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Aldermanic District 1

Ed Holpfer has been a Franklin resident for 40 years, all in the first district. During that time, he has been actively involved in community activities while working to enhance the quality of life for residents.  His previous involvement includes:


  •  Southbrook Church, Franklin
  • Chairman Southbrook Site Acquisition and Building Committee

Civic Groups

  • Franklin Jaycees, past President and Chairman
  • Franklin Chamber of Commerce, Charter Member – 1st President, Chairman 
  • Franklin Educational Foundation, Charter Member - Secured $50,000 donation for computer lab at the middle school

Franklin Boards, Commissions, Ad-hoc Committees

  • Board of Public Works
  • Stormwater Management Taskforce
  • Boards and Commissions Review Taskforce
  • Facility Needs Study Taskforce – Chairman
  • Civic Celebrations Commission – Fundraising Chairman, raised over $45,000 for Civic Celebrations
  • Franklin Library Building Committee, saved more than $186,000 in building costs
  • Civic Center Taskforce
  • Community Development Authority – Vice Chair
  • Tourism Commission

Additional Franklin Experience

  • As Chairman of the Southbrook Site Acquisition Committee, directed the search, acquisition, site plan development, and successful rezoning process of 18 acres of land in Franklin.  Has direct experience working with the City in regard to development and rezoning of land.

Franklin Public School District

  • Past School Board Member
  • School Referendum Taskforce
  • School Strategic Planning for Ben Franklin Elementary

Committee assignments

  • Community Development Authority
  • Civic Celebrations Committee (liaison to Tourism Commission)
  • Tourism Commission, citizen member
  • Finance Committee
  • Personnel Committee


April 2022 thru April 2025

Board & Commission Assignments:

Community Development Authority, Civic Celebrations Commission, Finance Committee, Personnel Committee

Alderman Ed Holpfer, Aldermanic District 1
Alderman Ed Holpfer

Term thru April 2025
8058 S. 77th Street
Franklin, WI  53132


Phone: 414-427-7601

Aldermanic District 1 Map
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