Crowley and Nicholson urge governor to provide funding for essential services and mitigate racially disparate impacts of COVID-19.
Board of Supervisors adopts 2019 Milwaukee County Budget
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted (17 -1) the 2019 Milwaukee County budget today after adopting several amendments to County Executive Chris Abele’s Recommended Budget, including a plan to preserve funding for a transit route to key job sites.
Urban Ecology Center lease for Washington Park advances
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors endorsed (17 – 1) a long-term lease with the Urban Ecology Center (UEC) for portions of Washington Park today that will bring significant investment and major upgrades to park facilities.
County Board calls for returning Winter Farmers Market to Mitchell Park Domes
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. The event was abruptly cancelled without explanation from the Abele Administration earlier this year.
County Board begins testing innovative public engagement platform
Supervisors seek public input on budget and County policy.
Supervisors approve continuation of free birth certificate program
The Board of Supervisors voted today to continue Milwaukee County’s Free Birth Certificate Program.
Community restoration centers will address racial disparities
Milwaukee County’s Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) will soon establish community restoration centers throughout the county to address a host of racial disparities, according to a resolution adopted by the Board of Supervisors last week.
County Board supports lead abatement financial assistance program
The Milwaukee County Board passed a resolution introduced today by Supervisor John F. Weishan, Jr., which would develop a grant and loan program for eligible homeowners living in lead-affected neighborhoods. The program would provide financial assistance for lead-abatement efforts related to water contaminated by lead pipe laterals, which connect homes to water mains, and also […]