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Milwaukee County Request for Personal Protective Equipment

Mar-24-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Responding to Confirmed COVID-19 Cases or Symptomatic Individuals and Their Close Contacts

Mar-23-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Department On Aging COVID-19 Update

Mar-19-2020

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Department
  • Aging
Year
  • 2020

Eleven Municipalities Restrict Food and Beverage Sales

Mar-17-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Leaders Announce Emergency Operations Center for COVID-19

Mar-16-2020

Leaders announce Emergency Operations Center for COVID-19

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Parks COVID-19 Response

Mar-15-2020

The health and safety of the county's residents and staff members are our highest priority. As such, we are closely monitoring developments around the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) and sharing safeguards and best practices as outlined by federal health authorities and state and local officials.

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Department
  • Parks
Year
  • 2020

Court Announces Cancellations, Procedural Changes Due to COVID-19

Mar-14-2020

In response to the declared state health emergency related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), District One Chief Judge Mary Triggiano today issued an emergency order with a number of cancellations and temporary but significant changes to some of Milwaukee County Circuit Court proceedings, effective March 16, 2020.

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Department
  • Clerk of Court
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Updates Regarding COVID-19

Mar-14-2020

Out of an abundance of caution, Milwaukee County today will take immediate preventative steps to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Effective immediately, the Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee County Parks facilities and Milwaukee County Senior Centers will be closed to the public until further notice.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Issues Proclamation About COVID-19

Mar-13-2020

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today issued a proclamation declaring a local public health emergency due to COVID-19. COVID-19 is expected to impact all communities, and Milwaukee County is taking immediate preventative steps out of an abundance of caution to mitigate the spread of the virus.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Leadership Introduces Ordinance to Advance Racial Equity and Improve Health Outcomes

Feb-26-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Launches Pilot Program to Expand Accessibility For MCTS Riders

Feb-05-2020

Milwaukee County Launches Pilot Program to Expand Accessibility For MCTS Riders

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Announces Major Reforms in the Register of Deeds Office

Jan-06-2020

Milwaukee County Register of Deeds office expects annual cost savings of $150,000.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor James "Luigi" Schmitt Will Not Run for Re-election in 2020

Nov-25-2019

James “Luigi” Schmitt has announced that he will not run for re-election to the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors in 2020 after serving more than two decades as the supervisor for the sixth district.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Milwaukee County Celebrates Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day

Nov-25-2019

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the Milwaukee County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) today celebrate Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day. Every winter season, Milwaukee County snowplow drivers maintain more than 2,300 miles of state highways, interstates and county trunk roads.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Milwaukee County Launches Survey to Assess Community Development Needs

Nov-21-2019

Milwaukee County Launches Survey to Assess Community Development Needs

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Lipscomb Proposal to Modernize MCTS Bus Fleet Will Save County $27 Million

Nov-21-2019

A report on the Milwaukee County Transit System's (MCTS) planned transition to battery electric buses (BEBs) concluded that the county could save $27 million and dramatically reduce harmful emissions by 2040 if the fleet modernization project proposed by Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. proceeds at an aggressive pace.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

2020 Budget Benefits County's South Shore

Nov-20-2019

Supervisor Steve Shea lauded the benefits that Milwaukee County's 2020 adopted budget will bring to the South Shore in a statement released today.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Signs 2020 Budget

Nov-19-2019

The 2020 budget, which represents significant collaboration with the Board of Supervisors, was approved with no vetoes. With the 2020 budget signed, Milwaukee County officials will continue working together and with the State to find a solution to adequately fund public services, maintain facilities, provide tax relief and invest in the future through a binding referendum process.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Sebring Opposes Rideshare Tax

Nov-19-2019

Milwaukee County Supervisor Dan Sebring released the following statement regarding a proposed tax on ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft that operate in Milwaukee County.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Lipscomb Statement on Lack of Vetoes in 2020 County Budget

Nov-18-2019

Board of Supervisors Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., released the following statement upon the announcement by County Executive Chris Abele that he would not veto any provisions of the 2020 Milwaukee County budget.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Logsdon Votes Against Property Tax Increase

Nov-14-2019

Supervisor Patti Logsdon was one of four members of Milwaukee County Board to vote against a property tax increase on Tuesday when the Board met to finalize the 2020 county budget.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Finance Chair Schmitt Thanks Colleagues, Applauds County Staff for Work on 2020 Budget

Nov-12-2019

Supervisor James "Luigi" Schmitt, Chair of the Committee on Finance and Audit, thanked his fellow supervisors today for their efforts to produce a balanced 2020 Milwaukee County Budget and applauded the work of county staff who helped assemble the budget and manage the process of amending and setting it.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Supervisors Adopt 2020 County Budget

Nov-12-2019

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors set (14-4) the 2020 Milwaukee County budget today after adopting several amendments to the County Executive's budget proposal, including one from Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. to maintain transit services and invest in county facilities and employees.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Lipscomb Amendment Addresses Concerns About Electronic Monitoring Proposal

Nov-06-2019

The County Board's Finance Committee unanimously recommended a proposal from Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. today to address concerns about the County Executive's proposal to expand the use of electronic monitoring as an alternative to housing up to 100 inmates at the House of Correction (HOC).

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Hearing on 2020 County Budget Tonight at Marcus Center

Nov-04-2019

The Board of Supervisors will hold its annual public hearing on the proposed Milwaukee County budget tonight at 6:00pm, at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Members of the Board of Supervisors will be present to listen to constituents share their priorities for the 2020 Milwaukee County budget.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

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