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Milwaukee County Board News

Wasserman Introducing Legislation to Immediately Address McKinley Beach Safety

May-24-2022

Today, County Supervisor Sheldon A. Wasserman is calling on his County Board colleagues and the Milwaukee County Parks Department to prioritize the immediate safety concerns at McKinley Beach.

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

Supervisor Burgelis to Participate in National Senior Health and Fitness Day at Washington Park

May-16-2022

On Wednesday, May 25 Serving Older Adults and Milwaukee County will host activities for National Senior Health and Fitness Day. County Supervisor Peter Burgelis will participate in an 11 a.m. full body hand weights class at Washington Park Senior Center with seniors in his district.

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

Recombobulation Area: Reimagining the Stadium Freeway is a Big Deal for Milwaukee

May-06-2022

Milwaukee is one of the most segregated large metro areas in the nation. This continues to be one of our city’s top problems.

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

TMJ4: Lifeguard Shortage Leaves Bradford Beach Unsupervised for the Third Year in a Row

May-06-2022

Summer is right around the corner and Bradford Beach is set to open Saturday for the season, however, there will be no lifeguards on duty due to staffing shortages. For the third year in a row, the beach will go unsupervised.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
Year
  • 2022

Supervisor Burgelis Encourages Public Participation in Highway 175 Study

May-04-2022

Today Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, and Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson announced plans to study reimagining the northern section of Highway 175—from Wisconsin Ave. to Lisbon Ave.

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

Urban Milwaukee: Nicholson Shuffles Board’s Leadership

May-03-2022

Marcelia Nicholson was recently re-elected Chair of the Milwaukee County Board on an unanimous vote, and has announced a slate of committee chairs for the board’s new session that scrambles the old leadership.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 01 - Liz Sumner
  • District 02 - Willie Johnson, Jr.
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
  • District 04 - Ryan Clancy
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
  • District 06 - Shawn Rolland
  • District 07 - Felesia A. Martin
  • District 09 - Patti Logsdon
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
  • District 13 - Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones
  • District 16 - Anthony Staskunas
  • District 17 - Steve F. Taylor
  • District 18 - Deanna Alexander
Year
  • 2022

Roe v. Wade Decision Would Be an Unacceptable Backslide for Women’s Rights

May-03-2022

On Monday evening, it was reported that the United States Supreme Court had voted to strike down the Roe v. Wade decision, which guaranteed federal protections of abortion rights. County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson and Supervisors Felesia A. Martin and Liz Sumner released the following statement on the draft opinion.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 01 - Liz Sumner
  • District 07 - Felesia A. Martin
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
Year
  • 2022

Milwaukee Independent: Memorial Bench Unveiled at Red Arrow Park to Honor Dontre Hamilton and Support Care for Mental Health

May-02-2022

The Dontre Hamilton Memorial Bench was unveiled to the public on “Dontre Day,” the annual event that honors him, at Red Arrow Park where it was installed at the site of his death.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
Year
  • 2022

CBS 58: Bench Dedicated in Dontre Hamilton's Honor at Red Arrow Park

Apr-30-2022

Dozens of family and friends, elected officials and community activists gathered in Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee Saturday, April 30 to dedicate a bench in honor of Dontre Hamilton.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
Year
  • 2022

JS Online: Dontre Hamilton's Family Hopes His New Downtown Milwaukee Memorial Can Help Better the City

Apr-30-2022

A park bench in front of a downtown Starbucks is no longer a place of only sorrow for the family of Dontre Hamilton and a scar on the city of Milwaukee.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
Year
  • 2022

TMJ4: Local Officials To Unveil Dontre Hamilton Memorial Bench, Plaque

Apr-29-2022

Local officials will be unveiling a memorial bench and plaque for Dontre Hamilton at Red Arrow Park on Saturday. Hamilton was shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer on April 30, 2014.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 04 - Ryan Clancy
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
  • District 07 - Felesia A. Martin
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
  • District 13 - Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones
Year
  • 2022

JS Online: Milwaukee's Long-Closed Lake Park Footbridge On Pace To Reopen This Fall

Apr-22-2022

The long-closed Lake Park footbridge is expected to reopen this fall. "One thing I’m promising is we are going to have a big opening ceremony," said Milwaukee County Supervisor Sheldon Wasserman, who represents the district that includes Lake Park.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 03 - Sheldon A. Wasserman
Year
  • 2022

Supervisor Burgelis Encourages Residents to Visit Villa Terrace Olmsted Exhibition

Apr-21-2022

On April 14 the Friends of Villa Terrace opened their newest exhibition, In the Park with Olmsted: A Vision for Milwaukee. The exhibition will be open to the public through September 25 and will profile the significant contributions Frederick Law Olmsted made toward inclusive, accessible parks systems across the United States.

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

Supervisor Coggs-Jones, Community Organizations to Host 5th Annual MKE Harambee Clean-Up

Apr-21-2022

In honor of Earth Day, County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones will team up with community organizations to host the 5th Annual MKE Harambee clean-up on Friday, April 22 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

WPR: Wisconsin Elected Officials, Health Groups Seek Stronger Standards To Reduce Air Pollution From Power Plants

Apr-20-2022

Elected officials in Milwaukee and Wisconsin health groups are pushing the Biden administration to strengthen federal air quality standards to reduce pollution from power plants, including two in southeastern Wisconsin.

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

County Supervisors Congratulate José G. Pérez on Election as Common Council President

Apr-20-2022

Yesterday Alderman José G. Pérez was unanimously elected President of the Milwaukee Common Council, becoming the first Latino to hold this position. Milwaukee County Supervisors released the following statement congratulating President Pérez.

Content Type
  • Press Release
Supervisory District
  • District 01 - Liz Sumner
  • District 06 - Shawn Rolland
  • District 07 - Felesia A. Martin
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
  • District 11 - Kathleen Vincent
  • District 12 - Juan Miguel Martinez
  • District 14 - Dyango Zerpa
  • District 15 - Peter Burgelis
  • District 17 - Steve F. Taylor
Year
  • 2022

Supervisor Martin Praises MCTS Drivers, Calls on Community to Act Respectfully on Public Transit

Apr-20-2022

County Supervisor Felesia A. Martin praised the decision by Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) to continue requiring masks on county buses. Supervisor Martin also acknowledged the difficult, yet critical job MCTS bus drivers do every day, even in the face of COVID-19.

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

Milwaukee Independent: County Supervisor Peter Burgelis Introduces Resolution Supporting the People of Ukraine

Apr-19-2022

After being sworn in on April 18, newly-elected County Supervisor Peter Burgelis introduced his first piece of legislation. The resolution supports the Ukrainian people and condemns the unprovoked aggression and war crimes committed by Russian Federation soldiers in Ukraine.

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

Milwaukee Independent: Marcelia Nicholson Unanimously Re-Elected As Chairwoman of Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors

Apr-19-2022

During a hybrid session, where some Supervisors attended in-person and others were sworn in virtually, Chairwoman Nicholson thanked her colleagues for their support and expressed optimism about the future.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
  • District 08 - Steven Shea
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
Year
  • 2022

JS Online: Marcelia Nicholson Re-Elected Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman to Serve Second Term

Apr-18-2022

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson was elected Monday to another two-year term at the helm of the 18-member board.

Content Type
  • In the News
Supervisory District
  • District 05 - Sequanna Taylor
  • District 08 - Steven Shea
  • District 10 - Marcelia Nicholson
  • District 18 - Deanna Alexander
Year
  • 2022

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