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Milwaukee County Board News

1st Vice Chair Taylor Recognizes Anniversary of Rosa Parks Refusing to Give Up Bus Seat

Dec-01-2022

On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a Montgomery, Alabama bus, setting off a 13-month boycott that culminated in a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregated public buses are unconstitutional.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
Year
  • 2022

County Supervisors Commend Milwaukee County Transit System and Amalgamated Transit Union 998 on New Contract

Dec-01-2022

On Tuesday, November 29, Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 998, the union that represents MCTS bus drivers and mechanics, reached an agreement on a 3-year contract.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 01 - Liz Sumner
  • District 04 - Ryan Clancy
  • District 06 - Shawn Rolland
  • District 07 - Felesia A. Martin
  • District 08 - Steven Shea
  • District 09 - Patti Logsdon
  • District 11 - Kathleen Vincent
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
  • District 14 - Dyango Zerpa
Year
  • 2022

I-94 Fix-At-Six Resolution Recommended for Adoption by Milwaukee County Transportation and Transit Committee

Nov-30-2022

On Tuesday, November 29, The Committee on Transportation and Transit recommended for adoption [3-1] a resolution calling upon the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) to reconstruct Interstate 94 (I-94) between 70th Street and 16th Street with six lanes, or "Fix at Six," and opposing the eight-lane alternative.

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

Supervisor Coggs-Jones Encourages Community to Take Advantage of Thanksgiving Dinner Give-a-ways

Nov-18-2022

With the Thanksgiving holiday around the corner County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones is encouraging Milwaukee County residents to participate in the many dinner give-a-ways hosted by local organizations.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 13 - Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones
Year
  • 2022

Lake Park Ravine Road Bridge Successfully Reopened

Nov-15-2022

On Tuesday, November 15, the Milwaukee County Parks Department, in partnership with Supervisor Sheldon A. Wasserman, County Executive David Crowley, and the Lake Park Friends group held a reopening ceremony for Lake Park Ravine Road Bridge.

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

Supervisor Wasserman to Honor County Board, Friends Group at Lake Park Ravine Road Bridge Reopening Ceremony

Nov-14-2022

On Tuesday, November 15, Supervisor Sheldon A. Wasserman in partnership with the Milwaukee County Parks Department, County Executive David Crowley, and the Lake Park Friends group will hold a reopening ceremony for the historic Lake Park Ravine Road Bridge.

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

Supervisor Vincent Applauds Prioritization of Transit, Parks, Public Safety, and Equity in 2023 Budget

Nov-11-2022

Last night the Board of Supervisors adopted [15-3] the 2023 Milwaukee County Budget. Adopted budget amendments avoided cuts to paratransit service and made substantial investments in the county park system.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 11 - Kathleen Vincent
Year
  • 2022

Supervisor Burgelis Decries DOT Preferred Alternative for I-94 East-West Project

Nov-11-2022

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration today announced a preferred alternative for reconstruction of the I-94 East-West corridor between 70th Street and 16th Street in Milwaukee County.

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

Supervisors Clancy, Martinez Decry Passage of Budget Which Fails to Adequately Invest in Human Needs

Nov-11-2022

Today the Board of Supervisors adopted [15-3] the 2023 Milwaukee County Budget. Supervisors Ryan Clancy and Juan Miguel Martinez made the following statements.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 04 - Ryan Clancy
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
Year
  • 2022

Board of Supervisors Adopt 2023 Milwaukee County Budget

Nov-11-2022

Last night the Board of Supervisors adopted [15-3] the 2023 Milwaukee County Budget. Adopted budget amendments avoided cuts to paratransit service and made substantial investments in the county park system.

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

Supervisor Alexander Assembles Unlikely Coalition in the Name of Public Safety and Shoreline Protection

Nov-10-2022

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors meet today, Thursday, November 10, to adopt an annual budget. Supervisor Alexander authored an amendment for suspension of the rules which would fund South Shore breakwater repair as well as a raise for Milwaukee County Correctional Officers.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 18 - Deanna Alexander
Year
  • 2022

1st Vice Chair Taylor Encourages Increased Voter Participation in District 5

Nov-07-2022

The 2022 General Election takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, November 8. Supervisor Sequanna Taylor issued the following statement encouraging increased participation in District 5.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
Year
  • 2022

1st Vice Chair Taylor Amendment Funding Safety Upgrades at Senior Centers Recommended by Finance Committee

Nov-07-2022

The County Board’s Finance Committee recommended for adoption a budget amendment sponsored by 1st Vice Chair Sequanna Taylor that would allocate funds towards security system upgrades and backup generators across county senior centers as well as lighting upgrades at the McGovern Park Senior Center.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
Year
  • 2022

Finance Committee Recommends Task Forces on Paratransit, MCTS Safety

Nov-04-2022

Today the County Board’s Finance Committee adopted budget amendments from Supervisors Juan Miguel Martinez and Ryan Clancy to establish an MCTS Safety Taskforce and a Paratransit Taxi Taskforce.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
Year
  • 2022

Finance Committee Recommends Logsdon Amendment to Advance Boerner Botanical Gardens Fencing

Nov-04-2022

Today the County Board’s Finance Committee recommended for adoption a budget amendment authored by Supervisor Patti Logsdon directing the Parks Department to explore and recommend funding sources for the planning and design phase of a fence at Boerner Botanical Gardens.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 09 - Patti Logsdon
Year
  • 2022

Chairwoman Nicholson and Supervisor Martin Commend Public Participation at Annual Public Hearing

Nov-03-2022

On Tuesday, November 1, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors held their annual public hearing on County Executive David Crowley’s 2023 recommended budget. Chairwoman Nicholson and Supervisor Martin released the following statements following the meeting.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 07 - Felesia A. Martin
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
Year
  • 2022

First Annual Harvest Fest Draws Hundreds to Sherman Park

Nov-03-2022

On Saturday, October 29 hundreds of Milwaukee area residents came together for the inaugural Sherman Park Harvest Fest organized by County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson.

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

Chairwoman Nicholson Applauds New Olmsted Way in Washington Park

Nov-01-2022

Yesterday county officials unveiled signage for the recently renamed “Olmsted Way” through Washington Park. The parkway was renamed through a resolution sponsored by County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson.

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

Supervisor Martinez Commends District Attorney’s Office Decision to Formally Charge Robert Walczykowski

Oct-31-2022

On October 10 a 62-year-old white man was caught on video choking and detaining a 24-year-old Black man in the Layton Park neighborhood on Milwaukee’s south side. The Black man was accused of stealing a bicycle.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
Year
  • 2022

Supervisor Taylor Fights Back Against Comrades Socialist Agenda

Oct-27-2022

This week the Milwaukee County Board’s Finance Committee deliberated over 60 amendments to the County Executive’s 2023 Recommended Budget.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 17 - Steve F. Taylor
Year
  • 2022

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