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County Moves to Take Control of Jail Medical Services

Dec-06-2018

The Finance and Audit Committee approved (7 - 0) a proposal from Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., today that recommends Milwaukee County directly provide inmate medical services, rather than continue contracting with an outside, private vendor.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

Supervisors Optimistic on Progress of The Couture

Dec-03-2018

After hearing testimony from developer Rick Barrett, County Supervisors John Weishan, Jr., and Marcelia Nicholson expressed their optimism about the progress of Barrett's Couture development project Monday.

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Supervisory District
  • District 05
Year
  • 2018

Supervisors Optimistic on Progress of The Couture

Dec-03-2018

After hearing testimony from developer Rick Barrett, County Supervisors John Weishan, Jr., and Marcelia Nicholson expressed their optimism about the progress of Barrett's Couture development project Monday.

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Supervisory District
  • District 16
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories

Nov-12-2018

Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2018

Board Adopts Supervisor Moore Omokunde Proposal to Decriminalize Marijuana

Nov-06-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted (17 - 1) a resolution sponsored by Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde encouraging the State of Wisconsin to decriminalize marijuana at their meeting on November 1.

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Supervisory District
  • District 10
Year
  • 2018

Board of Supervisors Adopts 2019 Milwaukee County Budget

Nov-05-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted (17 -1) the 2019 Milwaukee County budget today after adopting several amendments to County Executive Chris Abele's Recommended Budget, including a plan to preserve funding for a transit route to key job sites.

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Supervisory District
  • ALL
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Alexander’s Statement on the 2019 Milwaukee County Budget

Nov-05-2018

Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander voted to adopt the 2019 Milwaukee County budget but voted no on several budget amendments brought forward by supervisors.

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Supervisory District
  • District 18
Year
  • 2018

Logsdon Budget Amendment Ensures Repairs to College Ave. Bridges

Nov-05-2018

The County Board adopted (13 - 5) an amendment from Supervisor Patti Logsdon to fund the repairs of two badly deteriorated bridges along College Ave., at 31st Street and 34th Street, as part of the 2019 Milwaukee County budget today.

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Supervisory District
  • District 09
Year
  • 2018

County Board Votes Unanimously to Back Expungement Reform

Nov-01-2018

The Milwaukee County Board unanimously adopted Supervisor Sequanna Taylor's resolution calling for the Wisconsin Legislature to reform and expand upon current expungement laws by adopting several recommendations of the Wisconsin Policy Forum.

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2018

Supervisors Save JobLines with Amendment

Oct-31-2018

County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., and Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic introduced a budget amendment to ensure that hundreds of Milwaukee County workers will continue to access jobs with a modified JobLines bus route. The Finance and Audit Committee adopted their proposal on a vote of 6 to 0.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
  • District 04
Year
  • 2018

Supervisors Save JobLines With Amendment

Oct-31-2018

County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., and Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic introduced a budget amendment to ensure that hundreds of Milwaukee County workers will continue to access jobs with a modified JobLines bus route.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
  • District 04
Year
  • 2018

Lipscomb, Abele Launch 'Fair Deal' Initiative

Oct-29-2018

County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., and County Executive Chris Abele officially launched Lipscomb's "Fair Deal for Milwaukee County" initiative by jointly signing the legislation Monday night, after the proposal was adopted by the Board prior.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Taylor Presses for Action on HIV-AIDS

Oct-29-2018

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor is calling for stepped up HIV/AIDS awareness, outreach, and prevention efforts in the wake of a spike in cases in Milwaukee.

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2018

Lipscomb Calls for Modernizing County Transit System

Oct-29-2018

County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., has proposed modernizing Milwaukee County's transit system by purchasing up to 15 battery electric buses and beginning a transition away from fossil fuels.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Proposes Mitchell Park for Site of New Milwaukee Public Museum

Oct-25-2018

County Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic is proposing Mitchell Park as a possible site for the new Milwaukee Public Museum and recommending a combined governing structure to manage the museum and the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory.

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Supervisory District
  • District 04
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Calls for Menstrual Equity

Oct-24-2018

The Milwaukee County Board's Finance and Audit Committee unanimously recommended (7-0) a proposal by Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic to include menstrual products among the basic hygiene items made freely available for use in Milwaukee County restrooms.

