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Supervisor Clancy Applauds Probable Cause Decision in Death of Jay Anderson, Jr.

Jul-29-2021

Yesterday Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Glenn Yamahiro announced that he found probable cause to charge Joseph Mensah, a former Wauwatosa Police Officer, in the 2016 killing of Jay Anderson, Jr.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Ortiz-Velez Resolution Supporting Fentanyl Testing Strip Legalization Adopted by County Board

Jul-29-2021

The County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted a resolution by Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez calling on the State of Wisconsin to legalize fentanyl testing strips.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2012

Supervisor Cullen Proposal to Increase Wages and Cover Training Costs for Lifeguards Adopted

Jul-29-2021

Today the County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a proposal from Supervisor Cullen enacting several policies aimed at attracting and retaining lifeguards at Milwaukee County pools and beaches.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors to Hold Ceremonial Swearing-In

Jul-27-2021

In the evening following its Thursday, July 29 meeting the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors will hold a ceremonial swearing in at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water Street.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Coggs-Jones and Chairwoman Nicholson to Host Community Cleanup

Jul-24-2021

County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones and Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson will host a community cleanup on Saturday, July 24 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Proposal to Increase Pay, Provide Bonuses for Lifeguards at Milwaukee County Pools, Beaches, and Aquatic Facilities Advances

Jul-23-2021

Members of Milwaukee County’s Personnel Committee unanimously approved a measure Friday that would provide significant pay increases and bonuses to lifeguards at County pools and aquatic facilities, and pay all training costs, to help recruit and retain employees that are needed to ensure facilities remain open during the summer months.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

County Board of Supervisors Congratulate the Bucks on Historic NBA Championship

Jul-22-2021

On Tuesday night the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns in game 6 of the NBA Finals to win the team’s first NBA Championship since 1971.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson Applauds National Settlement in Opioids Lawsuits

Jul-22-2021

On Wednesday afternoon a group of state attorneys general announced tentative plans for a massive, $26 billion agreement that would settle thousands of state and local government lawsuits stemming from the opioid epidemic.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Milwaukee County’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Task Force Will Launch On Aug. 12

Jul-22-2021

On Thursday, August 12 at 10 am, Milwaukee County’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Task Force will meet for the first time, launching an effort to recommend how Milwaukee County should allocate $183.6 million in federal funding it will receive as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

County Executive David Crowley Observes Disability Pride Month Ahead of American with Disabilities

Jul-21-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

County Executive David Crowley Signs “Right to Counsel” into Law

Jul-19-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Ortiz-Velez Resolution Supporting Fentanyl Testing Strip Legalization Advances

Jul-19-2021

Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez is calling on the State of Wisconsin to legalize fentanyl testing strips. The County’s Intergovernmental Relations Committee unanimously endorsed the resolution last week, and the Board of Supervisors will vote on it later this month.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Food Truck Festival Coming to Milwaukee Lakefront Saturday

Jul-16-2021

The Milwaukee County Parks Department is teaming up with local food trucks for the inaugural Park'd - pop up pub & grub event on Saturday, July 17 at McKinley Park, 1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Taylor to Kick-Off Summer Park Clean-Up Series at Lincoln Park

Jul-15-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will host the first of her annual series of summer park clean-ups on Saturday, July 17 at 11 a.m. at Lincoln Park. Supervisor Taylor will hold clean-ups at different county parks in the 2nd supervisory district throughout the summer and fall. All community members are invited to join.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

County Executive Signs County Board Resolution Creating ARPA Task Force

Jul-13-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Coggs-Jones Partners with House of Correction to Promote COVID-19 Vaccinations

Jul-12-2021

Last week Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones refereed the Get Vaccinated Basketball Tournament featuring County Executive David Crowley and staff at the Milwaukee County House of Correction. The event encouraged staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Statement on the Fourth of July

Jul-04-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Milwaukee County Leaders Applaud Action on Assembly Bill 374

Jul-01-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Coggs-Jones Receives First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Jul-01-2021

County Supervisor Priscilla Coggs-Jones received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination drive hosted by Community Huddle on Wednesday, June 23.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Taylor Among Community Leaders Awarded at Inaugural Justice Ball

Jun-29-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor was recognized on Sunday, June 20 with the “Hear Her Roar” award at the inaugural Justice Ball hosted by community organization All of Us or None.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Clerk Christenson and Supervisor Czarnezki Call on Governor Evers to Veto Undemocratic Redistricting Bill

Jun-28-2021

Last week the Wisconsin State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 369, which would shift the timeline for local redistricting in Wisconsin following the 2020 census. County Clerk George Christenson and County Supervisor Joseph Czarnezki released the following statement calling on Governor Tony Evers to veto the bill if it comes to his desk.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Ortiz-Velez Calls on State Legislature to Legalize Fentanyl Testing Strips

Jun-25-2021

County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez will hold a press conference on Monday, June 28 at 10 a.m. outside of the Wells Street entrance of the Milwaukee County Courthouse to introduce legislation calling on the Wisconsin State Legislature to legalize fentanyl testing strips.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Appoints Amos Morris as the New Director of the Milwaukee County Zoo

Jun-25-2021

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Coggs-Jones Secures County Board Approval to Create Lucille Berrien Park

Jun-24-2021

The County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted a proposal by Supervisor Priscilla Coggs-Jones to rename Lindbergh Park, 3629 N. 16th Street, to “Lucille Berrien Park.” “Ms. Lucille Berrien is an incredible community activist who deserves this recognition,” said Supervisor Coggs-Jones.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

Supervisor Taylor Proposal to Implement Register of Deeds Audit Recommendation Adopted by County Board

Jun-24-2021

The County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted a proposal by Supervisor Sequanna Taylor to implement a key recommendation of the Audit Services Division’s February audit of former Register of Deeds John La Fave’s office.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2021

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