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Statement From Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele

Oct-16-2019

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Sup. Weishan to Attend Renaming of Indigenous Peoples Park

Oct-11-2019

Supervisor John F. Weishan, Jr., will attend a ceremony to rename Columbus Park as Indigenous Peoples Park on Monday, October 14 and unveil publicly for the first time an official Milwaukee County Parks sign with the new name.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Sup. Dimitrijevic Announces Plans to Expand South Shore Terrace Beer Garden

Oct-02-2019

Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic joined County Executive Chris Abele and Parks Director Guy Smith today to announced that the proposed 2020 Milwaukee County budget includes funding for the planning and design of an expanded South Shore Terrace beer garden.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Milwaukee County Announces Transition to Electronic Monitoring

Oct-01-2019

Proposal calls for the safe reduction of the incarcerated population by enabling individuals in the justice system to maintain employment and connection to community.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Media Advisory: Public Hearing on 2020 County Budget Set for Nov. 4

Oct-01-2019

The Board of Supervisors will hold its annual public hearing on the Milwaukee County budget on Monday, November 4, at 6:00pm. The hearing will take place at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., in Milwaukee.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Green Bay Packers Donate New Playground for Center Street Park

Sep-30-2019

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this month to accept an in-kind donation from the Green Bay Packers for new playground equipment at Center Street Park.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Milwaukee County Announces Results of Balancing Act

Sep-26-2019

75 percent of respondents selected an option to increase the countywide sales tax to close the operating budget gap.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

County Board Backs Taylor Push to Restore and Expand Voting Rights

Sep-20-2019

The Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a resolution from Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Thursday calling for the restoration of voting rights for people on probation and parole in Wisconsin.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Milwaukee County Executive Abele Announces Additional Transit Funding in 2020 Budget

Sep-19-2019

Amidst current fiscal crisis in Milwaukee County, 2020 budget will include a temporary solution that invests additional $4.1million in local funding for routes slated for elimination.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Shea Effort Leads to Preservation of Bus Routes

Sep-19-2019

In the wake of a campaign by Supervisor Steven Shea to preserve bus routes serving South Shore communities, the Abele administration announced today that several routes previously slated for cuts will be continued.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Nicholson Calls for Repeal of Federal Crime Bill, More Investment in Public Education

Sep-13-2019

County Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson expressed her support today for legislative action at the state and national levels to repair the harmful, ineffective, and wasteful aspects of mass incarceration, and called for shifting public resources away from building prisons and towards investing in education.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Taylor Pushes to Expand Voting Rights

Sep-12-2019

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor is calling for Milwaukee County government to support the restoration of voting rights for people on probation and parole in Wisconsin.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Milwaukee Area Leaders Propose a New Revenue Solution to Invest in Our Communities

Sep-09-2019

An unprecedented partnership will move forward to pursue new revenue solutions that provide property tax relief to residents through a local option sales tax

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Weishan Demands Action to Replace Lead Laterals

Sep-06-2019

County Supervisor John F. Weishan, Jr., put forth and won support for two proposals to address lead poisoning in Milwaukee County during the Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee Wednesday.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

County Board and Public Will Hear the Plan to Save Domes

Aug-30-2019

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing regarding the future of the Mitchell Park Domes on September 18.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

An Open Letter From County Executive Chris Abele To ATU Leadership

Aug-29-2019

The Milwaukee County Transit System is a powerful economic development force that provides a critical lifeline for tens of thousands of bus riders every day. Thanks to our drivers, operators, mechanics, dispatchers and other dedicated workers who go above and beyond the call of duty every day, Milwaukee County residents have the mobility and connectivity they need to live their lives. It is significant, yet not surprising that the extraordinary quality of service our MCTS employees provide our residents frequently catches the attention of the entire country.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Shea Opposes South Shore Bus Route Cuts

Aug-20-2019

County Supervisor Steven Shea expressed his opposition to proposed cuts to bus routes that would impact those traveling to or from the South Shore, in a statement released Tuesday.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Mitchell Airport Receives Honor Roll Designation From MMSD

Aug-19-2019

Mitchell Airport was praised for its efforts to protect the environment while contributing to the economic vitality of the region. No violations were identified at MKE, as the Airport was in full compliance for the entire calendar year.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Time to Update MCTS Advertising Guidelines

Aug-15-2019

Supervisor Patti Logsdon is calling on the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) to change its advertising guidelines to prevent political messages from appearing on County buses.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Lipscomb Applauds Work of Domes Task Force

Aug-14-2019

In a statement, County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. expressed his appreciation for the work of the Milwaukee County Task Force on the Mitchell Park Conservatory Domes.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Taylor Supports Young Artists

Aug-14-2019

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor expressed her support Tuesday for the Milwaukee youth selected by the Milwaukee Art Museum to be a part of the Teen ArtXpress program. The youth created several murals with the theme of family separation, which were then applied to the exterior of a Milwaukee County bus.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Mitchell Park Domes Task Force Expected to Vote on Final Recommendations Tuesday

Aug-12-2019

At its final meeting Tuesday night, the Mitchell Park Domes Task Force will consider and vote on recommendations to the County Board of Supervisors for restoring and preserving the iconic structures, which house the County's horticultural conservatory and are in need of repair.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Sebring Calls for Removal of Anti-Law Enforcement Ad on County Bus

Aug-12-2019

County Supervisor Dan Sebring is calling for the removal of a Milwaukee Art Museum sponsored advertisement on a county bus which depicts Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arresting children and lists tactics for evading detention by ICE agents. Supervisor Sebring also condemned the actions of the museum and the Milwaukee County Transit System for approving the anti-law enforcement message.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Time is Right for Indigenous People's Park

Aug-08-2019

County Supervisor John Weishan, Jr., applauded the successful effort by fellow Supervisor Felesia Martin to rename Columbus Park "Indigenous People's Park" in a statement released today.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2019

Milwaukee County Announces 2020 Budget Public Engagement Sessions

Aug-06-2019

Four sessions in partnership with Milwaukee County Supervisors provide forum for residents to share priorities and weigh in on new revenue options

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

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