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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.
Supervisor Priscilla Coggs-Jones invites residents to attend her upcoming District 13 office hour tomorrow, February 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Milwaukee County is hiring an independent auditor to study operations at the downtown jail after the deaths of six incarcerated people over 14 months led to protests about conditions in the facility.
In August, County Executive David Crowley will receive a list of projects recommended for inclusion in next year’s budget. This happens every year. But this time, the projects will have been scored on their climate impact.
Milwaukee County Supervisors Peter Burgelis and Juan Miguel Martinez are taking a strong stance against the County Parks final design of the Kinnickinnic River Parkway - Jackson Park Drive to trail conversion project.
Milwaukee County Parks plans to tap a unique source of funding to plan for the future of Red Arrow Park.
Milwaukee County is playing a waiting game when it comes to reviewing policy changes that could potentially offer a recommended timeframe for when bodycam footage is released by local law enforcement to family members and the public.
The Milwaukee County Board will wait for a ruling on a lawsuit over a City of Milwaukee body camera policy before recommending a similar one to the Sheriff’s Office.
Yesterday, February 1, 2024, the Board of Supervisors voted to table a resolution that would allocate funds for the replacement of Runway Dog Park. The resolution was held in the Committee on Finance last Thursday, January 25, on a 4-2 vote.
A unique approach to affordable housing will receive $1 million in funding from Milwaukee County following the board’s approval.
The Milwaukee County Zoo plans to update its front entrance, lessening the traffic off Bluemound Road to get people into the zoo faster and more smoothly.
Today, February 1, 2024, the Board of Supervisors approved the release of funding to support a series of county-wide park enhancements selected by Milwaukee County Parks leadership.
Today, the Milwaukee County Board unanimously adopted a resolution to develop a scope of work for an external audit of the Milwaukee County Jail.
At its next meeting, the Milwaukee County Board will deliberate on a video and body camera policy for the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), though it does not have the authority to implement the policy.
County Executive David Crowley signed off on a $1.7 million project for the Milwaukee County Zoo Tuesday.
The County Board of Supervisors will celebrate Black History Month during its monthly meeting on Thursday, February 1 at 9:30 a.m.
Efforts to make future body camera footage public after incidents involving sheriff's deputies in Milwaukee County continue, even though one proposal failed to pass a board committee Monday morning.
Supervisors were upset this week when they learned that a last-minute change in design for a new penguin exhibit at the Milwaukee County Zoo would cost the county $1.5 million more than initially planned.
The question of whether or not the county should replace Runway Dog Park is likely one most of the Milwaukee County Board can agree on. But when to replace it, and with what money: that’s another story.
Who are the top business execs in southeastern Wisconsin when it comes to getting things done? Find out who made the list as one of the Milwaukee Business Journal's 100 power brokers for 2024.
If the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) took down a one-mile stretch of Interstate 794 in downtown Milwaukee, what would it look like? Based on recent comments made by project managers from WisDOT and the engineering consultant HNTB, they have some idea.
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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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