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Supervisory District
  • District 04
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Taylor Calls for Reform of Expungement Laws

Oct-19-2018

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor is calling for reform of laws and practices relating to the sealing of criminal records that make it difficult for people to obtain employment and pursue opportunities to provide for themselves and their families.

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2018

"Ruth M. Simos Great Room" Dedicated in Ceremony at Humboldt Park Pavilion

Oct-10-2018

County Supervisors Jason Haas and Marina Dimitrijevic joined with community members to honor the legacy of longtime parks advocate and educator Ruth M. Simos by naming the Great Room at the Humboldt Park Pavilion in her honor Wednesday.

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Supervisory District
  • District 14
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Taylor Encourages Youth to Register to Vote

Oct-04-2018

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor visited with high school seniors at the Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education today to talk about the importance of voting and registering to vote.

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Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2018

Supervisors to Hold Public Meeting on 2019 County Budget

Oct-01-2018

The County Board of Supervisors will hold its annual public hearing on Monday, October 29, at 6:00pm, at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., in downtown Milwaukee, to listen to constituents as they weigh in with their concerns and priorities for the 2019 Milwaukee County budget.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

Lipscomb Calls for Fair Deal With Madison to Solve Fiscal Challenges

Sep-28-2018

County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., is calling for a "Fair Deal" with the State of Wisconsin that addresses a growing imbalance in the tax revenue sent to Madison by Milwaukee County and what the County receives back in state support for mandated services.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

County Board Resists Review of Homelessness Funding

Sep-20-2018

Milwaukee County Supervisors Deanna Alexander, Patti Logsdon, and Sylvia Ortiz-Velez wrote and submitted to the County Board, a resolution aimed at helping to house the part of Milwaukee’s homeless population that federal funding is unable to assist.

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Supervisory District
  • District 18
Year
  • 2018

County Board Resists Review of Homelessness Funding

Sep-20-2018

Milwaukee County Supervisors Deanna Alexander, Patti Logsdon, and Sylvia Ortiz-Velez wrote and submitted to the County Board, a resolution aimed at helping to house the part of Milwaukee’s homeless population that federal funding is unable to assist.

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Supervisory District
  • District 09
Year
  • 2018

County Board Resists Review of Homelessness Funding

Sep-20-2018

Milwaukee County Supervisors Deanna Alexander, Patti Logsdon, and Sylvia Ortiz-Velez wrote and submitted to the County Board, a resolution aimed at helping to house the part of Milwaukee’s homeless population that federal funding is unable to assist.

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Supervisory District
  • District 12
Year
  • 2018

County Moving Auction of Foreclosed Properties Online

Sep-20-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors has tasked the Sheriff's Office and County Executive Chris Abele's administration with developing an online auction system for the sale of foreclosed properties.

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Supervisory District
  • District 15
Year
  • 2018

Fall Floral Show, Where the Coleuses Grow, to Open at the Domes Sept. 22

Sep-17-2018

More than 30 varieties of coleus, of different colors, patterns, shapes, and sizes, will camouflage whimsical sculptures of forest animals during the fall floral show, Where the Coleuses Grow.

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Supervisory District
  • District 09
Year
  • 2018

Improved Holler Park Playground Now Open

Sep-14-2018

County Supervisor Jason Haas wants families in his district to know about recently completed upgrades to the playground at Holler Park, and that Milwaukee County has honored its commitment to ensure the playground is accessible to all.

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Supervisory District
  • District 14
Year
  • 2018

Media Advisory: Supervisor Ortiz-Velez to Call for Study of Hemp Cultivation

Sep-14-2018

Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez is calling for Milwaukee County to study if growing hemp in county greenhouses could generate revenue for the County through sale of hemp products.

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Supervisory District
  • District 12
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Nicholson Statement on Comments Disparaging MPS Students

Sep-13-2018

County Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson released the following statement regarding a recent Right Wisconsin article that singled out students of Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) for disparaging comments.

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Supervisory District
  • District 05
Year
  • 2018

County Exploring Options to Relocate South Shore Beach

Sep-11-2018

The public had an opportunity to review and weigh in on design concepts for a relocated South Shore Beach Monday night at the South Shore Park pavilion. Relocating the beach could cost several million dollars but planners hope most of those funds will come from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) or other non-county sources.

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Supervisory District
  • District 04
Year
  • 2018

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