Negotiations over building maintenance are not complete between the War Memorial and Art Museum, but there is one point of agreement: Milwaukee County should pay the $10 million repair bill.
The Milwaukee Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee on Thursday approved $11 million in revenue bonds to Water Accelerator LLC for a business incubator designed to attract water technology firms.
By David A. Lieb Associated Press Jefferson City, Mo. — Uncertainty about where their next dollar is coming from has chilled the municipal bond market, meaning cities and states will be breaking ground on fewer public works projects, canceling or delaying projects worth tens of billions of dollars and providing yet another blow to economic-recovery [...]
By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Switzerland’s biggest bank, UBS AG, has agreed to pay $160 million to settle charges that it rigged the bidding process for investment contracts with cities and towns in 24 states, including Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia. Federal and state officials announced the settlements Wednesday. UBS [...]
Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk announced Monday she is urging businesses to take advantage of three bond programs to help develop and expand their operations and create new jobs in the county. Through different federal and state funding sources, tens of millions of dollars in low-interest financing is available to Dane County businesses. No county [...]
By Sean Ryan Neighborhood opposition to an Alterra Coffee Roasters Inc. bakery in the middle of a Milwaukee retail area could hamstring three other company projects. Milwaukee-based Alterra is seeking city support to borrow $7.8 million for the four projects. The city would not loan money to the company, but with Milwaukee’s backing, Alterra could [...]
Published: February 15, 2010
Tags: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Bangor School District, bonds, Department of Public Instruction, DPI, Foegen, Hilbert School District, Internal Revenue Service, IRS, Market & Johnson, referendum, Rew, Seichter, stimulus, Sweere
By Sean Ryan A few guys looking for work dropped by Market & Johnson Inc. project manager Mike Seichter’s office Friday morning in La Crosse. Rhinelander/School District Building Plan Hilbert/Addition and Renovations to Schools Edgar/School District Building Plan Bangor/School Renovation and Demolition Projects That happens often, said Seichter. Some are former employees of Market & [...]
The Wisconsin Business Council on Thursday congratulated the state Legislature for taking quick action on a bill to improve access to federal Recovery Zone bonds. The Senate and Assembly on Thursday both approved a measure to waive federal bond limits allocated to cities and counties and allow the Wisconsin Department of Commerce to redistribute lending [...]
Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk on Monday announced that the county was awarded $12.8 million of Recovery Zone Facility bonds that will help companies considering locating to or expanding in Dane County. The federal government, through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act economic stimulus program, created an incentive for projects in communities experiencing economic and [...]
By Paul Snyder A victim of the 2008 floods in southern Wisconsin, Steve Mickelson says the state’s proposed policy allowing anyone in the damaged region to apply for federal disaster-recovery bonds is wrong. “They should prioritize it for those that were directly affected,” said Mickelson, the owner of Mickelson’s Market in Gays Mills. The flood [...]