Alderman Michael J. Murphy’s budget amendment passed the Common Council on November 10, securing $50,000 for an opioid addiction awareness campaign to address the public health crisis in the community.
The Common Council has approved the Milwaukee Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Advisory Board’s $526,000 in funding recommendations for six projects that will construct new housing for those in need, rehabilitate existing housing stock and convert historic buildings to adaptive reuse residential developments.
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community charitable program, Heart of Canal Street, today announced the City of Milwaukee’s MKE Plays initiative as its Charity of Choice, and a generous donation from it will be going to renovate a near south side park playground. Alderman Michael J. Murphy said the first $100,000 raised through Potawatomi Casino’s […]
In partnership with the city’s Earn and Learn Summer Youth Internship Program and the Milwaukee Public Schools Recreation Department, MKE Plays will employ six young Milwaukeeans this summer to help offer free, drop-in programming at two newly-reconstructed playgrounds. “When we launched this effort to provide kids with safe, engaging play spaces throughout the city, it […]
The Common Council has approved the Milwaukee Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Advisory Board’s $600,000 in funding recommendations for eight projects that will construct new homes for those in need, rehabilitate existing housing stock and make foreclosed homes more attractive to new buyers. The projects will leverage an investment of more than $6.9 million in local […]