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2020 Budget Benefits County's South Shore

Nov-20-2019

Supervisor Steve Shea lauded the benefits that Milwaukee County's 2020 adopted budget will bring to the South Shore in a statement released today.

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Supervisory District
  • District 08
Year
  • 2019

Deanna Alexander Announces She Will Not Seek Re-election to Board of Supervisors

Nov-19-2019

Supervisor Deanna Alexander announced today that she will honor a pledge she made when she first ran for office to serve no more than three terms as a Milwaukee County Supervisor and will not seek re-election in 2020.

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Supervisory District
  • District 18
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Sebring Opposes Rideshare Tax

Nov-19-2019

Milwaukee County Supervisor Dan Sebring released the following statement regarding a proposed tax on ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft that operate in Milwaukee County.

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Supervisory District
  • District 11
Year
  • 2019

Lipscomb Statement on Lack of Vetoes in 2020 County Budget

Nov-18-2019

Board of Supervisors Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., released the following statement upon the announcement by County Executive Chris Abele that he would not veto any provisions of the 2020 Milwaukee County budget.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

Alexander Secures Funding for Noyes Pool in 2020 Budget, Opposes Tax Increase

Nov-14-2019

Supervisor Deanna Alexander secured funding for a lighted sign for Noyes Pool as part of the 2020 Milwaukee County budget Tuesday and voted against the largest property tax increase in recent memory used to finance the $1.18 billion package.

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Supervisory District
  • District 18
Year
  • 2019

Logsdon Votes Against Property Tax Increase

Nov-14-2019

Supervisor Patti Logsdon was one of four members of Milwaukee County Board to vote against a property tax increase on Tuesday when the Board met to finalize the 2020 county budget.

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Supervisory District
  • District 09
Year
  • 2019

Finance Chair Schmitt Thanks Colleagues, Applauds County Staff for Work on 2020 Budget

Nov-12-2019

Supervisor James "Luigi" Schmitt, Chair of the Committee on Finance and Audit, thanked his fellow supervisors today for their efforts to produce a balanced 2020 Milwaukee County Budget and applauded the work of county staff who helped assemble the budget and manage the process of amending and setting it.

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Supervisory District
  • District 06
Year
  • 2019

Supervisors Adopt 2020 County Budget

Nov-12-2019

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors set (14-4) the 2020 Milwaukee County budget today after adopting several amendments to the County Executive's budget proposal, including one from Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. to maintain transit services and invest in county facilities and employees.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

Climate and Economic Equity Taskforce Co-chairs Announce Members Set First Meeting for Nov. 11

Nov-08-2019

County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde and City of Milwaukee Alderman Nik Kovac announced the members of the Milwaukee City-County Joint Taskforce on Climate and Economic Equity today and scheduled the group's first meeting for November 11.

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Supervisory District
  • District 10

Lipscomb Amendment Addresses Concerns About Electronic Monitoring Proposal

Nov-06-2019

The County Board's Finance Committee unanimously recommended a proposal from Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. today to address concerns about the County Executive's proposal to expand the use of electronic monitoring as an alternative to housing up to 100 inmates at the House of Correction (HOC).

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Hearing on 2020 County Budget Tonight at Marcus Center

Nov-04-2019

The Board of Supervisors will hold its annual public hearing on the proposed Milwaukee County budget tonight at 6:00pm, at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Members of the Board of Supervisors will be present to listen to constituents share their priorities for the 2020 Milwaukee County budget.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Taylor Amendment Requires Trauma Sensitive Communication

Oct-31-2019

The Finance Committee recommended adoption of an amendment to the 2020 Milwaukee County Budget, offered today by Supervisor Sequanna Taylor, that would require training in trauma sensitive communication for client service staff in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2019

Lipscomb Amendment Restores Services and Invests in County Facilities, Workers

Oct-31-2019

The budget-setting Finance Committee of the Milwaukee County Board recommended an amendment to the proposed 2020 county budget today that would restore transit services, invest in parks, cultural facilities, and county workers, and reduce the property tax levy increase to a level below that recommended by County Executive Chris Abele.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Taylor Secures Funding for Domestic Violence Survivors Experiencing Homelessness

Oct-31-2019

An amendment to the 2020 county budget approved today by the Finance Committee includes funding to provide emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence experiencing homelessness, a measure proposed by Supervisor Sequanna Taylor.

