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Milwaukee County Board News

Crime Stoppers Reward Announcement for Information Leading to Arrest of Brazil Johnson’s Killer

Jun-30-2022

On Wednesday, June 15 Brazil Johnson, a 28-year-old transgender Black woman was shot and killed in Milwaukee near Teutonia and Garfield avenues. No arrests have been made for her murder.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 15 - Peter Burgelis
Year
  • 2022

County Supervisors Denounce Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Jun-27-2022

County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson and Supervisors Felesia A. Martin, Liz Sumner, Willie Johnson, Jr., Sheldon A. Wasserman, Ryan Clancy, and Shawn Rolland issued the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 01 - Liz Sumner
  • District 02 - Willie Johnson, Jr.
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
  • District 04 - Ryan Clancy
  • District 06 - Shawn Rolland
  • District 07 - Felesia A. Martin
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
  • District 15 - Peter Burgelis
Year
  • 2022

CBS 58 TV County Board Approves $700K Toward Restoration, Safety Improvements at McKinley Beach

Jun-24-2022

More than $700,000 is going toward restoration and safety improvements at McKinley Beach in Milwaukee. The full county board just adopted a resolution spearheaded by Supervisor Sheldon Wasserman.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
Year
  • 2022

CBS 58: City and County Leaders Visit Milwaukee Institutions

Jun-24-2022

Back to Milwaukee, where city and county leaders visited several local institutions today, on June 24. Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson, Mayor Cavalier Johnson and State Senator La Tonya Johnson were a part of the tour -- starting at a Milwaukee staple -- Miss Kate's Diner.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
Year
  • 2022

County Board Adopts Chairwoman Nicholson Proposal to Fund Roller Skating at Red Arrow Park

Jun-23-2022

Today the County Board adopted (12-6) a proposal by Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson to provide funding for a summer roller skating program at Red Arrow Park.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
Year
  • 2022

Chairwoman Nicholson Proposal to Reimagine County Board Committees Adopted by County Board

Jun-23-2022

Today the County Board unanimously adopted a proposal by Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson to reimagine several standing committees to increase focus on sustainability, parks, transit, and the annual budget.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
Year
  • 2022

County Board Unanimously Adopts Resolution Repudiating Discriminatory Covenants

Jun-23-2022

Today the Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a resolution by Supervisors Sheldon A. Wasserman and Liz Sumner repudiating the history of discriminatory housing covenants in Milwaukee County.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
Year
  • 2022

Supervisor Burgelis Authors Citations to Honor LGBTQ+ Activists Janice Colby and Don Schwamb

Jun-23-2022

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors honored impactful members of Milwaukee’s LGBTQ+ community with citations at its Thursday, June 23 meeting. County Supervisor Peter Burgelis authored citations for both Janice Colby and Don Schwamb.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 15 - Peter Burgelis
Year
  • 2022

Wasserman Resolution Funding McKinley Beach Repairs Approved by County Board

Jun-23-2022

Today the County Board adopted a resolution by Supervisor Sheldon A. Wasserman to fund the design and construction of repairs to McKinley Beach. The resolution was co-sponsored by Supervisors Steve F. Taylor, Shawn Rolland, and Willie Johnson Jr.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
Year
  • 2022

Wisconsin Examiner: Proposed Milwaukee County Housing and Eviction Subcommittee Rejected

Jun-23-2022

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.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 04 - Ryan Clancy
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
  • District 13 - Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones
Year
  • 2022

TMJ4: McKinley Beach Safety Improvements OK'd by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors

Jun-23-2022

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution to fund safety improvements at McKinley Beach, which officials closed after multiple drownings, near-drownings and riptide dangers in 2020.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
Year
  • 2022

WISN: Milwaukee County Supervisors Approve Funding to Repair McKinley Beach

Jun-23-2022

Milwaukee County is one step closer to reopening McKinley Beach. Milwaukee County supervisors Thursday morning unanimously approved a $700,000 plan to restore and upgrade the safety at the beach. County officials shut down the beach because of safety concerns in 2021.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
Year
  • 2022

Supervisors Taylor, Clancy, Coggs-Jones Decry Recommendation of Rejection for Housing Insecurity, Eviction and Racial Equity Subcommittee

Jun-22-2022

The Health Equity, Human Needs and Strategic Planning Committee voted to recommend rejection of a proposed ordinance change which would create a subcommittee comprised of members of the community, to focus on housing insecurity and develop housing eviction prevention strategies while ensuring racial equity.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 04 - Ryan Clancy
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
  • District 13 - Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones
Year
  • 2022

Urban Milwaukee: Parks May Convert Roads to Bike, Pedestrian Trails

Jun-22-2022

The Milwaukee County Parks Department is seeking to use COVID-19 stimulus funding to convert two sections of road to bicycle and pedestrian trails, and block thru-access to vehicles.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
  • District 14 - Dyango Zerpa
Year
  • 2022

Supervisor Taylor to Host Annual McGovern Night Out June 29

Jun-22-2022

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will host this year’s "McGovern Night Out" on Wednesday, June 29 from 5-7 p.m. The event is an opportunity for neighbors to socialize and learn more about community organizations that provide essential services.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
Year
  • 2022

Chairwoman Nicholson, Mayor Johnson, State Senator Johnson to Tour Milwaukee Institutions, Discuss Stronger Collaboration Friday

Jun-22-2022

County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson will host Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson and State Senator LaTonya Johnson for a tour of Milwaukee institutions, to discuss how the county, city, and state can better collaborate to meet the needs of residents, and connect on local option funding sources.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
Year
  • 2022

Supervisor Burgelis to Host Neighborhood Walk with Local Elected Officials

Jun-17-2022

On Thursday, June 30 County Supervisors Peter Burgelis and Juan Miguel Martinez, County Executive David Crowley, Mayor Cavalier Johnson, Alderman Mark Borkowski, the Milwaukee Police Department and the Milwaukee County Park Rangers will join neighbors for a neighborhood walk in the Jackson Park neighborhood.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 15 - Peter Burgelis
Year
  • 2022

JS Online: Milwaukee and Milwaukee County Have Received Hundreds of Millions From Historic ARPA Relief

Jun-17-2022

With the second tranche of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal pandemic aid expected to soon land in Milwaukee city and county coffers, officials are facing new decisions on how to spend the historic sums.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 06 - Shawn Rolland
Year
  • 2022

Finance Committee Unanimously Recommends Wasserman Resolution to Repair McKinley Beach

Jun-16-2022

The County Board’s Finance Committee unanimously recommended for adoption a resolution by Supervisor Sheldon A. Wasserman to fund the design and execution of repairs to make McKinley Beach safe.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
Year
  • 2022

Urban Milwaukee: Committee Approves McKinley Beach Restoration

Jun-16-2022

The Milwaukee County Board will consider a funding proposal to fix the dangerous swimming conditions at McKinley Beach. If it passes, according to the resolution’s author, the beach could reopen for swimming, with a higher degree of safety, by 2024.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
Year
  • 2022

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