exposed. Apparently no one believed the actions of the board so he ask questions, watches them dodge them. It’s entertaining for sure.

  30. Somers is the same. Not sure about racist there, but nothing happens if the town for doesn’t like it. Power corrupts.

  31. Couple of items come to mind while reading this article:

    How much money has the Jackson family paid KCE or Kevin himself?

    If everything in this article is 100 percent the truth – Why was this article not published BEFORE the election – seeing Jackson was running for a board position?

    What was the reasoning that the Village/ Kerkman gave for not approving the building permit – way back in the beginning of this process?

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    1. My website is not and never has been for sale. People can purchase ads on my website, but they cannot purchase stories. This is a common misconception for hillbillies in the uninformed when they know they are wrong

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          1. Perhaps you could meet Jackson at his property so you can see where the fill he’s brought in is keeping the neighbors property from draining and how the oversized culvert is not in an area relatively close to the problem area. Would be a great place to meet so you can report back here with the rest of the story.

            I’d like to see some more pictures of the “wetback” to the west (per Jackson) property. The cattails were a little grainy in the body cam footage. Please post DNR and Army Corpse of Engineers documentation too after your meeting.

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              1. I do not hate them or doubt that they are great people. Did you investigate the watershed problem?

                I’m sorry that you keep turning this into a race issue.

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    2. I thought the same thing…. Then I realized that the videos and paperwork tell the truth!! So if he did it was cash well spent because he’s gone this long with getting ignored. Now he has the word out and it’s spreading. Bristol did good by keeping this under wraps but now……. I mean the video of Kerkman in his office is for sure gonna have some huge effect on this. Bristol board this ain’t a good look!!!

  32. This story. Over 160 comments on its way to 200

    I’m guessing 50% in Support of Mr Jackson.
    About 30% defending the village.
    And the remaining 20% haven’t a clue.

    No matter. It is heartening that something we all would hope wouldn’t happen did happen and people are fired up about it !
    And that’s good !

    Let’s hope this ends with the changes that means something.

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    1. You simply cannot raise your property and change the natural lay of the land for watershed and flood your neighbor’s property.

      No matter how many supporters there are here for Jackson they all lose because Jackson will lose in court regarding the real issue at play.

      There is no doubt about it.

      Because Jackson’s neighbor think he’s a nagger, he’s not off the hook for fixing his property. Mark my words.

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      1. Better yet let’s just abolish all zoning laws and town ordinances so Mr. Jackson can have his social media victory.

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  33. There ain’t no secret that Bristol is all about who you know and what family you belong to. Anyone else can take a back seat and wait!!!

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      1. For what…. Ughhhhh having the village administrator telling them to ignore a restraining order and keep harassing those people…. And calling in babies to the DA to make sure they don’t get caught. Not good at all. He didn’t realize he was getting recorded! He’s toast!!!!!





  34. It’s obvious that a lot of people make comments and commentary without reading the whole article and watching the whole videos……. I had to actually sit and watch the videos……. Not a good look on the neighbors and Bristol. Why wouldn’t they just all meet together? I’m sure it’s past that part now, this is gonna get expensive!!!!!$$$$$$$

    1. Seems the one guy has no interest in talking to that kind of person. You know you’ve dealt with them.
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  35. Ohhhhhh I can’t wait to see how the wiggle out of this. If the guy is guilty of water…… ok… but the act of calling a DA for political favors against someone and having it recorded. And a restraining order is in effect that you tell them to ignore????? Wow…. Bristol is still on the hook for endangering those people no matter what…. Yikes

  36. The picture used to show us who lives on which property clearly shows a blue outline of where the wetlands is. Enough said.

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  37. A word about “anonymous” postings on this site. Why would anyone express themselves openly here if they were required to provide their name? Anonymous gives this site real value. Pay attention to WHAT is said and not who says it! Ignore the garbage comments and look for the mature and fertile contributions.

    1. Some people aren’t cowardly enough to hide their identity. If you have a disagreement with something I have to say come up and say it. I will respect your opinion whether I agree with it or not. Seem most who post anonymously are either trolls or they just know what they have to say will be disagreed by most. Whistleblowers are different story because they need the protection.

  38. Seems like a lot of people leaving comments didn’t see the videos…. Those tell the whole story. Dude seems tired of the lies and bs and now people are mad at him for finally blowing the whistle on people. The videos by themselves are hard evidence… I bet you there are more…….

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