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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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For media inquires related to the Board of Supervisors or its Committees, or to request interviews with individual Supervisors or Chairwoman Nicholson, contact Brian Rothgery at (414) 278-4230 or Rob Hullum at (414) 391-9166.
Local elected leaders will participate in Legalize MKE, a virtual educational event to inform residents of current marijuana laws at the municipal, county, and state levels on Tuesday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Milwaukee County Parks has reached an agreement with a south-side community organization to build out a “Classic Car Garden” on a little piece of currently unused land in Wilson Park.
With COVID restriction easing more and more, many people are hoping to hit the pools and beaches in Milwaukee County this summer. But a staffing shortage may prevent that from happening, county officials say.
Milwaukee County Parks is seeking around 300 strong swimmers for lifeguard positions, and if they don't find them, some pools and beaches won't open this summer.
The solar farm planned for installation at Milwaukee County-owned Oakwood Park Golf Course received its first approval Monday from the county board’s Parks, Energy and Environment Committee.
In his courtroom, Judge Derek Mosley maintains impartiality. But after he bangs the gavel and says “court adjourned,” Mosley freely shares opinions on his favorite subject: food.
The County Board’s Parks Committee today unanimously recommended a development and maintenance agreement between the Parks Department and South 27th Street Business District Association to create the Highway 41 Historic Garden in Wilson Park.
It was Wisconsin’s most dangerous Lake Michigan beach in 2020, churned by a deadly mix of design shortcomings, racial disparities and the inland sea’s mercurial fury.
In a statement reflecting on her first year leading the Board of Supervisors, Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson thanked her colleagues for their support and collaboration, reflected on a year of firsts, and looked toward the future.
The Wisconsin State Capitol was closed to the public for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It only took four days after reopening for Republicans in the Legislature to draw a large group of protesters to the hallway outside the Joint Finance Committee meeting (JFC).
Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will be recognized this Saturday at the 5th Annual I am Still My Sister’s Keeper Fashion Show near Atlanta, Georgia. Supervisor Taylor was chosen for this recognition along with other women leaders across the world for her continued community service and work with youth.
The Intergovernmental Relations Committee unanimously recommended a resolution from Supervisor Liz Sumner yesterday calling on the Wisconsin Legislature to include the Great Lakes Erosion Control loan program in its adopted 2021-2023 biennial budget.
Milwaukee County officials are calling on the community for help after recent numbers show the number of lifeguards the county will have for the upcoming summer season is not where they should be.
Milwaukee County is facing a severe lifeguard shortage for summer 2021. Milwaukee, like the rest of the country, has experienced declining numbers of lifeguards in recent years.
The U.S. has passed a new milestone with more than 200 million citizens vaccinated. But now, the Biden administration and health officials nationwide are refocusing their attention on vaccine hesitancy.
With Supervisor Priscilla Coggs-Jones recently sworn-in to represent the County’s 10th Supervisory District, Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson has announced updated County Board committee assignments.
I’m a big fan of South Shore Park. We frequently bring our kids there to the playground. We love the farmers market. My wife Becky and I were even married in the park.
I offer some good news about Milwaukee County’s fiscal health. As of this writing, the Milwaukee County budget office is forecasting a budget surplus of $27 million for the year 2020. It is worth examining how we got here and what this means for the future of Milwaukee County finances.
Seven years ago today, a Milwaukee Police Department officer shot and killed Dontre Hamilton, who had been sleeping on a bench in Red Arrow Park. The tragedy affected the entire Milwaukee community.
On April 30, 2014, Officer Christopher Manney confronted Hamilton for sleeping in Red Arrow Park. Manney shot and killed Hamilton during a scuffle. Every year on the anniversary of Hamilton's death, his friends and family honor his memory by holding a vigil in Red Arrow Park.
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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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