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2019

Supervisors Recommend Continuation of Free Birth Certificate Program

Oct-29-2019

The Finance and Audit - Budget Committee voted unanimously to continue Milwaukee County's free birth certificate program through 2020 today by approving a budget amendment from Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

Lipscomb Proposes Funds for Domes Preservation

Oct-29-2019

County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., is calling for funding the ongoing development of a plan to restore the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory Domes with an amendment to the 2020 Milwaukee County budget.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Sup. Weishan to Attend Renaming of Indigenous Peoples Park

Oct-11-2019

Supervisor John F. Weishan, Jr., will attend a ceremony to rename Columbus Park as Indigenous Peoples Park on Monday, October 14 and unveil publicly for the first time an official Milwaukee County Parks sign with the new name.

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Supervisory District
  • District 16
Year
  • 2019

Sup. Dimitrijevic Announces Plans to Expand South Shore Terrace Beer Garden

Oct-02-2019

Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic joined County Executive Chris Abele and Parks Director Guy Smith today to announced that the proposed 2020 Milwaukee County budget includes funding for the planning and design of an expanded South Shore Terrace beer garden.

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Supervisory District
  • District 04
Year
  • 2019

Media Advisory: Public Hearing on 2020 County Budget Set for Nov. 4

Oct-01-2019

The Board of Supervisors will hold its annual public hearing on the Milwaukee County budget on Monday, November 4, at 6:00pm. The hearing will take place at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., in Milwaukee.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

Green Bay Packers Donate New Playground for Center Street Park

Sep-30-2019

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this month to accept an in-kind donation from the Green Bay Packers for new playground equipment at Center Street Park.

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Supervisory District
  • District 15
Year
  • 2019

County Board Backs Taylor Push to Restore and Expand Voting Rights

Sep-20-2019

The Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a resolution from Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Thursday calling for the restoration of voting rights for people on probation and parole in Wisconsin.

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Shea Effort Leads to Preservation of Bus Routes

Sep-19-2019

In the wake of a campaign by Supervisor Steven Shea to preserve bus routes serving South Shore communities, the Abele administration announced today that several routes previously slated for cuts will be continued.

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Supervisory District
  • District 08
Year
  • 2019

Nicholson Calls for Repeal of Federal Crime Bill, More Investment in Public Education

Sep-13-2019

County Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson expressed her support today for legislative action at the state and national levels to repair the harmful, ineffective, and wasteful aspects of mass incarceration, and called for shifting public resources away from building prisons and towards investing in education.

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Supervisory District
  • District 05
Year
  • 2019

Taylor Pushes to Expand Voting Rights

Sep-12-2019

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor is calling for Milwaukee County government to support the restoration of voting rights for people on probation and parole in Wisconsin.

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Weishan Demands Action to Replace Lead Laterals

Sep-06-2019

County Supervisor John F. Weishan, Jr., put forth and won support for two proposals to address lead poisoning in Milwaukee County during the Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee Wednesday.

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Supervisory District
  • District 16
Year
  • 2019

County Board and Public Will Hear the Plan to Save Domes

Aug-30-2019

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing regarding the future of the Mitchell Park Domes on September 18.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Shea Opposes South Shore Bus Route Cuts

Aug-20-2019

County Supervisor Steven Shea expressed his opposition to proposed cuts to bus routes that would impact those traveling to or from the South Shore, in a statement released Tuesday.

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Supervisory District
  • District 08
Year
  • 2019

Time to Update MCTS Advertising Guidelines

Aug-15-2019

Supervisor Patti Logsdon is calling on the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) to change its advertising guidelines to prevent political messages from appearing on County buses.

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Supervisory District
  • District 09
Year
  • 2019

Lipscomb Applauds Work of Domes Task Force

Aug-14-2019

In a statement, County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. expressed his appreciation for the work of the Milwaukee County Task Force on the Mitchell Park Conservatory Domes.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Taylor Supports Young Artists

Aug-14-2019

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor expressed her support Tuesday for the Milwaukee youth selected by the Milwaukee Art Museum to be a part of the Teen ArtXpress program. The youth created several murals with the theme of family separation, which were then applied to the exterior of a Milwaukee County bus.

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2019

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