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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, 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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