February is Black History Month, and Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites parents and children to attend the Black History Month Read-In at Martin Luther King Library, 310 W. Locust St. TOMORROW – Wednesday, February 13th from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The Common Council approved a resolution on Tuesday, February 5 directing the Commissioner of the Department of City Development (DCD) to partner with the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS), Milwaukee Police Department (MPD), and the Office of Violence Prevention to establish a maintenance and security plan for reducing the impact of vacant City-owned homes on neighborhood crime rates.
A neighborhood block club, residents and a church were honored during last week’s 6th District town hall meeting (held Thursday, January 17th) by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs for making the district a great place in which to live, and each was presented with a 2018 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Award.
The Common Council approved two resolutions on Jan. 14, 2019 directing the Milwaukee Health Department to put processes in place concerning addressing elevated blood-lead levels, and also developing a plan to distribute water filters to residents at risk for exposure to lead in their drinking and cooking water.