Milwaukee County Announces 2020 Budget Public Engagement Sessions
August 06, 2019
Four sessions in partnership with Milwaukee County Supervisors provide forum for residents to share priorities and weigh in on new revenue options
Staying Cool and Safe: Milwaukee County Resources for Beating the Heat
July 18, 2019
As the heat index is expected to climb in Milwaukee County headed into this weekend, several County departments are working to ensure residents, visitors and employees are staying safe. The County provides a number of resources to help ensure vulnerable populations and those spending time outdoors stay cool and hydrated during intense heat.
Milwaukee County Launches Balancing Act
July 16, 2019
Interactive online tool challenges users to close Milwaukee County’s projected $28 million budget gap using new and existing revenue options
New Approach to Youth Justice
July 01, 2019
Milwaukee County’s submission for State funding proposes a transformative approach to youth justice by developing a continuum of responsive services, including residential setting development.
County Executive Abele, County Parks and Festival Pro LLC Announce the Return of China Lights
June 11, 2019
Chinese Lantern Festival will return to Boerner Botanical Gardens from September 13 – October 20.
County Executive Abele, County Parks and Ability Center Announce Bradford Beach Accessibility
June 03, 2019
County Executive Chris Abele today joined Milwaukee County Parks, The Ability Center and community advocates to unveil plans to make Bradford Beach accessible for people with disabilities.
County Executive Chris Abele Signs Resolution Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis
May 20, 2019
County Executive Chris Abele today joined Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson, Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde and the Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) to sign the resolution declaring racism a public health crisis.
County Executive Abele and the County Division of Youth and Family Services Call for Change
May 06, 2019
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the Division of Youth and Family Services of the Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services today called for the State to take a more transformative approach to youth justice reform.
County Executive Abele and the County DHHS Behavioral Health Division Recognize Mental Health Month
May 02, 2019
Mental Health Month is one of many ways the Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services works with community partners to fill remaining gaps in the mental health infrastructure.
Milwaukee County Ranked as a Top Fleet Management Team
April 30, 2019
Milwaukee County Department of Transportation’s Fleet Management Division recognized by the 100 Best Fleets in North America program and Governing Magazine
Milwaukee County Ranked as a Top Fleet Management Team for Fourth Consecutive Year
April 30, 2019
Since 2016, MCDOT has climbed from 100 to ranking at 48 in top performing fleet operations in the country.
County Executive Abele, Supervisor Haas and County Parks Announce New Wine & Beer Garden at Humboldt Park
April 25, 2019
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, 14th District Supervisor Jason Hass and Milwaukee County Parks today announced a new wine and beer garden will open in Humboldt Park Memorial Day weekend.
County Executive Abele and Chairman Lipscomb Celebrating the Senior Statesmen
April 24, 2019
The 2019 Senior Statesman program brings participants through Milwaukee County’s decision making process. Through the program, participants and legislators discuss issues of importance to senior residents, and how best to advocate and advise policy-makers on these matters.
Development of the Park East Corridor
April 23, 2019
Block 22 is the last publicly-controlled land in the Park East Corridor, which has attracted more than $1 billion in investment and $2 billion in economic impact in recent years.
New Concessions This Summer
April 16, 2019
The Dock will operate food and beverage options at Bradford Beach
Milwaukee County and Wisconsin Community Services re-open the Day Reporting Center
April 09, 2019
The Milwaukee County Day Reporting Center, operated by Wisconsin Community Services, offers programs to help reduce recidivism rates among non-violent pretrial offenders.
Major Refresh of Shops and Restaurants Coming to MKE
April 03, 2019
County Executive announces new mix of local and national retail and dining brands.
Energy Efficiency Day: Milwaukee County Launches ‘Journey to Sustainability’ at Mitchell Airport
October 05, 2018
In recognition of Energy Efficiency Day, Milwaukee County on Friday unveiled its Sustainability Management Plan (SMP) for General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), titled “Journey to Sustainability.” The project is one of several commitments that Milwaukee County has made toward more sustainable practices.
Building a Better 414: Milwaukee County Executive Pushes for Long-Term Funding Solutions
October 01, 2018
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele introduced the recommended 2019 County budget today with an emphasis on the partnerships that built the budget – and on the coalition that will be needed to reform the state-funding structure and help community leaders build a better 414 in years to come.
Project Rise: How Milwaukee County Is Rewriting Futures with an Innovative Youth Justice Model
September 20, 2018
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele wants to tell the story about how Milwaukee County is changing lives and strengthening communities with its innovative approach to youth justice. Called Project Rise, the collaborative, evidence-driven strategy has inspired several initiatives to transform the County’s approach to youth justice.