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Urban Ecology Center Lease for Washington Park Advances

Jul-26-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors endorsed (17 - 1) a long-term lease with the Urban Ecology Center for portions of Washington Park today that will bring significant investment and major upgrades to park facilities.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

Milwaukee County Offers New Tool for Financing Energy Saving Upgrades

Jul-26-2018

The Board of Supervisors approved (15-2) the County's participation in a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan program today, to help Milwaukee County property owners finance the costs associated with energy saving upgrades.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

How Would You Balance It? County Seeks to Preserve Service Priorities, Asks Public for Input

Jul-16-2018

Milwaukee County is again asking everyone in the county to use an online tool to see how they’d balance the budget and share their priorities, County Executive Chris Abele announced today.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

Milwaukee County Offers New Tool for Financing Energy Saving Upgrades

Jul-13-2018

Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., is asking the Board of Supervisors to take the next steps in setting up a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan program and help Milwaukee County property owners finance the costs associated with energy saving upgrades.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

Make Change With Spare Change

Jul-10-2018

Travelers using Milwaukee's Mitchell Airport can take the spare change out of their pockets and put it to work fighting homelessness, thanks to four new donation boxes installed this week, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced today.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

Staying Cool and Safe: Milwaukee County Resources for Beating the Heat

Jun-29-2018

As the heat index is expected to climb in Milwaukee County headed into this weekend, several County departments are working to ensure residents, visitors and employees are staying safe. The County provides a number of resources to help ensure vulnerable populations and those spending time outdoors stay cool and hydrated during intense heat.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

County Partnership in Addressing Homelessness Wins National Award

Jun-29-2018

Thurgood Marshall Apartments, a key piece in Milwaukee County’s efforts to end chronic homelessness and Wisconsin’s first harm-reduction housing development, has been honored alongside the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with the 2018 Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes, it was announced this week.

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Department
  • County Executive
  • Health & Human Services
Year
  • 2018

County Board Funds New Playground for Cathedral Square Park

Jun-27-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors has allocated $185,000 for new playground equipment at Cathedral Square Park.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

Abele Statement on Legislation Revising Fair Housing Ordinance

Jun-21-2018

I applaud the leadership of Sup. Dimitrijevic in fighting to expand access to housing for those using federal Section 8 vouchers. Restricting options for people who are looking to find a good home for themselves and their family based on the fact that they are receiving some assistance is inherently unfair.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

Donna Brown-Martin, Guy Smith Receive Unanimous Approval from County Board to Head Milwaukee County

Jun-21-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to confirm Donna Brown-Martin as head of the Department of Transportation (MCDOT) and Guy Smith as head of the County Parks on Thursday. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele thanked the Board for recognizing the leadership and experience that Brown-Martin and Smith bring to the County.

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Department
  • County Executive
  • Parks
  • Transportation
Year
  • 2018

Milwaukee County, Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Reach Agreement on Campus Land Purchase

Jun-14-2018

Milwaukee County and four of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center (MRMC) member organizations have reached initial agreements for the members to purchase the County land they lease and occupy on the MRMC campus in Wauwatosa. Currently, each member organization has a long-term lease agreement and makes annual payments to Milwaukee County.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

Committee Advances Dimitrijevic Proposal to Ban Housing Discrimination

Jun-12-2018

The Economic and Community Development Committee recommended adoption (3-1) of a proposal from Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic to change to Milwaukee County's historic Fair Housing ordinance today.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

Chairman Lipscomb and Supervisor Dimitrijevic Push for a Strong Paid Parental Leave Policy for Milwaukee County

Jun-08-2018

A County Board committee has unanimously approved a proposal from Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., and Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic to develop policy options for modernizing the county's parental and medical leave rules.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

Committee Advances Resolution to Modernize Transit

Jun-06-2018

The Committee on Transportation, Public Works and Transit urged the Transportation Department today to seek federal funding for adding battery-powered electric buses to the county's fleet, which currently has none.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

Announcing MCTS NEXT - First Comprehensive Review of Transit System in Decades

Jun-06-2018

For the first time in more than 40 years, the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is doing a top-to-bottom, full comprehensive review of the entire transit system, County Executive Chris Abele announced today. The initiative is called MCTS NEXT.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Sterling Brown Video

May-24-2018

County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde released the following statement regarding the release of a video in the Sterling Brown incident.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

County Board Votes to Implement Eviction Reduction Plan

May-24-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors took action to implement Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic's eviction prevention plan today, by authorizing (16 - 0) the Housing Division to set aside $200,000 to launch the project.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

County Board Overwhelmingly Approves Marijuana Referendum for November 6 Ballot

May-24-2018

The County Board approved a resolution (15-1) today to place an advisory referendum on the November ballot asking voters to take a position on the personal use, commercial regulation, and taxation of marijuana.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

Supervisor Nicholson Statement on Sterling Brown Incident

May-24-2018

County Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson released the following statement on the release of the video showing the tasing and arrest of Sterling Brown.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

County Board Calls for Returning Winter Farmers Market to Mitchell Park Domes

May-24-2018

On a vote of 14 to 2 the Milwaukee County Board called for the return of the Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market to the Mitchell Park Domes for the 2018-19 season.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

Mary Jo Meyers Receives Unanimous Approval from County Board

May-24-2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to confirm Mary Jo Meyers as head of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on Thursday. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele thanked the Board for giving its full support to Meyers, her experience and her leadership.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

Lipscomb Calls for Returning Farmers Market to Domes

May-15-2018

County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. and Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic are calling for the return the Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market - which was abruptly cancelled without explanation earlier this year - to the Mitchell Park Domes for the 2018-19 season.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

County Board Committee Recommends Proposal for Donation Containers at Airport to Fight Homelessness

May-14-2018

A proposal that would allow donations to be collected near security checkpoints at General Mitchell International Airport (GMIA) to aid in Milwaukee County’s fight against homelessness received a positive recommendation from a County Board committee on Monday. County Executive Chris Abele thanked the Economic and Community Development Committee, chaired by Sup. Marcelia Nicholson, for its unanimous support of the initiative.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

Public Hearing on Proposed Marijuana Referendum Set for Thursday

May-10-2018

The Committee on Judiciary, Safety and General Services will consider a proposal to place an advisory referendum on the November ballot this Thursday.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2018

Abele Appoints Brown-Martin to Lead Transportation

May-09-2018

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has appointed Donna Brown-Martin to head the County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), the County announced today. A 25-year veteran of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the State of Wisconsin, Brown-Martin will bring extensive public service experience as the MCDOT director, including a broad background covering administration, planning and service throughout her career.

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Department
  • County Executive
Year
  • 2018

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