Published: October 25, 2012
Tags: Belonger Corp., Bray Associates Architects Inc., C.G. Schmidt Inc., Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters, City of Milwaukee, Coalition for the St. Croix River Crossing, Dan Neve, Faith Technologies Inc., FIX Development LLC, INTEC, Joe Weisling, Juli Kaufmann, M.A. Mortenson Co., M3 Insurance Solutions Inc., Matt Rinka, Michael Hacker, Michels Corp., Mike Hoadley, Rinka Chung Architecture Inc., Rob Weise, Roberta Oldenburg, SEWCTC, Smet Construction Services, Staab Construction Corp., Thomas Gartner, Veit USA, VJS Construction Services Inc., Wally Wellenstein Jr., Wangard Partners Inc., Wellenstein & Sons Inc.
For the ninth year in a row, The Daily Reporter on Thursday honored its Newsmakers of the Year at an annual awards dinner.
Published: August 25, 2010
Tags: Brandmeier, City of Milwaukee, Deep Tunnel, Fox Point, I&I, infiltration and inflow, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, MMSD, Polenske
By Marie Rohde While the city of Milwaukee is convinced that leaky laterals are a big part of its sewer woes, city officials are struggling to determine whether they have authority to begin inspections on private property if the owner balks. “I certainly expect there will be some who will not be excited about us [...]
Published: June 4, 2010
Tags: American Sewer Services Inc., bid preference, Biondich, Briant, Brusky, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, City of Milwaukee, Clean Water Construction Coalition, Good Jobs and Livable Neighborhoods, Neumann, Residents Preference Program, Rubicon, Scott Walker, Tom Barrett, Walzak, Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association
By Sean Ryan A proposed federal ban on bid preferences for local companies could also prevent Milwaukee from forcing contractors to hire local residents on sewer projects. Wisconsin contractors’ concern over Milwaukee’s 5 percent local bid preference spurred the Clean Water Construction Coalition to lobby members of Congress for a law change. The change would [...]
Published: March 25, 2010
Tags: budget, Capital Improvements Committee, City of Milwaukee, Department of Public Works, Dudzik, Jim Bohl, Polenske, wheel tax
By Sean Ryan A $3.3 million increase for Milwaukee’s local roads budget is an improvement, said city officials, but falls far short of what’s needed for a project backlog. “We didn’t get into this backlog overnight,” said Alderman Joe Dudzik, chairman of the city’s Capital Improvements Committee. “We’re not going to get out of this [...]
Published: March 12, 2010
Tags: City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, preference
To the editor: Financial incentives funded by the taxpayer for where a business is located? Financial incentives funded by the taxpayer for the geographical area in which employees live? Neither is the right answer. Incentivizing commercial enterprise to perform unnatural acts through hiring by geographic boundaries or domiciling their business in the city of Milwaukee [...]
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