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Supervisor Sumner Applauds Oak Leaf Trail Sinkhole Emergency Declaration

Sep-23-2021

County Supervisor Liz Sumner was thrilled to join her colleagues Thursday in unanimously voting to take immediate action to address the Oak Leaf Trail Zip Line Sinkhole.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Board Adopts Chairwoman Nicholson’s Proposal to Create Paid Internships

Sep-23-2021

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a proposal from Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson to offer paid internships, rather than unpaid positions, to area students that want to learn the skills associated with working for a local legislative body.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Chairwoman Nicholson, Supervisor Ortiz-Velez Honor Hispanic Leaders at County Board Meeting

Sep-23-2021

County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson and District 12 Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez presented Voces de la Frontera, United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS), Walter Garron, and Alondra Garcia with citations in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month at Thursday’s County Board meeting.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Chairwoman Nicholson Proposal Would Create Paid Internships, a First for Board of Supervisors

Sep-17-2021

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson and Supervisors Ryan Clancy, Joseph J. Czarnezki, Felesia A. Martin, Steven Shea, Shawn Rolland, and Willie Johnson, Jr. are proposing that the County Board offer paid internships, rather than unpaid positions, to area students that want to learn the skills associated with working for a local legislative body.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Logsdon Congratulates Mayor Bukiewicz on Election as Intergovernmental Cooperation Council Chairman

Sep-16-2021

On Monday the Intergovernmental Cooperation Council (ICC), which consists of the Mayor, Village President or Administrator from each of the 19 municipalities inside Milwaukee County, elected Oak Creek Mayor Dan Bukiewicz as its Chairman.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Coggs-Jones and King Advisory Inc. Invite Community to the 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Book Bag Giveaway

Sep-16-2021

Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones and King Advisory Inc. (KAI) welcome all children and parents to participate in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Back to School Festival this Saturday from noon-3 pm at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1531 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee, Wis.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisors Praise Work of County Housing Division in Preventing Evictions

Sep-16-2021

County Supervisors that serve on the Health Equity, Human Needs, and Strategic Planning Committee expressed their praise and gratitude Thursday for the Milwaukee County Housing Division’s ongoing effort to prevent evictions.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Proclaims Sept. 15 – Oct. 15 Hispanic American Heritage Month in Milwaukee County

Sep-15-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Chairwoman Nicholson and Supervisor Ortiz-Velez Celebrate Beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep-15-2021

Today begins the observation of Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have achieved success and inspired others.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Taylor Calls for Reentry Initiative at the House of Correction

Sep-14-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will present a resolution calling for a reentry initiative to help support individuals returning to the community from the Milwaukee County House of Correction (HOC) at the Wednesday, September 15 Health Equity, Human Needs, and Strategic Planning Committee meeting.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

County Executive David Crowley Observes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Sep-14-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Goodwin Proposal to Create Basketball League Recommended by Parks Committee

Sep-14-2021

Today the County Board’s Parks, Energy, and Environment Committee voted (4-1, Sumner) to recommend for adoption a resolution by Supervisor Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr. requesting the Parks Department work with Milwaukee Recreation to organize the “Milwaukee County Basketball League.”

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Clancy to Host Virtual Discussions of ‘We Do This ‘Til We Free Us’

Sep-13-2021

County Supervisor Ryan Clancy and Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson will host a virtual discussion on Mariame Kaba’s New York Times bestselling book We Do This ‘Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice tomorrow at 6 p.m. The discussion is the first in a series of “Milwaukee County Book Club” events organized by Supervisor Clancy.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

County Executive David Crowley Statement on 20th Anniversary of September 11th Attacks

Sep-11-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Coggs-Jones Expresses Support for New Mental Health Emergency Center

Sep-07-2021

County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones applauds the decade-long collaboration between public and private entities which led to the establishment of a new Mental Health Emergency Center located at 1525 N 12th Street.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Statement in Observance of Labor Day 2021

Sep-06-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

County Executive, Supervisors Announce Vaccine Mandate

Sep-03-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Logsdon Calls for More Funding for Law Enforcement in Wake of Franklin Carjacking

Sep-03-2021

Supervisor Patti Logsdon is calling for more funding for law enforcement and a rejection of efforts to defund the police after today’s double carjacking in Franklin.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Milwaukee County’s ARPA Task Force Endorses Strategic Framework For Funding And Recommends Proposals To Fight Homelessness And COVID-19

Sep-02-2021

Today, Milwaukee County’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Task Force endorsed a strategic framework to guide its future work to allocate $183.6 million in federal funds, and also endorsed two emergency funding proposals that seek to strengthen the county’s pandemic response and its support for individuals facing homelessness and precarious situations.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Goodwin Proposal Addresses Officer Shortage in County Correctional Facilities

Sep-02-2021

County Supervisor Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr. has introduced a resolution that aims to address an Officer shortage in County correctional facilities by significantly increasing pay across all Officer positions.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Czarnezki Calls on Colectivo Ownership to Bargain with Employees in Good Faith

Aug-27-2021

On Monday, the results of a union election for Colectivo Coffee workers across Wisconsin and Illinois was announced, with employees voting in favor of organizing a union by a margin of 106-99.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

County Board of Supervisors Congratulate Colectivo Workers on Successful Union Election

Aug-27-2021

On Monday, workers at Colectivo Coffee won an election to form a union by a margin of 106-99, after the National Labor Relations Board opened up seven challenged ballots that were uncounted during the first count, which resulted in a 99-99 tie result.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

County Executive David Crowley Statement on Women’s Equality Day

Aug-26-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

County Executive Crowley Congratulates Colectivo Workers on Forming America’s Largest Café Union

Aug-26-2021

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Congratulates Mayor Tom Barrett on Nomination as U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg

Aug-25-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

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