Board of Supervisors

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!

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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 Commends Upcoming Lucille Berrien Park Mural Unveiling


Milwaukee County Supervisor Priscilla Coggs-Jones will be attending the Lucille Berrien Park Mural Unveiling and Community Celebration on Sunday, May 28th, at Lucille Berrien Park, located at 3629 North 16th Street.

Supervisor Coggs-Jones Appointed to Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission


Milwaukee County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones has been appointed to the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) by Governor Tony Evers at the recommendation of the Chairwoman of the Milwaukee County Board, Marcelia Nicholson.

MCTS CONNECT Offers Free Summer Rides Courtesy of Umo Mobility: Supervisors Coggs-Jones, Burgelis, Logsdon Urge Ridership


Milwaukee County Supervisors Priscilla Coggs-Jones, Peter Burgelis, and Patti Logsdon are excited to announce that Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is partnering with Umo Mobility to offer free rides on the CONNECT 1 Bus Rapid Transit line from June 4th through September 30th.

Supervisors Martinez, Coggs-Jones, and Wasserman Condemn Local Antiques Store Selling Racist Items


Today County Board Supervisors Juan Miguel Martinez, Priscilla Coggs-Jones, and Sheldon Wasserman released statements condemning Antiques on Pierce for selling racist, anti- Semitic, and xenophobic items.

Supervisor Coggs-Jones to Host MCTS at Upcoming Listen & Learn Session


On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones, in partnership with representatives from the Milwaukee County Transit System, will hold her 6th Listen & Learn community engagement session.

Supervisor Coggs-Jones, Black Caucus Commend Public Participation at Today’s Listen & Learn Session with Sheriff Ball, Superintendent Jewell


Today, Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones hosted Sheriff Denita Ball, Superintendent Chantell Jewell, Supervisor Willie Johnson Jr., and Supervisor Sequanna Taylor at her 3rd Listen & Learn Session at the Northcott Neighborhood House.

Supervisor Coggs-Jones' Invest in our Neighborhood Highway Clean-Up a Success


Supervisor Coggs- Jones made the following statement: “I was humbled to see our community come together to take care of our neighborhood. Today’s event took place right in the heart of the 13th District and I am proud to say it was a huge success.”

Supervisor Coggs-Jones to Host Sheriff Ball, Superintendent Jewell at Upcoming Listen & Learn Session


On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones, in partnership with Sheriff Denita Ball, and Superintendent Chantell Jewell will hold her 3rd Listen & Learn Session.

Supervisor Coggs-Jones to Host Invest in our Neighborhood Highway Clean-Up


On Saturday, April 29, 2023, Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones, in partnership with State Senator Lena Taylor, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, State Representative Kalan Haywood, and numerous community organizations and businesses, will hold her inaugural Invest in our Neighborhood Highway Clean-Up.

Board of Supervisors to Celebrate Black History Month with February 2 Program


The County Board of Supervisors will celebrate Black History Month during its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, February 4 at 9:30 a.m.

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In The News

Urban Milwaukee: MCTS Makes Changes to Transit Security


Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) bus operators have been saying for years that they are concerned about the safety and security afforded them both on and off the bus.

FOX 6: Denita Ball Milwaukee County's 1st Female Sheriff


Denita Ball won the Democratic primary for Milwaukee County sheriff Tuesday, Aug. 9, and with no Republican challenger in November, she becomes Milwaukee County's first female sheriff and the first Black woman to serve as sheriff in the state of Wisconsin.

Urban Milwaukee: Abortion Referendum Will Be On Spring Ballots


The Milwaukee County Board approved an advisory referendum Thursday that will ask voters their opinion on Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban.

Urban Milwaukee: Supervisors Seek Marijuana Referendum


A group of supervisors are seeking to put an advisory referendum on ballots in Milwaukee County for the Nov. 8 election asking residents if they support the legalization of marijuana.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Considering Abortion Referendum, Again


The Milwaukee County Board is again considering an advisory referendum asking voters their opinion on Wisconsin’s 1849 law banning abortion. It narrowly voted to reject a similar proposal in advance of the November election.

Wisconsin Examiner: Proposed Milwaukee County Housing and Eviction Subcommittee Rejected


Members of a Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors committee voted to recommend the rejection of the creation of a housing insecurity, eviction and racial equity subcommittee.

Spectrum News 1: Meet Milwaukee County Supervisor Priscilla Coggs-Jones


County Supervisor Priscilla Coggs-Jones (13th District-Milwaukee) enjoys collaborating with different community-based organizations and departments within Milwaukee County to help constituents get access to the resources they need.

JS Online: An anchor of the community, Milwaukee's Marcia P. Coggs Human Services Center Could Be Demolished For a Complete Rebuild


Sonya Williams' first visit to the Marcia P. Coggs Human Services Center was more than four decades ago. Since then, the west side resident has visited the food pantry in the basement, the Medicaid enrollment booth on the first floor and the aging services department on the third floor.

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