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"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

Audit Reveals Shortfalls in Required Medical Staffing

Aug-20-2018

An audit of the contract for medical services at the County Jail and House of Corrections (HOC) reveals persistent understaffing and makes several recommendations to improve the provision of health care services at both county facilities.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01

Urban Ecology Center Lease for Washington Park Advances

Jul-26-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors endorsed (17 - 1) a long-term lease with the Urban Ecology Center for portions of Washington Park today that will bring significant investment and major upgrades to park facilities.

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Supervisory District
  • District 05
Year
  • 2018

Milwaukee County Offers New Tool for Financing Energy Saving Upgrades

Jul-26-2018

The Board of Supervisors approved (15-2) the County's participation in a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan program today, to help Milwaukee County property owners finance the costs associated with energy saving upgrades.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

County Board Urges More Transit Options to Foxconn

Jul-26-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors urged County officials to start discussions on an agreement that could pave the way for a $4.5 million investment in dedicated bus service between Milwaukee, Racine, and the new Foxconn factory today.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01

Milwaukee County Offers New Tool for Financing Energy Saving Upgrades

Jul-13-2018

Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., is asking the Board of Supervisors to take the next steps in setting up a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan program and help Milwaukee County property owners finance the costs associated with energy saving upgrades.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

County Board Funds New Playground for Cathedral Square Park

Jun-27-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors has allocated $185,000 for new playground equipment at Cathedral Square Park.

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Supervisory District
  • District 05
Year
  • 2018

Committee Advances Dimitrijevic Proposal to Ban Housing Discrimination

Jun-12-2018

The Economic and Community Development Committee recommended adoption (3-1) of a proposal from Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic to change to Milwaukee County's historic Fair Housing ordinance today.

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Supervisory District
  • District 04
Year
  • 2018

Chairman Lipscomb and Supervisor Dimitrijevic Push for a Strong Paid Parental Leave Policy for Milwaukee County

Jun-08-2018

A County Board committee has unanimously approved a proposal from Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., and Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic to develop policy options for modernizing the county's parental and medical leave rules.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
  • District 04
Year
  • 2018

Committee Advances Resolution to Modernize Transit

Jun-06-2018

The Committee on Transportation, Public Works and Transit urged the Transportation Department today to seek federal funding for adding battery-powered electric buses to the county's fleet, which currently has none.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Sterling Brown Video

May-24-2018

County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde released the following statement regarding the release of a video in the Sterling Brown incident.

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Supervisory District
  • District 10
Year
  • 2018

County Board Votes to Implement Eviction Reduction Plan

May-24-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors took action to implement Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic's eviction prevention plan today, by authorizing (16 - 0) the Housing Division to set aside $200,000 to launch the project.

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Supervisory District
  • District 04
Year
  • 2018

County Board Overwhelmingly Approves Marijuana Referendum for November 6 Ballot

May-24-2018

The County Board approved a resolution (15-1) today to place an advisory referendum on the November ballot asking voters to take a position on the personal use, commercial regulation, and taxation of marijuana.

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Supervisory District
  • District 16
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Nicholson Statement on Sterling Brown Incident

May-24-2018

County Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson released the following statement on the release of the video showing the tasing and arrest of Sterling Brown.

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Supervisory District
  • District 05
Year
  • 2018

County Board Calls for Returning Winter Farmers Market to Mitchell Park Domes

May-24-2018

On a vote of 14 to 2 the Milwaukee County Board called for the return of the Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market to the Mitchell Park Domes for the 2018-19 season.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Alexander Invited to the White House

May-23-2018

Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander has traveled to Washington D.C. to meet today with officials from the White House.

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Supervisory District
  • District 18
Year
  • 2018

Lipscomb Calls for Returning Farmers Market to Domes

May-15-2018

County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. and Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic are calling for the return the Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market - which was abruptly cancelled without explanation earlier this year - to the Mitchell Park Domes for the 2018-19 season.

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Supervisory District
  • District 01
Year
  • 2018

Public Hearing on Proposed Marijuana Referendum Set for Thursday

May-10-2018

The Committee on Judiciary, Safety and General Services will consider a proposal to place an advisory referendum on the November ballot this Thursday.

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Supervisory District
  • District 16
Year
  • 2018

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