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Milwaukee County Board News

Supervisor Burgelis Calls on Landmark Committee to Designate Black Nite Uprising Site

Oct-04-2022

On Wednesday, the Milwaukee County Landmark Committee will meet to vote on a historical landmark designation for the site of the Black Nite Uprising (400 N. Plankinton Ave.).

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

Chairwoman Nicholson Leads Initiative to Modernize County Board Room

Sep-28-2022

Today Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson announced the completion of new technology in the Milwaukee County Board Room which allows the Board to conduct hybrid meetings and increase accessibility for Milwaukee County residents.

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

Supervisors Applaud Decision to Advance Historic Designation for Mitchell Park Domes

Sep-23-2022

Yesterday the County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution directing the Parks Department to petition the Wisconsin State Historic Preservation Office to nominate and register the Mitchell Park Domes on the National and State Register of Historic Places.

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

Supervisors Martinez and Clancy Applaud Decision to Study Providing Inclusive Restrooms in Milwaukee County Facilities

Sep-23-2022

On Thursday, September 22, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution requesting the study of cost and implementation of providing inclusive restrooms with inclusive restroom signage in Milwaukee County facilities. Supervisors Martinez and Clancy made the following statements.

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

Supervisor Burgelis Encourages Young Leaders to Apply for Positions on the Milwaukee County Youth Commission

Sep-20-2022

On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, County Supervisor Peter Burgelis issued the following statement encouraging youth in District 15 to apply for the Milwaukee County Youth Commission.

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

Supervisor Burgelis Highlights Upcoming National Voter Registration Day Event at the Sherman Phoenix

Sep-19-2022

On September 20, 2022, from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Milwaukee County residents are invited to celebrate National Voter Registration Day at the Sherman Phoenix Marketplace’s Inaugural Voter Registration Kick Back event. Milwaukee County Supervisor Peter Burgelis issued the following statement in support of their efforts.

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

Chairwoman Nicholson, Roll Train to Host ‘Farewell Summer Skate Groove’ at Milwaukee County Courthouse

Sep-16-2022

On Friday, September 16 County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson and Roll Train will host a “Farewell Summer Skate Groove” at Clas Plaza directly outside of the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

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

Supervisor Coggs-Jones Applauds Expanded Access to Free COVID-19 Self-Tests

Sep-12-2022

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has launched an online program for Wisconsinites to get free at-home rapid COVID-19 tests delivered directly to them. County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones made the following statement.

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

Supervisor Burgelis Celebrates Near West Side Week September 11-17

Sep-09-2022

Near West Side Partners—a nonprofit working to make the Near West Side a great place to live, work, play and stay—will hold its second annual Near West Side Week from September 11-17.

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

Supervisor Burgelis’ Plan to Promote Intentional LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Initiatives Recommended for Adoption

Sep-08-2022

On Tuesday, September 6, the Committee on Personnel unanimously recommended for adoption a resolution authored by Supervisor Peter Burgelis recognizing the progress Milwaukee County has made as an organization in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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

Supervisors Martinez, Zerpa, and Martin Disagree with ARPA Task Force Decision to Reject Funding the Mitchell Park Domes

Sep-08-2022

On Thursday, September 8, the American Rescue Plan Act Task Force unanimously recommended rejection of a resolution, authored by Supervisor Juan Miguel Martinez which would have appropriated $19 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds to finance the Mitchell Domes rehabilitation.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 07 - Felesia A. Martin
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
  • District 14 - Dyango Zerpa
Year
  • 2022

WISN: Counties Tackle Diversity, Inclusion

Sep-04-2022

Milwaukee County Board chairwoman on recent meetings, push to increase funding.

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

Supervisor Coggs-Jones Encourages Youth to Participate in Girls in Aviation Day

Sep-01-2022

Girls in Aviation Day, a worldwide event organized locally by the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of Women in Aviation, will be held Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mitchell International Airport.

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

Supervisors Vincent and Taylor Welcome Milwaukee County Youth Back to School

Sep-01-2022

Milwaukee County Supervisors Kathleen Vincent and Sequanna Taylor released the following statements encouraging students and staff across Milwaukee County.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
  • District 11 - Kathleen Vincent
Year
  • 2022

Supervisor Burgelis’ Plan to Provide Election Day Transit Rides at No Cost to Voters Headed to Committee

Aug-30-2022

Milwaukee County voters will cast their votes for Governor and U.S. Senator on November 8. Resolution 22-993, authored by County Supervisor Peter Burgelis will be heard by the Milwaukee Transportation and Transit Committee on September 6.

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

Urban Milwaukee: Could Domes Get National Historic Designation?

Aug-29-2022

Advocates for the preservation of the Mitchell Park Domes, along with several Milwaukee County Supervisors, are attempting to nudge the county toward concrete action to save the domes.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 04 - Ryan Clancy
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
  • District 14 - Dyango Zerpa
Year
  • 2022

WPR: Milwaukee County Transit System Sees Increase in Ridership, But Numbers Still Lag Behind Pre-Pandemic Levels

Aug-26-2022

The Milwaukee County Transit System is seeing an increase in ridership this year compared to last, but numbers are still not as high as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic. As of this week, the transit system will have given nearly 1.1 million more rides than this time last year, for a total of 8.5 million.

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

Urban Milwaukee: Should County Parks Serve Wine, Spirits?

Aug-25-2022

A number of Milwaukee County Supervisors have sponsored legislation requesting the state allow the county to sell hard liquor and wine at its parks. The supervisors are calling on the state Legislature to simply pass statutory language found in a 2015 assembly bill that never made it out of committee.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 04 - Ryan Clancy
  • District 06 - Shawn Rolland
  • District 07 - Felesia A. Martin
  • District 09 - Patti Logsdon
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
  • District 14 - Dyango Zerpa
  • District 17 - Steve F. Taylor
Year
  • 2022

WUWM 89.7: Milwaukee Health Experts and Elected Officials Respond to Rising Monkeypox Cases

Aug-25-2022

Currently, there are 56 cases of monkeypox in Wisconsin, and 21 of them are in Milwaukee, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. With cases on the rise, Wisconsin is taking its first steps to address the virus, and particularly in Milwaukee, politicians and health experts are collaborating to spread awareness.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 15 - Peter Burgelis
Year
  • 2022

JS Online: Milwaukee and the State Have Long Been at Odds. Quiet Meetings This Week May Mark 'a Reset.'

Aug-19-2022

More than 20 Republican state lawmakers came to Milwaukee this week to hear first-hand the financial challenges facing the city and county and to discuss how to confront them.

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

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