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Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Appoints Chantell Jewell as House of Correction Superinten

Oct-26-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Rolland calls for focus on creating jobs and driving racial wealth equity

Oct-22-2020

As the Milwaukee County Board and other government bodies meet to discuss their 2021 budgets, Supervisor Shawn Rolland (District 6) is calling for the community to prioritize job creation, economic development and racial equity.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Official Public Hearing on 2021 County Budget Will be Held Online, October 30

Oct-20-2020

County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson announced today that Board of Supervisors will hold its official public hearing on the 2021 budget on Friday, October 30, at 4:00 p.m. In the interest of public health, this year’s hearing will be held online.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Supervisors Goodwin, Logsdon, and Weishan Oppose Call to Further Cut the Sheriff’s Budget

Oct-15-2020

Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas presented the Office of the Sheriff’s 2021 proposed budget in yesterday’s meeting of the Finance Committee. Like other Milwaukee County departments responding to the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on County finances, the Sheriff’s Office budget was reduced by 2.7%. In response to calls to further reduce the Sheriff’s budget, Supervisors Goodwin, Logsdon, and Weishan issued the following statement.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Weishan Wishes Milwaukee County a Great Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Oct-12-2020

I wish all Milwaukee County residents a happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day and would like to thank the students of the Indian Community School for their efforts in making this day an official Milwaukee County holiday.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Rolland calls for Wauwatosa leaders and neighbors to come back to the table and talk

Oct-12-2020

As Wauwatosa’s curfew expires, Milwaukee County Supervisor Shawn Rolland (District 6) – a Wauwatosa resident – is calling for Wauwatosa leaders and community advocates to try to find common ground while Wauwatosa’s Police and Fire Commission conducts its review into the conduct of Officer Joseph Mensah.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Rolland calls for Wauwatosa’s Police and Fire Commission to meet next week and begin weighing independent investigator’s report

Oct-09-2020

The following is a statement from Shawn Rolland, a Milwaukee County Board Supervisor representing District 6 including neighborhoods in Wauwatosa, West Allis and Milwaukee’s westside, and also a Wauwatosa School Board member.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Service Risk Mitigation and Re-Opening Requirements (20-13v5)

Oct-08-2020

This Administrative Order establishes the Gating Criteria and county-specific data the County will use to inform a phased re-opening, Minimum Requirements for Phase 1 re-opening planning, and a Re-Opening Steering Committee (ROSC) to guide a re-opening process that meets the distinct needs of our services. This order is subject to change as public health guidance evolves.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Statement on Officer Joseph Mensah Decision

Oct-07-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Courthouse, Safety Building, and Criminal Justice Facility to Close at 2:00 PM

Oct-07-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Chairwoman Nicholson to Host Online Chat featuring Prominent Black Leaders

Oct-06-2020

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson will moderate an online panel discussion Wednesday night at 7:00pm on the topic of “The Unique Challenges of Being a Black Leader”. Wednesday’s chat will cover such topics as the recent rise in death threats against and harassment of Black leaders, racist micro-aggressions at work and in the community, and the barriers and obstacles to elected office and positions of influence facing Black leaders.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Board unanimously approves strategic planning ordinance

Oct-05-2020

For the first time in Milwaukee County government history, a new strategic planning ordinance will require each department’s budget request proposal to, “show taxpayers and stakeholders how its departmental strategic plan links with the county’s strategic priorities, mission, vision, and values,” and requires leaders to, “include a department mission statement, strategic issues, goals and objectives, strategies to achieve the objectives, action plans and outcome/performance measures.”

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Chairwoman Nicholson Issues Guiding Principles for Setting County Budget

Oct-05-2020

As the Board of Supervisors begins deliberations on the 2021 Milwaukee County budget, Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson launched a new approach to the budget process with a letter to County Supervisors that lays out a set of “guiding principles.”

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley 2021 Recommended Budget Address to County Board

Oct-02-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Clancy Calls for Budget to Reflect Community Priorities

Oct-01-2020

Supervisor Ryan Clancy issued the following statement regarding County Executive David Crowley’s proposed 2021 Milwaukee County budget.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Patti Logsdon Announces Funding for New MCTS Route to Oak Creek Amazon Facility

Sep-30-2020

The Board of Supervisors passed (16-0) a resolution at their monthly Board meeting that allocates funding for Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) to create a new bus route to service the Amazon facility in Oak Creek. The new Route 81 will connect residents from both the near North and South sides of Milwaukee County to the jobs at the facility.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Fiscal Actions Administrative Order

Sep-29-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Proposes Elevating Care and County Services for Older Resi

Sep-28-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Lack of Charges in Breonna Taylor Case a Miscarriage of Justice

Sep-25-2020

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor released the following statement on the decision by a Kentucky grand jury to not indict any officers in the killing of Breonna Taylor.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Taylor Proposal to Create Harriet Tubman Park Adopted by Board of Supervisors

Sep-25-2020

The County Board unanimously adopted a proposal from Supervisor Sequanna Taylor today to change the name of Wahl Park, 4750 N. 48th Street, to “Harriet Tubman Park”.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Taylor Measure Calling for Early Release of Wisconsin Inmates Adopted by Board

Sep-25-2020

The County Board adopted (15-2) a proposal from Supervisor Sequanna Taylor today calling upon Governor Tony Evers to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure and spread by releasing certain types inmates from Wisconsin correctional institutions.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

County Board Adopts Resolution Expanding Access to Polling Locations

Sep-24-2020

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal from Supervisor Eddie Cullen to allocate $28,000 for expanded bus service on Election Day and supplement a social media campaign educating bus riders on transit options to polling locations.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Nicholson Measure Providing Housing Support to MATC Students Approved

Sep-24-2020

The Milwaukee Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proposal from Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson today to allocate $35,000 to an independent fund that helps Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) students avoid eviction and maintain housing stability while they earn their degree.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Announces Mortgage Assistance Program

Sep-21-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Applauds Milwaukee County Health and Human Needs Committee

Sep-18-2020

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

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