DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Effective January 1, 2012, the Department of Transportation and Public Works, will be referred to as the Milwaukee County Department of Transportation (MCDOT).
Mission Statement: The mission of the Milwaukee County's Department of Transportation (MCDOT) - Director's Office, is to provide essential management and support services to MCDOT's divisions through oversight, coordination and technical assistance.
The Director's Office, is responsible for the management of DOT's administrative functions and transportation planning. Administrative functions include establishment and implementation of department policies and procedures, personnel administration, accounting, safety and training and general public information services. The Department of Administrative Services- Fiscal Affairs provides budgeting functions to the department.
The Transportation Planning Section provides technical and professional expertise for multimodal and transit planning and coordination, as well as transit system development and oversight. The Transportation Planning Section aggressively identifies, applies for and professionally manages state and federal grant funds that reduce tax levy support for County Transportation projects.
The Director's Office will lead the department in seeking opportunities to partner with public and private agencies when cost effective, mutually beneficial and feasible for Milwaukee County.
MAJOR PROGRAMMATIC CHANGES:
- The Director's Office division is re-established under the newly created Department of Transportation
- Director's Office will provide oversight and management to the newly created Department of Transportation
- Real Estate Services and Economic Development sections are transferred into the newly created DAS-Economic Development Division as Sections and are now part of the Department of Administrative Service
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