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Milwaukee County is home to over 950,000 people living in one of 19 communities, which range in size from the City of Milwaukee, with 595,000 residents, to the Village of River Hills, with roughly 1,600 residents.
Still a manufacturing stronghold, the region features 16 Fortune 1000 companies and thousands of others in the financial services, medical device, hospitality and retailing industries.
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Content for certain districts dated prior to April 18, 2022, may not reflect the Supervisor’s current supervisory district number, due to decennial Milwaukee County redistricting.
On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at 4 p.m. County Executive David Crowley, Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson, and Supervisor Peter Burgelis, in partnership with the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) are hosting a special kick-off for this year’s Pride Month in Milwaukee County at Cathedral Square Park.
Yesterday, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution in support of Pride Month and the display of the Intersex Progress Pride Flag at County buildings and locations throughout the month of June.
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.
Today, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution unanimously opposing the use of Milwaukee County tax levy to fund long-term renovations at American Family Field. The author of the resolution, Supervisor Steve F. Taylor made the following statement.
Today, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a resolution supporting mental health treatment and care in addition to recognizing May as Mental Health Awareness Month. Supervisor Kathleen Vincent, who authored the legislation, made the following statement.
Today, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted three resolutions authored by Supervisor Ryan Clancy and Supervisor Juan Miguel Martinez. The resolutions initiated a comprehensive probe into the Milwaukee County jail, took a stance in favor of shared revenue and local autonomy, and created an additional coordinator position for local committees.
Supervisor Juan Miguel Martinez assisted the Parks Department in successfully encouraging residents to apply for splash pad attendant positions, ultimately securing a boost in the number of personnel available for those roles. Supervisor Martinez made the following statement.
A task force working on security for the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is looking at replacing the current private contractors with sheriff’s deputies, non-law enforcement “transit rangers” or some mix of both.
Milwaukee County has big plans for its Community Reintegration Center (CRC), an incarceration facility formerly known as the House of Corrections. By creating a diversified network of programs and services and avoiding overcrowding, officials hope to repurpose the facility to better reintegrate its residents back into the community.
On the surface, Milwaukee County Supervisor Kathy Vincent handles her roles with ease. Whether welcoming constituents to a beer garden, presiding as president of the Greendale School Board, or teaching eighth-grade English full-time at a Kenosha public school, she finds a way to juggle it all.
The ice skating rink at Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee will soon be hosting roller skaters during its off-season as part of a pilot program.
Yesterday, Supervisor Caroline Gómez-Tom began her work on the Milwaukee County Board Supervisors, representing District 14. Supervisor Gómez-Tom spent the afternoon meeting with Milwaukee County staff, Human resources, and officially opening her District office for business.
Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson is thrilled to announce the triumph of Roll Train and the Milwaukee County Parks department in making roller skating a reality at Red Arrow Park. Chairwoman Nicholson, a key advocate for establishing a roller rink in Red Arrow Park made the following statement.
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.
Yesterday, two Milwaukee County standing committees passed resolutions advocating for increased local control and oversight. One requests a research and analysis plan for the Milwaukee County Criminal Justice Facility (CJF). The other advocates for shared revenue and local autonomy.
On May 4, 2023, the Assembly Committee on Local Government held a public hearing on Assembly Bill 245, which proposes changes to county and municipal aid in Wisconsin. Supervisors Peter Burgelis, Ryan Clancy and Vice-Chair Sequanna Taylor attended the meeting.
Supervisor Burgelis discusses the Stadium Freeway. The segment begins at 44:10.
County Supervisor Kathleen Vincent is excited to help announce the season- opening celebration of the Whitnall Park Beer Garden and the newly renovated Root River Parkway and expanded parking lot.
County Supervisor Steve F. Taylor has proposed a resolution opposing the use of Milwaukee County tax levy to fund long-term renovations at American Family Field. Supervisor Taylor made the following statement.
Caroline Gómez-Tom defeated Angel C. Sanchez Tuesday in a special election for Milwaukee County Board District 14. Gómez-Tom will replace former supervisor Dyango Zerpa, who resigned in January.
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Established in 1835, Milwaukee County is home to more than 950,000 residents and is the hub of the 37th largest regional economy in the United States.
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