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Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones

13th District Supervisor

Represented County Supervisory District 10 prior to decennial redistricting

Picture of Supervisor Coggs-JonesDear 13th District Residents,

I am so thankful to serve as your representative on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors. I believe that ensuring the quality of and access to Milwaukee County services will help maintain a sufficient safety net for my constituents. Human services and behavioral health services are vital for everyone who has endured trauma during the pandemic and due to the racial disparities this country has witnessed and experienced. I will listen to your concerns regarding all matters of importance. Thank you again for giving me the opportunity to serve you on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors!

How to Contact Me

Call my office at (414) 278-4265.

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About Supervisor Coggs-Jones

Supervisor Coggs-Jones was elected to the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors in a special election in 2021. Before joining the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Coggs-Jones worked in human resources as a workshop facilitator. In this role, Supervisor Coggs-Jones developed skills in administrative tasks including interviewing, coaching, resume writing assistance and human services. Supervisor Coggs-Jones has a deep history of community involvement. In the area of workforce development, she has worked with a diverse group of individuals, including those coming out of incarceration, entry level job seekers, and people dealing with professional setbacks.

Supervisor Coggs-Jones is the founder of Urban Grass Roots (UGR) Inc., which provides community block clean-ups and embellishing efforts in partnership with residents. Her passion for beautification was sparked by her past work for Milwaukee County Parks at the lakefront. While working there she envisioned what our community could look like if we put a little more effort and time into enhancing our community. Since 2009, Ms. Coggs-Jones has showcased her vision for UGR Inc. through countless clean-ups, Earth Day celebrations and other enhancing activities. She strongly believes that with help from the community we can make a difference and impact for our neighborhoods.

Supervisor Coggs-Jones believes that collective effort and collaboration with residents lead to healthy communities, saying, “Our family’s commitment to humanity leaves a lasting impact on Milwaukee County. It is a priority for me to continue that commitment to humanity.”

Supervisor Coggs-Jones serves on the following committees:

  • Chairwoman of the Transportation, Public Works and Transit
  • Vice-Chairwoman of the Health Equity, Human Needs & Strategic Planning
  • Economic and Community Development 

Supervisor Coggs-Jones is committed to:

  • Transportation
  • Job Creation
  • Improve Access for Mental Health and Human Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion in Milwaukee County Government

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13th Supervisory District County Parks

Supervisor Coggs-Jones feels that we can continue to build on Milwaukee County Parks improvements with urban agriculture to decrease food insecurity. Such collaborations will bridge the gap between resources and the people.

All Press Release, Newsletter and In The News content dated prior to April 18, 2022, reflects Supervisor Coggs-Jones representing County Supervisory District 10 prior to decennial Milwaukee County redistricting.

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Press Releases

Supervisor Coggs-Jones to Host Transit and Paratransit Leaders at Upcoming Listen & Learn Session


Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones will host a Listen & Learn Session on Transit and Paratransit in Milwaukee County on Wednesday, November 15, 2023.

Supervisors Burgelis, Coggs-Jones Call for Better Transit Safety and Security Following Recent Violent Incidents


On August 19, 2023, a shooting occurred at a downtown Milwaukee bus stop near 6th and Wisconsin. On August 24, 2023, a passenger was shot on board a MCTS bus near Capitol Drive and Sherman Boulevard. Supervisors Peter Burgelis and Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones issued the following statements.

Budget Amendment Elevates Community Voices, Fuels Ongoing Budget Collaboration Among Supervisors


Today, Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson, in collaboration with several co-sponsors, authored a proposal unanimously adopted by the Committee on Finance to amend Milwaukee County’s 2024 recommended budget.

Supervisor Coggs-Jones Makes Difficult Decision to Support Sales Tax, Ensures Prioritization of Accountability


Today, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt a resolution, [15-3], to enact an additional 0.4% county sales and use tax, effective January 1, 2024. Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones made the following statement.

