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Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones

13th District Supervisor

2nd Vice-Chairwoman

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.

Email me at [email protected]

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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:

  • Transportation, Public Works and Transit
  • Intergovernmental RelationsCommittee Member

     

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 District 13 Office Hour this Wednesday

Feb-13-2024

Supervisor Priscilla Coggs-Jones invites residents to attend her upcoming District 13 office hour tomorrow, February 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

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

Oct-12-2023

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.

Board of Supervisors to Celebrate Black History Month with Program Showcasing “African Americans and the Arts”

Jan-29-2024

The County Board of Supervisors will celebrate Black History Month during its monthly meeting on Thursday, February 1 at 9:30 a.m.

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

Sep-21-2023

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.

Board Adopts Chairwoman Nicholson Proposal to Study Solar Power Usage at New Coggs Building

Dec-21-2023

Today, the County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a resolution which directs the County to conduct a study on the integration of solar photovoltaic systems (solar panels) into the upcoming Coggs Building parking lot project.

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

Sep-19-2023

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.

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

Nov-14-2023

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

Aug-25-2023

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

Nov-03-2023

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

Jul-27-2023

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.

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In The News

Urban Milwaukee: First Majority-Women Milwaukee County Board in History Sworn In

Apr-16-2024

For the first time in county history, a majority of supervisors on the Milwaukee County Board are women.

JS Online: Milwaukee County Board Calls for a Permanent Cease-fire in Gaza

Mar-21-2024

In a chamber packed with pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli demonstrators, a divided Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Thursday calling for an immediate and permanent cease-fire in Israel and Gaza.

JS Online: For First Time, Women Make Up Majority of Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors

Apr-15-2024

History was made at the swearing-in ceremony of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors on Monday: With 10 of 18 members being women, the body has its first female majority.

Urban Milwaukee: New County Building Could Run on Solar Power

Mar-05-2024

Milwaukee County could have its first solar-powered government building.

CBS 58: Historic Day: Women Now Hold the Majority on the Milwaukee County Board

Apr-15-2024

History was made Monday, at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. Eighteen members of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors were sworn into office, 10 of them being women, marking the first time in nearly 200 years that women hold a majority.

JS Online: Here's What We Know About Milwaukee County's Release of Bodycam Footage

Feb-05-2024

Milwaukee County is playing a waiting game when it comes to reviewing policy changes that could potentially offer a recommended timeframe for when bodycam footage is released by local law enforcement to family members and the public.

Urban Milwaukee: County Board Wants Ceasefire In Gaza, But Only By A Narrow Margin

Mar-22-2024

After hours of debate and thousands of people submitting comments, the Milwaukee County Board approved a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Israel’s war on the Palestinian Gaza Strip.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Votes to Wait for City Bodycam Lawsuit Ruling

Feb-03-2024

The Milwaukee County Board will wait for a ruling on a lawsuit over a City of Milwaukee body camera policy before recommending a similar one to the Sheriff’s Office.

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