Supervisors Taylor, Coggs-Jones, and Johnson, Jr. to Host Joint 2024 Budget Town Hall


On Tuesday, October 17, Supervisors Sequanna Taylor, Priscilla Coggs-Jones, and Willie Johnson, Jr. will host a joint town hall meeting on the 2024 Milwaukee County Budget at Freewill Church of God in Christ.

Supervisor Coggs-Jones and Vice Chair Taylor Hosting Town Hall Meeting on Proposed Sales Tax Increase


County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones and County Board 1st Vice Chair Sequanna Taylor are holding a town hall meeting tomorrow, July 25, to discuss the proposed 0.4% increase of Milwaukee County's sales tax.

Supervisors Applaud Adoption of Resolution Improving Milwaukee County Transit Safety and Security


Today, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution supporting the recommendations of the Milwaukee County Transit System’s (MCTS) Transit Safety and Security Task Force and encouraging the implementation of new security policies and practices.

Lindsey Heights Clean-Up Events Rescheduled Until Fall


After successfully hosting four community-driven events to enhance the cleanliness and beauty of neighborhoods in Milwaukee County’s 13th District, County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones announced today that the final events in the series will be rescheduled for the fall season.

Supervisor Vincent to Attend 9th Annual ‘Girls in Aviation’ Day


On September 23, Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport will host the 9th annual ‘Girls in Aviation’ Day. The event will provide young girls with a hands-on look at a career in aviation through aircraft tours, flight simulators, and a panel discussion with women who work in aviation.

County Supervisors Hosting Washington Park Senior Center Town Hall Meeting on Proposed Sales Tax Increase


County Supervisor Peter Burgelis, along with 1st Vice Chair Sequanna Taylor and County Supervisors Felesia A. Martin, Shawn Rolland, and Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones, will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, July 18, to discuss the proposed 0.4% increase of Milwaukee County's sales tax.

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In The News

JS Online: Milwaukee County Board Passes Amended 2024 Budget. Here's What To Know


The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved a $1.37 billion recommended 2024 budget Thursday, weaving in additional services in a budget season full of investments compared to cuts as seen in prior years.

Spectrum News: Leaders Hope New Milwaukee Health and Human Services Building Will Eliminate Barriers in Health Care


Leaders broke ground on Milwaukee County’s new Health and Human Services building on Monday. The new Marcia P. Coggs Health and Human Services Center will be located at 1230 W. Cherry St. It’s the first time the county will have a building that’s designed to deliver health and human services.

Urban Milwaukee: Board and County Exec At Odds Over Debt, Spending


The Milwaukee County Board is moving to pack as much spending as it can into the 2024 budget, and finds itself at odds with County Executive David Crowley and his administration over debt and spending that could contribute to future budget deficits.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Recommends Transit Rangers for Bus Security


A proposal to create a new $3.4 million force of transit rangers who would provide security within the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) was endorsed by the Milwaukee County Board Thursday despite concern from the transit system itself.

Milwaukee Independent: Marcia P. Coggs Center: Milwaukee County Breaks Ground on New Home for Health and Human Services


County Executive David Crowley, local and state leaders, the Coggs family, and members of the public gathered on October 2 at a construction site in the King Park neighborhood to help Milwaukee County break ground on the new Marcia P. Coggs Health and Human Services Center.

TMJ4: Plan For County-Employed Security 'Transit Rangers' Passes At Committee Level


The Milwaukee County Committee on Transportation and Transit unanimously approved a plan Tuesday to create a new security force for county buses.

Urban Milwaukee: Groundbreaking For Coggs Center a History Lesson


Construction is underway on a new home for Milwaukee County’s health and human services programs.

JS Online: Shootings Raise Safety Concerns For MCTS Buses And Renewed Calls For Action


Two recent shootings connected to Milwaukee County Transit System buses have reignited a countywide debate over security for riders and bus drivers and how best to protect them, including whether to hire a team of rangers to board buses.

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